Training for California's green building code

Training sessions are scheduled for contractors and others interested in learning more about California's new green building code standards, which take effect in 2011, and are some of the most stringent in the nation.

CalGreen has new regulations regarding water conservation, energy efficiency, reduction of construction waste and other green measures.
To help prepare industry professionals, the California Building Standards Commission and state Department of Housing and Community Development are sponsoring training sessions starting June 16 in San Diego.

Seminars will be held throughout California through December, including one on July 29 in Fresno. Cost: $65 for public sector; $95 for private sector. Online registration:

Questions: 626-577-5700.
The San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization is a nonprofit dedicated to improving our region's quality of life by increasing its production and use of clean and alternative energy. The SJVCEO works with cities and counties and public and private organizations to demonstrate the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy throughout the eight-county region of the San Joaquin