ASSOCIATION WEBSITES

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute

Contains publications and standards as well as research and engineering

Air Conditioning Contractors of America

Includes HVAC legislation tracking throughout the US

American Academy of Environmental Engineers

American Institute of Architects

Contains a public database and search engine for finding architects of all specialties in any part of the country

American Lighting Association

American National Standards Institute

American Plywood Association

With over 300 titles available on a diverse range of topics, the APA online publications library is a storehouse of detailed and technical information

American Society of Furniture Artists

American Society of Heating Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers

Products and Services Directory is your resource for finding information about companies, products and services. Search by topic

American Society of Interior Designers

Member's Directory, educational articles

American Society of Landscape Architects

Publications and job links, landscape architect search

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Standards and Codes

Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated general contractors

AGC technology and contract documents

Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture

Brick Institute of America

Excellent online technical documents

Building Owners and Managers Association

Business Products Institute

Has a great list of links for business related products

California Furniture Manufactures Association

California Redwood Association

A locator for redwood lumber sources for specialty redwood products

Carpet and Rug Institute

Answers care and maintenance questions, and gives information on spot removal

Chicago Architectural Foundation

Great list of links

Foundation for interior Design Education and Research

Check on which schools are accredited and get student information

Interior Design Educators Association

List of IDEC members by school, check out job opportunities

Interior Design Society

International Furnishings and Design Association

National Architectural Accrediting Board

The sole agency authorized to accredit US professional degree programs in architecture

National Association of Women in Construction

National Council for Interior Design Qualifications

Get a list of regulatory bodies by state and other information about licensing and the exam

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Members are the architectural registration boards for the U.S.

National Fire Protection Association

Codes and Standards site

National Home Builders

National Home Furnishings Association

National Institutes of Health

Contains information about the architecture for a technically complex project

National kitchens and Baths Association

National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association

The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association, Inc.

Establishes national standards for all terrazzo floor and wall systems and provide complete design specifications, color pallets and general information to architects and designers at no cost

The National training center for Stone and Masonry trades

Great stone tips

Western Wood Products Association