Proposed Rules for Making Home Remodels More Sustainable
Thinking of remodeling your home? These proposed rules could impact you. We’re looking at ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions inside the home and are in the process of updating our Green Building Reach Codes here in San Mateo. Learn more and share your input by taking our survey by Sept. 13, 2022!
Options could be things like requiring home renovations to include upgrades to electrical panels, heat pump water heaters, and other more climate-friendly equipment. It could also be to prohibit extension of fuel gas infrastructure in backyards for things like firepits, grills or pools. Community feedback will be shared with the City Council, which will consider updates to existing reach codes later this year.