Bookstore

Welcome to the Fairfield County HBRA Bookstore where members receive a 10% discount on all publications. The bookstore is linked to the NAHB BuilderBooks Bookstore where you will create your profile and place your orders. If you have purchased from the NAHB BuilderBooks Bookstore before all you need to do is login and place your order.

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Members when you purchase your books from the Fairfield County HBRA Bookstore you are helping your association earn a commission from all the sales derived from this bookstore with the association’s unique code: HBREMODE

Category: ACCOUNTING & ESTIMATING

acctg_finanmgtAccounting & Financial
Management for Residential Construction
by Emma Shinn

Take control of your finances with this solid resource for builders, remodelers, developers, and contractors that provides detailed information on how an accounting system operates and…
estimatingEstimating with Microsoft® Excel, 3rd Edition
by Jay Christofferson

Creating estimates just got a little easier as the author details how you can save money and time by using Microsoft® Excel 2007 to develop estimates that are reliable enough for your most important management decisions. You’ll learn essential skills for programming basic formulas to….
finan forecastFinancial Forecasting in Microsoft® Excel
by Jeffrey Kenneth Prager

In order to expand your business, you will need capital. This book takes your step-by-step through creating financial forecasts with Microsoft® Excel 2010 so you can assess project feasibility, fund company cash needs, determine financial feasibility…
Item #00256
Member: $26.95
Retail: $29.95
Item #00266
Member: $39.95
Retail: $44.95
Item #00300
Member: $39.95
Retail: $44.95
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Category: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

construction magtHome Builder Contracts
& Construction
Management Forms,
2nd Edition

by NAHB Business Management & Information Technology

Nearly 100 of the most useful business forms and contracts for builders from successful builders across the country. Includes sales and marketing forms, contracts and agreements, trade contractor specifications and…
managing your businessManaging Your Business with 7 Key Numbers
by Jeffrey Kenneth Prager and Scott Stroud

Many builders and contractors struggle to get a clear picture of where their business is at the moment and where it’s headed financially. This book will help you see where you stand every day, with every job, by monitoring just 7 Key Numbers that drive all profits and cash flow, including number of leads, sales conversion rate, and…
cost of doing businessThe Cost of Doing Business Study, 2016 Edition
by NAHB

Profits are increasing across the nation. Are yours?NAHB’s economics and business management experts collected and analyzed financial statements for fiscal year 2014 from builders across the country…
Item #00234
Member: $59.95
Retail: $75.00
Item #00302
Member: $31.95 
Retail: $35.95
Item #00308
Members: $79.95
Retail: $149.95
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Category: CODES & REGULATIONS

2012 HB jobsite2012 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes
by NAHB and ICCA

Portable companion to the 2012 International Residential Code, this quick reference discusses the impact of 2012 code changes to ventilation requirements, wall construction, duct sealing, and other areas…
2015 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes
by NAHB & ICC

Answers to common code questions at your fingertips. This handy jobsite tool will become as indispensable to you as your cell phone, tape measure, and level. This pocket-friendly companion to the International Residential Code discusses the impact of 2015 code changes to common walls separating townhouses, remodeling of an existing basement, and more…
2015 International Residential Code: For One-and-Two Family Dwellings
by ICC

The 2015 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (IRC) offers the most current and innovative set of regulations for residential construction.
Item #00293
Member: $19.95
Retail: $21.95
Item #00305
Member: $19.95
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Item #01817
Member: $110.00
Retail: $122.00
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Category: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

basic construction mgtBasic Construction
Management

by Leon Rogers

Learn the essentials of managing projects well and within budget, from scheduling and jobsite safety to quality and customer service in Basic Construction Management. This resource guides you step-by-step from construction planning through…
residential const perfResidential Construction Performance Guidelines, Contractor Reference, 5th Edition
by NAHB

Deliver high-performance homes and protect your bottom line. Residential Construction Performance Guidelines is the most widely used recommendation by the home building and remodeling industry on how homes should perform during the warranty period…
res construction consumerResidential Construction
Performance
Guidelines, Consumer Reference, 5th Edition
by NAHB

The Consumer Reference makes it easy to provide a copy of the guidelines to every customer. Sold in affordable packs of 10, this reference is a great addition to your warranty claims process and…
Item #00265
Member: $39.95
Retail: $44.95
Item #00306
Member: $39.95
Retail: $44.95
Item #00307
Member: $59.95
Retail: $69.95
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Category: CUSTOMER SERVICE

beyaond warantyBeyond Warranty: Building Your Referral Business
by Carol Smith

Whether your goal is to establish first-class warranty service or to go beyond warranty service with maintenance menus, educational programs, and social events, this book will teach you how to:
  • Align buyer’s expectations with the service they receive
  • Create a limited warranty document
home maintenance made easyHome Maintenance Made Easy: What To Do, When To Do It, When To Call For Help
by NAHB

This is the ideal resource that home owners will really appreciate. It’s perfect for you to give to your customers. Homeowners get pages and pages of tips on maintenance to keep their new home performing at its peak. Home Maintenance Made Easy provides a sensible approach to regular home maintenance and great tips from the experts…
your new homeYour New Home And How To Take Care Of It
by NAHB

Give your customers invaluable, well-presented tips on maintenance to help keep their homes performing like new.  Includes useful checklists and a detailed log for home maintenance—the key to on going home owner satisfaction and critically important to your warranty program. Guaranteed to be one of the most welcomed handouts at closing. Sold in packs of 10.
Item #00252
Member: $39.95
Retail: $44.95
Item #00295
Member: $17.95
Retail: $19.95
Item #00239
Member: $35.95
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 Category: GREEN BUILDING

what green meansWhat Green Means To Home Buyers: Perceptions & Preferences
by NAHB

What home and community features influence consumers when they are considering buying a home? Energy efficient or high efficiency: Which description resonates more with home buyers? Typical home buyers often don’t understand the language building professionals use to…
green building strategiesGreen Building Strategies: From Plan to Profitby Jeannie Leggett Sikora

A concise guide, this book shows you how to build high-performance energy-efficient green homes. Green Building Strategies takes you step-by-step from design through site development and construction, quality assurance, marketing, and customer service. It provides the information you need to systematically create green projects with a price tag both you and your buyers can accept. URLs for essential online green building resources are included…
icc_ashraeICC/ASHRAE 70
2015 National Green
Building Standard

by ICC, ASHRAE, & NAHBA

 Collaborative effort between the ICC, ASHRAE and NAHB, NGBS outlines a variety of green practices that can be incorporated into new homes and multifamily buildings as well as hotels, dormitories and land development.….
Item #00304
Member: $79.95
Retail: $115.95
Item #00290
Member: 29.95
Retail: $33.95
Item #00310
Member: $17.95
Retail: $19.95
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  Category: REMODELING

find a profess remodelerHow To Find A Professional Remodeler
by NAHB Remodelers

Sold in packs of 25…This glossy, 4-color brochure promotes the professionalism of your remodeling business by offering a wealth of valuable advice to customers on the process of selecting a remodeler. The brochure guides consumers from the dream of remodeling their homes to…
the paper trailThe Paper Trail: Systems and Forms for a Well-Run Remodeling Company, Second Edition
by William Asdal and Wendy Jordan

This book shows you how to use proven management systems to run a successful remodeling company. An included CD contains90+ essential forms and documents that you can customize to suit your business needs. The documents cover critical areas such as estimating, production, customer communication…
warrantiesWarranties for Builders and Remodelers, 2nd Edition
by David Crump, Jr., David S. Jaffee, & Felicia Watson

Profit from the legal wisdom of the National Association of Home Builders staff attorneys! The authors provide new information about warranties based on research for NAHB members on hundreds of warranty issues. The second edition of Warranties for Builders and Remodelers helps inform and…
Item #00272
Member: $17.95
Retail: $19.95
Item #00271
 Member: $35.95
Retail: $39.95
Item #00253
Member: $26.95
Retail: $29.95
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Category: SAFETY

home builders safetyHome Builders’ Safety Program
by NAHB Labor, Safety, & Health Services

Safety is the soundest investment you can make in your home building business. Use this practical guide to understand how to develop and implement a total loss-control safety program. In addition to the clear presentation of OSHA standards, this invaluable resource- Provides an overview of jobsite safety and…
jobsite safetyJobsite Safety Handbook, Third Edition
by NAHB Labor, Safety & Health Services

This easy-to-use handbook contains the complete English and Spanish text side-by-side to facilitate straightforward communication. It provides an overview of the key safety issues residential builders and workers need to focus on to reduce accidents and injuries. The third edition includes updated information on fall protection…
scaffoldNAHB Scaffold Safety Handbook, English-Spanish
by NAHB Labor, Safety, & Health Services

Scaffold-related accidents result in injuries and deaths and continue to occur despite updated standards from OSHA. Make sure your employees are safe and comply with these standards by providing this illustrated English-Spanish handbook. Includes clear explanations and…
Item #00250
Member: $19.95
Retail: $21.95
Item #00292
Member: $11.00
Retail: $12.50
Item #00168
Member: $11.00
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Category: SALES & MARKETING

inernet mktInternet Marketing: The Key to Increased Home Sales
by Mitch Levinson, MIRM, CSP

Learn the essentials of Internet marketing from industry expert Mitch Levinson. His book explains step-by-step how to get more quality website traffic, convert it to sales center visits, and provide the right information to home buyers online. This informative resource includes strategies for how to compete online and…
sales mktgSales & Marketing Checklists for Profit-Driven Home Builders, 3rd Edition
by Jan Mitchell

This popular book covers the major steps involved in successful new home sales. Learn the ins and outs of the comprehensive contract, the move-in, warranty service, referrals, and a great close. Sales & Marketing Checklists includes a new chapter on using social media in your marketing, a more extensive chapter on multicultural sales, and online access to all checklists included in the book…
social mediaSocial Media 3.0: It’s Easier Than You Think
by Carol L. Morgan, CAPS, CSP, MIRM

This in-depth thorough resource helps you construct a comprehensive long-term social media strategy on any budget. The updated edition includes even more practical ideas, offers more examples from real businesses, and shows you how to work smarter, not harder, by using social media…
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Member: $17.95
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Member: $19.95
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Item #00296
Member: $17.95
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