Get HERS Right to Avoid Delayed CofO and Change Orders

Get HERS Right to Avoid Delayed CofO and Change Orders

  Complying with Title 24 can be tough. Energy efficiency adds costs to the project, and the Efficiency Standards are becoming increasingly complicated with each code cycle. Home Energy Rating System (HERS) measures are a series of field verifications and diagnostic...

Lakers Training Facility Achieves LEED Platinum

Lakers Training Facility Achieves LEED Platinum

  VCA Green is proud to announce the new Los Angeles Lakers office and training facility has recently earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ®) Platinum Certification. VCA served as the LEED and energy consultant through design and construction....

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.

The Next Chapter in Green Buildings – the WELL Standard

The Next Chapter in Green Buildings – the WELL Standard

By Moe Fakih, Vice President LEED AP(Rater, O+M) CCP, GPR, BPI, WELL AP   Both buildings and people affect the bottom line. Wellness programs maximize both. Business owners are becoming increasingly aware of employee desires for high quality work spaces. In order to...

California Continues to Revise and Refine Title 24 Requirements

California Continues to Revise and Refine Title 24 Requirements

This is the third in a series of articles focused on California state mandates for Zero Net Energy (ZNE) buildings. We invite questions and we will share information regarding building codes like CALGreen, Title 24, Technology and Design, and other ZNE-related...