Associations

Building & Construction Trades

  • Affordable Housing Management Association, Pacific Southwest

    The Affordable Housing Management Association, Pacific Southwest (AHMA-PSW) is a non-profit organization composed of affordable housing providers, including agents, owners, property managers and related professionals who offer management and products or services to the affordable housing industry - low and moderate income families, seniors and persons with disabilities.
    http://www.ahma-psw.org
  • American Coatings Association

    The American Coatings Association (ACA) is an established organization with a renewed mission. In 2010, the organization took the name ACA in recognition of its new identity as an association that represents both companies and professionals working in the paint and coatings industry.
    http://www.paint.org
  • American Concrete Pavement Association

    American Concrete Pavement Association is the premier national trade organization for concrete paving contractors, cement and material producers, equipment manufacturers and any company with an interest in concrete airports, highways, roads, streets and industrial pavements.
    http://www.pavement.com
  • American Concrete Pipe Association

    The American Concrete Pipe Association(ACPA) is the spokesperson for the concrete pipe industry in all matters affecting the industry's welfare. ACPA members contribute to the improvement of our environment by producing quality concrete pipe, engineered to provide a lasting and economical solution to drainage and pollution problems. There are currently over 400 plants operated by ACPA members in the United States and Canada. Over 40 countries are represented in the membership of the American Concrete Pipe Association. ACPA's international headquarters are located in Irving, Texas USA.
    http://www.concrete-pipe.org/
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association

    The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is one of the largest international associations serving the needs of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations.
    http://www.aiha.org
  • American Institute of Building Design

    The American Institute of Building Design (AIBD), a nonprofit professional organization established in 1950, striving to protect and enhance member's ability to practice their profession. AIBD is committed to providing quality continuing education to ensure that members remain current with technology, materials and building codes. AIBD is also committed to establishing and maintaining professional relationships with other trade, business, and professional organizations within the design and construction industry. At all times AIBD will hold itself to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism as specified by the institute's by laws and code of ethics and will uphold the protection of the health, welfare, and safety of the general public. This commitment is to the public and industry served and the profession they represent.
    http://www.aibd.org/
  • American Institute of Inspectors

    The American Institute of Inspectors is a non-profit corporation established as a national inspection trade association. The purpose of the association is to promote a high level of professionalism in the inspection industry by certifying qualified individuals as inspectors. This is accomplished through approved training and examination of those who apply for certification.
    http://www.inspection.org/
  • American Institute of Steel Construction

    The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association for the use of structural steel in the construction industry of the United States. Headquartered in Chicago their mission is to make structural steel the material of choice for new structures.
    http://www.aisc.org
  • American Institute of Timber Construction

    The American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC) is the national technical trade association of the structural glued laminated (glulam) timber industry. AITC represents a majority of the glued laminated timber manufacturers in the U.S. in addition to a number of installers, suppliers, sales representatives, engineers, architects, designers, and researchers. Since 1952, the American Institute of Timber Construction has had one name and one focus - structural glued laminated timber. Utilizing the professional talents and extensive experience of its membership base, AITC developed, sponsored and continues to maintain the American National Standard for Structural Glued Laminated Timber - ANSI/AITC A190.1.
    http://www.aitc-glulam.org
  • American Planning Association, California Chapter

    Thousands strong, APA California is a network of practicing planners, citizens and elected officials committed to urban, suburban, regional and rural planning in the state of California . APA Califronia offers a wide spectrum of member benefits including information, services and support to advance planning in the state of California.
    http://www.apacalifornia.org/
  • American Public Works Association

    American Public Works Association (APWA) strives to be the organization those professionals know they can count on. APWA offers the most comprehensive resources available in the areas of professional development tools, advocacy efforts, networking opportunities, and outreach activities. Also, because of its unique vantage point as the only organization that covers the breadth of public works, APWA provides “one-stop shopping” for public works products and services for professionals and practitioners alike.
    http://www.apwa.net
  • American Public Works Association, Southern California Chapter

    The American Public Works Association, Southern California Chapter, provides leadership to and serves the public works community by promoting professional excellence and public awareness through education, advocacy, and the exchange of knowledge.
    http://southernca.apwa.net/
  • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

    Founded in 1934, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a scientific association serving over 7,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and supporting technologies.
    http://www.asprs.org
  • American Society of Highway Engineers

    The mission of the American Society of Highway Engineers is to provide a forum for members and partners of the highway industry to promote a safe, efficient and sustainable highway system through education, innovation and fellowship.
    http://www.ashe.pro/
  • American Society of Home Inspectors

    Founded in 1976, the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) is the most respected professional association for home inspectors in North America. Through ASHI’s continued efforts, ASHI's Standards of Practice—covering all of a home's major systems—are now part of many pieces of state legislation and are recognized by consumers as the authoritative standard for professional home inspection.
    http://www.ashi.org
  • American Society of Landscape Architects

    The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), which was founded in 1899, is the national professional association representing landscape architects. Beginning with 11 original members, ASLA has grown to more than 18,000 members and 48 chapters, representing all 50 states, US territories, and 42 countries around the world. ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship.
    http://www.asla.org
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) promotes the art, science and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.
    http://www.asme.org
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers

    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.
    http://www.aspe.org
  • American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE)

    The American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) serves construction estimators by providing education, fellowship, and opportunity for professional development.
    http://www.aspenational.org
  • American Society of Sanitary Engineering

    The American Society of Sanitary Engineering is a nonprofit organization that is comprised of individual and sustaining members who represent all disciplines of the Plumbing Industry.
    http://www.asse-plumbing.org
  • American Society of Professional Estimators, Orange County Chapter

    The American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) began in 1956. What started with fewer than 20 members in the Los Angeles area can boast today of thousands of members in chapters from border to border. It is a professional society which promotes the highest standards and ethics in the practice of construction estimating through continuing education seminars and lectures on construction-related topics.
  • American Solar Energy Society

    Established in 1954, the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nation's leading association of solar professionals & advocates. Our mission is to inspire an era of energy innovation and speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy. We advance education, research and policy.
    http://www.ases.org
  • American Sports Builders Association

    With more than 300 member companies, the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) is a national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for tennis courts, running tracks, natural and synthetic turf fields, indoor and outdoor synthetic sports surfaces. Headquartered in Maryland, the ASBA works to raise professional standards and to insure that consumers receive services of the highest quality. As part of its work to achieve this goal, the association sponsors a certification program that permits experienced tennis court and running track builders to demonstrate their competency by completing an examination on all areas of construction. In addition, ASBA offers an awards program to recognize excellence in design, construction and renovation.
    http://www.sportsbuilders.org
  • American Subcontractors Association of California, Inc.

    The American Subcontractors Association amplifies the voice of and leads trade contractors to improve the business environment for the construction industry and to serve as a steward for the community. The mission of the American Subcontractors Association of California is to present a united front for construction subcontractors as their advocate before all the branches of government in California. Any person, firm or corporation that in the normal course of business furnishes subcontract labor and/or materials to the construction industry or provides a service to such subcontractors or material suppliers is eligible for regular membership in the association. (Architects, engineers, general contractors, construction managers and construction owners are not eligible for regular membership in ASA.)
    http://www.asacalif.com/
  • American Welding Society

    Founded in 1919, the mission of the American Welding Society (AWS) is to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes, including brazing, soldering and thermal spraying.
    http://www.aws.org/