Washington State has long been recognized as one of the nation’s early adopters and pioneers of sustainability and green initiatives. This reputation was solidified with the passing of the Clean Building Performance Standard, also known as the House Bill (HB) 1257, by the state legislature in 2019.
With the first round of HB 1257 deadlines looming ahead, commercial building owners and stakeholders are experiencing a sense of urgency to take action and ensure their facilities meet compliance targets. At the same time, many are uncertain about how best to move forward. The good news is that with the right information, planning, and guidance, progress is possible. For building stakeholders wondering what steps to take now, here is a good place to start.