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Reminder of January 1, 2019 Mandatory New Notice Requirement by CA Residential Solar Contractors

In 2017, the California Legislature passed a bill that resulted in┬áBusiness and Professions Code (BPC) section 7169, which ultimately would require Home Improvement Contractors, which include contractors that install solar systems on residences, to issue specific disclosures to any residential consumers who may want to purchase, finance or lease, and install a solar system on … Continue Reading

One to Watch: BIAW Sues to Stop New Washington Residential Energy Efficiency Standards

In November 2009 the Washington State Building Code Council (“WSBCC”) approved amendments to the Washington State Residential Energy Code imposing additional energy efficiency requirements for newly permitted homes.  The controversial changes, found in Chapter 9 of the new Code, are scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2010. The new regulation at issue requires that … Continue Reading
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