Tuesday Toolbox - February 19, 2019
2019 Parade of Homes - June 13th-16th
Don't Let the Parade Pass You By!
Calling all builders! Contracts are due for all home entries by Tuesday, March 5 th ! This is going to be an exciting Parade and we have growing opportunities for you to market your business and craftsmanship from start to finish! Please contact Sara with any questions or to submit your contract and payment for the 2019 Parade of Homes. sara@hbagta.com | 231-946-2305
HERS Rating Class - TOMORROW!
Feb. 20th, 4:00-5:30 pm
The HERS Index is a scoring system established by the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) in which a home built to the specifications of the HERS Reference Home (based) on the 2004 International Energy Conservation Code) scores a HERS Index of 100, while a net zero energy home scores a HERS Index of 0. The lower a home's score the more energy efficient it is in comparison to the HERS Reference Home.

Find out the why and how of achieving a great HERS score!

Please register below or contact Debbie at 231-946-2305.

Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 4:00-5:30 p.m .
Class Facilitator
Ryan McCoon
Endura Performance Homes
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General Membership Meeting & Chili Cook-Off!
March 11th, 4:30 p.m.
WE NEED CHILI!

We are in search of the areas best chili and we know our members make it! With only 12 spots left for the 2019 Chili Cook-Off, don’t miss out on receiving the award you deserve for your amazing chili!

All entries are needed by Tuesday, March 5 th .

Call or email Sara at the HBA Office to enter your chili today: sara@hbagta.com | 231-946-2305.
Building Skills Showdown!
Supporting Workforce Development Efforts
Raffle tickets are on sale now at the HBA office and will also be available at March's General Membership Meeting!

Don't miss your chance to win one of 4 structures in the Showdown between the Career Tech Construction Students and the Northwestern Michigan Construction Trades Students!

Catch up on the what's been happening by visiting the Showdown webpage.
The TBAISD Career Tech Center ’s entries are
multi-purpose cottage style structures.
The Northwest Michigan College entries are
infrared dry saunas with a changing area.
MIOSHA Office Hours
with Jeremy Hidalgo
Stop in and ask our area MIOSHA CET Consultant anything! Did you ever wonder how to prevent accidents? What is OSHA 300? What are my options if I’m cited? You have questions, Jeremy has answers! 

Stop in the HBA office on February 26th and March 5th, between 11 & 1. We’ll have the coffee on! 
Annual Golf Tournament
May 23rd
This year the HBA is testing the course at the beautiful Crystal Mountain Resort. We have availability for 46 teams and 10% discount on lodging to offer our members who come out to golf! Mark your calendars for May 23 rd and watch your mailbox for official invitations and registration forms.

This is a great event to volunteer for so contact Sara if you are interested: sara@hbagta.com | 231-946-2305.
EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
NAHB CAPS Course!
March 6, 7, & 8
"The HBA CAPS Certification course offers a wealth of information to any builder or other professional, interested in expanding their knowledge of incorporating spaces for seniors or anyone requiring additional accommodations, with the goal towards staying in their existing home. This valuable class can help improve your business for a growing market."   Mike McCumby, Saxton-McCumby Builders, Inc.

March 6th, 7th, & 8th, 9:00 - 5:00
Class Sponsorship
Available!
CPR & First Aid Certification
March 15th, 2pm-6pm
Are you prepared to handle most jobsite injuries? Do you know what to do in case of an emergency?

Join us for a course that will provide you with the skills, knowledge and peace of mind that you can handle worksite accidents and emergencies. Upon successful completion of the class, you will receive the American Heart Association First Aid Certificate.

Please register below or contact Debbie at 231-946-2305.

Friday, March 15th, 2pm-6pm

Class Sponsorship
Available!
Click on the dates below to register.
Another Great Way to Market Your Company!
Education Class Sponsorships Available
Show your support of the HBAGTA's dedication to one of our core values:
We know a well-educated membership is the cornerstone of the home building industry. We believe that the HBA has the possibility and opportunity to facilitate learning for every member and that every member has the obligation to acquire new knowledge, skills, values, and habits to support the communities perception of our industry.

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NAHB NEWS
7 New Travel & Entertainment Discounts!
Available NOW!
Being a member of NAHB has many perks, including access to great deals through NAHB Member Advantage programs. Members can enjoy discounts on everything from new computers to building supplies to vehicles.

Members can now add entertainment and travel to that list, thanks to a new affinity program with  Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG). EBG, an e-commerce company, owns and operates the largest entertainment, sports and travel benefits program in the country. Products and services include:

  1. Hotels
  2. Theme parks (e.g., Disney, Universal Studios, SeaWorld)
  3. Movie tickets (including AMC, Regal, Cinemark, and more)
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