California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Sustainable (Green) Building

Blueprint Tasks: Incentives

Below is Action Item 8 and associated tasks from the strategy, Building Better Buildings: A Blueprint for Sustainable State Facilities (Blueprint). The Blueprint contains a ten-point plan to implement the Governor's sustainable building goal. Links to key deliverables are provided, if available.

Action Item 8 Create programmatic, fiscal, and administrative incentives to facilitate the implementation of successful sustainable building approaches, including a Governor's sustainable building award. Due Date

8-1

Develop a sustainable building incentive package, including programmatic, fiscal, and administrative elements.

Ongoing

8-1a

  • Catalog fiscal and programmatic incentives offered by other public and private entities, including federal, local, and state governments.

Completed

8-1b

  • Propose fiscal incentives for review and adoption by the Department of Finance.

March 2002

8-1c

  • Establish a fiscal incentive package that encourages sustainable building, including construction and demonstration project grants, no and/or low interest loans, tax credits, municipal and investor-owned utility programs, and design assistance incentives.

March 2002

8-1d

  • Evaluate and report on streamlining the administrative procurement process for sustainable building products, systems, and technologies.

February 2002

8-2

  • Establish a sustainable building design competition and a Governor's award program, in partnership with the State Architects Excellence in Public Building Initiative. Awards should recognize projects in the design phase, as well as completed projects.

April 2002

Ongoing

Last updated: September 4, 2014
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Greg Dick: Gregory.Dick@calrecycle.ca.gov  (916) 341-6489