Associations & Affiliations
Associations & Affiliations
Bayer Built takes pride in supporting the organizations, associations and affiliations within the millwork industry. Participating in various associations and affiliations helps us to stay on track with current trends, events, and the building industry as a whole, not to mention these affiliations provide great networking opportunities that we value greatly. Bayer Built is proud to be a member of, or associated with the following Associations & Affiliations.
Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC):
Members subscribe to a defined code of ethics, and all of our builders conform to Minimum Performance Standards for construction and business practices. All builder and remodeler members are licensed through the state of Minnesota and must comply with the rules, regulations, and continuing education requirements set by state statute. Certified since 1991.
West Central Builders Association (WCBA): A trade association made up of professionals in the building trades. Members include residential builders, remodelers, subcontractors, suppliers, banks, accountants, real estate professionals, developers and other companies that work in the building industry.
Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire (HBA): The HBASE serves and represents our members who are affiliated with the building and remodeling industry in the Sioux Empire.The HBASE promotes home ownership and quality housing through positive relationships between our members and the community. The association provides members opportunities to enhance professionalism through communication, educational opportunities and social activities.
National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC): NFRC has developed and operates a uniform national rating system for the energy performance of fenestration products, including windows, doors, skylights, and similar products. Certified since 2007.
Door and Hardware Institute (DHI): The only professional association dedicated to the Architectural Openings Industry. With the purpose of advancing life safety and security within the built environment, DHI represents the North American openings marketplace as the advocate and primary resource for information, professional development and certification. Member since 2008.
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB): 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. Certified since 1991.
Sioux Valley Hoo Hoo Club: The International Order of Hoo-Hoo is one of the oldest industrial fraternities in the United States. It’s a unique lumberman’s fraternity.
US Green Building Council (USGBC): USGBC is a community of member companies and organizations of all sizes, in every sector of the industry. They and their employees drive everything we do as we work toward green buildings for everyone within a generation. Member since 2012.
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID): A community of people — designers, industry representatives, educators and students — committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, we strive to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. Certified since 2010. Affiliated since 2012.
American Institute of Architects (AIA): AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society. Affiliated since 2012.
World Millwork Alliance (WMA) is a wholesale distribution association. Our alliance is dedicated to the progression and prosperity of the millwork industry, including the support of a highly skilled workforce. We engage in advocacy efforts on behalf of our member-businesses, fostering a united millwork trade community that delivers innovative products and services for the benefit of the millwork industry as a whole.
Central Minnesota Builders Association (CMBA): A nonprofit local trade association affiliated with the Builders Association of MN and the National Association of Home Builders.