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September 11-13, 2018
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Charlotte Convention Center
September 11-13, 2018


(CAPS 3) Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging in Place

September 13, 2018  |  0800 - 1730

Room: 201AB
Track: Business Management
Session Code: NAHB57
Session Type: NAHB
CE Credit: 8

This course builds on the CAPS I and CAPS II courses (which are prerequisites for this course) by introducing design solutions and techniques for professionals whose clients require specialized design and equipment to live and thrive comfortably in their homes. Whole house product specification and installation techniques will be covered accompanied by practical, hands-on activities. By completing this course, participants will be able to: •Describe the challenging nature of design for aging in place projects. •Identify available innovative and specialized products. •Explain best practices for design and installation of key components in AIP home design. •Describe the importance of budget and early product selection •Identify common missteps for design and installation of AIP solutions. •Recommend the best solutions for common single-room modifications based on needs identified in a provided client assessment and a room survey. •List installation considerations for recommended modifications in a specified space. •Prioritize the comprehensive solutions based on previous exercises when integrated into a real-world whole house scenario. •Evaluate design considerations and installation requirements for recommended modifications based on whole house layout and circulation patterns. •Prioritize individual projects relative to budget, needs and urgency. This course qualifies for: •6 CE for AIBD •0.6 AOTA CEUs •6 AIA/CES HSW Learning Units •6 NAHB CE for: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM


Steve Monroe

SME & Associates

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Steve Monroe is a skilled coach, a dynamic keynote speaker, a down-to-earth workshop facilitator and meeting moderator -- and a warm accepting human being. His open and friendly presence, coupled with a wealth of experience, creative a positive influence on all who interact with him. His first book, released in 2001 from Home Builder Press, was entitled Selling to Builders. Released in February 2007, Selling to Builders 2 is an up-to-date guide devoted to assisting associates in developing and strengthening their relationships with builders. Steve has been actively involved in five local and two state builder associations beginning in 1973. Steve walked away from a promising career with a Fortune Ten company to look for life beyond the boardroom. Along this journey, he has stumbled, been tripped and pushed, but has never wavered from his quest. Steve keeps abreast of trends and tendencies in American business and society. Since 1983, when promoted from sales to management, he has accumulated valuable experience at the field and branch level, with particular emphasis on sales training, marketing and creative thinking skills. A native of Kentucky, Steve has undergraduate degrees from Southeastern Christian and Georgetown College. With a lifelong commitment to learning, Steve has continued his education with a variety of workshops in related fields, including completing a Master's Degree in Counseling.


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