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The HBA of Greater Springfield offers great opportunities for continuing education. Builders and Remodelers of the HBA of Greater Springfield are required to attend at least 3 education events per year to stay in good standing with our HBA.

In addition to continuing education our HBA is involved with education outlets and workforce development programs, like Build My Future, to educate and inspire the youth to consider a construction career.

For more on workforce developmentClick Here.

HBAGS Builder Requirements Collapse

The HBA Builder Requirements were set forth in 2017. The purpose of these requirements are to set HBA Builders a step above the rest as well as creating a better connection with the HBA through increased participation. The HBA of Greater Springfield committed to promoting HBA members through TV commercials, PSAs, social media and video blogs. The messages focus on how to find HBA members and why using an HBA member matters. In 2017 HBA Board of Directors adopted a new policy concerning builder members. In order to be an HBA builder member in good standing, builders must attend:

  • one Builder Round Table
  • one HBA Membership Event and
  • one HBA Educational Event during the calendar year.
City of Springfield Education – Energy Codes Expand

The City of Springfield adopted new building codes that will impact how homes are required to be built in Springfield, MO. Because of these changes the City of Springfield hosted a class on the new energy codes. Additional classes will be held covering varying topics regarding the new building codes.

BDS Training: Changes to the Energy Code from SGF CityView on Vimeo.

Professional Designations – Certified Specialist Expand
What are NAHB Professional Designations?
Professional Designations symbolize qualifications earned through extra time, effort, and knowledge gained toward a specialized area of expertise. These certifications or “marks of distinction” are raising the standards for those in the home building industry. Look for these marks after names just like you would find PhD or MD. For more about Certified SpecialistClick Here.

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