Upcoming events

    • 01/24/2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • 01/31/2019
    • 8:00 PM
    • Leon S. Peters Business Buildings, Fresno State, 5245 N Backer, Fresno, CA 93740, PB 194

    The LEED v4 Core Concepts and Strategies course provides a detailed review of sustainable building, the LEED Rating System and the LEED certification process. For those pursuing the Green Associate credential, this workshop can be one part of the preparation path.

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

    • Describe the structure of the LEED rating system

    • Describe the overall LEED certification process

    • Describe key green building concepts and goals associated with LEED

    • Recognize successful LEED strategies and measurements for achieving goals

    • Describe the central role of integrative design

    • Identify and explain synergies between LEED credit categories and strategies

    • Describe case studies that represent LEED best practices across building markets

    LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and provides a comprehensive approach on of aspects of sustainable design, construction and operation. LEED accredited professionals demonstrate depth of knowledge in green building practices.


    Loren Aiton, LEED AP BD&C

    Loren Aiton, Architect, has been active in the construction industry for nearly 30 years.  His work includes the design and construction of new and remodeled facilities in both the Public Sector and Private Sector. Loren has been focused on sustainable building since 2003 and is a LEED AP BD&C since 2004.  Loren has completed over a dozen LEED Certifications as Project LEED AP. He is currently Director of Sustainability at Teter Architects and Engineers in Fresno, California. Loren has served on the LEED Regionalization Task Force for both LEED 2009 and LEED v4 and is a USGBC Faculty. 

    Sponsored by

    • 01/29/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • CMAC, 1555 Van Ness Fresno, CA 93721

    Join us for an informational session about our upcoming Green Apple Video Competition, film-making tipps, and available resources from CMAC for film production teams.

    For more information about the Green Apple Video Competition, please go to www.usgbccc.org/greenapple

    • 03/22/2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • online submissions due

    The 2019 Green Apple Video Competition is now open!  To participate, students must create a PSA video on the subject of “Zero Waste”. Submissions can be up to two-minute in length. All Middle School, High School and College Students of the San Joaquin Valley are eligible to enter the video competition. Entries will be judged by a panel of green building experts. 

    Please find more details in our participation guidelines

Past events

01/13/2019 Bicycle Education
12/11/2018 Building Industry Holiday Party
11/03/2018 Grant Grove Restaurant LEED Tour and Lunch
10/23/2018 Zero Waste Campus - How to Design a Zero Waste Plan
09/25/2018 Community Choice Energy - Overview and Update
05/22/2018 Electric Vehicle Charging Station Network in Fresno County and Charging Station Rebates
05/15/2018 Design Opportunities for Sustainability Above and Beyond ZNE
05/08/2018 Zero Net Energy Community Tour
05/01/2018 Construction and Demolition Reuse and Recycling
04/24/2018 Path to Healthy and Sustainable Materials
03/20/2018 Resilient Landscaping
03/01/2018 UC Merced Venture Lab: Super Insulated Green Building Technologies
01/30/2018 Green Building Design Standard: LEED V 4.0
11/30/2017 Judge Sign Up Green Apple Zero Waste Video Competition
11/29/2017 Members and Friends Year End Get Together
11/17/2017 Student Sign Up Green Apple Zero Waste Video Competition
11/02/2017 Zero Net Energy Conference Fresno
08/22/2017 Carbon-Free House Tour
06/28/2017 Make Every Drop of Water Count: Efficient Irrigation, Smart Controllers and Climate Appropriate Shade Trees
06/22/2017 Mixer
02/28/2017 Green Building Tour of Water Recycling Plant
12/07/2016 23rd Annual Building Industry Christmas Party
10/27/2016 Resilient Landscaping
10/11/2016 Lunch and Learn: Sustainable Risk Management Process
09/21/2016 Green Apple Day of Service
08/30/2016 Green Building Tour Imagine U Children's Museum in Visalia
06/14/2016 USGCB California Advocacy Day
05/24/2016 Zero Net Energy Home Tour
05/10/2016 Onsite Greywater Recycling
02/19/2016 Heat Island and Energy Efficiency - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Research Projects in Central California
01/26/2016 Issues of Controversy in Green Buildings - Webinar Series
01/25/2016 Fresno State Net-Zero Tiny House Project
11/20/2015 Green Building Tour of Tenaya Lodge
11/16/2015 Tiny House Kick Off
10/15/2015 Resilient Landscaping
09/26/2015 Green Apple Day of Service
06/25/2015 Save Water - Drink Wine
05/19/2015 LEED Green Associate Exam Prep
04/28/2015 Spring Into LEED
04/15/2015 Business-Friendly Fresno Introduction
03/11/2015 Title 24 / Savings By Design

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