Supporting the residential building industry and professional success for our members.
Our members use the Indiana Quality Assurance Builder Standards to establish clear expectations for each project.
Sooner or later you may join the millions of people who remodel their homes each year. We offer tips on choosing the right company for your project.
New housing built by our members is furthering Fort Wayne's advancement and continued economic growth.
|September 24– September 27
|Fall General Membership Meeting||Chestnut Hills Golf Club|
|Chili Cook Off||Home Lumber, Inc.|
|Meet Me at 5 (The Tile Shop)||Tile Shop, The|
Energy Code Compliance Takes Effect October 1
Note on your calendars that October 1, 2020, is the hard date for energy code compliance enforcement becoming more robust. All permits pulled on or after October 1 must be accompanied by the energy survey paperwork. Asking for it on the front-end will help reduce calls to the office to amend permits. Please reach out to your subs affected by this requirement, especially those subs who do not utilize technology as part of their daily routine.
Vision 2020: Programming & Networking
This month we are focusing specifically on how and where you can get plugged in. Whether it is a committee, golf outing, Meet Me at 5, Builders’ Showcase or one of the many other events, we have a spot for you to get involved. The first step is simply to ask Beth, Rebecca, myself or any board member and we will help align you with your interests and strengths.
Vision 2020: Membership
This month we are concentrating on membership once again. We have implemented a "Why I'm a Member' video series to help illustrate the benefits of membership from your mouths. Today I am asking for your assistance in sending me or Beth a short, one-minute or less, video explaining why you’re a member.
Energy Code Compliance and the 2020 IRC
Effective October 1, 2020, permit applicants will be required to submit initial energy code paperwork when applying for permits. This will prevent non-compliance issues related to energy code prior to the final inspection. This needs to be turned in just like the engineered wood affidavit is required.
2020 Builders' Showcase Event Information
The 2020 Builders' Showcase will be held Thursday, September 24 through Sunday, September 27, 2020. Hours of the Showcase will be Thursday and Friday from 4-7 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 pm. Builder agreements and line drawings of homes are due by July 10. Uploads of all home information to the HBA site are due by August 1. In-home vendor agreements are due by July 22. Members can submit advertising for the printed planbook or website through July 31.
The Home Builders Association of Fort Wayne, Inc. is a federally approved not-for-profit trade organization.
We are associated with the National Association of Home Builders and the Indiana Builders Association. Our jurisdiction includes the following counties in Indiana: Adams; Allen; Dekalb; Huntington; Wells; and Whitley.
Our meetings, events and working committees offer many opportunities for builders, developers and associate members to work together and strengthen contacts.