California Apartment Association (CAA)
The California Apartment Association is the nation's largest statewide trade group representing owners, investors, developers, managers, and suppliers of rental homes and apartment communities. For more than 75 years, the CAA has served the rental housing industry in all aspects of government affairs within the state of California, providing members with information, products, and services that contribute to the success of their businesses.
California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA), North Coast Chapter
The North Coast Chapter of CLCA includes members from Marin County to the Oregon Border, with some critical Southern California partners. CLCA serves and protects the interest of its members, promotes professionalism, and advocates public awareness of the landscape industry.
CLCA Certified Water Manager (CWM)
The Certified Water Manager distinction is awarded to those who have successfully completed the CLCA's Water Management Certification Program, which was established in 2007 to help the green industry reduce landscape water usage by certifying individuals through performance-based water budgeting. Certified Water Managers undergo specialized training on efficient, proven industry methods of water management, providing them with the knowledge to help clients reduce water waste, reduce water bills, and save money.
Educational Community for Homeowners (ECHO)
The Educational Community for Homeowners is a nonprofit membership corporation dedicated to assisting California homeowners associations. ECHO's mission is "Serving Community Associations," and they provide help to homeowners associations on many fronts: finances, legal issues, insurance, maintenance, and management.
EPA WaterSense Partner
WaterSense, a voluntary partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is transforming the marketplace for products and services that use water and promoting a nationwide ethic of water efficiency to conserve water resources for future generations and reduce water and wastewater infrastructure costs. As a WaterSense Partner, Landesign Construction & Maintenance, Inc. shares this vision by using conservative practices and abiding by water efficient standards.
National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)
The National Association of Landscape Professionals is the trade association for the landscape industry, representing the voice of more than 100,000 landscape professionals. Member companies specialize in lawn care, landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscaping.
North Coast Builders Exchange (NCBE)
Founded in 1954, the North Coast Builders Exchange is a nonprofit contractors association that provides services and representation to construction-related firms in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, and Napa Counties. NCBE is committed to providing quality services and training to its members, promoting professionalism and ethics in construction, and helping to create a high quality of life in the communities they serve.
Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL)
The Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper training program presents an affordable, proactive, local approach to reducing landscape water demand. QWEL credential holders possess knowledge in water efficient and sustainable landscape practices, including water management and preservation of other valuable resources.
Bay-Friendly Qualified Professional
The Bay-Friendly Qualified Professional distinction is awarded to individuals who have completed a comprehensive training program through ReScape California, also known as the Bay-Friendly Landscaping & Gardening Coalition, which focuses on the use of a sustainable, holistic approach to the design and management of your landscape. Bay-Friendly Qualified Professionals work with nature to conserve water and soil, reduce waste, and prevent pollution - creating a landscape that is as healthy as it is beautiful.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through LEED, the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide. Their 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.