BT213 Building Better Foundations
21st Century Building Expo & Conference

BT213 Building Better Foundations

October 4, 2023  |  8:00AM - 10:00AM

Room: Concord H
Track: Building Technology
Session Code: BT213
Session Type: NCBI
CE Credit: 2

The Building Better Foundations course is designed to challenge participants to build better foundations by several means; by understanding foundation basics, understanding building code specifics and options, better understanding load transfer from structural members that foundations support, the introduction of the definition of Presumptive Soil Values, as well as tools and resources for soil testing prior to construction. Designations: AB, AA, AR, ARS


Chad Collins

Collins Design Build

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Chad Collins, AMB, CMGP, CAPS, is an Unlimited licensed general contractor and new home builder in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Since 1997, Collins has been transforming clients’ dreams into elegant, fashionable, timeless homes while building a reputation for skilled craftsmanship, superior quality, and incomparable client service. Chad has focused his professional career with an emphasis in sustainable Green home construction, home remodeling and additions in the Durham, Hillsborough and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. Chad’s commitment to excellence has earned him numerous top housing industry honors, including the HBADOC Builder of the Year Award and twice the Triangle Sales and Marketing Council’s MAME Building Company of the Year Award, as well as NAHB's Certified Green Professional Designee Award.