Monday, June 07, 2010

CalGreen - Understanding the new California Green Building Code

The new California Green Code goes into effect on January 1, 2011. This presentation will familiarize you with the requirements of the new code and how it will relate to already adopted green building regulations currently in place in various local jurisdictions.

Steven Winkel, FAIA, PE, CASp manages the San Francisco Bay Area office of the Preview Group, Inc., an architectural consulting firm that specializes in building code consulting and regulatory issues affecting designers. Steve has almost 40 years experience as a licensed architect, engineer, landscape architect and certified access specialist. He is the author, along with noted illustrator Frank Ching, of the well received book Building Codes Illustrated for John Wiley & Sons, now in its third edition. Steve is currently working on a new book, Residential Codes Illustrated, which will be published by Wiley in 2010.

Steve is currently serving his third 4-year term as the Architect member of the California Building Standards Commission. After being president of AIA East Bay and AIA California Council Steve served on the AIA National Board of Directors. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences. Steve is also a Commissioner on the City of Berkeley Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Monthly Program: CalGreen - Understanding the new California Green Building Code
Steve Winkel, FAIA, architect member and Vice Chair of the California State Building Standard's Commission will give an overview of the new CalGreen Building Standards Code. A wine and cheese networking reception follows this program.
Time: 5:30pm
Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland
Contact: 510/464-3600
Cost: $15.75 for AIA Members; $21 for non-members. Registration required. Click here to register.

For more information: 510/464-3600

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