LEED and GREEN BUILDING RESOURCES
CALGreen AND LEED
2. CALGreen FAQ
EDUCATION PROGRAM PROVIDER (EPP) MATERIALS
1. EPP Guide
CREDENTIAL MAINTENANCE PROGRAM (CMP) MATERIALS
4. Why Did You Become a LEED Professional?
Featuring USGBC-LA Board Member, Brenden McEneaney, and featured at GreenBuild,
Phoenix to introduce the Credential Maintenance Program (CMP)
Articles of Interest
1. Download the Article by Susan Di Giulio
2. Download the presentation of the June 25th, Net Zero Building Luncheon, courtesy of the Long Beach Branch of USGBC-LA
Check out articles in the Examiner from USGBC-LA Member, Mika Yagi : http://www.examiner.com/x-56145-LA-Sustainable-Building-Examiner
Governmental Programs, Ordinances, Resources
Department of Energy (DOE) Building America
Building America is a private/public partnership that develops energy solutions for new and existing homes. The Building America project combines the knowledge and resources of industry leaders with the U.S. Department of Energy's technical capabilities. Together, they act as a catalyst for change in the home-building industry.
Established in 1995, the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency is an ongoing project of the North Carolina Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
California’s Green Building Directory
This searchable database of green governmental buildings in the state only includes buildings under the governor’s Executive Branch authority. It does not include facilities owned or operated by the UC, CSU, or community college systems, courts, or K-12 public schools.
AIACC_COTE Legislative Review
This WIKI site compiled by the California AIA lists current environmental/sustainability related bills in the state legislature and offers visitors a chance to comment on them.
State of California Sustainable Building Guidelines
A compilation of national green building guidelines includes performance or prescriptive instructions for designers and builders to use in construction projects. These instructions address materials use, design principles, and construction techniques.
Santa Monica – New Green Building ordinance
City of Pasadena Green Building Program
City of Los Angeles Green Building Program
Green Building Subsidies and Incentives
SCE – Agricultural Efficiency Plus Program
SCE – Non-Residential Efficiency Programs
SCE – Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
SoCalGas – Multi-Family Residential Rebate Program
SoCalGas – Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
SoCalGas – Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
SoCalGas – Residential New Construction Energy Efficiency Incentive Program
DSIRE’s California specific incentives
Website brought to you by California's Public Utilities Commission and Energy Commission. This site provides consumers a "one-stop shop" for information on rebates, tax credits, and incentives for solar energy systems in California.
California League of Cities
The League of California Cities is an association of California city officials who work together to enhance their knowledge and skills, exchange information, and combine resources so that they may influence policy decisions that affect cities.
Santa Monica – Building Permit Fee Waiver for Solar Projects
Santa Monica – Expedited Permitting for Green Buildings
Santa Monica – Green Building Grant Program
Santa Monica – Solar Santa Monica
DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGIES AND CASE STUDIES
Smart Growth On-Line/Smart Growth Resource Library
This section of Smart Growth Online is a searchable catalogue of reports, websites, tools and case studies dating from 1997 until today. Most of the resources contained in this catalogue are available on-line. Resources can be searched by Issue, Principle, Type, State or Land Development Regulations.
Alternative and high efficiency heating, cooling and energy systems
Award-winning case studies from within the UC system
Centre for Alternative Technology
Innovations in building and other technology from across the pond.