The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is your source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering and management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas.
AEE's focus is to promote the scientific and education interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for sustainable development. As a growing professional association, AEE's overall strength is augmented by its strong membership base of professionals and its widely recognized certification programs. Its network of local chapters located throughout the U.S. and abroad meet regularly to discuss issues of regional importance.
The Association Plumbing & Mechanical Contractors (APMC) of Sacramento is a professional organizations comprised of industry leaders who utilize the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union (UA) labor forces.
APMC membership creates an excellent opportunity for contractor interaction between peers and industry affiliate members. APMC promotes education and has a strong community presence. They achieve this as a proud sponsor and mentor for ACE, a unique partnership among industry professionals (architects, engineers and construction industry professionals who volunteer as mentors to high school students). In return, the industry gets a much needed boost of new talent.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) advances technology to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world in the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating.
ASHRAE's mission is to establish ASHRAE as a leading source for industry expertise in the built environment and a resource for policy-makers in the development of legislation and regulations affecting the public, the HVAC&R community, and the engineering profession. ASHRAE fulfills its mission to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing, and continuing education.
The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) is the international organization for professionals skilled in the design, specification, and inspection of plumbing systems.
ASPE is dedicated to the advancement of the science of plumbing engineering, to the professional growth and advancement of its members and the health, welfare and safety of the public. To accomplish their mission ASPE identifies and evaluates specific technical research areas, finances research in plumbing engineering and sciences, sponsors and coordinates definitive projects, educates the plumbing engineering, and design community and publishes research findings.
The American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) serves construction estimators by providing education, fellowship, and opportunity for professional development.
ASPE was created with dedication and commitment to the idea of providing its members with tangible benefits. ASPE promotes the highest standards and ethics in the practice of construction estimating, provides continuing education through seminars and lectures, issues multiple publications carrying technical, industry-related and other pertinent articles, creates opportunities to become a Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) through a training and testing program, and provides means for fellow professionals to communicate.
The Building Commissioning Association (BCA) is an international non-profit organization that serves as the recognized authority and resource on commissioning.
BCA's mission is to guide the building commissioning industry through advancing best practices and education, and promoting the benefits of building commissioning. Building commissioning provides documented confirmation that building systems function according to criteria set forth in the project documents to satisfy the owner's operational needs. The BCA's goal is to achieve high professional standards, while allowing for the diverse and creative approaches to building commissioning that benefit clients.
The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is "The Source & Resource for Construction Financial Excellence" and the only nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today's construction financial professionals.
Established in 1981, CFMA's General Members represent all types of contractors—including general contractors and specialty trades—as well as developers, construction managers, architects, engineers, principals, and material and equipment suppliers. Associate Members include professionals in the accounting, insurance, surety, software, legal, and banking industries, as well as any other specialist who serves in the construction industry. CFMA chapters in major cities from Maine to Hawaii offer local workshops, seminars, and programs that complement member services provided by CFMA Headquarters in Princeton, NJ. CFMA currently has more than 8,200 members in 98 chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The California League of Food Producers (CLFP) has been the voice and the advocate for California's food producing industry since 1905. CLFP represents the interests of both large and small food processors and beverage producers throughout the state and works to help ensure a favorable and profitable business environment for its members and the entire food producing industry.
Located in Sacramento, CLFP is the only statewide food producing organization in California focused specifically on protecting the interests of food processors before all branches of state government. CLFP is also on the forefront in addressing the many regulatory issues facing the industry in a state with the most complex and challenging state regulatory environment in the U.S. CLFP is structured and staffed to help its members effectively comply with requirements and plan for the future.
The California Society for Healthcare Engineering (CSHE) serves as a resource for the personal and professional development of members, so that they are the best in the health care environment and qualified to address the unique needs of health care organizations.
CSHE's vision statement is to be the preferred professional organization for the health care environment in California. The increasing operational cost for a health care facility is related to its environment and equipment which is the responsibility of plant and biomedical personnel. Health care engineering managers have a personal responsibility to advance skills, awareness and knowledge to maintain a proper level of effectiveness and efficiency in the department. CSHE is a means to an end.
The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) recognizes excellence in green building practice and performance globally through its third-party certification services and professional credentials supporting market transformation.
GBCI is an independent, third-party organization established to administer project certifications and professional credentials and certificates within the framework of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building Rating Systems. GBCI offers the marketplace the highest-level validation that LEED building certifications and LEED professional credentials have met specific, rigorous criteria.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) was founded in the late 19th century and has become the oldest, as well as the largest, electrical union in the world. L&H Airco is signatory to Local 340.
IBEW's objectives are to organize workers in the electoral industry in both the United States and Canada (including public utilities and electrical manufacturing) into local unions. IBEW's supports many philosophies that are in the interests of its brothers and sisters. These philosophies include promoting reasonable methods of work, cultivating feelings of friendship among those of our industry, and to assist each other in sickness or distress.
The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) was founded in 1997 and is now a non-profit corporation. They do research to develop knowledge regarding project based production management in the design, engineering, and construction of capital facilities.
Lean Construction is a production management based approach to project delivery; a new way to design and build capital facilities. Lean production management has caused a revolution in manufacturing design, supply, and assembly. Applied to construction, Lean changes the way work is done throughout the delivery process. Lean Construction extends from the objectives of a lean production system (i.e. maximize value and minimize waste) to specific techniques and applies them in a new project delivery process.
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) provides service to the electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the United States.
NECA is a dynamic national organization serving the management interests of the entire electrical contracting industry. NECA is dedicated to enhancing the industry through innovative research, performance standards, progressive labor relations, and workforce recruiting and training. A NECA contractor is an outstanding resource for any and all electrical needs, including power supply, fiber optics, telecommunications, security systems, wireless networks, and lighting.
Established in 1991, the Placer County Economic Development Board consists of local elected officials and private sector representatives who are responsible for ensuring a united effort to attract new jobs to the county. Our own Frank Wegener is a proud board member representing manufacturing.
The Board “serves as an advisory body for the Office of Economic Development’s business attention and retention efforts, the County’s film promotion program, and Business Advantage Network.”
The "Builders Exchange" helps connect contractors, suppliers, design firms and project owners through the bidding process. We want you to find bidding jobs the easiest way possible, we have made it our goal to provide the most comprehensive, current information on all of our projects.
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) is an international association of union contractors located throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and Brazil.
SMACNA members perform work in industrial, commercial, institutional and residential markets. They specialize in heating, ventilating and air conditioning; architectural sheet metal; industrial sheet metal; kitchen equipment; specialty stainless steel work; manufacturing; siding and decking; testing and balancing; service; and energy management and maintenance. SMACNA's voluntary technical standards and manuals have found worldwide acceptance by the construction community, as well as foreign government agencies.
Founded in 1901, the Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange serves the industrial and commercial construction industry in Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, Placer, Amador, and Alpine Counties. The 2016 Board includes our VP of Business Development, John Harris, as Board Treasurer.
“The Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange serves the industrial & commercial construction industry by providing education programs, safety programs, bidding information, political advocacy, networking opportunities, and other related information and events for the construction industry.”
The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the U.S. and Canada (UA) is a multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation, and servicing of piping systems. L&H Airco is signatory to Local 447.
UA has been training qualified pipe tradesmen longer than anyone else in the industry. The UA boasts the premier training programs available in the industry today, including five-year apprenticeship programs, extensive journeyman training, organized instructor training, and certification programs. The UA remains a strong, vital organization comprised of thousands of highly skilled men and women who have joined together for a common purpose. Today's UA members use their skills in commercial, industrial, and residential arenas.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
USGBC's mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life. USGBC is the source for Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) and green building knowledge. USGBC provides top quality educational programs on green design, construction, and operations for professionals from all sectors of the building industry.