• Education

  • The Lake Region Builders Association offers several continuing education classes each year. These classes are designed to help trade professionals stay current with the ever-changing industry, while earning valuable continuing education credits. The classes are offered to both members and non-members. Members receive a discount, which is another great reason to join our association!




    Please save the date and plan to attend these upcoming
    continuing education classes.



    Contact us at 218.847.0699 for additional details.


  • Builder Expo & Continuing Ed Class

    January 24, 2020

    7 hours continuing ed credits - including 1 hour energy

    Instructor: Andy Schreder, CBO - Rum River Construction Consultants

    Cost:  $89 per person (Non-Members)
             $50 per person (LRBA Members)


    Building Blocks 2020

    The most common source of building failure is water intrusion. Fortunately it can be effectively minimized through integration of exterior materials. We will examine code and manufacturers’ installation criteria for roofing, wall cladding and flashing details. Time will also be spent exploring several new innovations in building materials and processes.

    One hour of education on the MN Energy Code is also included as stipulated for Licensed General Contractors Continuing Education requirements.

    Topics to be discussed include:

    · Code adoption update

    · MN State Energy Code: air barrier, attic bypasses; foundation insulation requirements; closed cell foam

    · Exterior Overview, Code References

    · Roof Details: roof deck, underlayment, coverings, installation & common pitfalls

    · Wall Cladding: water resistive barrier; types, products, approvals & installation  criteria; flashing

    · Footing / Foundation Options & Advances: diamond & helical pier

    · Concrete Reinforcement Innovations: fiberglass rebar, approvals & installation limitations


    To Register:

    ONLINE Click Here 

    CALL:    LRBA at (218) 847-0699.


  • Plumbing Expo & Continuing Ed Class

    January 31, 2020

    8 hours continuing education credits

    Instructor:  Scott Thompson - MN Plumbing Training

    • This class includes 6 hours of code review as well as 2 hours of technical as required by the state of Minnesota. 
      • 2 Technical - What is Radon
      • 2 Code - Indirect Waste
      • 4 Code - Sizing Water and DWV
    • All hours apply to the following licenses: plumbing, water conditioning, building official, residential contractor, and manufactured home installer. When you enroll, please indicate all licenses that the credits need to be applied to. (Building contractors - please use your QB license number). The class is open to both journeymen and master plumbers.
    • Cost is $140 per person



    BY PHONE:  Call Ruth at 701-238-4245 or Scott at 701-238-9816 at MyPlumbingTraining.com.

    ONLINE:  Click HERE to register online at MyPlumbingTraining.com

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