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Our Association is only as strong as its membership! Together we can be a stronger force when protecting the interests of the industry than any single business or voice could ever be.  As a benefit of membership, you have access to expert resources to help you with code issues, regulatory issues, lobbying and more.  3-in-1. When you join our association, your dues include not only membership to the Somerset County Builders Association. It also includes membership to the National Association of Home Builders and the Pennsylvania Builders Association.

  • Free PA One Call Service. This is a $100 per year savings.
  • Our members enjoy competitive options, including quality health insurance, a workers’ comp program and AFLAC medical and disability.
  • A free listing, with contact information, on the SCBA website SEE DIRECTORY
  • Reduce your expenses with member-only discounts through various savings and rebate programs.
  • As a member, you have access to multiple sources of news and information to help you stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing industry.
  • Advertising opportunities in our newsletter and on our website.
  • Opportunity to network at our membership meetings.
  • PBA Member Rebate Program.
More Info on Specific Benefits Below:

The PBA experience is different for all members, but most members find one or more of the following a rewarding part of their membership:

 

Advocacy and Legislative Efforts

PBA’s government affairs division works diligently to guard against misguided legislation and excessive regulations. The result is a better business
environment for homebuilders, remodelers and others in the industry in PA.

 

Access to Expert Resources

We have experts on staff to provide technical advice to help solve your problems. As a PBA member, you get immediate access to experts in building
codes, regulatory issues, green building, technology and public relations.

 

Networking Opportunities

Many members tell us that networking is a primary reason for joining. As a PBA member, you can connect with industry colleagues to share information and
make important business contacts.

 

Credibility:
Your PBA membership sets you apart and identifies you as an industry
professional. We encourage you to use our logo and build confidence with your peers,
customers and the community you care about and do business in.

 

Health Insurance

Our members have access to fully insured group and individual health insurance, dental and vision benefits, life insurance, AD&D and disability through Pennsylvania
Builders Insurance Program. Members also enjoy dedicated service with a hotline for premium member service.

 

Workers’ Compensation Program:

McConkey & Co provides PBA members with competitive rates, better claim management and better options for paying premiums. Contact Erica Grimm, CISR at 800.864.4849, ext. 3144 or egrimm@mcconkey.com

 

PA One Call Program
When builders use the PA One Call service before digging for the first time each year, they normally pay a $125 fee. For PBA members, that cost is waived. A $125
savings! Contact Livvy at PBA at 717.730.4380 or lharmon@pabuilders.org

 

Bonded Builders Warranty Group

Bonded Builders Warranty Group offers new home warranty plans. Contact Joseph Pushak at 800.749.0381,
ext. 3625.

 

Member Rebate Program for Builders

Group purchasing discounts on items you already buy from suppliers like Pittsburgh Paints, Heat & Glo, Delta and more. Over 70% of the Builders
& Remodelers who participated last year received back in rebates more than they paid in annual dues to the Association! Contact Richard Robinson at 866.849.8400 or info@hbarebates.com

 

National Purchasing Partners

This group purchasing program negotiates significantly discounted rates on many national products and services, including Verizon Wireless, Staples Office Products, Sherwin Williams, Airgas and more.

 

Energy Plus Electricity Savings Program

PBA members who switch to Energy Plus as their electric supply company can receive bonuses for enrolling their home or business, as well as cash back rebates.

 

PSECU Credit Union Membership
PBA members are eligible for membership in the state’s largest credit union.  Non-profit and member owned, PSECU offers no or low-fee services that will put more money in your pocket. Visit psecu.com
for more info.

 

Sample Contracts

Our members have access to a model building contract, plus contracts for home improvement contractors that meet the requirements of the state home improvement contractor registration law. A savings of time and expense!

Home Builders University

Earn PA Continuing Education Credits with affordable, online training courses. PBA members are eligible for discounted rates on all courses with a verified email address. Visit homebuildersuniversity.com for more details.

BDX (Builders Digital Experience):

List homes for free online on two leading new home websites, NewHomeSource.com and MoveNewHomes.com To sign up, go to thebdx.com/Free

 

Snazzy Traveler:
Save on thousands of hotels, cars, cruises, activities and more all year long.  Go to www.snazzytraveler.com/PBA

for more information Be sure to check the website for updates and more information: www.pabuilders.org

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