Hot Water Heating in the All-Electric Building

Hot Water Heating in the All-Electric Building

With decarbonization of our grid, all-electric “reach-codes”, and the proliferating move away from fossil fuels, there will be a need for cost-effective, electric domestic hot water heating for all projects, not just single family homes. Most of our buildings today...

What to Know about a City’s Master plan

What to Know about a City’s Master plan

What is a master plan? Presently, a city’s planning department duties are to not just properly address professional planning projects, but also to hypothesize what is best for the city in the future. This is known as comprehensive planning and is represented as a...

USGBC Town Hall: Executive Breakfast on LEED Zero

USGBC Town Hall: Executive Breakfast on LEED Zero

VCA Green sponsored and attended USGBC Town Hall Executive Town Hall meeting in Los Angeles. USGBC CEO, Mahesh Ramanujan, discusses the future of green buildings. The main message is better buildings = better lives. LEED will be focusing on resiliency and health &...

5 Strategies for Non-Toxic Pest Control in Buildings

5 Strategies for Non-Toxic Pest Control in Buildings

Building owners can incur maintenance costs and absorb potential liability when moisture in buildings and pest pathways are not addressed. Financial impacts are significant: 600,000 homes are damaged by termites annually. $5 billion is spent on controlling termites...

VCA Green Attends 2°C Symposium on Climate Change

VCA Green Attends 2°C Symposium on Climate Change

Last week, on February 7, 2020, VCA Green attended the third annual 2°C Symposium to join the conversation on the L.A. Green New Deal, transportation infrastructure, carbon neutrality, and much more. The event (hosted by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power)...

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US Green Building Council (USGBC)
Build It Green (BIG)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
California Building Officials (CALBO)
Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
CalCERTS
California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC)
California Commissioning Collaborative (CACx)

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Residential and commercial structural engineering

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