Posts Categorized: HBA Iowa Weekly Updates

Weekly Update: March 2, 2017

   HBAI First Vice President Scott Webster (on left) guided members of the Senate State Government Committee through the Energy Conservation bill SSB1126 (Now SF388) last Tuesday.  He and Senator Roby Smith (Scott County) put together the legislation to make the 2009 ICC Energy Code the minimum requirement in the State.  Cities can still go higher, but this will help many of our members who cannot be competitive with border states.  Many groups and individuals have been pushing the 2015 and 2018 codes, which could add approximately $7k to the cost of a new home.  As long as it’s not mandated at the state level, there will be opportunities to build homes that are more affordable, healthy, and safe.  It advances.
Member Advantage Discounts
Your 3-in-1 membership includes an exclusive program from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) called Member Advantage. This offers you ways to reduce expenses, increase efficiency, and maximize profits through discounts on products and services with leading, national companies. To learn more about these discounts and how to access the savings go to NAHB Member Discounts. Click here for an overview of all discounts.
DM HBA raises $750 For HBAI Education Corp
A big thank you goes to the Greater …
Read The Entire Newsletter

Weekly Update: February 23, 2017

   The Iowa Truss Manufacturers Association and the Iowa Lumber Association held their annual lobby day early Wednesday morning.  It was an excellent event, with a steady flow of legislators.  We are all working on the same legislative priorities.
4th Annual Doug Mayo Memorial Golf Tourney Registration Now Open
Please join us for the 4th Annual Doug Mayo Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday June 30th, 2017. We will have a great day of golf to support the Home Builders Association of Iowa Educational Corporation and the proceeds will provide scholarships to students entering the building trades.
Our event sells out quickly and will feature a great day of golf along with many other activities. Sponsorship packages are available to provide you added recognition and business opportunities at the event. New this year is our clothing line.  On the registration page you’ll find a link to order your apparel.
Register today and be sure to invite your friends and business associates to register as well. If you have any questions, please contact us. Our contact information is under the ‘Contact’ tab.
We will also have another awesome live auction – last year we had NCAA basketball playoff tickets, Cubs & Cardinals baseball game tickets, steak fry’s …
Read The Entire Newsletter