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2016 Awards of Excellence

This year’s Awards of Excellence Banquet will be held on November 12th, 2016 at the Sheraton on the Bayfront. Check out the event page for details.

2016 Awards of Excellence Category Entry Deadline Day of Judging
Landscaping – Download Entry Form September 16th September 24th
New Construction – Download Entry Form October 17th November 5th
Remodeling – Download Entry Form October 27th November 5th

Upcoming Lead Training Events

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) now requires all contractors who work on pre-1978 housing to become Certified Renovators. This includes all renovators, remodelers, plumbers, painters, electricians, window and door contractors, landlords, and some building engineers.

We have 4 hour refresher courses available Tuesday, June 7th in the morning and the afternoon as well as an 8 hour full initial course on Wednesday, June 8th.


2017 Home Show – Registration Open

Next year’s Home Show dates have been set: February 25th – 27th, 2017 (Friday-Sunday). Get registered early to claim your choice of booth.

Vendors who participated in the 2016 Home Show have first priority to choose their booths until May 15th. From May 16th until June 15th, any current BANWPA member will have priority. After June 15th we invite anyone interested to reserve space on a first come, first served basis.


2016 Home Show

We had a great Home Show this year at our new location, the Shrine Club! We would like to thank the community for coming out to this year’s Home Show. See you all again next February!


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National Fuel Co-op

Did you know that National Fuel offers Energy Partners 30% reimbursement for approved ads – up to $8,000 per year? This includes trade and home show booth co-op at a rate of 25% of the booth cost up to a maximum of $250. Find out more at: http://banwpa.com/national-fuel-co-op/


The Builders Association of Northwestern PA (BANWPA) is a not-for-profit, professional, trade organization chartered by NAHB in 1945, working to make our community a better place to live and work.  BANWPA includes 3 Pennsylvania counties: Erie, Crawford, and Warren. 
The Builders Association can help you to make informed decisions when choosing any type of  contractor. Not only are we here to help the contractors, we are also here to act as an independent third party to help you find the trade professionals to meet your needs. 
The BANWPA is dedicated to promoting quality craftsmanship through industry leadership, good business ethics and community involvement. The BANWPA works under both the Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) to ensure success in our local building industry.