​GETTING READY FOR YOUR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION MORTGAGE LOAN 

SATURDAY March 18     5:00 PM 







​Presenter: Matthew Thomas, Mortgage Loan Officer, Merrimack County Savings Bank

The presentation will review specific loan requirements necessary to apply for a construction loan.  The presentation will discuss the different types of construction loans available through lenders as well as what additional documentation is needed to present to the lending institution for consideration for financing a consumer residential construction project.  A helpful checklist and sample guide forms will be available to attendees.

Seminars for Saturday March 18th, 2017

SELECTING THE RIGHT BUILDER FOR YOUR CUSTOM PROJECT 
SATURDAY, March 18   3:00 PM







Presenter: Paul Morin, Tarkka Homes, Inc.,

A custom builder in southern NH with over 30 years of experience. Power point presentation will offer advice to consumers about how best to work with a builder for their new home. Topics will include choosing the best builder for your project, ways to stay within your budget, how to understand and compare contract proposals, the importance of good communication and how to avoid common pitfalls to ensure success and satisfaction.

STRETCHING YOUR CONSTRUCTION DOLLAR

FRIDAY MARCH 17 6:00PM






Presenter: Paul Morin, CGB, Tarkka Homes, Inc.

​Most consumers have a budget for their new home or major remodeling project.  This seminar will discuss how to work with a builder to maximize your investment where it means the most.  Paul Morin of Tarkka Homes, Inc. has worked with custom home clients for over 30 years, assisting them to select materials and components based on their highest priorities.  He will share his knowledge of construction costs to help attendees get the most out of their building project.

KITCHEN REMODELING 
SATURDAY, March 18     1:00 PM







Presenter: Susan Crupi

Director of DesignServices, David R. Crupi, LLC
Designer Susan Crupi has received national attention for her award-winning kitchen and baths. Her projects are frequently showcased in magazines – including New England Home, New Hampshire Home, and Kitchen & Bath Design News, cabinetry brochures, and appeared on Building New Hampshire on WMUR ABC. From cabinets-to-countertops, join Susan for an inspiring look at Kitchen and Bath Design, including a behind the scenes tour of award-winning projects.


​PROPANE 101 RESIDENTIAL USES & VALUES

SATURDAY March 18     4:00 PM 







​Presenter: Mike Troisi

If you have ever considered converting from # 2 Heating Oil to Propane, this is the seminar for you.  Learn about the benefits of heating your home with propane.  In addition, learn about the versatility of propane.  Did you know that in addition to central heat, Propane can be used for cooking, space heat, back-up generators, pool heaters and outdoor living… think outdoor kitchens, fire pits and outdoor heating.  Stop by and see if Propane is right for you and your family.

ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES - YOU DON'T HAVE TO COMPROMISE ON COMFORT  

FRIDAY, MARCH 17     3:00 PM






Presenter: Bruce Bennett, Principal at GDS Engineers.


​Bruce Bennett, is a Principal with GDS Engineers and Consultants here in Manchester.  Bruce will explain some of the not so obvious benefits of living in an energy efficient home, what makes a home energy efficient and how third party programs such as ENERGY STAR Homes minimize risk for the owner and the builder.



BATHROOM REMODELING

SATURDAY, March 18   2:00 PM






Presenter: Susan Crupi
Director of Design Services, David R. Crupi, LLC


Director of Design Services, David R. Crupi, LLC

​Designer Susan Crupi has received national attention for her award-winning kitchens and baths. Her projects are frequently showcased in magazines –including Kitchen & Bath Design News and  New Hampshire Home, cabinetry brochures, and have appeared on Building New Hampshire on WMUR ABC.  From beautiful updates to luxury spa retreats, join Susan for an inspiring look at Bath Design, including a behind the scenes tour of award-winning projects.
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ENERGY EFFICIENCY in RESIDENTIAL HOMES
FRIDAY, March 17    5:00 PM








Presenter: Mike Turcotte

CONSUMER GUIDE TO A GOOD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

SUNDAY March 19       3:00pm






Presenter: Paul Morin, CGB, Tarkka Homes, Inc.

​​Few consumers can tell whether a construction contract is complete or whether it provides sufficient detail of a building project.  Paul Morin of Tarkka Homes, Inc. will take you step-by-step through the elements of good contract.  Fair and thorough contracts are vital for all parties to make sure construction goes smoothly, and to protect you if things go poorly.  Come learn how to compare competing contracts and what should be in any agreement before you sign.   Type your paragraph here.

HOW TO PLAN A REMODELING PROJECT              SATURDAY, March 18     11:00 AM







Presenter: Greg Rehm, CAPS, CGP, CGR

Liberty Hill Construction
Are you considering a remodeling project in the upcoming months, but you are not sure how to get started? Get professional advice and answers to your questions from a leader in the remodeling industry. Learn the options of how to begin, common pitfalls to avoid, and considerations unique to remodeling. Engage in open discussion about planning, budgets, and scheduling and the impact of a remodel on daily life. Come with questions and leave with solutions.


Getting starting can be the biggest stumbling block. Listen to Greg Rehm of Liberty Hill Construction walk you through the steps of how to plan your home remodeling project. Greg was the National Remodeler of the Year in 2015 and brings years of experience with him. Listen and ask questions so you can get started with your projects.

REVIEWING ENERGY EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES

FRIDAY, March 17    4:00 PM







​​Presenter: Bob Tororice MBA, MGP

Certified 100% Committed Energy Star Builder

We will be reviewing the different technologies in building the energy efficient shell of a building.

Review: SIPS, ICF, 2x4/6 panelized, Log, Modular and Timber frame as well as reviewing Solar, Wind and Geothermal.


Building Alternatives Inc 603-823-5100
Certified 100% Committed Energy Star Builder
EPA ZERO Ready Energy Partner
www.BuildingAlternatives.com 
HERs Rater BER 0136, BPI Certified
Multiple Award winning Green Builder
NH Home Builder of the year 2009/2010


BATHROOM REMODELING

SUNDAY  March 19        2:00 PM







Presenter: Susan Crupi

Director of Design Services, David R. Crupi, LLC

Designer Susan Crupi has received national attention for her award-winning kitchens and baths. Her projects are frequently showcased in magazines –including Kitchen & Bath Design News and  New Hampshire Home, cabinetry brochures, and have appeared on Building New Hampshire on WMUR ABC.  From beautiful updates to luxury spa retreats, join Susan for an inspiring look at Bath Design, including a behind the scenes tour of award-winning projects.
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REFRESH YOUR KITCHEN WITH HOME DEPOT             SATURDAY, March 18     12:00 Noon







Presenter: Christopher Sweet, Home Depot

Learn what it will take to get your dream kitchen and the steps that will the process successful.


PLANNING YOUR KITCHEN REMODEL

SUNDAY March 19          1:00 PM






Presenter: Susan Crupi

Director of Design Services, David R. Crupi, LLC


Director of Design Services, David R. Crupi, LLC - Designer Susan Crupi has received national attention for her award-winning kitchens and baths. Her projects are frequently showcased in magazines –including Kitchen & Bath Design News and New Hampshire Home, cabinetry brochures, and have appeared on Building New Hampshire on WMUR ABC.  From cabinets-to-countertops, join Susan for an inspiring look at Kitchen Design, including a behind the scenes tour of award-winning projects.