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Stretch codes, Rhode Island, and Hope.

Posted: February 10, 2020
Stretch codes can be engaged in addition to base codes to lead the construction industry to use less energy, have a less negative impact on the environment, and achieve higher levels of occupant health and comfort for everyone. Stretch codes encourage the use of best practice approaches that take advantage of advances in building science and technology. Read More

Minnesota Builder Renewal FAQ

Posted: February 10, 2020
Minnesota builder and remodeler license holders must complete 14-hours of continuing education with 1-hour of energy code within their two-year licensing cycle.  Licensees can break their continuing education into two 7-hour segments over their two-year cycle or take all 14-hours in the same year to meet state requirements. Many residential builder and remodeler licenses are expiring on March 31, 2020. Read More

Michigan Builders, Do You Know How to Renew?

Posted: February 10, 2020
As of 2017 all Michigan builder and maintenance and alteration license renewals must be completed online through the state of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). Read More

Virginia Code Official Continuing Education

Posted: February 10, 2020
Virginia Code Officials that have last names starting with the letters A-M must complete continuing education and renew their licenses by May 1st, 2020. Check out the frequently asked questions and answers below to make sure you're ready to renew your license. Read More

Oregon Contractors, Get Licensed & Stay Licensed or Face Fines

Posted: February 10, 2020
The Oregon CCB recently updated their Buyer Beware list with contractors that are wanted for working without a license and scamming customers. Most of the contractors on this list are known for taking large payments up front and providing sub par work or no work at all. Gregory Mason Miller holds the highest debt at $311,105.52 - he was sentenced to five years in prison on June 6, 2018. Read More

Last Chance To Take Our Online Lead Paint RRP Refresher

Posted: January 6, 2020
Do you need to take a 4-hour Lead Paint Refresher course? We have an EPA-approved 4-hour refresher course available today through April 1st! Sign up today to take complete this EPA required course in HD video from the comfort of home. Read More

Becoming a Massachusetts CSL FAQs

Posted: December 31, 2019
This is the fastest and most comprehensive way to prepare for your contractor licensing exams. Our Massachusetts Construction Supervisor Exam Prep Courses give you the most up to date information in an easy to learn format. You have immediate access from any computer or mobile device and all of our courses come with instructor support. Read More

Free E-Book: Expand Your Commercial Construction Business

Posted: December 31, 2019
Have you been thinking about expanding your commercial contracting business? Becoming a NASCLA accredited contractor means you can take one trades exam to work in AL, AR, AZ, FL, GA, LA, MS, NV, NC, OR, SC, TN, UT, US Virgin Islands, VA, and WV. Read More

All New: NASCLA Exam Preparation Program

Posted: December 17, 2019
The first lessons you go through in the program will provide you with practical tips to help you create a study routine that works for you. You’ll learn our methods behind studying for an open book test, and how those methods apply to actually taking the NASCLA exam. You will also learn our recommended strategies for taking (and PASSING) the exam. Read More

5 Tips to Build Trust with Customers

Posted: December 13, 2019
Customers who trust your business will be loyal customers. Establishing trust with your customers provides you the opportunity to build lifelong relationships with your clientele, which will give you a sense of job security as well as the satisfaction of a job well done. Read More

Absolutely Excellent!  The course itself, plus the instructor gives you the sense that you can really succeed.

Richard "Rico" Lewis - Detroit, MI
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