On December 17, 2013 the Los Angeles City Council approved an update to the city building code, making LA the first major city to require the installation of cool roofs on all new and refurbished homes. Global Cool Cities Alliance worked with Climate Resolve and other groups on this important initiative.
This file and the related reports are now available online. Read more about it:
Los Angeles City File – Roofing Code Update
City Attorney Report on Proposed Amendments, December 12, 2013 (.pdf)
Source: Los Angeles City Council
Publication Date: December 2013