Drive Revenue with Smart Recruiting & Retention Strategies

Attracting and keeping the right people to your company is a science and an art. Learn from Alaina Robertson with Taylor Morrison Homes and Melissa Galland with Ginn Group. They have engineered new strategies to bring on top talent through strategic brand messaging, tools to curate a culture of high-performing teams, and outside-the-box thinking that […]

Code Compliant Portal Frames Built Right

This course can help you in the transition of your current wall bracing and portal frame designs to comply with the 2018 International Residential Code using both IRC and APA portal frame designs. On October 1, 2021, the Oregon Building Codes Division is rescinding both the 97-01 Portal Frame Bracing and the 13-01 Wall Bracing […]

The Challenges of Advanced Framing

As energy codes become stricter, builders and designers are seeking options for energy-efficient construction that maintain strength, durability, sustainability and cost-effectiveness. One effective solution is advanced framing, a system of construction framing techniques that optimize material use and increase energy efficiency. Join APA’s Larry Oenning as he discusses common advanced framing techniques, the benefits of the system […]

Planning for Electric Vehicles in New Homes

Between the passing of Oregon House Bill 2165 for alternative fuel transportation and establishing the new Oregon Electrical Vehicles Roadmap, support for electric vehicles in Oregon is on the rise. Energy Trust of Oregon is making it easier for builders to plan for electric vehicles in new homes. This session will share best practices to […]