HBA Home Pros News

Pensmore Project Draws a Crowd for Salute to Construction Kick-Off

The 27th annual Salute to Construction festivities began last week with a successful reception at Chateau Pensmore in Christian County.  The 72,000 square foot first-of-its-kind home served as a very appropriate location for the kick-off and proclamation ceremony.  The fact that our region was selected as the place to build this home featuring the super ... Read More

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Continues Build Week in Joplin

Led by Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield Board Treasurer Sam Clifton, and featuring project management by numerous HBA of Greater Springfield and HBA of Southwest Missouri in Joplin builders, the largest build in the history of wildly popular ABC Television Network reality television program Extreme Makeover: Home Edition started on Wednesday, October 19 in ... Read More

Extreme Makeover Home Editions Day 1 Photos

It was an exciting first day at the Extreme Makeover Home Edition. There was so much going on everywhere you looked making it impossible to capture the full scope of this extreme seven house build. Enjoy the photos.... Click for Full Screen Slideshow

HBA Home Remodeling Expo Opens with Media Attention

The HBA of Greater Springfield's 2011 Home Remodeling Expo Opened Friday to larger than anticipated crowds amid positive local media attention.  Coverage on KOLR/KOZL (watch video by clicking here), the Springfield Business Journal, and the Springfield News-Leader (early-week and late-week) helped set the stage for a successful weekend. It was a busier-than typical opening Friday ... Read More

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Joplin Pep Rally TUESDAY

EMHE Build Will Also Help Firefighters Collect Christmas Toys for Kids JOPLIN, MO– ABC’s Emmy-award winning reality TV show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will set the stage for the show’s upcoming build in Joplin with a community-wide pep rally Tuesday, October 4 at Calvary Baptist Church (600 E. 50th Street in Joplin), from 5pm to 8pm. ... Read More

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in Joplin will be Show's Historic 200th Episode!

Organizers Announce Early Outpouring of Support from 40 Companies… and Counting JOPLIN, MO– Today, executives with ABC’s Emmy-award winning reality TV show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition announced that the show’s upcoming build in Joplin will be air as a special milestone of the program. The episode featuring the Joplin build will be the show’s 200th episode. Reaching ... Read More

Extreme Makeover Reveals Scope of October 19 Joplin Build!

‘Seven Homes in Seven Days’ will be Among Largest Builds in Show History JOPLIN, MO– Today, executives with ABC’s Emmy-award winning reality TV show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition announced that the scope of the show’s upcoming build in Joplin will be one of the largest in the history of the wildly popular program. Led by ... Read More

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Coming to Joplin!

Pre-Planning Well Underway; Weeklong ‘BIG BUILD’ Starts October 19 JOPLIN, MO – Alongside representatives of Joplin city government and the Home Builders Association of Southwest Missouri today, Millstone Custom Homes, LLC officially announced what had been rumored for weeks: ABC’s Emmy-award winning reality TV show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, will film a weeklong construction project ... Read More

News-Leader: Record-low interest rates intrigue buyers

Springfield News-Leader reporter Wes Johnson reports in today's edition that home buyers beginning to re-enter the local market are finding a pleasant suprise: record low interest rates. While many thought interest rates for mortgages couldn't go any lower than record lows of recent years, even better opportunities exist today for consumers to finance their next ... Read More

An EXTREME-ly Important Announcement in Joplin Wednesday!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011 CONTACT:    Matt Morrow  (417) 838-7009 / Crystal Harrington  (417) 850-0494   ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** Millstone Custom Homes Making Major Announcement in Joplin Wednesday! BIG BUILD Coming to Joplin in October   JOPLIN, MO– Millstone Custom Homes, LLC will make a major announcement in Joplin ... Read More

Watts Radiant Receives Recognition for Workplace Safety

Department of Labor Bestows Company with Prestigious SHARP Award Springfield, Mo – The Labor Department’s On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program is pleased to announce that Watts Radiant of Springfield, Mo, has earned the distinction of being named the newest member of the Missouri’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for its excellent workplace ... Read More

LCS Kleen Aire Wins NADCA 2009 Safety Award

(Washington, D.C.) – The HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association has named LCS Kleen-Aire as a recipient of the 2010 Safety Award.  This honor was awarded because of LCS Kleen-Aire’s dedication to ensuring the safety of its employees and clients. Matt Mongiello, co-chair of National Air Duct Cleaners Association's (NADCA) Education & Safety Committee, said, ... Read More