Standards and Protocols: Are You Due for an Update?

Commercial buildings have standards and protocols for nearly every aspect of operation. From light fixtures to window film, from Day Porters to Parking Attendants, building management strives to ensure quality, professionalism, and comfort for their tenants. While many buildings use standards that have been in place for a long time, how often do they get updated?

Standars and Protocols: Are You Due for an Update?

Commercial buildings have standards and protocols for nearly every aspect of operation. From light fixtures to window film, from Day Porters to Parking Attendants, building management strives to ensure quality, professionalism, and comfort for their tenants. While many buildings use standards that have been in place for a long time, how often do they get updated?

WORKSHOPS BEGIN ON PURPLE PIPE REGS

In response to industry supported legislation (AB 2282), two state agencies have kicked off workshops to develop regulations that will specify when and where new building construction must include piping for recycled water (purple pipe).  Specifically, AB 2282 (Gatto) directs the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Building Standards Commission (BSC) to adopt building standards requiring piping for recycled water that is produced by a local water recycling facility.  The first set of mandatory building standards are expected to take effect on July 1, 2018.  It shou