Earn Professional Designations at NAHB Spring Conferences
NAHB members can earn credits toward valuable designations by taking required courses at two spring conferences — the Building for Boomers & Beyond: 50+ Housing Symposium in Philadelphia and the National Green Building Conference in Dallas — hosted by The NAHB University of Housing.
Credits Toward Certified Active Adult Specialist in Housing (CAASH)
Members attending the 50+ Housing Symposium on April 27-29 at the Marriott Philadelphia can take the three required courses for the Certified Active Adult Specialist in Housing (CAASH) designation. The CAASH designation gives housing professionals the essential knowledge, tools and skills to serve the rapidly burgeoning 50+ market.
The three pre-conference courses include:
Complete CAASH designation requirements can be found at www.nahb.org/CAASHinfo.
In addition to the pre-conference courses, the symposium offers a wide range of education sessions and two active adult community bus tours.
To register for the conference, visit www.nahb.org/Build4Boomers. Advance registration ends Friday, April 3.
Credits Toward Certified Green Professional
Members attending the National Green Building Conference on May 8-10 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas can take pre- and post-conference courses required for NAHB’s fastest growing designation, Certified Green Professional (CGP).
The CGP designation teaches builders, remodelers and other industry professionals techniques for incorporating green building principles into homes using cost-effective and affordable options.
The courses available at the National Green Building Conference include:
A graduation ceremony for the 2009 class of Certified Green Professionals will also be held during the conference.
Additional CGP requirements can be found at www.nahb.org/CGPinfo.
In addition to the CGP courses, the conference will hold more than 30 education sessions.
To register for the conference, visit www.nahb.org/GreenBuildingConference. Advance registration ends Friday, April 10.
For more information on all of NAHB’s 2009 conferences, visit www.nahb.org/Conferences.
Find Out What the 45+ Housing Market Wants
“Right House, Right Place, Right Time: Community and Lifestyle Preferences of the 45+ Housing Market,” available through BuilderBooks.com, will help determine the right design, home features and amenities to attract boomer home buyers in your market.
Author Margaret A. Wylde guides readers through the latest survey results on this important consumer group and explains what their responses mean for today’s and tomorrow’s home building industry.
To view or purchase this publication online, click here, or call 800-223-2665.
‘National Green Building Standard’ Available at BuilderBooks.com
“The National Green Building Standard,” available through BuilderBooks.com, provides “green” practices that can be incorporated into multifamily and single-family new home construction, home remodeling and additions and site development.
The standard covers lot design, resource, energy and water efficiency; indoor environment quality; and owner education.
Currently the first and only ANSI-approved green building rating system, the National Green Building Standard is the benchmark for green homes.
To view or purchase this publication online, click here.