As a member of TAB, you are entitled to receive the benefits of programs and services that are not available to the general public. Many of these programs are discounted or enhanced for members and they provide revenue back to the association. Additionally, company representatives are members of TAB.
In addition to TAB programs and benefits, NAHB and your local HBA offer a variety of programs to the membership. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with all of these great opportunities.
Savings Through Advocacy and Member Programs
• TAB’s advocacy efforts on the state level potentially save $15,000 per home start
• A builder member can save on average $5,500 by taking advantage of TAB’s various programs and services
• By taking advantage of the associations’ discount and rebate programs, a minimum of $500 can be saved by an HBA member each year. A list of TAB’s member programs can be found at: texasbuilders.org/membership/benefits
• The value of NAHB services and advocacy victories on the federal level totals an average of $5,500 per home start for a typical homebuilder
Membership in the Texas Association of Builders is a great value! View the PDFs below for a snapshot of TAB membership benefits:
TAB Member Programs (pdf) | TAB Membership Brochure (pdf) | Value of Advocacy (pdf)
The Texas Association of Builders has a revised and enhanced TAB Builder’s Risk Insurance Program with some of the most well-respected carriers in the insurance industry, including Great American Insurance Group and US Assure, as underwriters. Great American has been a trusted TAB provider for over 40 years and covers most areas of the state. US Assure is new to the TAB Insurance Program and writes policies across the state including in the 14 first tier coastal counties in Texas.
TAB's relationship with local insurance agent members across the state has not changed. These agents are valuable members, and their participation will help to ensure a seamless transition as we expand and grow the TAB Insurance Program.
The TAB Builder’s Risk Insurance Program is now available to builder and remodeler members in every area of the State of Texas.
Contact one of TAB's valued agent members for a Builder’s Risk Insurance Quote.
Assured Partners Insurance | www.ccinsurance.com | Austin, Hill Country
CBS Insurance | www.cbsins.com | Abilene
D & H Risk Services, Inc. | www.dhriskservices.com | Longview
David Tate Insurance Agency | (806) 794-1177 | Lubbock
Higginbotham & Associates | www.higginbotham.net | Corpus Christi, Houston, Waco
Hotchkiss Insurance | www.hiallc.com | Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio
HUB International | www.hubinternational.com | El Paso, Midland, Odessa
Insurance One Agency | www.insoneagcy.com | Austin, Dallas, East Texas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio
INSURICA/DFB Insurance Group | www.insurica.com | Amarillo
NCW Insurance | www.neely.com | Amarillo
Pinnacle Insurance Group | www.pinnacleinsgroup.com | Waco
Program Insurance Group | www.pigbcs.com | Bryan/College Station, Central Texas, Waco
Sanford and Tatum Insurance Agency | www.sanfordtatum.com | Lubbock
SHW Insurance Services, Inc. | www.shwins.com/buildersrisk | Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Tyler
Whitaker Insurance | www.whitakerins.com | San Antonio
TAB represents your interests at the Texas Capitol and before state regulatory agencies. Through its lobbying efforts and relationships with state officials, TAB is protecting your interests year-round. In addition, members are encouraged to participate in TAB’s Rally Day, held during each Texas Legislative Session, and to contribute to TAB’s political action committee, HOMEPAC. Visit the Government Affairs section of this website for more information on TAB’s legislative activities.
Business Growth Partners specializes in helping builders, remodelers and associate members grow, systemize and streamline their businesses and, in the process, help them increase their bottom line. They work only with builders association members – they do not work with the general public. Their Business Diagnostic Plan of Action (BPA) Creation Process requires you to invest a few hours of your time over the course of a few weeks as Growth Partners does their analysis to create and deliver your BPA. Your BPA/Strategic Plan will be provided to you at the end of this process and will include a “de-brief” where they identify and explain their findings to help you get the most out of your business. Once the team at Growth Partners delivers your BPA, you may be eligible for additional coaching services. For more information, please download the following PDF documents:
If you are interested, please visit SmallBusinessGrowthPartners.com, click on “Redeem Your BPA” then “HBA Members.”
With the most sophisticated controller, meter based vs. timed irrigation, a fully automated filter, and real-time monitoring, IrriGRAY achieves 95% irrigation efficiency.
Texas Association of Builders (TAB) members receive a 5% rebate for the purchase of one system, or a 10% rebate for the purchase of multiple systems on the same order. (Rebates to be determined on a quarterly basis and paid the following month.)
A 1.25% marketing rebate to the Texas Association of Builders AND an additional 1.25% donation to the Texas Builders Foundation, the charitable arm of TAB, will be made for each IrriGRAY system purchased by TAB members. Be sure to see Water ReNu at the Sunbelt Builders Show™.
For more information or to purchase IrriGRAY:
As a builder or remodeler member of TAB, you can earn money for products you are already buying. Sign up today to learn if you are eligible to receive quarterly rebates from dozens of manufacturers. If associate members supply or install any of the 50+ manufacturer brands, they can register to be listed in the Directory with a link to its website. Remind builders and remodelers that it’s good to do business with another member.
For more information and to register for this simple program, visit HBArebates.com/TAB to start adding money back to your bottom line. Participation is free and easy. Sign up today.
TAB’s Model Safety Plan and training webinar will provide you with comprehensive guidelines to help you train your employees regarding their responsibilities and to help you establish good safety procedures and systems for recordkeeping required by OSHA.
Learn about TAB’s Model Safety Plan and how to order the package here.
Membership in the Texas Association of Builders is a great value!
As a member of TAB, you may be eligible for discounts through National Purchasing Partners (NPP). To learn which national companies are a part of NPP and for eligibility information, register today at www.MyNPP.com. By registering you are not obligating yourself to any purchase; you are giving yourself access to their website and the opportunity to learn more about their portfolio of discounted products and services.
We make it easy for you to do business with a member! The online TAB Product Depot has been customized so that you don’t have to wade through irrelevant “hits” when you’re searching the Internet for a product. Access the product depot from the TAB's home page or at http://TABProductDepot.com. TAB member and sponsor listings appear with a special symbol next to their names.
As a member of the Texas Association of Builders, you are a stakeholder in the Sunbelt Builders Show™. Sunbelt is fully owned and operated by TAB and is its largest revenue-generator, behind dues and the endorsed insurance program. Visit SunbeltBuildersShow.com for complete Show information.
Available only to builder members, TAB’s contracts package subscription is your blueprint for typical construction and remodeling transactions and can save you thousands of dollars in legal fees. At $399.99* (+ tax) the two-year subscription includes eight residential construction and remodeling contracts, as well as dozens of related addenda and associated agreements.