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Volume 19 Issue 14

How CRM Can Help You Become More Profitable In today’s highly competitive construction industry, customer relationship management (CRM) systems can provide contractors with a competitive edge. A CRM system is much more than a sophisticated electronic address book. It can help you improve customer service, direct limited resources where they’ll be most effective and win new business.

Staying up to speed

Essentially, a CRM system is a powerful, centralized database that captures in one place all relevant information about customers, projects, prospects, business partners and other contacts. Typically, this information is accessible both in the office and remotely. As a result, CRM allows your team members to get up to speed quickly on the status of a project or lead. If, for example, a customer calls with a question or complaint and the primary contact isn’t available, anyone at your company can use the CRM system to learn about the issue and any recent communications on the subject.

Focusing your efforts

From a business development perspective, CRM can help your company direct its limited resources to projects likely to yield the greatest returns. By integrating CRM with other systems — such as project management, job costing and estimating — you can build profiles of your most successful projects by client, industry sector, geographic location and other factors. You can

also track your win-loss record on previous bids. strengthen customer relationships, enhance foThis information enables you to focus efforts on cus and, ultimately, increase profitability. projects you have a high probability of winning Source: Construction Industry Advisor, Rick Heldand that are likely to be profitable. wein, CPA with Soares, Sandall, Bernacchi & Petrovich, LLP. Contact Rick Heldwein at 805-485Winning new business CRM can further help you improve your chances 7965 for more information on this article. of winning new business by standardizing and automating the business development process. For example, a CRM system can: •

Capture all information about a business opportunity, including the nature of the project, names and background of all key players, and bid deadlines, • Manage and track all sales activities and tasks, including e-mails, phone calls, meeting notes and so forth, • Provide reminders for personnel of key tasks or deadlines, and • Help coordinate relationships with key business partners, such as subcontractors, engineers, architects and consultants. You can even use CRM to help manage the contract negotiation process.

Avoiding the cracks

Most construction businesses have ample customer information already, but often it’s found only on paper or in multiple databases or spreadsheets. By centralizing this information, CRM can reduce the chances that something will fall through the cracks. This, in turn, can help

We protect the people who build California. Will my supplies be here on time? Am I going to get this bid? We understand those on the job in California have more on their mind than workers’ compensation insurance. So let us put your mind at ease: you can count on the strength and stability of State Fund. We’ve never pulled out of the market due to an economic downturn, and we never will. Visit statefundca.com today to learn about the 6% discount on premiums we offer eligible SBCA members. Your individual business may be eligible for even more discounts. Thanks for reading…we’ll let you get back to work.

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In This Issue

How CRM Can Help You Become More Profitable Builder Breakfast - Goleta Bldg Dept. Taco Tuesday Q & A for Contractors Classified Free - Lunch & Learn First Aid CPR Training Tailgate Safety Topic SBCA Online Planroom Report SB City Building Permits South County Building Permits North County Building Permits

Santa Barbara Contractors Association Celebrating 65 Years of Service to the Community

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Santa Barbara Contractors Association Calendar Highlights APRIL 2013 SBCA Board of Directors Meeting April 2, 2013 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street SBCA Online Planroom Demo & Training April 3, 2013 from 10:00am to 11:00am Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

Construction Contracts Seminar Presented by Chris Haskell, Price Postel & Parma LLP April 25, 2013 from 9:00am to 11:00am Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

State State Payroll Tax Seminar Presented by EDD May 24 2013 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Location: EDD, 4820 McGrath St, #200, Ventura

State Labor Law & Payroll Tax Seminar Presented by EDD April 30, 2013 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Location: EDD, 4820 McGrath St, #200, Ventura

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Built Green Orientation April 4, 2013 from 9:00am to 10:00am Location: Built Green Resource Center, 914 A Santa Barbara Street SBCA Builder Breakfast Guest Speakers, Goleta Building Dept. April 16, 2013 from 8:30am to 9:30am Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street SBCA Lunch & Learn Guest Speakers, Alliance Environmental & Insight Environmental April 18, 2013 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street 1st Aid CPR Training & Certification Instructor, Justin Haagen, Safety Matters April 23, 2013 from 8:00am to 2:00pm Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street Federal/State State Payroll Tax Seminar Presented by EDD April 23, 2013 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Location: EDD, 4820 McGrath St, #200, Ventura

Taco Tuesday SBCA & Built Green Member Mixer June 11, 2013 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

SBCA Online Planroom Demo & Training May 1, 2013 from 10:00am to 11:00am Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street Built Green Orientation May 2, 2013 from 9:00am to 10:00am Location: Built Green Resource Center, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

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Save the date! CONSTRUCTION EXPO & SBCA 65TH Anniversary Celebration October 4, 2013 Location: Santa Barbara, CA

SBCA 17th Annual Golf Tournament May 6, 2013 Shot Gun Start at 10:00am Location: Glen Annie Golf Club, 405 Glen Annie Road, Santa Barbara How to Manage Unemployment Insurance Costs Tax Seminar Presented by EDD May 10, 2013 from 9:00am to 12:00pm Location: EDD, 4820 McGrath St, #200, Ventura SBCA Board of Directors Meeting May 14, 2013 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

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SBCA Membership Tip Get the most out of your membership! Make sure you get your listing noticed in the SBCA Resource Directory for Contractors & Homeowners. New sizes and highlighted listing options! The 2013 Directory closes out for advertising March 31, 2013. ACT NOW!

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Santa Barbara Contractors Association Builder Breakfast - April 16, 2013 City of Goleta Planning & Environmetal Review Department

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Jim Guerra, Building Official Building & Safety Division BUILDER BREAKFAST REGISTRATION FEE $15 per person - SBCA and Built Green Member $25 per person - Non-member Breakfast with eggs, hashbrowns, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, and fresh fruit. REGISTER To register online please visit www.sbcontractors.org and go to the Events Calendar, or email registration to info@sbcontractors.org. Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited. DATE & TIME Tuesday April 16, 2013 8:15 am Check-in 8:30am Welcome & Roundtable Introduction 8:40am Presentation LOCATION & PARKING SBCA Classroom, 914 A Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. SBCA is located in the Ensemble Theater courtyard. Street or City Lot parking available. No on-site parking, so please plan ahead. PAYMENT Enclosed is my check for $ __________ Visa/MasterCard/AmEx $

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Cindy Moore Sustainability Coordinator Topics to be covered: News & Updates Goleta Green Building Program Building Code Updates Permits Inspections Tuesday April 16, 2013 8:30 to 9:30am Check-in starts at 8:15am Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

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Commitment to Local Construction

Randall Barnes, Signal Construction, Stephen Wiley, City Attorney, Eusebio Cordova, VP Construction Lending, and Bill Wolf, Pacific Architects

Building a new home takes commitment, teamwork and dependability. At American Riviera Bank, our commitment to our customers and to providing construction financing has never stopped – not many banks can say that! Whether helping rebuild after the fires or helping you build your dream home, the community can depend on us to be with them through thick and thin. We want to be part of your team so call us today to learn more!

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Taco Tuesday Join us for Taco Tuesday and network with SBCA & Built Green Members Tuesday June 11, 2013 From 4:30pm to 6:30pm SBCA Office 914-A Santa Barbara St. $15 SBCA & Built Green Members $25 Nonmembers Please RSVP online by June 9th www.sbcontractors.org info@sbcontractors.org 805.884.1100

Come by, make a taco and say hi! Santa Barbara Contractors Association • 914 A Santa Barbara Street P.O. Box 23409 • Santa Barbara, CA 93121 • 805-884-1100

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We protect the people who build California. Will my supplies be here on time? Am I going to get this bid? We understand those on the job in California have more on their mind than workers’ compensation insurance. So let us put your mind at ease: you can count on the strength and stability of State Fund. We’ve never pulled out of the market due to an economic downturn, and we never will. Visit statefundca.com today to learn about the 6% discount on premiums we offer eligible GSBE members. Your individual business may be eligible for even more discounts. Thanks for reading…we’ll let you get back to work.

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Capitol Connection Q & A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.

Like The Professor and Sherman from those old cartoon reruns, we fire up the ‘way back’ machine for a contractor’s question. A couple of contractors who’ve reached their ‘boiling point’ on bids need a short answer, and a long one. A General discovers they can play, but not get in the ‘pool’ alone… Q: You helped me get my license way back when and I have been the Responsible Managing Officer (RMO) for many, many years. As I get closer to retiring, I am becoming less involved in the dayto-day operations of the company. I am ready to pass the RMO torch to one of my employees and have him be the new qualifying individual. I still have ownership in the company so my question is if I remove myself as the RMO, how does that affect my interest in the company? I won’t be fully retired for another year or two. A: It’s great to hear from you again. Changing the Qualifier on the license does not affect the ownership structure of the company. You can even remain as an Officer on the license. Go ahead and pass the torch and of course contact us if you’d like help with the process! Q: My company has a “C-20” (HVAC) license and we do energy upgrades on homes. Part of this

work sometimes involves replacing the boilers. Recently another contractor told me I couldn’t do the boiler work unless we held a “C-4” Boiler classification. Can you tell me if that’s correct?

can be performed separately (such as drywall inside a residential home and plaster outside of the home), then the drywall contractor should not be including that work in his/her contract.

A: A “C-20” HVAC contractor can replace boilers Q: I have a “B” General Building license and one as long as it’s part of a heating system. They can of my customers would like me to put a pool in not do just boiler replacement alone. their backyard. Since building a pool involves more than two unrelated trades, am I allowed to Q: I am a “C-35” Plastering contractor and I’m los- do this project for them? ing work to another contractor in the area who is a “C-9”Drywall contractor. He is bidding on and A: Although building a pool involves two or signing contracts for drywall and plaster jobs more unrelated trades, a General Building conand then subbing out the plastering to another tractor cannot build a pool since it’s not a struc“C-35” contractor. Can a drywall contractor sign ture. You can however take the contract for the a contract for Plaster license work? pool if you hire a “C-53” Swimming Pool contractor to perform the work. A General Building A: It all depends on the project. In some cases contractor can also build a pool if it is part of an the CSLB has determined that a specialty con- overall building project, such as a new home or a tractor can sign contracts involving trades out- large renovation project. side of their specialty, and sub-contract the work to a properly licensed contractor if the work to be While knowledge is power, knowing where to go done is incidental and supplemental to the work for the answers is half the battle. Get expert assisbeing performed within their specialty trade. In tance immediately when you call 866-443-0657, this case, if the plastering work is necessary in email info@cutredtape.com, or write us at Capitol order to complete the drywall project then it is Services, Inc., 1225 8th St. Ste. 580, Sacramento, CA acceptable to take the job and then sub out the 95814. Research past columns at www.cutredtape. plaster part of the project. However, if the dry- com. wall and plasterwork are two distinct jobs which

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Interested in a career in the building trades? There is a critical shortage of construction workers. Over 1 million new jobs will be created nationally in the next seven years, with 2,500 of them in Santa Barbara and Ventura in the next three years. California construction workers earn an average of $24 an hour and journey-level workers earn $70,000-plus a year!

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POCKET SIZE CONSTRUCTION SPANISH English to Spanish and Spanish to English pocket size book 3.5 x 5 inch

ORDER TODAY!

 Over 1400 construction related words and terms used on Home, Commercial, Heavy Construction and Highway Projects with tools, equipment, safety and landscaping.  Increases jobsite productivity and safety - Saves time and money.  Low cost and easy to use - Over 275,000 in use by government and industry.

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The Construction Spanish Pocket Book can be picked up at the SBCA office. If you need the Construction Spanish Pocket Book shipped please contact the SBCA office as shipping charges do apply. Rev. 1/13

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER April 3, 2013

REDUCE YOUR WORKERS’ COMP INSURANCE COSTS The SBCA and 25 Builder’s Exchanges in California have joined to form the Golden State Builders Exchange (GSBE). Participation in this group insurance program may significantly reduce the cost of your workers’ compensation premiums over a State Compensation Insurance Fund individual policy. Qualifying SBCA members are eligible for a 6% discount. Ask to be placed into the SBCA Group 821. Please call the SBCA office for more information and conversion form. If you are already with State Fund, please call us or your broker to see if you qualify for this group program.

www.statefundca.com

VISIT The Built Green Resource Center offers information, programs and classes on green building practices and materials. It showcases energy independence, water savings, and other sustainable building practices. The Resource Center is open to the public by appointment only. Please call 805-884-1100 to schedule your visit. www.builtgreensb.org 805.884.1100

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Referrals Online Planroom Safety Program Networking Events Weekly Newsletter Government Affairs Get Industry Updates Educational Seminars Annual Golf Tournament Built Green Santa Barbara Online Membership Listing Annual Membership Directory Advertise Directly to Construction Industry in Weekly Newsletter • New Member Bio - Introduce Your Business in the Newsletter • Group Insurance Programs for Workers Comp, Auto, and Employee Benefits

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General Contractor CM-at-Risk Construction Management Frank Schipper Construction Co.

SERVING THE TRI-COUNTY AREA FOR 30 YEARS

LiLicense ce n s e NNo. o. 7788005 88005

SBCA SBCABest BestHardscape Hardscape & & Landscape Landscape International Landscape Designer theYear Year- 2009 - 2009 International Landscape Designer ofofthe

Phone Phone (805) (805) 687-3569 687-3569 | gracedesignassociates.com gracedesignassociates.com

610 E COTA STREET, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93103 T (805) 963-4359 • F (805) 963-1270 Lic# 436175 EMAIL: info@schipperconstruction.com www.schipperconstruction.com

Insulate 805.845.3999

SB

Santa Barbara’s premier insulation contractor with over 30 years of experience

Insulation Services: Icynene Spray Foam Cellulose, Blown-in Blanket Fiberglass Batts Rigid Board Removals Retail Sales

P.O. Box 517 Santa Barbara, CA 93102 Email tradart@cox.net www.tradartfoundation.org

IDID#51202175 #510XXX

Lic. 963692

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER April 3, 2013

ALLIANCE ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP & INSIGHT ENVIRONMENTAL PRESENT

LUNCH & LEARN WORKSHOP

YOU ARE INVITED TO DISCUSS:

FREE Deli Lunch Provided

Thursday, April 18, 2013 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

FLYER HEADLINE Asbestos & Lead-Based Paint Testing and Removal  Current State of the Industry

 Testing Requirements and Interpretation  Enforcement of Regulations  State Law vs. Federal Law

Santa Barbara Contractors Association 914 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Santa Barbara Contractors Association 914 Santa Barbara St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Additional Info: Leslee Jones 805.603.0315 Lesleejones@alliance-enviro.com Dwayne DeVries 805.898.1123 Dwayne@insightenviro.com

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Phone: 685-8008 Fax: 685-3223 License: 761090

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OSWALD J. DA ROS, INC. • MASONRY CONTRACTORS • Lic# 216916 MARBLE • GRANITE • STONES

PETER A DA ROS

976 Carrillo Road Santa Barbara, CA 93103

If you are an employer who wishes to obtain assistance from Cal/OSHA Consultation, or want to learn more about what services are available, you can do so by calling the toll-free assistance number. 1(800) 963-9424 If you want to arrange an on-site visit or obtain technical information, you can contact the Cal/OSHA Consultation area office nearest your workplace or you can email us at InfoCons@dir. ca.gov. MAKE SURE YOU ARE IN COMPLIANCE www.dir.ca.gov

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER April 3, 2013

First Aid CPR Training & Certification Instructor Justin Haagen, Safety Matters Certified Training This course will cover adult, child and infant basic CPR and First Aid training for the home, workplace and the general community. 2 year Certification, Digital Student Guide & Free SmartPhone App. • • • • • • •

Emergency Action Steps CPR Skills Adult/Child/Infant AED Training Sudden Cardiac Arrest Adult/Child/Infant Choking Heart Attack Recovery Positions

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Bleeding Control Diabetic Emergencies Stroke Deformed Limb Managing Shock Seizure & More

Date: April 23, 2013 Time: 8:00am to 2:00pm 30 Min. Lunch Break (Lunch not provided) Location: SBCA Classroom 914 A Santa Barbara Street Santa Barbara Cost: $15 SBCA Member in State Fund Group $75 SBCA Member $150 Non-Member Minimum 10 attendees per class Maximum 20 attendees per class

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REMITTANCE OR QUESTIONS - Payment must accompany form Santa Barbara Contractors Association P.O. Box 23409, Santa Barbara, CA 93121 805.884.1100 phone 805.884.1108 fax www.sbcontractors.org info@sbcontractors.org

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Serving Southern Santa Barbara County Appliances │ Doors │ Windows │ Lighting │ Tile │ Cabinets│ Hardware

Donate used build materials to the Habitat ReStore All proceeds go directly back to Habitat for Humanity Goleta ReStore 6725 Hollister Avenue, Goleta (between Los Carneros & Storke)

Tues. - Fri.: 12 pm - 5 pm Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm Phone: (805) 692-2226 www.sbhabitat.org

(805) 965-7377

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Eccles Electric

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FABRICATION

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1500 Holiday Hill Road, Goleta, Ca. 93117 E-mail: eccleselectric@yahoo.com

Lic. # 968646

Ask the Experts! Health Care Reform for Employers

Brian De Fisher 805-207-1975

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER April 3, 2013

2013 ADVERTISING RATE SHEET 2013 Resource Directory for Contractors & Homeowners Advertising SIZE A - Business Card - 3.5” x 2” B - 1/4 Page - 3.5” x 4.75” C - 1/2 Page - 7.375” x 4.75” D - Full Page - 7.375” x 10.25” Inside Cover & Tab Full Pages - 7.375” x 10.25” Back Cover - 7.375 x 10.25” ENHANCED LISTING Boxed Shaded Box Boxed with Logo If you wish to use last years ad copy indicate here

BLACK & WHITE $250  $375  $625  $1065 

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DISTRIBUTION - The Resource Directory is sent to each member of the SBCA and is also stocked at the SBCA office. Resource Directories are also distributed to the AIA SB Chapter, Santa Barbara Board of Realtors, local retail home design showrooms, material suppliers, banks, building departments, public agencies, and organizations. The SBCA will also place an online version of the Resource Directory on the webpage to maximize your advertising dollars and reach a larger audience. Additional copies can be picked up at the SBCA office during normal business hours and are available free of charge. DEADLINE - Artwork and payment must be received no later than March 31, 2013. Resource Directory is printed once a year.

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ARTWORK ASSISTANCE- Artwork requiring changes or design assistance will incur production fees of $50 per hour. Please contact the SBCA for more information. FORMAT OF ARTWORK - Artwork must be submitted in a digital format. Artwork must be at least 300dpi at the final resolution. Artwork must be exact size as specified. We accept PDF, TIFF, JPEG, GIF; InDesign & Illustrator files save as EPS & have fonts turned to outlines. SUBMISSION OF ARTWORK - Please deliver your artwork along with your payment to the SBCA. Send emails to info@sbcontractors.org or mail a CD to P.O. Box 23409, Santa Barbara, CA 93121 or deliver to the SBCA office at 914 A Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. ARTWORK QUALITY - The SBCA is not responsible for the quality of artwork that does not meet the specified criteria. Advertisements are published upon the representation that the advertiser is authorized to publish the submitted matter. Advertisers must be current members of the SBCA. All advertisements are subject to approval by the SBCA Board of Directors. PAYMENT -

The SBCA accepts

Check

Visa

Master Card

American Express

Company Name

Contact Name

Signature

Date

Credit Card Number

Expiration Date

Security Code

Authorized Charge $

Santa Barbara Contractors Association P.O. Box 23409, Santa Barbara, CA 93121 805-884-1100 phone 805-884-1108 fax www.sbcontractors.org info@sbcontractors.org

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER April 3, 2013

2013 ADVERTISING RATE SHEET TRADE LISTING(S) CONSTRUCTION SERVICE(S) - with your membership you receive one free trade listing in our printed and online directory. If you would like to be listed under other classifications, there is a fee of $25 for each additional category at time of request. Aging In Place Alarm Systems Architects Architectural Reuse Asbestos Consulting and Testing Asbestos Removal Contractors Attorneys Auctioneers Audio / Video Suppliers Automotive Sales and Service Banking and Lending Bathroom Safety Boiler, Hot Water Heating and Steam Fitting Contractors Bonding Bookkeeping, Payroll Building Inspections Building Materials and Suppliers Building Moving/Demolition Contractors Building Performance Cabinet, Millwork and Finish Carpentry Contractor Cabinetry and Millwork Suppliers Ceramic and Mosaic Tile Contractors Cleaning Services Closets Concrete Contractors Concrete Ready Mix / Rock and Sand Suppliers Construction Management Services Construction Waste Crawlspaces Decks and Siding Contractors Designers Doors and Windows Doors, Gates and Activating Devices Drilling, Blasting and Oil Field Work Drywall Contractors Earthwork and Paving Contractors Educational Institutions Electrical Contractors Electrical Suppliers Employee Benefit Advisors Employment/Temporary Work Energy Audit Consulting Engineering, Surveying and Planning Equipment Sales and Rentals Fence Rentals Fencing Contractors Financial Services Finish Carpentry Fire & Water Cleanup/Restoration Fire / Water / Asbestos / Mold Restoration Fire Protection Contractors Floor Covering Suppliers Flooring and Floor Covering Contractors Foundation Underpinning and Repair Framing Contractors General Contractors General Contractors - Commercial General Contractors - Residential General Engineering Contractors Geologists Geotechnical Engineering Glazing Contractors

Government Agencies Granite and Marble Countertop Suppliers Green Building Consulting Honorary Members Horizontal Boring/Drilling Inspections Insulation and Acoustical Contractors Insurance Services Integration Interior Designers Irrigation and Drainage Material Suppliers Landscape Designers Landscape Suppliers Landscaping Contractors Lathing and Plastering Contractors Lead Abatement Lead Paint Consulting and Testing Low Voltage Systems Contractors Marble & Stone Fabrication Marketing/Advertising Masonry Contractors Metal Stud Framing Contractors Mold/IAQ Consulting and Testing Non-Chlorine Swimming Pool/Spa Systems Nurseries Office Interiors Ornamental Metal Contractors Painting and Decorating Contractors Payroll Services Pest Control Plumbing and Appliance Suppliers Plumbing Contractors Property Management Public Utilities Radiant Floor Heating Supplier Reinforcing Steel Contractors Reprographics Residential Electronic Systems Consulting Retaining Wall and Shotcrete Contractors Roofing Contractors Safety Training and Compliance Sanitation System Contractors Sheet Metal Contractors Solar Contractors Structural Engineers Structural Steel Contractors Swimming Pool Contractors Tile and Stone Suppliers Tool and Equipment Repair Tool Suppliers Tree Service Union Vocational Training Warm-Air Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning Water Agency Water and Wastewater Systems Waterproofing Contractors Waterproofing Material Suppliers Weatherization Material Suppliers Welding Contractors Window Coverings

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER April 3, 2013

2013 ADVERTISING RATE SHEET 2013 Web Banner Advertising SIZE SBCA Website - 468 x 60 pixels SBCA Online Planroom - Level 1 - 234 x 60 pixels SBCA Online Planroom - Level 2 - 234 x 60 pixels SBCA Online Planroom - Level 3 - 468 x 60 pixels SBCA Online Planroom - Level 4 - 468 x 60 pixels SBCA Online Planroom - Level 5 - 221 x 26 pixels SBCA Online Planroom - Level 6 - 468 x 60 pixels SBCA Online Planroom - Level 7 - 221 x 125 pixels

BIANNUALLY $850  $425  $425  $600  $600  $600  $850  $850 

ANNUALLY $1500 $ 750 $ 750 $1000 $1000 $1000 $1500 $1500

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RUN TIME - The Santa Barbara Contractors Association web site www.sbcontractors.org, had more than 15 million clicks in 2012. Ads run for 12 seconds each on every page of the site. All banner ads can link to your company website. The online planroom site runs per click in each zone, and a biannual report of ad views and ad clicks can and provided upon request. Levels are as follows: Level 1 - Planrooms, Bidding Projects, CSI Projects, Keyword Search Results, View & Print Project Docs, Level 2 - Planrooms, Bidding Projects, CSI Projects, Project Info Search, Install Software, Level 3 - Login Page, Level 4 - Login Page, Level 5 - Project Details, Level 6 - My Desk, CSI Code Setup, Keyword Spec Search, Daily Project Email Setup, Support Center, View Activity, Add to Bidders and Search Spec Book, Level 7 - Project Details.

2013 Newsletter Advertising SIZE Business Card - 3.5” x 2” 1/4 Page - 3.5” x 4.75” 1/2 Page - 7.375” x 4.75” Full Page - 7.375 x 10.25” Full Page - 7.375 x 10.25” - 1 Issue Special Insert

13 ISSUES $125 $175 $350 $500 $300

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DISTRIBUTION - The Santa Barbara Contractors Association Newsletter is distributed 52 times a year to over 600 subscribers. Copies are delivered electronically on Wednesdays. The Newsletter is provided free to association members. DEADLINES - Artwork must be received by Wednesday at noon for the following Wednesday’s publication.

ARTWORK ASSISTANCE- Artwork requiring changes or design assistance will incur a production fee of $50 per hour. Please contact the SBCA for more information FORMAT OF ARTWORK - Artwork must be submitted in a digital format. Artwork must be at least 300dpi at the final resolution. Website Banner Ads can not be larger than 15KB. Artwork must be exact size. We accept PDF, TIFF, JPEG, GIF; InDesign & Illustrator files save as EPS & have fonts turned to outlines. SUBMISSION OF ARTWORK - Please deliver your artwork along with your payment to the SBCA. Send emails to info@sbcontractors.org or mail a CD to P.O. Box 23409, Santa Barbara, CA 93121 or deliver to the SBCA office at 914 A Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. ARTWORK QUALITY - The SBCA is not responsible for the quality of ads that do not meet the above criteria. Advertisers must be current members of the SBCA. All advertisements are subject to approval by the SBCA Board of Directors. PAYMENT -

The SBCA accepts

Check

Visa

Master Card

American Express

Company Name

Contact Name

Signature

Date

Credit Card Number

Expiration Date

Security Code

Authorized Charge $

Santa Barbara Contractors Association P.O. Box 23409, Santa Barbara, CA 93121 805-884-1100 phone 805-884-1108 fax www.sbcontractors.org info@sbcontractors.org

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GOT BUILDING PLANS. NEED BIDS?

NEW CONSTRUCTION REMODEL ADDITION RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL Learn how to use the SBCA Online Planroom for your construction project. Submit digital plans at NO COST TO YOU. Get access to contractors, and receive bids on your plans. Call SBCA sta for support 884-1100 or email info@sbcontractors.org.

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Online Plan Service – ON THE GO!

Online Plan Service is now available as a mobile application, compatible with all Mobile devices such as Android, iOS, blackberry, and tablet platforms. Quickly access the Online Planroom, review project information and documents ON THE GO! Access OPS Mobile on your mobile device by going to http://onlineplanservice.com/mobile/ OPS Mobile is an abridged version of the OPR. It includes: x My Desk x New Projects x Bidding Projects x Bid Results x All Project Documents; Plans, Specs, and Addenda Filters for project name and location are also available. All Project Documents, Addenda, Plans, Specs etc., can be viewed using QuickEye Mobile. As this is a web-based viewer, no installation is necessary! OPS Mobile loads to My Desk. Navigate to New Projects, Bidding Project, and Bid results using the bottom links. Project Details include basic project information; addenda, project contacts, and bidders.

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Board of Directors 2013 John Holehouse President Jack Martin 1st Vice President Paulo Sitolini 2nd Vice President Dan George Treasurer Peter Novak Parliamentarian Patrick Foster David James Jon Kenney Brian Larkowski William Mace Mark Magid Robert Mislang Rodney Utt

Executive Director Karin Perissinotto karin@sbcontractors.org Administrative Assistant April Ford april@sbcontractors.org

Santa Barbara Contractors Association 914 A Santa Barbara Street P. O. Box 23409 Santa Barbara, CA 93121 805.884.1100 Phone 805.884.1108 Fax info@sbcontractors.org www.sbcontractors.org www.builtgreensb.org

The Santa Barbara Contractors Association Newsletter is published weekly by the Santa Barbara Contractors Association, Inc. Editorial and advertising offices are located at 914 A Santa Barbara Street, P.O. Box 23409, Santa Barbara, CA 93121. Office 805-884-1100, Fax 805-884-1108, Email info@sbcontractors. org. A subscription is included in the annual membership dues. The newsletter is distributed to more than 600 local businesses and agencies. Articles appearing in this newsletter are presented as a public service and may not reflect the opinion of the publisher, its board of directors or its members. Please send comments regarding the newsletter to info@sbcontractors.org.


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