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APCD Listening Session on Building Performance Standards Rule

April 8, 2023 @ 9:00 am 10:00 am

Building Performance Standards Rule Public Listening Session #2

The Air Pollution Control Division invites you to the second public listening session on Colorado’s proposed Building Performance Standards rule that the Air Quality Control Commission will consider on May 16-18, 2023. Join us to learn the latest about this important rule and share your feedback!

Registration is required and Spanish interpretation will be provided.

Public Listening Session

This meeting will be offered via Zoom only.

Saturday, April 8, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 

REGISTER HERE

More information at https://cdphe.colorado.gov/air-pollution/building-performance-standard-rule

Background: 

To address climate change, Colorado statute set goals to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs) across the state 26% by 2025, 50% by 2030, and 90% by 2050 (from 2005 levels). Buildings are the fourth largest source of GHGs, so improving buildings so they use less energy is an important way to help reach these goals. 

House Bill 21-1286 requires certain Colorado buildings to reduce GHGs by 7% by 2026, and 20% by 2030, below 2021 levels. To help meet these goals, the Air Pollution Control Division has proposed a rule to establish building performance standards, which is scheduled for a hearing before the Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) in May 2023. If approved, this rule would go into effect in 2023 and would apply to commercial, multifamily and public buildings 50,000 square feet or larger.

You can submit written comments HERE.