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Education News

Lake Norman HBA to host Accredited Remodeler Classes

Coming up this fall, the Lake Norman HBA will offer the four required courses for the Accredited Remodeler’s Designation through the North Carolina Builder Institute. To earn the Accredited Remodeler (AR) designation, a student must complete 16 mandatory hours (specific courses) and 56 elective hours totaling 72 hours of course work in the 100 and/or 200 level of the NCBI curriculum. The 16 mandatory hours required are:

  • BM106 The Numbers Behind a Successful Remodeling Business. 4 hr
  • BM206 Remodeling: The Bad and The Good Strategies for Success. 4 hr
  • BM109 Case Study of a Remodeling Company. 4 hr
  • BM209 The Anatomy of a Remodeling Project. 4 hr

BM106 & BM206 will be offered Tuesday, October 22. BM109 & BM209 will be offered Tuesday, November 19. Each day will be $175 with advance registration.

If you hold the Accredited Builder, Accredited Builder, or Accredited Associate designation, you only need these four classes to receive the Accredited Remodeler designation.

The Spring Session of NCBI will be offered in March, and you can obtain up to 24 more hours of the elective requirements.

For questions about NCBI in general, contact NCHBA at 1-800-662-7129. To register for these courses, click here.

For questions about registering for the Lake Norman HBA courses, contact Nicole Goolsby at 704-564-6600 or email at nicole@rionhomes.com.

NAHB hosts Webinar Wednesdays

Building professionals are busy people. NAHB knows how difficult it is to make time for even the most compelling courses, seminars, and workshops. It’s easy to miss the learning opportunities that help you to stay abreast of the latest technologies, newly passed regulations and cost-effective ways of doing business.

Take advantage of NAHB’s Webinar Wednesday series. Register for any webinar and enjoy unlimited access to the replay. Plan ahead and register for the entire Webinar Wednesday Library for unlimited access to all Live and On-Demand webinars. Best of all, each webinar counts for one hour of continuing education credit toward NAHB professional designations.
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Green Building Classes Offered

The demand for green building in the home building industry is growing.  NAHB keeps track of all local associations offering NAHB courses, including the courses needed for the Certified Green Professional Designation. Click here to search courses.
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Get the Credit You Deserve!

If it’s expertise you’re looking for, then you’ve come to the right place. Builders University (BU) is your best source for safety and risk management classes for contractors. Builders Mutual created BU as a center for educational excellence, to assist you in being proactive about safety and risk management. Our BU instructors give you the tools you need to develop a comprehensive, high-impact risk management strategy for your business.  It’s not just about keeping your workers safe.  It’s about your bottom line.

Anytime you take a Builders University class at your local HBA, you can earn North Carolina Builder Institute (NCBI) credit, too. Credit applies toward AA and AB designations.
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