The “2013 CALGREEN RESIDENTIAL MANDATORY MEASURES” specifies irrigation controller requirements.
Does the Rachio controller comply?
Link to CalGreen Checklist
Snip from CalGreen Checklist
NO CHANGE FROM 2010 CALGREEN
Automatic irrigation system controllers for landscaping provided by the builder and installed at the time of final inspection shall comply with the following:
1 - Controllers shall be weather- or soil moisture-based controllers that automatically adjust irrigation in response to changes in plant watering needs as weather or soil conditions change.
2 - Weather-based controllers without integral rain sensors or communication systems that account for rainfall shall have a separate wired or wireless rain sensor which connects or communicates with the controller(s).