Denver, CO Schools, Organisations and Associations
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ALCC is a trade association serving Colorado's landscape community. ALCC also provides useful information to homeowners, property managers, urban/suburban dwellers, rural landowners and passionate gardeners statewide.
The NKBA Rocky Mountain Chapter is proud of the diversity of our membership with an active group of participating designers, contractors, vendors, and other allied professionals working everywhere from rural small towns to the major cities of our region. It is our members who have made us the great chapter that we are today. NKBA certification has been the gold standard in the kitchen and bath industry since 1968. Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD), Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD), Certified Bathroom Designer (CBD), Certified Kitchen Educator (CKE), Certified Bathroom Educator (CBE), Certified Kitchen & Bath Installer (CKBI), Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMKBD), and Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Educator (CMKBE) credentials require demonstration of industry knowledge and experience plus passing proctored examinations. The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) has been the premier association for kitchen and bath professionals working in North America since its founding in 1963. The Association has over 40,000 members in 11 industry segments throughout the U.S. and Canada plus over 1,500 student members. North America is divided into eight regions with over 70 member chapters. More than 200 professional development courses are sponsored by the NKBA each year and there are over 50 NKBA-accredited/supported colleges and universities.
The U.S. Green Building Council Colorado Chapter (USGBC Colorado) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that established in the state of Colorado in 2003. USGBC Colorado was the 15th chapter to be recognized by U.S. Green Building Council and is part of a nationwide network of local chapter’s that all contribute to the mission of transforming the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life. Individuals can show their support by becoming members of USGBC Colorado and volunteering on statewide or local committees. Annually, USGBC Colorado hosts dozens of programs, events and provides education and advocacy resources for the green building community. We welcome real estate professionals, architects, engineers, designers, contractors, product manufacturers, government officials, home builders, homeowners, and anyone interested in supporting our mission.
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Founded in 1943, the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver is a professional trade organization that represents homebuilders, developers, remodelers, architects, mortgage lenders, title companies, subcontractors, suppliers and service providers in the eight metro-area counties we serve. HBA members are also members of the Colorado Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Home Builders. With over 530 members, the HBA of Metro Denver is the largest HBA in Colorado. We’re devoted to providing our members with leadership, motivation and education so together, we can continue improving the homebuilding industry. How we help our members We work with state and local policy makers to create a regulatory environment that supports a vibrant and affordable housing market. The HBA also publishes three periodic e-newsletters, so you can stay on top of association and regulatory activities: • Pulse on the Industry email Newsletter provides you with a periodic digest of important stories shared on hbadenver.com • Home Builder Advocate ereports on the association’s response to proposed regulatory activities or changes • Home Builder Events bi-weekly emails keep you up to date with HBA events and activities Our education and certification programs help expand our members’ professional expertise. We showcase the latest in housing technology and trends — along with the benefits of owning a newly built home— through our Parade of Homes and the Flatirons Tour of Homes. Our many councils and committees give members a way to hone skills, create long-lasting relationships and shape the industry's future. We host several events during the year where members can swap ideas, grow their networks and build relationships. We recognize excellence through our CARE and MAME awards Our charity of choice, The Home Builders Foundation offers a way for our industry to give back to the community.