Certified Green Professional (CGP) Classes in November – Sign Up Now!
Save the dates now for these valuable education classes on the Basics of Building and Green Building for Building Professionals. November 5- 7, 8am – 5pm each day Classes are sponsored by and held at Herrman Lumber (1917 S. State Hwy MM, Springfield, MO 65802) November 5 Basics of Building – Presented by Thomas Stephani.…Read More
Master Certified Green Professional – Advanced Study of Green Building Science & Methods
Earn Your Master Certified Green Professional Designation. This certification is exclusively for experienced building industry professionals. The Master Certified Green Professional (Master CGP) designation builds on the concepts taught in the Certified Green Professional (CGP) program, providing a more in-depth and much more advanced study of green building science and methods. It covers topics such…Read More
WEBINAR TODAY – Branding Yourself with Your Designation
Looking for ways to better promote your NAHB designation? Register for the upcoming webinar from NAHB Education, Branding Yourself and Your Business Using Your NAHB Designation. The webinar will take place Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 2-3 p.m. ET (1-2 p.m. Springfield, MO time). Experienced designees – including builders, remodelers and associates – will share innovative…Read More
$31,000 in Scholarships to HBA Members
“As the industry emerges from recession, many HBA members are eager to compete for new business by earning, maintaining and marketing professional designations,” HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) President Mike DeLong said. “Unfortunately, the economic impact of the last several years has left many who have survived without available financial resources to pursue or maintain these…Read More
WANTED: Builders, Remodelers, Installers, Contractors – FREE Building Seminar
Looking for more information on wall systems and their overall energy impact? How about a discussion about exterior insulation on traditional framed wall systems? Justin Wilson, national trainer and a leader in research for the construction industry will be presenting these topics next Tuesday (October 30th) at Meek’s Design Center (3231 N. Glenstone, Springfield), 9am-11:30am.…Read More
Two Scholarship-Eligible Designation Courses Offered Locally in September
The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield represents the highest professional standard in the residential construction and remodeling industries. Through the HBA and and HBA Professional Designations Presenting Sponsor Herrman Lumber, industry professionals can earn a variety of National Association of Home Builders Professional Designations. Thanks to generous scholarship support from the HBA Charitable Foundation,…Read More
HBA of Greater Springfield Wins Five National Awards for Association Excellence
The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield recently was recognized with five national awards for association excellence from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The 2011 Association Excellence Awards were announced this month, and officially will be presented in New Orleans, Louisiana as a part of the National…Read More
HBA Housing & Construction Conference May 23 – Last Chance to RSVP!
The HBA of Greater Springfield will host its third annual Ozarks Regional Housing and Construction Conference on Wednesday, May 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn in south Springfield. The 2012 conference builds on the success of the 2011 event, while offering a number of substantial improvements for participants in 2012. Highlights of the 2012 Conference include…Read More
Free NAHB Webinar Will Address Appraisal Issues on May 16
If you’re one of the many HBA members who’ve encountered serious challenges in obtaining accurate appraisals on new construction, you might want to check out our upcoming Builders’ Guide to Appraisals webinar, which happens on May 16. The discussion will focus on recent changes in appraisal standards and practices, ways to improve communication with lenders and appraisers, tips on…Read More
“Spring Work Comp, I9, and E-Verify Seminar”
Connell Insurance Presents “Spring Work Comp, I9, and E-Verify Seminar” Friday, April 27, 2012 8:30am – 12:30pm (Arrive at 7:45am for continental breakfast and registration) Featuring: Randall Gammill, Connell Insurance Partner and Certified Work Comp Advisor, with “Work Comp and Employment Law Updates” Laura Foster, Special Agent with teh Department of Homeland Security/Homeland Security Investigations, and Dave…Read More
Master Certified Green Professional Courses Offered in STL in March
The Green Building Council of the Home Builders Association of Greater St. Louis and Eastern Missouri has scheduled courses for those who wish to obtain their Master Certified Green Professional designation through the National Association of Home Builders University of Housing. The Master CGP designation is the advanced track for professionals who already hold the…Read More
Protect Your Home Investment: Designations Make A Difference!
Quality workmanship, knowledge and experience matter, especially when you will be investing a significant amount of money with a home builder or remodeler as you build a new home or update your current one to fit your lifestyle. Choosing a building professional with a designation can help ensure you are hiring a builder or remodeler who…Read More
Is it Time to Support Local Licensing?
Getting builder member input regarding that question will be the focus of an upcoming HBA Builder/Remodeler Breakfast on Friday, December 2 at 7:30 am at The Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell in Springfield. As the HBA Government Affairs committee has worked to strengthen consistent enforcement of Missouri’s existing workers’ compensation coverage law related to construction,…Read More
International Builders Show Shaping up to be Great Event
Pre-registration for the show is up nearly 25% from where it was this time last year and exhibitors are coming back strong. Excitement is building (pun intended) as preparations continue for the largest and most important annual light construction exposition in the world this coming February 8-11 in Orlando, Fla. With pre-registration running nearly 25% ahead of the same time…Read More
International Builders Show 2012: Register in September for FREE!
IBS Time is now! Registration is now open for the building industry’s biggest event. Make plans today to join your colleagues for four days of non-stop business and networking February 8-11 in Orlando. With more than 50,000 attendees, 1,000 suppliers and nearly 200 education sessions, you’ll get a year’s worth of value in just 96 hours. Register in…Read More