Being a part of a Home Builders Association allows your employees the opportunity to further their education on topics within the building industry. The Asheville HBA offers various seminars and classes throughout the year on topics such as green building, tax and revenue, product demos, codes updates, contracts and law, and more. A great deal of the education we offer here locally is FREE for members to attend!

Advanced Contractor Education (ACE)

Participating in the ACE Program enhances technical and professional knowledge in the areas of new technology, business strategies, marketing techniques, effective management, and changing consumer demands. We also focus on recognizing industry professionals who advance their careers through professional development and higher education within the home building industry. Lastly, we strive to offer education that is accessible to all members and is absolutely free! Check out our online calendar for current offerings.

North Carolina Builder Institute (NCBI)

Through the North Carolina Builder Institute (NCBI) members can follow a course of study to set them apart in the following areas: Accredited Builder (AB) or Accredited Master Builder (AMB), Accredited Remodeler (AR), Accredited Associate (AA) or Accredited Master Associate (AMA), or Accredited Residential Superintendent (ARS). Recipients of these designations use the knowledge to better their business and the designations themselves to market their professionalism. Click Here to learn about courses offered through NCBI and the locations they can be taken.

NAHB Courses & Designations

If you’re looking to take your career to the next level, consider one of NAHB’s 13 professional designations in building, remodeling, green building, sales and marketing, and low-income housing tax credit. They’re designed to boost your skill set and as a means to differentiate yourself to customers and employers. Click Here to learn more about NAHB’s Designations and Courses