Atlanta Building News-September 2008 - (Page 8)

C L A S S E S A N D E V E N T S C A L E N DA R SEPTEMBER 10 ✔ Certified Professional Home Builder Survival Breakfast, 8 a.m. ✔ Builder Licensing Exam Prep Course: General References (three days), 8:30 a.m. ✔ Accident Investigation Techniques: Compliance-Based Lunch and Learn, noon ✔ Sales and Marketing and Atlanta 50+ Housing Councils Joint Meeting, 6 p.m., Villa Christina HomeAid Atlanta Project Playhouse Preview Party, 7 p.m., Lenox Square OCTOBER 1 ✔ Builder Licensing Exam Prep Course: Commercial Supplement (three days), 8:30 a.m. ✔ Homeowner Handbook Orientation, 9 a.m. ✔ EarthCraft House Building, 8:30 a.m., Southface Energy Institute ✔ What You Need to Know About Arbitration and Mediation Lunch and Learn, noon ✔ What Home Builders Need to Know About Liens in Georgia, 8:30 a.m. HomeAid Atlanta Project Playhouse Awards and Auction Party, 6 p.m. Grand Hyatt Buckhead 2 3 4 6 11 12 13 HomeAid Atlanta Project Playhouse Opens, Lenox Square. Weekend tours through Oct. 4. 15 ✔ Builder Licensing Exam Prep Class: Business and Law, 8:30 a.m. Membership Committee/Associates Council Meeting, 11:30 a.m. ✔ Scheduling Class, 8:30 a.m. ✔ Negotiating Skills, 8:30 a.m. ✔ Make More Money: How Businesses Can Market Themselves, 1:30 p.m., Cox Conference Center ✔ Understanding Insurance Types and How to Lower Your Insurance Costs, Time TBD ✔ Builder/Developer/Lender Council Meeting, 8 a.m. HomeAid Atlanta Board Meeting, 11 a.m. ✔ Cobb Chapter Meeting, 11:30 a.m. Marietta Country Club ✔ Profitable Business Through Quality Construction, 8:30 a.m. ✔ North Fulton Chapter Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Ippolito’s ✔ Safety and Security (RCS), 1 p.m. ✔ Codes and Quality Control (RCS), 8:30 a.m. ✔ Builder Licensing Application Workshop, 1 p.m. Metro South/South Fulton Chapters Golf Tournament, 9 a.m., Canongate I Cherokee/Cobb Chapter Golf Tournament, 9 a.m. ✔ Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP) Course (three days), 8:30 a.m. 16 7 ✔ Gwinnett Chapter Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Gwinnett Place Marriott ✔ Builder Licensing Exam Prep 4-Week Course (Tuesdays and Thursdays), 8 a.m. ✔ Selling the EarthCraft House, 8:30 a.m., Southface Energy Institute ✔ Certified Professional Home Builder Survival Breakfast, 8 a.m. ✔ Metro South Chapter Meeting, 11:30 a.m., ✔ Managing On-the-Job Injuries: Compliance-Based Lunch and Learn, noon ✔ Residential Contractor Licensing Exam Prep Course (two days), 8:30 a.m. ✔ Sales and Marketing Council Meeting, 6 p.m., Villa Christina Sales and Marketing Council Bowl-a-thon, 6 p.m., Bowl 300 8 17 9 18 13 14 ✔ Business Management for Building Professionals, 8:30 a.m. ✔ Builder/Developer/Lender Council Meeting, 8 a.m. HomeAid Atlanta Board Meeting, 11 a.m. ✔ Remodelers Council Meeting, 11:30 a.m. ✔ Marketing and Communications Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), 8 p.m. ✔ South Fulton Chapter Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Green Manor ✔ Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II), 8 a.m. ✔ Builder Licensing Application Workshop, 1 p.m. Membership Committee/Associates Council Meeting, 11:30 a.m. 19 15 22 23 ✔ IRM-III: Lifestyle Merchandising, Advertising and Promotion Strategies (two days), 8:30 a.m. ✔ Level 1-A: Fundamentals of Erosion and Sediment Control, 8:30 a.m. ✔ Inner Atlanta Chapter Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Maggiano’s Buckhead ✔ OSHA 10-Hour Competent Person Certification (two days), 8 a.m. ✔ What Builders and Developers Need to Know About Mixed Use Developments, noon ✔ Sales and Marketing Council Roundtable, 4:30 p.m., Villa Christina ✔ Build a Better Home, 9 a.m. ✔ Residential Home Technology Lunch and Learn, noon Level 1-A: Exam-Only Session, 2 p.m. 16 24 25 17 20 21 HomeAid Atlanta Fairway to Haven Golf Classic, East Lake Golf Course ✔ Level AW: Subcontractor Awareness Seminar, 9 a.m. 26 30 22 ✔ Cast-in-Place Concrete Foundations, 8:30 a.m. ✔ Housing Anatomy, 8:30 a.m. ✔ Certified Professional Home Builder Program General Membership Meeting, 11 a.m. ✔ Seven Keys to a Successful Rezoning Lunch and Learn, noon Green Building Builder Speed Dating, 10 a.m. ✔ HBA Board Meeting, 3:30 p.m. Membership Connection, 5 p.m. 23 Calendar Key to Events: ✔ This course is approved for CPHB program continuing education credits. ■ Environmental Issues ■ Education ■ Social Events ■ Membership Meetings All meetings will be held at HBA’s Housing Center unless otherwise noted. The Housing Center is located at 1484 Brockett Road in Tucker at the corner of Brockett and Cooledge roads next to Highway 78. Editor’s Note: Changes in the dates and location of events listed on our calendar occur. Please call the HBA at (770) 938-9900 or check t he lates t c alendar online at www.atlantahomebuilders.com. 28 29 ✔ Inner Atlanta Chapter Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Maggiano’s Buckhead ✔ Building Safety Programs, 8:30 a.m. ✔ Hiring, Training and Supervision (RCS), 1 p.m. ✔ Office and Trace Contractor Relations (RCS), 8:30 a.m. 30 31 8 SEPTEMBER 2008 | ATLANTA BUILDING NEWS http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Atlanta Building News-September 2008

Atlanta Building News-September 2008
Contents
Letter from the President
Classes and Events Calendar
Building Quality Traffic in a Challenging Market
6 Low- or No-Cost Ways to Market Your Homes
Legal Corner
The Housing Institute
Earthcraft House
Education
Bookstore
Homeaid Atlanta
Atlanta 50+ Housing Council
New Members
Index to Advertisers

Atlanta Building News-September 2008

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