Certifications & Endorsements
J.A. Wheeler & Associates, LLC, of St. Francisviile, Louisiana, proudly holds several construction industry affiliations, certifications and endorsements.
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J.A. Wheeler & Associates, LLC is a member of the National Association of Home Builders.
NAHB is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority.
Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large. NAHB has a long history in the industry and with serving its members. NAHB’s various groups analyze policy issues, work toward improving the housing finance system, and analyze and forecast economic and consumer trends.
Certified Green Professional
J.A. Wheeler & Associates, LLC is recognized by the NAHB as a Green Professional.The home building industry coined the phrase green building in the late 1980s, turning a niche movement of resource-efficient homes into a quiet revolution – one that is increasingly becoming a preferred way to build and remodel.
CGP designation recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes – without driving up the cost of construction. The designation provides a solid background in green building methods, as well as the tools to reach consumers, from the organization leading the charge to provide market driven green building solutions the home building industry.
Green building means incorporating environmental considerations and resource efficiency into every step of the home building and land development process to minimize environmental impact. It’s a practical response to a variety of issues that affect all of us – like increasing energy prices, waning water resources, and changing weather patterns.
Certified Graduate Builder
J.A. Wheeler & Associates, LLC is an NAHB Certified Graduate Builder.
CGB’s earn the building industry’s premier professional designation by successfully completing an intensive series of nine six-hour courses. The CGB curriculum incorporates training by leading building industry practitioners and academics on a range of topics, including business management, emerging technologies and market trends. After earning CGB credentials, program graduates are required to maintain their designation through completion of an additional six hours of training annually.
Most conscientious builders belong to a local home builders’ association as well as the NAHB. They understand the value of professional development that these organizations provide.
J.A. Wheeler & Associates, LLC is an EPA Lead-safe Certified Firm.
Lead is a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and around our homes. Lead also can be emitted into the air from industrial sources and leaded aviation gasoline, and lead can enter drinking water from plumbing materials.
Lead may cause a range of health effects, from behavioral problems and learning disabilities, to seizures and death. Children six years old and under are most at risk.
Equal Housing Opportunity Builder
J.A. Wheeler & Associates, LLC is an EHO builder. The Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) provides guidance on how to easily comply with the Fair Housing Act, how to avoid housing discrimination, and how to seek help.
The Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) administers and enforces federal laws and establishes policies that make sure all Americans have equal access to the housing of their choice.