San Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement (California)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place California
Name San Bernardino County - Green Building Requirement
Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Applicable Sector Local Government
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs

Requirement All new county construction and major renovations must be LEED Silver certified

Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-16
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


In August 2007, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approved a policy requiring that all new county buildings and major renovations be built to LEED Silver standards. The decision was part of the Green County San Bernardino project, which also includes incentives to encourage residents, builders, and businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Board of Supervisors Minutes
Date Enacted 2007-08-28

Authority 2: Board of Supervisors Policy Statement
Date Effective 2007-08-28

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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