SITES – The Importance of Landscape Architecture

SITES – The Importance of Landscape Architecture

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the USGBC conducted their second SITES Quarterly Call. The SITES team introduced Christian Gabriel, a member of the ASLA and the National Design Director for Landscape Architecture for the U.S. General Service Administration’s (GSA) Office...
VCA Green Attends T. Bailey Manor Grand Opening

VCA Green Attends T. Bailey Manor Grand Opening

On Friday September 8th, T. Bailey Manor (TBM) Apartments by Women Organizing Resources, Knowledge and Services (WORKS) celebrated their grand opening ceremony. TBM’s 45 affordable units will provide permanent supportive housing to the developmentally disabled and...
VCA Green Presents LA’s Energy and Water Ordinance Workshop

VCA Green Presents LA’s Energy and Water Ordinance Workshop

Wayne Alldredge (VCA Green) and Nataka White (ARUP) presented last Friday at the LA Kretz Innovation Campus. The workshop, entitled “LA’s EB Energy and Water Efficiency Ordinance”, provided attendees with an opportunity to learn up-to-date information regarding the...
Building Code Compliance: CALGreen Made Easy!

Building Code Compliance: CALGreen Made Easy!

Moe Fakih, Vice President of VCA Green, gave an enlightening seminar about California’s Green Building Standards Code (Part 11 of Title 24), otherwise known as CALGreen. This free seminar, hosted by Southern California Edison, covers a variety of topics concerning...
VCA White Paper – WELL Standards: How to Innovate Your Building

VCA White Paper – WELL Standards: How to Innovate Your Building

The focus for the IWBI moving forward is to encourage WELL projects to focus on innovation. The previous version of the WELL certification placed the Innovation feature as an optimization under the Mind feature. Seeing a need to evolve and include more project types, WELL certification has progressed with the Innovation feature evolving into its own separate category.

Need an extra LEED Credit? Get GPRO!

Need an extra LEED Credit? Get GPRO!

GPRO is a comprehensive national training and certificate program for people who build, renovate and maintain buildings. The purpose is to teach the principles of sustainability combined with trade-specific green construction knowledge. Developed by Urban Green...
BOMA: City of Los Angeles Waste Hauling Town Hall

BOMA: City of Los Angeles Waste Hauling Town Hall

BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) of Greater Los Angeles is holding two town hall meetings in Los Angeles to discuss LA sanitation and waste hauling ordinance. Their new program, recycLA, is designed to reduce waste hauling costs. The event is free for...
VCA Green Kicks Off BOMA’s Sustainability Seminar

VCA Green Kicks Off BOMA’s Sustainability Seminar

Wayne Alldredge, Associate Director at VCA Green, kicked off BOMA’s Sustainability Seminar in Los Angeles last week to support the fine art of sustainable building. Building managers and owners require more frequent educational updates as new regulations are created...

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