Norman Scheel Structural Engineering (www.nsse.com)
The added value to your project excellent structural engineering provides is an important part of our service to you. Our team’s structural engineer is Norm Scheel. Mr. Scheel has over thirty years of experience as a structural engineer and is currently registered in all fifty states. In addition, he is LEED certified with the U.S. Green Building Council.
Energy Star - U.S. Department of Energy (www.energystar.gov)
California Energy Commission (www.energy.ca.gov)
Energy conservation in our homes is becoming more and more important as we see costs go up. Sensible design and product choices can make a significant difference in the comfort and affordability of your home. These websites are full of great information!
U.S. Green Building Council - LEED (www.usgbc.org)
This council is a non-profit organization. Their focus is to expand sustainable building practices. LEED is ‘Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design’ with the purpose of promoting a system for developing high-performance, sustainable buildings.
Here are a few links to local City and County jurisdictions. Several of these sites will outline in great detail their fees and requirements for the building permit process.