American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Based in Washington, D.C., the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.

American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC)
The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) is the nation’s largest state architectural organization, representing more than 10,000 architects on issues of statewide importance to the public and profession.


American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET)
The American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians provides opportunities for technicians and technologists to magnify their status as vital members of the engineering team.

Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA)
Industry advocate organization dedicated to improving the quality, reliability and value of Fire and Life-Safety Systems.

California Automatic Fire Alarm Association (CAFAA)
CAFAA was founded in 1970. We are an organization that is concerned with fire alarm issues in California.

California Building Officials (CALBO)
CALBO (California Building Officials) is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization dedicated to promoting public health and safety in building construction through responsible legislation, education and building code development.

California Council of Testing and Inspection Agencies (CCTIA)
As with its predecessor, CCTIA is a non-profit public benefit corporation dedicated to fostering, promoting, and encouraging through education, the practice and profession of materials testing and inspection services.

California Fire Prevention Officers
Their mission is to promote the protection of life, property and the environment from the effects of fire and other hazardous events through education, engineering and enforcement.

Construction Specification Institute (CSI)
CSI is a national association dedicated to creating standards and formats to improve construction documents and project delivery.


Builders Book, Inc
Builder’s Book started as a traditional, bricks-and-mortar bookstore. They operate a retail store in Canoga Park, California, with thousands of books, videos, software products and forms in stock.


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
ASCE pioneers new programs, policies, educational activities, and professional resources to help them successfully compete in their business.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today’s ASME promotes the art, science & practice of mechanical & multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.

Government Agencies

California Architects Board
The California Architects Board (Board) was created in 1901 by the California Legislature to fulfill the mission of protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public through the regulation of the practice of architecture in California.

Division of the State Architect (DSA)
The Division of the State Architect provides design and construction oversight for K–12 schools and community colleges, and develops and maintains accessibility standards and codes utilized in public and private buildings throughout California.

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES)
Cal OES is responsible for the coordination of overall state agency response to major disasters in support of local government.

Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development (OSHPD)
The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development is one of 13 departments within the California Health and Human Services Agency.


Asphalt Institute
The Asphalt Institute is a U.S. based association of international petroleum asphalt producers, manufacturers, and affiliated businesses.

California Code of Regulations

California Contractors State License Board
The CSLB protects consumers by licensing and regulating California’s construction industry.

California Law

California State Assembly

California State Senate

Standards Development

American Concrete Institute (ACI)
Founded in 1904, the American Concrete Institute is advancing concrete knowledge by conducting 125 seminars annually, managing 14 different certification programs, and publishing hundreds of technical documents.

American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
AISC, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

American Plywood Association (APA)
For over seventy years, APA-The Engineered Wood Association has focused on helping the industry create structural wood products of exceptional strength, versatility and reliability.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services.