Sessions at BuildRight cover a broad range of topics, such as:
Sustainability and energy efficiency knowledge. Not sure how to take advantage of incentives? Not sure which efficiency features are more cost-effective? We’ve got classes for you. Already experienced at building to standards higher than code, even net zero? We’ve also got more advanced classes dealing with incorporating the natural environment into building, water management innovations and more. And, we’ve got classes on how to better market and show value to get your potential customer sold – whether new construction or remodeling.
General building and business knowledge. What’s the latest in home automation? What’s changed in contractual and liability protections you should be aware of? What are new building technologies and products for multi-family and single-family? What are some good cost-saving building techniques? What’s the latest in modular construction? We’ve got you covered.
Housing Market Forecast. HBA’s annual Housing Forecast is good, but a lot has changed since last November. We’ve added a mid-year housing forecast update by one of the best State economists.
Building regulations, fees, permit processes. We’ll have a session going through density/affordability issues in the City of Portland and our work there to make infill and redevelopment more straight forward, as well as an overview at lunchtime of work around the region and at the State on these issues and more. Builders, remodelers, subcontractors and developers – Bring your questions and issues, and we can help.
How to better reach your customer. What’s the latest in digital marketing strategies? How can you effectively use sites like Zillow and pinterest? What are changes in consumer behavior you should know to market and promote your homes or services?