On January 1, 2011, the California Building Standards Commission implemented the nation's first mandatory state-wide green building code, intended to encourage more sustainable and environmentally friendly building practices. The Green Building Standards Code, or CALGreen:
Chicago Faucets CALGreen compliant products feature low flow rates from .35 GPM to 1.5 GPM. These products are from our ECAST® line and meet the latest California laws regarding lead content.
- Impacts all new non-residential buildings
- Impacts all new residential buildings up to 3 stories, including motels, hotels, and apartments
- Requires an overall reduction of potable water consumption by at least 20%
- Applies to faucets as well as water closets and multiple showerhead installations.