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Spring Designation Programs well attended

CCC, Inc., a licensed NAHB Designation provider, hosted CAPS (Certified Aging in Place Specialist) and CGP (Certified Green Professional) classes in the Chicago area in March, April, and May.  Thirteen students took advantage of the CAPS class in March and 6 attended the Green Building Program in April.

Certified Aging In Place CAPS – March 8th – 9th, 2012

Certified Aging in Place CAPSMarketing & Communications Strategies for Aging & Accessibility –

Millions of Americans are living longer and more active lives. And with their changing lifestyles, older Americans are also looking to revitalize their home environments. Identifying these opportunities and developing the skills to interact with 50+ customers can help you grow your business dramatically. Learn best practices in communicating and interacting with this exciting and evolving population, and take advantage of one of the fastest growing market segments in remodeling and related industries. (CAPS I)

8:30am – 4:00pm March 8, 2012
Cost – $250 member, $350 non-member

Design/Build Solutions for Aging & Accessibility – Formerly Home Modifications.

The rapid growth of the older adult population of the United States is a huge opportunity for remodelers. As this consumer group expands, more and more are interested in remodeling their home to fit their new lifestyle and abilities. This Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) course will help you understand the guidelines and requirements of accessibility, the importance of doing an assessment with input from occupational and physical therapists as well as qualified health care professionals, and the significance of good design in making modifications that can transform a house into a safe, attractive, and comfortable home for life. (CAPS II)

8:30am – 4:00pm March 9, 2012
Cost – $250 member, $350 non-member
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HBA Greater Chicago
5999 New Wilke Road
Suite #104
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

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Green Building for Building Professionals – April 12th and 13th, 2012

Certified Green ProfessionalGreen Building for Building Professionals –

This course for building professionals discusses strategies for incorporating green-building principles into homes without driving up the cost of construction. Students will learn how green homes provide buyers with better value, lower energy costs, lower maintenance, better indoor air quality and better long-term value. Techniques are also discussed for competitively differentiating your home products with increased indoor environmental quality as well as energy and resource efficiency.

8:30am – 4:00pm  April 12 & 13
Cost – $395 member, $495 non-member


Custom Construction Concepts
190 Liberty Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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