Green Code Pro has launched an online course covering the Residential Mandatory sections of the California Green Building Standards Code. Targeted to architects, contractors, engineers, and other industry professionals, the organization says the self-paced course provides a detailed learning experience on the residential code.
With 10,000 California homes now bearing the GreenPoint Rated label, Energy Upgrade California in Los Angeles County has announced the availability of rebates to help more local homeowners get a green home label.
IKEA has powered up the solar energy system installed at its store in Portland, Ore. The 62,500-square-foot solar photovoltaic (PV) array is a 497.3-kW system, built with 2,072 panels. IKEA Portland’s system will produce approximately 568,900 kWh of clean electricity annually.
Bell Brothers Heating & Air is a “Sacramento Workplace Excellence Leader”, or a SWEL award winner, according to the Sacramento Area Human Resource Association (SAHRA). The award was announced at a special awards ceremony by SAHRA.
Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric has been named one of the Denver Post’s Top Workplaces for 2012. Applewood, which has served the Denver/Boulder metro area for more than 39 years, has more than 100 employees and more than 60 service trucks on the road daily.
Greenfab has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for a new home built in Seattle. The prefabricated, modular home is the first to be certified LEED Platinum in the state of Washington.
Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Anaheim, Calif., announced that Bruce Buchholz has been named president and chief executive officer. Buchholz replaces Lauren Abrams, who resigned as CEO of Source for medical reasons.