Category Archives: Climate

October Advocacy Newsletter

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The October 2021 edition of AIA|WA’s Advocacy Newsletter is available here. You’ll find information about AIA National’s participation at the international climate conference COP26; opportunities to participate in the 2022 State Legislative Session; opportunities for associates and small projects; the adoption of C-PACER in Washington counties; AIA Spokane’s new Executive…

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Clean Buildings

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State’s Clean Buildings Law Nears the End of Rulemaking Washington’s 2019 Clean Buildings Act has been undergoing rulemaking by the Department of Commerce for over a year. The law establishes a mandatory building performance standard for commercial buildings greater than 50,000 square feet and includes incentives to encourage efficiency improvements….

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January 2020 Advocacy Newsletter: Legislative Session Week 3

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AIA|WA’s December Newsletter is available for download HERE.  In it you’ll find information about the first three weeks of the 2020 Legislative Session in Olympia, including our work on bills related to contracting, architect licensing, the B&O tax, C-PACER, embodied carbon, the State Building Code Council, housing and more. For…

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