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Builders’ Use of Aerial Drones Takes Off

About two years ago, NAHB reported that 22 percent of single-family builders had used aerial drones (or unmanned aircraft systems, as the Department of Defense calls them) at least once in their construction businesses.  But the times they are a-changing.  When we revisited the issue in March of this year, we saw that the percentage of builders using ... Read More

How to Make Sense of the Tax Law Changes in 2018

In a series of posts featured on the Eye on Housing blog, NAHB economists are helping builders and remodelers make sense of the changes in tax law that resulted from legislation passed in December. The initial two posts of this Tax Reform Toolkitdiscussed the basics of the pass-through deduction, or 199A, and how those rules apply to high-income taxpayers. Those ... Read More

How to Infuse Universal Design into Any Home

As much as we hate to admit it, getting older is an unavoidable part of life. Our hearing and vision begin to weaken, and our aging joints make even the most mundane tasks—from taking out the trash to enjoying a hot shower—just a bit more difficult to accomplish. Fortunately, there are some universal updates you ... Read More

HBACF Bowling Tournament 2018

It’s time to sign up for the HBA Charitable Foundation Bowling Tournament! That’s right – the HBA is going bowling. If you have your own ball or fancy bowling shoe, get them out and ready! When: Tuesday, June 19th, 5:30pm-8:30pm Where:  Enterprise Park Lanes (1625 E Enterprise Ave, Springfield)  The cost is $100 for a ... Read More

Education for HBA Members - May 2018

It’s time to RSVP for HBA Education in May! We have three different topics scheduled this month ranging from how title requirements have changed in new construction to managing people to installation tips for windows and doors – there’s something for everyone! Call 417-881-3711 or email today to reserve your spot. - BUILDERS! - These ... Read More

Black Color Added as a Standard Option for Multiple Delden Garage Door Models

This New Option of Black Color is Available for Delden Models Prestige & Delcraft 200 Delden Manufacturing Company, Inc. has proudly announced that it is offering an exciting new Black color option for multiple Delden branded garage doors. The new Black color option has been added to residential, polystyrene insulated models Delden Prestige (PR-24) 1000/2000 and Delden Delcraft ... Read More

In Memory of HBA Past President – Don Hopper

Please take a moment of silence to honor past HBA President Don Hopper. Don was president of the HBA from 1978 until 1979. Don was 76 years old when he passed on March 18, 2018. Prayers go out to his family and friends. More information about Don's passing at https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/news-leader/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=188509619

Sharing Your Story Through Video - Google Partners - April 18, 2018

ADsmith Marketing and Advertising invites you to an exclusive Google Partners Connect Webinar on Wednesday, April 18, from 10:45 a.m. to noon at ADsmith. This month’s topic is Sharing Your Story Through Video. Learn about the power of video and how you can use video content to promote your business, improve marketing efforts and build a loyal audience. Space is limited. Lunch and refreshments will be ... Read More

SBJ 40 Under 40 with 8 HBA Members in 2018

Springfield Business Journal has announced the 2018 Class of 40 Under 40 and the HBA membership is well represented! Congratulations to the following HBA Members for their achievements: · Mandy Anthes – Assistant Vice President & Commercial Loan Officer – The Bank of Missouri · Caleb Arthur – Chief Executive Officer – Sun Solar LLC ... Read More

Building Science Sessions by Dr. Joseph Lstiburek - April 5th

Join Dr. Joseph "Joe Lstiburek, dubbed the "dean of North American building science" by the Wall Street Journal, for a day full of learning and laughter! Morning Session: "Building Science 301" Afternoon Session One: "The Perfect Wall - Keeping the Outside OUt and the Inside In" Afternoon Session Two: "Roofing - Where the Building Touches ... Read More