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These guidelines offer:

  • Cost effective suggestions to minimize construction-related waste, create healthier and more durable homes, reduce operating costs for homeowners, and support local manufacturers and suppliers of resource-efficient building materials.

  • Methods to reduce the impacts of building in Contra Costa County communities:  including solid waste management, water conservation, energy efficiency, and resource conservation.

The practices contained in these Guidelines were selected for their viability in today's market and their ability to promote sustainable building.  Builders using this booklet will differentiate themselves in the marketplace while protecting our environment.

Download the Guides by clicking on the following links:

You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Click here to get the Reader. If you are unable to access these documents online, please participate by contacting us via e-mail at rmeigs@sanramon.ca.gov or by telephone at (925) 973-2580.

We also encourage any visually impaired users who are unable to view the PDF documents to visit http://Access.Adobe.com, the site contains tools that can convert PDF documents into simple HTML or ASCII text which standard screen reading programs can then synthesize the HTML as audible speech.

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