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J.J. Swartz
Assistant Carpenter 

J.J. Swartz
Leadman Carpenter 

Midwest Garage
Garage Door Installer Trainee

Paul Tree Farms
4 positions open
View job post here  

Prairie Insulation
Installer
View job post here

Prairie Wholesale
CDL Driver
Sherwin Williams
Sales Associate

Springfield Electric Lighting
Lighting & Design Consultant 

Wellman's Lawn Care
Landscape Maintenance Foreman

Woare's Inc.
Yard Manager

Zinn Construction
Carpenter

Zinn Construction
Painter

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Member News


Please join us in wishing a very happy birthday to 

John Staff with Staff Carpet on October 14th

Misty Buscher with the City of Springfield on October 15th

John Ridings with Ridings Plumbing on October 16th

Kari Downey with HPR Marketing on October 17th

The November GMM will be held at Springfield Electric on November 20th.  Click HERE for info  and to view event flier

The Installation Banquet will be held on Thursday, December 5th at The Crowne Plaza.  Click HERE for event infoWant to be a sponsor for this great event?  Click HERE for sponsorship info.



CALLING FOR NOMINATIONS! 

Every non-profit has a governing body (Board) which is responsible for the governance of the organization, ensuring it is effectively and properly run and meeting its overall purpose.  Board members are fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound ethical and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as making sure the non-profit has adequate resources to advance its mission.  

AND THE  AWARD GOES TO.......

Do you know a member who has made a difference in our association and our community?  Then nominate them for an Of The Year Award.  Awards will be presented at the Installation Banquet on December 5th.


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Springfield Area Home Builders Association
3001 Spring Mill Drive 
Suite F
Springfield, Illinois 62704 


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NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF 10/14 /2019
 

Fall into Savings with a Money-back 
Home Energy Audit
   
City Water, Light, and Power wants to remind its customers that fall is a great time weatherize your home ahead of the upcoming winter heating season. The utility's $25 Money-back Home Energy Audit program can help homeowners get started with where to make improvements, which will increase comfort by reducing drafts, while also lowering energy usage. The audit assesses a home's efficiency from the basement to the attic and determine the best, cost-effective improvements the customer can make. The audit takes about two hours to complete in most homes and is conducted by CWLP Energy Services Office staff. This program is available to anyone owning or residing in a residential property that receives metered electric service from CWLP.
 
Many customers can achieve savings from reduced energy usage soon after an audit. "Many of the improvements we can suggest are low cost and easy to implement," said CWLP Energy Services Manager Gary Hurley. "Helping identify and seal small air leaks and changing lighting from an incandescent bulb to LED are just two easy ways to start seeing immediate savings with the investment of just a few dollars."
 
The Money-Back Home Energy Audit is a good deal for CWLP homeowners beyond future bill savings. "Not only do we rebate the $25 audit fee to the bill after improvements are made, we also provide customers another $25 back towards the purchase of weatherization materials," Hurley said.
 
At the time of the audit, the customer will receive a weatherization starter kit to allow them to start making improvements right away. Following the audit, customers will receive a detailed audit report prioritizing the recommended improvements along with information on available rebates showing the savings estimates achievable from each. The audit is covered by a one-time $25 fee added to the customer's CWLP bill, but if any or all of the improvements listed in the audit report are made within one year of the initial audit with follow-up confirmed by ESO, the $25 will be rebated back the customer. Also, the customer can receive another $25 rebate for weatherization materials purchased and installed. To make an appointment or for more information on the CWLP Money Back Home Energy Audit or any other assistance programs, customers can call the CWLP Energy Services Office at 789-2070, by email  nrgxprts@cwlp.com , or by clicking here .

CAPS Classes
October 23-25, 2019

It's not to late to sign up! 


Most people want to stay in their own home despite aging or becoming disabled. Remodelers and therapists certified in CAPS are trained to work with the homeowner to make it a safe and comfortable place for them to live for many more years. The three classes required to earn the CAPS designation detail the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to success for remodelers and therapists interested in incorporating modifications designed to enable homeowners to stay in their homes safely for a longer period of time. Endorsed by AARP, the CAPS designation has gained increased recognition in the marketplace and has become more popular among occupational therapists, Veterans Administration caseworkers and others who do business primarily with the aging population.



October 2019 General Membership Meeting

The October General Membership Meeting will be held at LS Building Products.  Come check out their new facility!  Our speaker is Mayor Langfelder.  You won't want to miss this one!  

 Please call the office if you have any questions.  

Click HERE to register OR click HERE to download the flyer

 
The next GMM will be held on Wednesday, November 20th, at Springfield Electric.  More details can be found under the Save the Date section! 

NEW LOOK for the 2020 Home Expo!   

We're re-branding the Home Expo!  Check out the new logo - and that's just the beginning of the changes that will be coming! 

Be sure to get your spot reserved! 

Sponsorship's are also available but are going fast.  Get your name out there for the largest trade show in the area! 


Click HERE to see available booth space 


Expo Insert Ad Sales Open

Where can consumers learn all they need to know about building and remodeling?  Where can they select their contractors and sub-contractors all in one place?  The Home Expo of course!  The show guide is distributed to over 30,000 people, plus it's handed out to everyone who attends the Expo.  

 
Ad sales are open -  book your spot now. 


 

IBS 2020 offers the most up-to-date
 and innovative education the industry has to offer.

IBS will be held January 21-23, 2020 in Las Vegas.  Registration is now open for the International Builders Show! 
T he 2020 mobile app is currently in development and will be available in December, but you can download the 2019 mobile app to receive notifications.  Click HERE to learn more details! 
     

NAHB wants YOU to join the team!
Become an IBS Brand Ambassador. Click HERE for more information about this exciting opportunity!  
 
Who will be there? View a list of all the 
2020 Exhibitors by clicking HERE

Events at IBS: