Education

If interested in learning more about our Educational offerings, please email info@hbaaustin.com.


The HBA of Greater Austin’s education efforts center on advancing the practice and professionalism of the home building industry, offering programming for all ranges of home building industry professionals – from new hires, to sales and marketing professionals, to seasoned contractors. Additionally,  the HBA is currently working to develop strategic partnerships with area high schools and universities to ensure a solid future workforce. Both in-person and online courses are offered. 

Past Courses have included:

  • Building a More Energy Efficient Home
  • Green Building for Site Superintendents
  • Integrating Sales and Marketing
  • Post Tension Foundation Design
  • Fighting Expansive Clay
  • Understanding Retaining Walls
  • Garage Lintels and Brick Ties
  • TAB Contracts
  • Code Compliance and Why Homes Fail
  • Thermal Enclosure- Foundation, Walls, Windows, Doors, and Roofs
  • Mechanical Equipment- HVAC, Lighting, Appliances, and Occupant Behaviors

The Linda Strickel Essential Building Skills (EBS) Series

EBS is the flagship program for the HBA. This series of 10 courses over 10 weeks, includes a comprehensive overview of the home building process from start to finish and is taught by local industry leaders. Topics covered are designed to give building professionals a comprehensive look at home building from the ground up. EBS is offered twice annually, in the Fall and Spring.

Exclusive Title Sponsorships are available for EBS. Benefits include:

  • Recognition on signage at all classes
  • Introduction at each class if desired
  • Table-top presence at each class if desired
  • 3-minute speaking opportunity at first and last class
  • Recognition on HBA event promotional materials including eblasts, social, newsletter, website etc.

Webinars

60-minute webinars on a variety of topics are offered throughout the year so Members can enjoy pertinent education without having to leave the office. 

Sponsor/Speaker Sponsorships are available for each webinar. Benefits include:

  • Introduction & recognition by CEO
  • Recognition on HBA event promotional materials including eblasts, social, newsletter, website etc.

 

Industry Investors

Annual Sponsors