News & Resources

We are pleased to dedicate an area of our website to sharing on-line resources. These links to industry related sources will be updated periodically. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, please feel free to contact Katherine Hubert at (714) 306-1161 or

Industry Associations and Non-Profits
USGBC– The United States Green Building Council provides information on Green building including the LEED rating, building certification, and accredited professional programs.
Whole Building Design Guide– The National Institute of Building Sciences provides information on integrated whole building design guidance, project management, and operations and maintenance.
Betterbricks– Assistance for business professionals to understand the power of energy efficiency to make a real difference in their buildings and their business.

Guidelines and Certification
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Construction Specification Institute (CSI)
Consensus Docs
Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS)
Green Guide for Health Care (GGHC)
Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
Lawrence Berkeley Monitoring Study (LBNL)

Codes and Standards
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
California Building Standards Commission (CBSC)
Factory Mutual (FM)
International Code Council (ICC)
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCA)
National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
National Electrical Testing Association (NETA)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)
Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA)
Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
U.S. DOE BTS – Codes and Standards program
U.S. DOE EERE – Building Energy Code Resources
U.S. DOE and U.S. EPA – Energy Star Program