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SBCC Proposed Code Changes

September 28, 2022 | Comments Off on SBCC Proposed Code Changes

YOUR VOICE IS NEEDED. SHBA is taking an active role in opposing these code changes, but WE NEED YOUR INPUT TO BE SUCCESSFUL.   The Washington State Building Code Council is on the verge of passing the country’s most stringent and most expensive package of building codes and we must take action to protect our energy choice!   Three ways you can help: Add your name to a letter that will be submitted to the SBCC on behalf of SHBA members and partners. You can view the letter by tapping the image below. Sign up to testify on Sept. 29.…

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2022 Fall Festival of Homes

September 23, 2022 | Comments Off on 2022 Fall Festival of Homes

It’s back! The Fall Festival of Homes presents Spokane’s finest residential design. Now in its 18th year, the Fall Festival of Homes has featured nearly 500 homes. It is the largest new-home construction showcase in the Inland Northwest. The Spokane Home Builders Association and Fred’s Appliance are proud to present the 18th Annual Fall Festival of Homes with 16 gorgeous homes from 10 of Spokane’s finest builders.   This year, the festival will be held over two weekends, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 23‒25 and Sept. 30‒Oct. 2. Each Friday night will feature a special Ladies Night with…

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Frame Your Future Launch

August 31, 2022 | Comments Off on Frame Your Future Launch

SPOKANE HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF “FRAME YOUR FUTURE” Industry partners raise $200,000 to support local schools with residential construction trades training Spokane, Wash. August 31, 2022-The Spokane Home Builders Association (SHBA) and The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will held a joint press conference today (Wednesday 8/31/22) to announce the launch of two pivotal new workforce development and job placement programs for the construction fields in Spokane County. At the press conference, SHBA announced it has raised more than $200,000 from building industry partners for Frame Your Future (FYF), a new program providing industry-driven curriculum and hands-on…

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What is Energy Efficiency? Why Does it Matter?

August 19, 2022 | Comments Off on What is Energy Efficiency? Why Does it Matter?

We spoke with an energy efficiency expert for answers There are a lot of buzzwords around energy these days, but simply put, energy efficiency is using less energy to get a job done. And when it comes to our homes, using less energy typically means lower energy costs for things like electricity, gas, and water. Whether you’re a homeowner or an aspiring homeowner, understanding the basics of energy efficiency can help you save money and be a better energy-conscious consumer. To get the 411 on energy efficiency, we spoke with Tom Lienhard, a 25-year veteran of Avista and retired Chief…

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