NAHB Education

 

In addition to the R|D|J Conference Program, we also feature specific industry training from NAHB Remodelers, which allows you to receive the credits you need to earn or maintain industry designations. You can add these sessions onto your R|D|J 2017 registration during the online registration process. You will receive a free R|D|J Expo Pass with your purchase of the following four NAHB education courses.

Please Note: NAHB Education is separate from the R|D|J Conference Program. NAHB education has separate hours, so make note of the sessions below that you sign up for because their dates and times are not the same as R|D|J Conference dates and times.

NAHB, National Association of Home Builders, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large.  Founded in 1982, NAHB Remodelers serves the interests of more than 53,000 remodeling industry members.  

NAHB Remodelers is committed to improved management and technical competency of remodeler members, excellence in service to the consumer, and effective government representation of remodelers' interests at the federal, state, and local levels. Working in partnership with locally-organized Remodelers Councils at more than 100 NAHB-affiliated state and local builders' associations, NAHB Remodelers provides information, certification, education, and recognition programs geared to keeping remodeler members competitive.

CAPS I: Marketing and Communicating with the Aging-in-Place Client

Millions of Americans are living longer and more active lives. Because they are embracing newly found and changing lifestyles, they need to revitalize their home environment. Identifying this burgeoning opportunity and then developing the skills to interact with this market can help you grow your business dramatically.  The goal of the course is to equip course participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively market and sell services to the aging in place (AIP) market.

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Session Details and Pricing

Date and Time:  Monday, October 23  |  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course Pricing:  NAHB Member:  $279  |  Non-Member: $419

 

CAPS III: Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging-In-Place

This course builds on the CAPS I & II courses (which are prerequisites for this course) by introducing design solution techniques, innovative products and best practices for product installation for CAPS professionals to utilize when creating livable homes in which to Age-In-Place. Participants will engage in hands-on activities from real case studies to apply material learned in all CAPS courses.

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Session Details and Pricing

Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 25  |  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course Pricing:  NAHB Member:  $279  |  Non-Member: $419

 

CAPS II: Design Concepts for Livable Homes and Aging-in-Place

The goal of this course is to enable participants to identify common challenges within the home and understand attractive design concepts that create a safe and comfortable environment for clients who want to age in place as well as identify with one or more of these groups: Individuals who are not experiencing health issues related to aging, individuals who have a progressive or other condition that requires home modifications or equipment, and individuals who are dealing with an abrupt or traumatic health-related change.

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Session Details and Pricing

Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 24  |  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course Pricing:  NAHB Member:  $279  |  Non-Member: $419

 

Two-Day Course: Universal Design/Build

Universal Design/Build presents a shift in the approach to residential design and construction. Comfort and convenience regardless of age, stature or ability is the hallmark of inclusive design. Designers suppliers, builders, remodelers, social and health service providers will benefit from the creative design concepts and practices presented to develop market-driven projects that have broad aesthetic appeal as well as the necessary functional attributes. Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) courses are not a pre-requisite and CAPS will find benefit by expanding into the broader spectrum of universal design that offers a much wider target audience.

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Session Details and Pricing

Dates and Time:  Wednesday and Thursday, October 25–26  |  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Course Pricing:  NAHB Member:  $469  |  Non-Member: $679