Smoke Alarms – Life Savers
It is important to make sure that older homes, built before smoke alarms were required by code, have working smoke alarms. Older homes are where the vast majority of residential fire deaths still occur, and they are where our attention should be focused to save lives. Working smoke alarms are proven life-savers. They are the most effective, efficient, and cost-effective method to prevent fire deaths and loss of property. Be sure to not only test you alarms by pushing the test button, but also test the sensors. There are smoke simulator aerosols that can be purchased at hardware stores and online. American Red Cross stated that the "fire death rate in homes with working smoke alarms is 51% less than the rate for homes without this protection.” In other words, smoke alarm could cut your chances of dying in a fire in half.
Learn more about how the HBA of Greater Springfield, the HBA Charitable Foundation and it's members donate smoke alarms to local fire departments to help save lives.
Aaron Wahlquist - Media 10/02/2018
The HBA Charitable Foundation will make its largest donation to date to local area fire departments as a part of the Home Builders For Fire Safety Campaign. In an effort to reach fire departments of …read more
Aaron Wahlquist - Media 03/09/2018
In short. You shop. Amazon gives.
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Home Builders Association Charitable Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, …
Aaron Wahlquist - Media 10/03/2017
The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is ready to roll with the Construction Run 5K Walk-Run 2017 scheduled for 8am, October 14th at the Frisco Highline Trail in Willard.
Entry fee after September 14th is $35/person. You can SIGN UP NOW by going …read more
Aaron Wahlquist - Media 10/02/2017
The HBA Charitable Foundation will make its largest Smoke Alarms Donation to date to local area fire departments as a part of the Home Builders For Fire Safety Campaign. In an effort to reach …read more
Aaron Wahlquist - Media 07/13/2017
LOOKING FOR RUNNERS,WALKERS & SPONSORS!!
The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is hard at work planning this year’s Construction Fun Run scheduled for 8am, October 14th at the Frisco Highline Trail in Willard.
Early Bird Entry Fee is …read more
Aaron Wahlquist - Media 01/22/2017
The second annual HBACF Construction Run will be October 14th, 2017 at the Ozark Greenway Frisco Highline Trail.
DATE: Saturday, October 14, 2017
LOCATION: Starts at Willard Middle School - Ozark Greenway Frisco Highline Trail
REGISTRATION: …read more
Aaron Wahlquist - Media 09/25/2016
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, …read more
Aaron Wahlquist - Media 08/25/2016
Sign Up NOW to run or walk in the 2016 HBACF Construction Run sponsored by Meek's Design Center.
DATE: Saturday, October 1, 2016
TIME: Race begins at 1:00, the kids zone will open at noon.
LOCATION: Starts at …read more