Complying With The California Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program

Complying With The California Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program

Effective July 1, 2014, the Nonresidential Building Energy Use Program (also known as the AB 1103 regulation) requires that the owner of a nonresidential building with a gross footage of 5,000 square feet or more to benchmark and disclose the building’s energy use data prior to the sale, lease or financing of the entire building.

Teter Engineering Certified as a San Francisco Local Business Enterprise

Teter Engineering Certified as a San Francisco Local Business Enterprise

Pursuant to Ordinance, Chapter 14B of the San Francisco Administrative Code, Teter Engineering has been certified as a San Francisco Local Business Enterprise (LBE) as a provider of CIVIL ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY SERVICES, or HAZARDOUS WASTE AND REMEDIATION SERVICES. Teter Engineering is also classified as a Micro Local Business Enterprise, which enables it to bid on Set Aside Program contracts from the City and County of San Francisco.

Teter Engineering Principal Engineer Achieves Energy Management Certification

Teter Engineering Principal Engineer Achieves Energy Management Certification

The Association of Energy Engineers recently announced that David Teter, PhD, PE, CEM has met the educational, experience and rigorous testing requirements needed to qualify as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and has joined the ranks of over 13,000 CEM’s worldwide.

Compliance with the San Francisco Site Runoff Control Ordinance

Compliance with the San Francisco Site Runoff Control Ordinance

Effective January 1, 2014, the Construction Site Runoff Control Ordinance (Article 4.2 of the San Francisco Public Works Code) requires that any construction project within San Francisco where 5,000 or more square feet of ground surface will be disturbed must first obtain a Construction Site Runoff Control Permit prior to the commencement of any land-disturbing activities. The ordinance also requires that a site-specific Erosion and Sediment Control Plan be included with the permit application.

Recent Amendments to the Maher Ordinance

Recent Amendments to the Maher Ordinance

The Maher Ordinance (Article 22A of the San Francisco Health Code) was adopted in 1986 to address concerns about exposure to hazardous substances encountered during redevelopment activities. The ordinance applied originally to the eastern side of the City near the historic Bay shoreline and areas of known Bay fill and specified that all projects disturbing at least 50 cubic yards of soil be evaluated for the potential presence of soil or groundwater contamination prior to issuance of a grading or building permit.