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Builders Mailed 2x4s in the 1980s - What?

Since 1942, NAHB has been committed to improving the housing industry and helping its members build communities. Walk with us down memory lane as we revisit some of NAHB’s most notable milestones, like builders mailing 2x4s to Washington DC in the 1980s, as well as other significant turning points in American history. Below are a ... Read More

Exciting Upcoming Events at Your HBA!

Mark your calendar for a number of exciting events on the way from your HBA! 2017 HBA HOME REMODELING SHOW The HBA Home Remodeling Show will be held September 29th, 30th and October 1st this year.  As you may have noticed, we moved the date this year to avoid conflicting with other large events and ... Read More

Did You Get Your 2017 HBA Membership Directory?

A bountiful breakfast buffet and lots of coffee greeted HBA Members who rolled out of bed early to join us on Tuesday, May 16th in Southern Materials’ beautiful showroom.  Hosted by both Southern Supply and Southern Materials, the May Membership Breakfast featured the launch of the 2017-2018 HBA Membership Directory.  Members also got the chance ... Read More

Why is R-22 Refrigerant so Expensive Now?

Phaseout of Ozone-Depleting Substances U.S. government has placed restrictions on how much refrigerant can be produced and by 2020 will no longer be produced. As the amount of R-22 refrigerant that's available dwindles down, the cost of the refrigerant begins to skyrocket. So what should I do? If you have replaced or upgraded your system ... Read More

Meet Your New HBA Event Coordinator - Addie Ferber

The HBA of Greater Springfield is pleased to introduce our new Event Coordinator, Addie Ferber. Addie brings 16 years of marketing and communications experience to the HBA. She has spent her career designing creative campaigns and commercials to engage viewers of KY3, KSPR and The Ozarks CW, as well as planning major events for the ... Read More

HBA Home Show Sponsors Set for 2017

HBA Home Show Sponsors 2017 The 2017 HBA Home Show sponsors are in place and ready to roll (See Below). We are extremely proud to have members that continue to contribute in order to improve the purpose of the HBA. The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield is the voice and advocate for construction professionals leading the ... Read More

Nominees Announced for 2017 Board of Directors Service

The HBA of Greater Springfield Nominating committee has finalized nominations to start new terms on the HBA Board of Directors in 2017. The Nominating committee is chaired by HBA Past President Sam Clifton, and includes John Marion, Jason Bekebrede, Travis Miller, Gary Loyd and Rusty MacLachlan. The following nominees for board service will be presented ... Read More

Smoke Alarms Donations to Help Save Lives - Home Builders for Fire Safety

The HBA Charitable Foundation partnered with Metro Appliances & More, Meek’s – The Builder’s Choice, Krueger Geothermal Systems and Quality Masonry to donate more than 800 dual ionization smoke alarms with batteries. Representatives from Logan-Rogersville, Republic, Ozark, Nixa, Willard, Fair Grove, Ebenezer, Strafford and Battlefield accepted donated smoke alarms on behalf of their fire departments on Tuesday, ... Read More

More than 800 Smoke Alarms to be Donated - Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is just around the corner! The HBA Charitable Foundation has partnered with the HBA, Metro Appliances & More, Meek’s – The Builder’s Choice, Krueger Geothermal Systems and Quality Masonry to donate more than 800 dual ionization smoke alarms with batteries. In a special ceremony at 1:30pm on Tuesday, September 27th at Nixa ... Read More

HBACF Construction Run Video

Sign Up Now at HBACF.org! 5K Walk/Run on OCTOBER 1st. HBACF Construction Run - Sponsored by Meek's - Design Discovery Center Springfield Solid Surface Designs, Springfield Electric LLC, Quality Masonry, Old Missouri Bank, Evans & Dixon LLC, Wildman Plumbing, LLC, Missouri Tile,Mouery's Carpet Center, Midwest Block&brick, Hometown Disposal, Inc#HBACFun Sign or more info at HBACF.org ... Read More

WATCH New HBA Home Pros Commercial!

If you have not seen the new HBA Home Pros commercial being played during the Olympics, check it out below. Although there is a touch of humor in this spot, we are serious about home building and remodeling. Find Quality Insured Home Professional at HBAHomePros.com Here is some of the criteria that must be met to become ... Read More

No Building Inspections Available August 2 for City of Springfield

No building inspections Aug. 2; inspectors to attend training Commercial and residential building inspections will not be available from the City’s Building Development Services Tuesday, Aug. 2 because the department’s inspectors will be participating in training on fire resistance-rated construction led by Southwest Missouri Code Officials. BDS asks the building and development community to plan ... Read More

Peter Kinder visits with HBA Members

Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder visited with HBA members this week. During this visit, Lt. Governor Kinder, who is currently campaigning to become the Republican candidate for Governor of Missouri,  summarized what he has accomplished during his political career. In addition, he laid out some of his goals and how they would affect the housing industry, should he ... Read More