Save the Date! 2016 Builder EXPO, January 15, 2016

build_expoYou are cordially invited to attend the Builder EXPO 2016! The Builder EXPO is on Friday, January 15, 2016 from 11:30 AM – 5 PM. The expo will be hosted at the famous Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo and will feature highly informative sessions which are absolutely free of charge. In addition to all the great knowledge there will also be a complimentary lunch. The seminars will be conducted by several leading industry experts.

The trade show will showcase the latest products from more than 30 top national manufacturers and allow you to meet the people who sell and support them in your area. Have questions about a product? Get all your questions answered by the very people that manufacture the product or an expert. You will also have the opportunity to see demonstrations of the newest tools to make your job easier. The manufacturers that will be attending the EXPO include: Weyerhaeuser, Simpson Strong Tie, James Hardie, TimberTech, Milgard, Makita, and many more.

Hayward Lumber is very excited to announce that Bill Hayward will conduct the first seminar, where he will talk about how the Hayward Healthy Home is revolutionizing home building. As the CEO of Hayward, Bill is an authority on building science and how building choices impact on indoor air quality. His session will delve into the growing consumer demand for healthy homes and how regulations are changing to require newly built homes to address moisture, which directly impacts you and your family’s health. Also find out the four principles of building a healthy home and how they deliver an energy efficient home, mitigate builder risk, and increase brand value and client satisfaction. Learn how to identify clients who will pay for healthy home upgrades, and be informed about the process for selecting the appropriate building materials for a healthy home.

The second session will be a discussion of high performance building practices you should adopt and how to sell them to your customers. This will be presented by Mark Laliberte who is a founding partner and President of Construction Instruction. Mark speaks to over 8,000 people annually, offering consulting and training sessions for building professionals.

The last session will focus on actions you should take to reduce your construction defect liability exposure. This session will be taught by Scott Chaplan who is a founding partner of Greene, Fidler & Chaplan, LLP. Greene, Fidler & Chaplan LLP is an AV rated business boutique law firm extensive expertise  in unique practice areas including corporate, real estate, business and construction defect litigation. Scott has also been Hayward’s General Counsel since 1991.

With so much information and demonstrations offered at this year’s EXPO, it is truly is an event that should not be missed, we hope to see you there!