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State Laws You Should Know: Illinois Energy Conservation Code

By | December 18th, 2015|Blog, Members|

State Laws You Should Know Bill Ward, Executive Vice President, HBAI 2015 Illinois Energy Conservation Code Effective January 1, 2016 Get ready, the new Illinois Energy Conservation Code has been approved and the effective date is January 1, 2016. Unlike the 2009 and 2012 code which, combined, raised the cost of construction in Illinois by [...]

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State Laws You Should Know: Interest Paid on Certificates of Error

By | December 11th, 2015|Blog, Members|

State Laws You Should Know Bill Ward, Executive Vice President, HBAI Interest Paid on Certificates of Error In 1996, Lou Stephens, a builder from South Cook County, attempted to do the impossible; obtain repayment from Cook County on a property tax that was grossly over-assessed. In the first year, he failed. He attempted a second [...]

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2015 Key Award Winners

By | December 7th, 2015|Blog, Members, Press Release|

2015 SAMMY AWARD WINNERS Brandit 360 Chantel Beauregard Website of the Year • AP-ArchitectsLLC.com Brandit 360 Judith L. Nelson Internet Marketing Campaign of the Year • Newport Cove Community 2015 KEY AWARD WINNERS DIVISION I • INTERIOR DESIGN Laura O’Connor Design Laura O’Connor Single Family Merchandising • Tanglewood [...]

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Glenview named “Village of the Year” by Builders Association

By | December 3rd, 2015|Blog, Members, Press Release|

GLENVIEW, IL – The Village of Glenview has been named “Village of the Year” by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC), which lauded the culture of cooperation between Village staff, Village review panels and customers seeking planning advice and development permits. This is only the second time HBAGC has honored a municipality, based [...]

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