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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
$895 Value $1,145 View Class ICC-IRC: RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODE Concord, CA Our ICC residential inspector exam prep course teaches you everything you need to know to pass your test and become B-1 certified. You won't just learn the most up-to-date code standards, but also important regulations surrounding construction materials, the best methods and practices, and even the requirements for ...read more
Categories: Community, Education and Training, Event Related, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
PG&E Urges Customers to Use New “811express.com” To Submit Free Request for Utility Markings Before Digging SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —In honor of National Safe Digging Month this April, PG&E encourages everyone planning excavation projects big and small to get a free safe-digging ticket using the new and convenient tool: 811express.com . Customers, excavators and ...read more
Categories: Advocacy - Legislation - Political, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Education and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Papers/Research, Permits, Press Release
Monday, March 27, 2017
North Bay Business Journal Special Events and Publications l (focused on local business). APRIL - MAY 2017 Media Planning Opportunities Issue Date Order Deadline Reports & Special Publications Apr 10 Mar 27 Succession Planning & Wealth Management Technology Apr 17 Apr 3 Wine Conference Report Employment & Job Trends Apr 24 Apr 10 Health Care Commercial Real Estate Largest Deals Forty ...read more
Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Education and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Advocacy - Legislation - Political, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Event Related, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Thursday, March 23, 2017
USA North 811 is pleased to announce that it received the "Most Impactful" Video Award at this year's CGA Expo in Orlando, FL. The video illustrates the importance of 811 and how it "protects the moments yet to come" in all of our lives. Please take a moment out of your day to watch this short damage prevention video.
Categories: Safety, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, Education and Training, Press Release
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Below is the letter Marin Builders is sending to the state. Here is a template of a letter you can use to send your own. Here is the letter from the broad coalition opposing this bill. RE: Assembly Bill 199 – Prevailing Wage on Private Residential Construction - OPPOSE Dear Chairman Thurmond: On behalf of, the Marin Builders Association, we are writing to voice our strong opposition to ...read more
Categories: Advocacy - Legislation - Political, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - Advocacy, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Wagstaff + Rogers Architects are passionate about Green Building. So, as a side effect, energy consumption and conservation is a goal to not only create great sustainable buildings, but it will also directly impact your utility bill. See how to easily LOWER your home energy consumption rates by getting an Energy Audit. Visit our blog and start learning how to save money and create a more energy ...read more
Categories: Press Release, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Fun Facts, Community, Education and Training, General News Article
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. While estimates, design and plans need to add up in building, the rules of addition don’t always apply to contractor licensing. Limits, exceptions and interpretation in contractor regulations can change results. We take a trip to Oregon, take a ‘dip’ on swimming pools and help another ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Education and Training
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
"Networking Cures Not Working" coined by Boku Kodama, former Center Director for Renaissance Marin. Join us at 3 free networking events to help your business grow and succeed! A collaboration between the City of Novato, the Novato Chamber and the SBDC Reserve Your Seat Today! New Connections, New Resources March 22, 5-7 PM, Free Get ready for a different networking experience. Let us ...read more
Categories: Education and Training, Economic, Community, Human Interest, Event Related
Monday, March 20, 2017
Request for Bids: Building 11— IVC Renovation, Generator, New HVAC #16/17-MB07 Request for Bids #16/17-MB07 100% Construction Documents/Bid Set (30 MB, PDF) Structural Calculations (9 MB, PDF) Project Manual (36 MB, PDF) Addendum No. 1 Architectural Backup Generator Construction Documents/Details Electrical Plans Project Manual Sections
Categories: E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Project of the Week, Cornerstone Partner News, Project Bid List
Friday, March 17, 2017
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Eye Protection Safety Training Short Presented by George Petersen Insurance Agency Objective: To provide an overview of potential eye hazards and safe practices for using eye protection Download complete training short below: English Spanish
Categories: General News Article, Education and Training, Safety
Friday, March 17, 2017
How To Prepare For An ICE Raid On Your Workplace A new era of immigration enforcement is coming. There are approximately 11 million people living in the U.S. without documentation; employers in industries like construction, agriculture, and hospitality are likely to have undocumented workers on staff. Here’s what you need to know to prepare. Form I-9 is the ICE’s main enforcement ...read more
Categories: Advocacy - Legislation - Political, Community, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Education and Training, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
Friday, March 17, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. Yes, no and sometimes a maybe. Answering questions about the complex law and interpretations of it in the real world is why it’s often hard for contractors to know what’s what; yes, no or maybe! Getting it wrong can be costly, and why we always welcome your questions… Q: We are ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education and Training
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Fun Facts, Community, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Friday, March 10, 2017
College of Marin (COM) is pleased to announce the Energize Colleges Internship Program and its partnership with Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI). Designed to provide students with real-world work experience in the fields of energy and sustainability, the program matches students with internships that enhance learning through projects aligned along one or more of the designated career pathways ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, March 10, 2017
On March 8 Paula Krause, celebrated her 29th anniversary with the Marin Builders Association! Paula currently serves as our office manager. Paula started at the Marin Builders Association on March 8, 1988! Over the past 29 years Paula has worn many hats including office manager. She's worked on the Marin Builders Insurance programs including billing, benefits and customer service. Paula has ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. A ‘caveat emptor’ warning for contractors and consumers! However, we begin with ‘distinction’ in our first answer, and give another contractor some extra ‘time’… Q: I have a “C-9” (Drywall) license and I’m selling my business (Corporation) to ...read more
Categories: Education and Training, Marin Builders Association NEWS, General News Article
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Training Short: Safe Use of Ladders Presented by George Petersen Insurance Agency Objective: To provide an overview of ladder safe use principles Ladders, used properly, can be a safe and convenient tool. When used improperly, however, they can lead to a serious injury or result in a fatality Download complete training short below: English Spanish
Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Education and Training, Safety
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Sales training that will change your life. Life training that will change your sales. In addition this month's sales tip story, here are four ways to spend your lunch break (make sure you eat something healthy too!): 1. Listen to an educational podcast. You can check out our How to Succeed podcasts- Click here for iTunes or listen on Android and PC devices here . 2. Go for a walk around the ...read more
Categories: E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Human Interest, Education and Training, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
What does it cost to design and build a remodel, addition, or custom home? Many people interested in designing and building a custom project start with the question: “How much will it cost to build?” When people hear the answer, their next question is, “Why? I thought it would be less expensive.” Then come the following thoughts: 1. “My friend told me that projects ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Papers/Research, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Education and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Friday, March 03, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. While CA occasionally ‘shakes, rattles and roll’ as Earth adjusts itself, contractors can now play a role in preventing injury or worse in the event of an earthquake! First, we go forward with some quick answers to complex questions on license transfers, Qualifiers and ‘diving ...read more
Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Education and Training
Friday, March 03, 2017
For the third consecutive year, the North Bay-based contractor Wedge Roofing has won “Best in the Nation” in the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance’s 2017 Spray Foam Industry Excellence Awards. The contractor won the first place award for a solar spray foam roof installed on the Mission, a non-denominational church in Vacaville. President Ralph Wedge accepted the award that was ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Press Release
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Marin energy agency may drop electric rates MCE has provisionally approved an average 5 percent reduction in residential rates and an average 4 percent reduction in commercial rates. Frankie Frost — Marin Independent Journal By Richard Halstead , Marin Independent Journal MCE is preparing to once again drop its electricity generation rates below those of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in what ...read more
Categories: Community, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Training Short: Incident Investigation and Analysis Presented by George Petersen Insurance Agency Objective: To identify typical phases of incident investigations for those who conduct them Download complete training short below: English Spanish
Categories: Education and Training, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Safety
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Learn What You Need to SUCCEED Register NOW for New Workshops and Events! We understand that running a business is challenging and you can't possibly know everything . This is why we have partnered with College of Marin to provide you new training opportunities in addition to the no cost business advising. Learn how to start an online store, explore the best funding options for your ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education and Training, Event Related, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Monday, February 13, 2017
High school seniors pursuing a college, university or trade school education are eligible to apply for a scholarship award. While we emphasize the need for trained professionals in the construction industry, scholarship applicants may choose an advanced course of education in any field. Applications, including the necessary records, must be received by the Association on or before the close of ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Education and Training, Event Related
Monday, February 06, 2017
On Friday, February 3rd over 200 members and supporters celebrated our commitment to education, scholarships, and community at the 2017 Marin Builders Association Crab Feed at the San Rafael Community Center. The crowd was pleased with crab that was plentiful and delicious. Event Photo Gallery Special thanks to: Our Cornerstone partners (nearly 100 were in attendance), our table sponsors, auction ...read more
Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Education and Training, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Event Related, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Belvedere County of Marin Corte Madera Issued Received 01-01-16 01-07-17 01-07-17 01-13-17 01-14-17 01-14-17 01-20-17 01-21-17 01-21-17 01-27-17 01-28-17 01-28-17 02-03-17 02-04-17 02-04-17 02-10-17 02-11-17 02-11-17 02-21-17 02-18-17 02-18-17 02-24-17 02-26-17 02-26-17 03-03-17 03-04-17 03-04-17 03-11-17 03-11-17 Fairfax Larkspur Mill Valley Novato Jan 2017 Jan 2017 01-01-17 Feb 2017 Feb 2017 ...read more
Categories: Permits
Monday, January 23, 2017
Centriq's home management platform is awarded the First ever "Game Changer" Award from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) SAN FRANCISCO , Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Centriq Technology, Inc. has earned the prestigious Platinum Award in the new Game Changer category from the National Association of Home Builders in last week's 2016 Best in American Living™ ...read more
Categories: E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Community, Economic, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Message from the Board President On behalf of the Marin Builders Association Board of Directors, I want to welcome you to our Association. I’m honored to serve as the 2017 President, and look forward to working with all of you to make 2017 a very productive and prosperous year. Exciting things are happening over here, and we are thrilled to have you join us. Over the last few years, our ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Download the CAL/OSHA POCKET GUIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Additional SAFETY Links State of California Department of Industrial Relations: http://www.dir.ca.gov/ United States Department of Labor – OSHA Compliance for the Construction Industry https://www.osha.gov/doc/compliance.html Labor Ocupational Health Program of UC Berkeley – Tailgate Training for California construction ...read more
Categories: Safety
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Sacramento, CA 2010 - YOUR MBA WORKING behind the scenes FOR YOU! SB 1254 – Unlicensed Contractors Property owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education and Training, General News Article, Papers/Research, Advocacy - Legislation - Political, Press Release
Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and McLennonlaw.com
Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association NEWS, General News Article, Tax Liens and Completions
Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Board member Dan McLennon.
Categories: General News Article, Tax Liens and Completions, Community, Marin Builders Association NEWS
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