Low Impact Development – Stormwater Management Tools

Low Impact Development – Stormwater Management Tools

What are Low Impact Developments, and in what ways can they benefit your projects? Low Impact Developments (LID) are building strategies used to manage rainwater runoff and mimic the site’s natural hydrology. As the name implies, the goal is to minimalize disturbed...

VCA Consultants Acquire Orange County Green Building Firm Verde

VCA Consultants Acquire Orange County Green Building Firm Verde

VCA Consultants, the Orange based firm comprised of structural engineering, code consultancy and green building entities, has acquired Verde, an Aliso Viejo based sustainability consulting firm. VCA Consultants acquired Verde in December with the announcement today....

Three-Story Tenant Improvement Project Captures LEED® Silver

Three-Story Tenant Improvement Project Captures LEED® Silver

Three-Story Tenant Improvement Project Captures LEED® Silver FAA Embarcadero ties together contemporary design features, eco-friendly construction practices, and reduction in energy use to create an overall pleasant experience for tenants and visitors. The project...

5 Things to Expect from the CALGreen 2019 Code

5 Things to Expect from the CALGreen 2019 Code

Summer is fast approaching, and that means the current triennial code cycle for CALGreen is coming to a close in the near future. Like with any other code update, there are several significant factors that must be considered while designing your upcoming development...