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 We had a blast at last summer's BIAWC annual charity golf tournament "Building Fore Tomorrow"

If you didn't get a chance to participate this year, make sure to get in touch with us  and join in on Whatcom County's most fun tournament of the season --
AUGUST 22, 2014!

     

     

 

   
 

                     Sign up for the April 30 Membership Dinner by clicking here!

 

Lead Safety class - at a reduced rate!

EPA Certification Lead Safety/Renovation/Repair/Paint class 
May 14, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. @ BIAWC
Offered for only $185 -- reduced from last year!!

CREDITS:  8 Real Estate Continuing Education, 4 Plumber Clock Hours
     Does your business involve the renovation, repair or painting of structures built before 1978? Construction firms must apply for and receive EPA Certification to disturb paint as part of their work in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities. In addition, all of these jobs must be supervised by Certified Renovators; specifically, individuals who have completed an EPA-accredited, full-day training course. The course is required for any contractor that is involved in any activity that will –or has the potential to – disturb six square feet of lead-based paint in a room or 20 square feet on the exterior. The rule does not apply to minor maintenance or repair activities; however window replacement is not considered minor maintenance or repair.

    Instructor: Dale Yerabek of the Northwest Independent Contractors Assoc.
     Cost:  $185 for BIAWC members, $200 for nonmembers. 
     To register, click here

The EPA is doing checks -- REGISTER NOW!

 

               BIAWC is awarding scholarships

this spring for post-secondary

training or education!

The deadline to apply has been extended to

APRIL 30, 2014. 

Click here for information!

 

 "Green Genius” 

Real Estate Professional Educational Series 


     Built Green® is cooperating with Sustainable Connections on a series for real estate professionals and appraisers.  The  are scheduled, each providing 3.5 CEUs at a cost of $19. Now is the time to enroll, at www.pnwgreengenius.com.
     We now have 61 certified Built Green® houses in Whatcom County, and more than 1,100 homes in this region have undergone a home energy audit and have received an Energy Performance Score –  numbers that continue to grow. When listed for sale, these homeowners will undoubtedly be searching for real estate professionals who are knowledgeable and adept at marketing energy efficient and green built homes.
     Sustainable Connections, the Building Performance Center, and Built Green® are presenting the Green Genius Program to show how energy efficiency and green building trends have impacted the market, and how to take advantage of this market segment. Marketing benefits will be provided by the Community Energy Challenge to all attendees at no additional cost.

 

COST: $59 for the series | $19/class pre-register | $29/class at the door

     April 29: Green Building – the Marketing Advantage
          2-5:30 p.m. at Sustainable Connections, 1701 Ellis St.
          3.5 CEUs – C8519
     May 20: Getting the Most Out of a Green Appraisal
          2-5:30 p.m. at Sustainable Connections, 1701 Ellis St.
          3.5 CEUs – AP3062 & C8520


For more information contact Mark Peterson at mark@sconnect.org.
TO REGISTER, visit
www.pnwgreengenius.com