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New Overtime Rule Could Seriously Impact Builders

by HBA of North Georgia on 09/26/16

The Dept. of Labor has a new salary cap for salaried employees. As of December 1st, the new salary cap is $23,660 which is half of the current $47,476. As we know, the construction industry is a seasonal, and cyclical industry where employees may work 50 to 60 hours a week during peak times and once the winter weather sets in, the same people may only work 20 hours per week.

Sporting Clay Shoot Set for October 20th

by HBA of North Georgia on 09/22/16

Once again, we will be going to Etowah Valley Sporting Clays for our Fall Sporting Clay Shoot.  If you have not shot with us yet, you don't know what you are missing.  It's a great time for everyone from the novice shooter to the expert. The shooting is only part of fun. We have food, fun, fellowship, prizes and more.

15 Reasons to Talk About Building Codes

by HBA of North Georgia on 09/22/16

Fire sprinklers. Building tightness tradeoffs. More stringent requirements to protect against natural disasters: There are thousands of IRC and energy code change proposals that voters will consider next month as the International Code Council holds its public comment hearings in Kansas City, MO.

Membership Advantage Program Pays Off for Local Builders

by HBA of North Georgia on 09/21/16

Many of our members are taking advantage of the NAHB's Membership Advantage Program.  There are opportunities for rebates on such things as computers, building supplies, car rentals and even the chance to save $500 - $1000 on a new GM vehicle. 
To see what is available to our members, go to and download the complete list of discounts available.