VCHP Heat Pumps & Residential T-24 Energy Code Value

1.5 AIA HSW COST:  FREE Updates in CA's title-24 energy code encourage the use of electric heat pumps as a means of achieving carbon neutrality in residential construction. This program introduces participants to the technology and how to successfully implement said technology in residential construction.  Presenters:  David Knight, founder of Monterey Energy Group, has spent the […]


Advanced Environmental Finishes for Windows and Doors

1LU | HSW. Participants of this course will learn how different paint and anodized finishes rate when compared to architectural specifications. Sustainable materials and cradle-to-cradle considerations are provided. Participants will also learn about the application process to assure informed decisions can be made for specific environments. 



This course will provide you with an overview of the business case surrounding green building for single-family and multi-family homes. Registration is required for attendance recording and certificate of completion. The green building movement has challenged manufacturers, design teams, and owners to create products and designs that have a minimal impact on the environment while […]

Healthy Buildings: The Business + Practice Case

Design for Economy | AIA CA Climate Action Webinar Series Healthy Buildings: The Business + Practice Case Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 12:00pm-1:00pm PT Speaker: Simon Turner | Founder, Building Cognition LLC Earn 1.5 LU | HSW Cost: Free Business / Building Owners are generally receptive to design elements which improve sustainability, wellness, health, work […]


Sacramento in 2021 – What We Can Expect

With the California State Legislature in Session and about to actively consider and vote on legislation, Mark Christian, Hon. AIA CA, the AIA CA Director of Government Relations, will talk about the political climate in Sacramento and about legislation that may be under consideration of interest to the architectural profession.  Topics will include a possible […]