Building Business News December 2021

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Members Learn How to get $2k per Home Back from IRS


ponsored by KCHBA member Warner Robinson LLC, a KC firm that specializes in the 45L Energy Efficient Home Tax Credit, this lunch and learn discussed how home builders and multifamily developers can receive $2,000 per home or a unit as a federal tax credit for utilizing energy efficient components in construction. Bruce Warner, managing director of Warner Robinson, presented an overview of how this federal program works, what the energy efficient components are based on, how the computation and software modeling works, and provided a legislative update on the enhancement to this program under the Build Back Better Act, plus address other energy related incentives to developers.

NATURAL GAS BRINGS YOU SAVINGS FOR YOUR FUTURE. Homeowners save with natural gas. Natural gas furnaces heat homes more efficiently than electric heat pumps: the average household can save $400 to $500 a year with a natural gas furnace.

KCHBA Hosts Contractor Continuing Education


n Dec. 2 and 3, the KCHBA hosted 16 hours of continuing education classes for contractors. Content covered building planning, a review of residential energy requirements according to the IRC and IECC, as well as weather barriers in a residential environment. If you would like to be notified of upcoming CEU classes hosted by the KCHBA, contact