AIA San Fernando Valley provides the tools you need for building your practice and advancing your career. Whether you are a recent graduate or a firm principal, our resources will help you reach your goals.
* Find new opportunities for your firm through our competitions and award programs.
* Stay abreast of practice trends, design innovations and building regulations with our continuing education offerings.
* Order AIA Contract Documents online, or by phone or fax.
* Access the National AIA Career Center online.
AIA Online – The Official website of The American Institute of Architects.www.aia.org
NCARB – The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)is a non-profit federation of 55 state and territory architectural registration boards in the United States. http://www.ncarb.org/
AIACC – The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) is the nation’s largest state architectural organization, representing more than 9,000 architects on issues of statewide importance to the public and profession.http://www.aiacc.org/
U.S. Access Board – Created in 1973, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board has served the nation as the only independent federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities.http://www.access-board.gov/
ADA – The U.S. Department of Justice home page for the Americans with Disabilities Act.http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm
BECP – United States Department of Energy Building Standards & Guidelines Program (BSGP) is a resource on national energy codes and standards.http://www.energycodes.gov/about/
BTP – The Office of Building Technology, State and Community Programs (BTS) is part of the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/
CEC – California Energy Commission Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards For Residential and Nonresidential Buildings.http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/
DOE/EREN – Official site for the U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network.http://www.eere.energy.gov/
EPA – Official site for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.http://www.epa.gov/
FEMA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency works to reduce risks, strengthen support systems and help people and their communities prepare for and cope with disasters regardless of the cause. http://www.fema.gov/
HUD – Official site for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD
NARRP – Prepared for HUD by the NAHB Research Center, the Nationally Applicable Recommended Rehabilitation Provisions (NARRP) provides building officials, property owners, architects, and rehab professionals with the elements of a model code that can be used to address the entire spectrum of potential rehab work, from repair to reconstruction, in every type of building. http://www.huduser.org/portal/publications/destech/narrp.html
OCS – Official site for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Codes and Standards. http://www.energycodes.gov/
CEDIA – CEDIA Certification – Only certification from the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association establishes clear, objective standards for the electronic systems professionals working on your home’s electronic systems. http://www.cedia.net/
AGC – the Associated General Contractors of America Construction trade association.http://www.agc.org/index.ww
ASHRAE – American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
ASHRAE Region X covers California, Hawaii, Arizona, Baja Mexico and parts of Nevada.http://region10.ashraeregions.org/
BICSI – Building Industry Consulting Service International
The online resource for the information transport systems (ITS) industry-telecommunications, audio/video, life safety and automation systems.http://www.bicsi.org/
ACEC – American Council of Engineering Companies http://www.acec-ca.org/
Cal-Geo – The California Geotechnical Engineer’s Association. http://www.calgeo.org/
IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Technical and professional informationhttp://www.ieee.org/index.html
SEAOSC – Structural Engineers Association of Southern California http://www.seaosc.org/
AIA SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MENTORSHIP
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTS BOARD (CAB)
For questions about licensure in California.www.cab.ca.govTel: 916.574.7220
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF ARCHITECTURAL REGISTRATION BOARDS (NCARB)
For questions about licensure in other states.www.ncarb.orgTel: 202.783.6500
Tutoring and supplemental education services for ARE candidates.www.aspiringarchitects.com
Discuss topics related to the architectural examination.www.areforum.org
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS ONLINE RESOURCE LIBRARY
This library offers an in-depth information relevant to associates.http://www.library.unlv.edu/arch/rsrce/webresources/
This nonprofit, think tank offers insight on architectural education, internship, and licensure.www.archvoices.org