Recent Workshops and Actions

During the past few weeks –right before the pandemic crisis started–, the PRBA led several events to promote the continuing education among its members and other professionals. Also, important actions were taken to improve our industry.

Workshops

The Requirement Guidelines for Housing Vouchers Under the CDBG-DR R3 Program

In March we celebrated a workshop about the CDBG- DR funds with the Department of Housing Undersecretary, Dennis González, PE, and Doel Muñiz, PE, Director for the CDBG-DR.

Dennis González, PE, CDBG-DR Program Undersecretary, and Alfredo Martínez-Álvarez, Jr., PRBA Chairman.

National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Certification Orientation

Last month, Michelle Foster, vice president of sustainability for the Home Innovation Research Labs, and Steven Armstrong, expert on green building science and accredited verifier for the National Green Building Standard (NGBS Green) traveled to the island to present a seminar about the NGBS Green Building Certification.

Alfredo Martínez-Álvarez, Jr., PRBA Chairman, along with workshop speakers Michelle Foster, Home Innovation Research Labs Vice President; and Steven Armstrong, expert on the Building Science and Accredited Verifier for NGBS Green.[/caption]

Public Hearings

Waleska Rivera, PRBA Board Treasurer (at the bottom right), presented a speech about salary equity.

Salary Equity  - Download the speech presented by Waleska Rivera, PRBA Board Treasurer: Salary Equity Speech | March 10, 2020

Regulations Under Act No. 73 of 2019 - Download the speech presented: Regulations Under Act No. 73 of 2019 | March 12, 2020

Letters

PRBA's Position Regarding Project 2428

Download letter sent to Senate and House of Representatives: Letter to Senate and House of Representatives | March 18, 2020

PRBA's Position Regarding the Executive Orden Under the COVID-19 Situation

Download letter sent to Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced: Letter to Governor | March 24,2020  

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Custom Group: liderando la práctica de “Program Management”

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Antesala al nuevo porvenir

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CEMEX Puerto Rico y PathStone firman acuerdo colaborativo

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Más accesible la implementación de la energía solar en Puerto Rico

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F&R Construction Group, Inc.: 50 años de tradición familiar que transforma a Puerto Rico

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NAHB: What does the Fed’s rate hike mean for housing?

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Puerto Rico Builders Association wins pair of national awards

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Recognizing women who lead

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First Residence Inn by Marriott inaugurated in Puerto Rico

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Popular to Build New Corporate Campus in Hato Rey

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CEMEX Puerto Rico y Cemento Ponce galardonados con máximo reconocimiento a la calidad

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The PRBA scholarship program is now open!

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Promoting Puerto Rico

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La “jauja” en la generación de energía de la AEE: todo tiene su final

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Salinas, triste reflejo de Puerto Rico

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Comienza el Programa de Becas Futuros Constructores de Puerto Rico

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Fostering conversations on Puerto Rico’s reconstruction

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VRM Companies: “Builder del año”

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Eli Sepúlveda: un optimista que apuesta a Puerto Rico

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Las comunidades de ingresos mixtos consolidan su éxito en Puerto Rico

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