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NH Home Builders  
Education Series 

Join us this fall for a series of FREE classes for all New Hampshire based builders & contractors. Come learn from experts about topics like the new building codes, energy efficiency, business management techniques, and more. We will be holding classes in every corner of the state, and all you need to do to attend is sign up. Please attend as many of these as you wish. This program is brought to you by a partnership of the NH Home Builders Association and NHSaves.

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Our Programs

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Building Codes Update

This seminar will bring in our partners at the NH Building Officials Association. Recently Governor Sununu signed into law the adoption of new residential building codes. These were signed in July and you have 6 months to convert your building practices. Electrical code changes will be discussed at other seminars and locations throughout NH. This is for the RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES. 

Oct. 20 - Mountain View Grand in Whitefield

Oct.20 - Mt. Cranmore Resort in N. Conway

Nov. 15 - The Old Salt Restaurant in Hampton

Nov. 29 - The State Library in Concord

Dec. 6 - Martha's Exchange in Nashua

 Cost Estimating

Come hear from a  regional expert and spend three comprehensive hours talking about job estimating from the basement to the roof. Presented will also be software options and even outsourced companies to balance your time demands. Cost escalation riders will be discussed and techniques for communicating cost changes to the consumer. Sharpen your pencils and get ready to cut cost over runs.

Oct. 28 - LaValley Building Supply in  Lebanon

Nov. 18 - NH Housing Center in Concord

Business 101

Learn how to recession-proof your business in this 4-hour course. A group of industry leaders will be discussing valuable information for businesses both large and small. Topics in this course include how to read/create financial reports, how to access federal & state moneys, how to be found by potential customers online, and the best ways to recruit & retain your employees. This class will give you a leg-up on your competetion 

Nov. 10 - Northwood Brewing in Northwood

Home Performance with Energy Star 

In this class, you will learn about current (and possibly future) expectations in home energy efficiencies. This seminar will cover the newest techniques and technologies to make home more efficient. This seminar will also go discuss weatherization and what state/federal programs you can take advantage of. Our instructor will also explain how  Home Audits work, and how builders and contractors can access them for free through NH Saves.

Oct. 11 -  Shaker Village in Canterbury

Oct. 26 - Atlantic Grill in Rye

Nov. 9 - The Barn on the Pemi in Plymouth

Dec. 8 - Glen House in Gorham

Products Program

This seminar will help you understand and be exposed to the very latest in trends and techniques of energy efficient products to help lower dependency on the utilities. This seminar will also serve as a “myth buster” of bygone years when electric heat pumps were “bad” and other myths such as “wrapping your water heater”. This seminar will allow builders and contractors to ask questions and learn of new tools to make their jobs more effective, efficient and proving energy savings to the consumer.

Nov. 1 - Cannon Mtn. in Franconia

Dec. 13 - Searles Castle in Windham

 Energy Code Update

This program will cover changes to the new International Energy Conservation Code adopted earlier this year. The seminar will dive into the changes made between the new and old code, and also highlight any New Hampshire specific amendments and what you need to know to comply with, and cost effectively exceed, the 2018 code. Also covered will be He will also include an examination of the energy impacts and non-energy benefits of building to ENERGY STAR® standards.

Oct. 5 -  Mills Falls in Meredith

Oct. 19 - Keene Country Club

Oct. 26 - Manchester Country Club 

Nov. 2nd - Atlantic Grill in Rye

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NHSaves works to advance the efficient use of energy in New Hampshire.

NHSaves has great ideas and resources to help you save time, money, and energy as part of your daily routine and business practices. Watch our video and remember, when New Hampshire saves, we all win!
NHSaves is a collaboration of New Hampshire’s electric and natural gas utilities working together to provide NH customers with information, incentives, and support designed to save energy, reduce costs, and protect our environment statewide.