April 21, 2024

Washington State Building Code Council (WA SBCC)

Builders Sue to Block Wash. Heat Pump Requirements
A coalition of builders and other parties filed suit to revoke new state rules that ban the installation of gas-fired space and water heaters in new buildings.
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Wash. Poised to Enact New Building Emissions Measures
Wash. lawmakers will likely prioritize legislation designed to sharply reduce emissions from homes and commercial buildings during the upcoming 2023 session.
Inslee Vetoes Part of Wash. EV Mapping Bill
Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a portion of a bill that would have tied Washington's EV adoption goals to a vehicle miles traveled fee.
Bill to Cut Refrigerant GHGs Goes to Inslee
The Wash. House voted 56-42 to send Gov. Jay Inslee a bill aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from air conditioners and large refrigeration units.
UPDATED: Senate Passes Wash. Refrigerant GHG Bill
A bill to dramatically reduce Washington’s GHG emissions from large refrigeration and air conditioners is near a final vote in the Senate.
Wash. Bill Would Chart Course for EV Buildout
A Washington bill would map out needed locations for charging stations as the state sees growing adoption of EVs.

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