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New HVAC Apprenticeship Program at Air Services & All Service Plumbing

Air Services & All Service Plumbing is excited to announce that they are now offering a certified HVAC registered apprenticeship program through the United States Department of Labor. This is a strict 3-year program that is overseen by the Department of Labor where apprentices will go through extensive classroom and field training.  Apprentices will have to…

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Winter Weather Tip – HM Risk

HM Risk Management Weather Tip

At HM, we see safety as the key to healthy, happy and productive communities and workplaces. While the Midwest is just now getting snow, ice storms and below freezing temperatures, it is always a good idea to use cation when winter weather is upon us. When working on site outdoors in cold winter weather, make…

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Classic Wood Floors Now Offers Engineered Hardwood or Vinyl Flooring

Classic Wood Floors offers engineered hardwood

Classic Wood Floors can now offer you engineered hardwood or vinyl flooring options that give you the beautiful look of hardwood, without all the upkeep. From the high-end look of Hallmark Engineered Wood Flooring to the realistic wood graining of Cali Vinyl Waterproof Flooring, and many more options – we have something for every home.…

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Selecting a Home Heating System

Selecting a Home Heating System - SS&B

There are 3 basic styles of operating features with forced air heating and air conditioning systems. These features themselves do not save money but rather improve indoor comfort. Typically the systems with the added features are more efficient but the efficiency is only part of the picture. Most of these features boil down to 3…

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Selecting a Home Heating System

There are 3 basic styles of operating features with forced air heating and air conditioning systems. These features themselves do not save money but rather improve indoor comfort. Typically the systems with the added features are more efficient but the efficiency is only part of the picture. Most of these features boil down to 3…

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FREE HBA Home Show Tickets – Metro Appliances & More

HBA Home Show 2020 Mobile

Metro Appliances & More is the 2020 HBA Home Show Event Sponsor and they are giving away FREE tickets to the HBA Home Show. Stop by their showroom, after January 7th, at 3252 N Glenstone Ave in Springfield, Missouri while supplies last.   Two tickets per family – valid for the 2020 HBA Home Show.…

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Welcome to 2020 – HBA Update

Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield

It’s hard to believe that Home Show is only 22 days from today – are you ready? HBA Home Show 2020 We still have a few booths available and we are looking for volunteers to help with ticket selling, the information desk, driving the vendor shuttle and the Kid Pro Zone area. Please contact Hannah…

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Loft-Basket Weave Tile ONLY 69¢ sq ft

Looking to add some character to your room? Check out this Loft-Basket Weave tile ONLY $0.69 sq/ft. ON CLEARANCE at Discount Dave’s Carpet & Flooring in Springfield, MO. Shop warehouse sale – https://buff.ly/2rFgw0g This post brought to you by Discount Dave’s Carpet & Flooring

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Reach Your Consumers – FREE Post in the HBA Info-Letter

Many of you are familiar with the HBA Info-Letter that we send out quarterly to our database of consumers, but there are many more that are not taking advantage of this FREE and simple post. What & When Is It? The HBA Info-Letter is a quarterly email newsletter is sent out to help promote HBA…

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Millennial Buyers’ Willingness to Pay for Green Features

Millennials Willing to Pay for Green in 2020?

Results from NAHB’s report, What Home Buyers Really Want (2019 Edition), show that Millennials want an environment-friendly home, but few are willing to pay more for it for that reason alone. They are, however, willing to pay for certain green features, such as those that provide energy efficiency and cost saving benefits over time. When asked…

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Builders’ and Remodelers’ Use of Technology in 2019

According to a recent NAHB study, although use of some factory-produced components like trusses has become widespread, the newer and more innovative types of construction technology, such as 3D printing and robots, have so far penetrated the residential market only to a very limited extent.  This is true for both single-family builders and residential remodelers. Data…

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New and Renewing Members – December 2019

Why HBA Membership Participation Points Matter… Expand YOUR HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS See How Many Points Your Company Has – View this spreadsheet for the most current points for your company as well as other HBA members. This google spreadsheet will be updated monthly. Participation Point System Playbook – Summary of the point system including how to…

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HBACF Helping Scott Bracy through ALS Journey

Scott Bracy ALS Walk

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is a very important part of the HBA. The HBACF is responsible for raising money to help support scholarships for MSU and OTC students studying construction and interior design and to help support the smoke alarm give-away program. There is nothing the HBACF does better than helping our community and…

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SFC Bank Announces Dedication for Charlie O’Reilly and Noel Boyd

SFC Bank Dedications for Charlie O'Reilly and Noel Boyd

Springfield First Community Bank is proud to announce the dedication of the Charlie O’Reilly Board Room and the Noel Boyd Bank Lobby in honor of two outstanding board members and community leaders. “Our bank is privileged to have such an outstanding leadership team in our board of directors. We are truly honored to have Charlie…

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HBA Home Builder Rusty MacLachlan Running for Office

Springfield home builder Rusty MacLachlan is officially in the running for one of the Greene County Commission’s three seats. MacLachlan of MacLachlan Construction Co. Inc. announced in a news release he’s seeking the District 1 associate commissioner seat currently held by Harold Bengsch. “Our community has seen tremendous growth over the past several decades, which has…

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