On March 11, 2009, the SAFEbuilt team was recognized by the Windsor Chamber of Commerce as a “Shinning Star” for its volunteer time and efforts immediately following the tornado that ripped through Windsor, Colorado on May 22, 2008. Read More
SAFEbuilt has joined forces with several Michigan associations to advocate for legislation allowing private business to provide contractual building department services. Our October 17, 2011 news release was displayed on 32 national and Michigan media sites, including the following link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/17/idUS180980+17-Oct-2011+PRN20111017
Across Michigan, hundreds of cities, villages and townships have for many years used private contractors to enforce their building codes without, it seems, the official authority to do so. A bill introduced this month in Lansing will formally allow that practice. Learn More
Effective May 1, SAFEbuilt Georgia, the State’s leading provider of building department services for public agencies, will provide building plan review and inspection services for Peachtree City, Georgia. David Mundt, based in SAFEbuilt’s Tyrone office, will be the building official for Peachtree City. Learn More
As of July 1, 2009, Colorado will require carbon monoxide alarms to be installed in all multi-family units and single-family homes, including mobile and manufactured homes. Learn More
SAFEbuilt, a leading provider of building department services for public agencies, was recently notified by The American Business Awards that they are a finalist for both the Best Overall Company and the Most Innovative Company categories. Learn More
Centerra announces SAFEbuilt as the corporate champion of its 2009 Bike to Work Day Business Challenge. SAFEbuilt had 22% of their employees' bike to work on June 24, making it the Centerra business with the highest participation on Bike to Work Day. Learn More
The Cities of Lithonia, Chamblee and Norcross have recently contracted with SAFEbuilt Georgia to provide all building department services for their communities. Services include plan reviews, permit applications and inspections for both residential and commercial projects. Learn More
Mike McCurdie, owner of SAFEbuilt, was honored with a 2008-2009 “Bravo” award on March 11, 2009. Surrounded by employees and other nominees and winners, McCurdie accepted the annual recognition sponsored by the Northern Colorado Business Report. Learn More
The causes are widely known. Sub-prime mortgages, foreclosures, an unstable stock market, low consumer confidence, increased construction costs and ever-increasing employee costs — all creating stagnant building activity and a building department budget that is upside-down. Learn More
The unusual and devastating tornado that tore through the Town of Windsor on May 22, 2008, made an impact on the staff at SAFEbuilt Colorado. SAFEbuilt, the state’s leading provider of full-service building department programs, not only provides building department services to the Town of Windsor but has its corporate office in Windsor.
SAFEbuilt Georgia and Municipal Building Inspections Services (MBIS) have recently announced their agreement to join under the SAFEbuilt Georgia name, effective April 25, 2008. The combined team will have 18 employees serving 16 metro-Atlanta communities, making SAFEbuilt Georgia the largest provider of building department services in the State. Learn More
SAFEbuilt Colorado provides the building department functions for many of the communities directly and indirectly impacted by the tornado that struck Northern Colorado on May 22. Learn More
At the Colorado Chapter of the ICC Education Institute this past March, fifteen SAFEbuilt Colorado employees continued their ongoing commitment to learn the most recent codes and enhance their areas of expertise. Learn More
The Weld County Food Bank is better because of the generosity of SAFEbuilt Colorado employees and their clients.
Just this past quarter, more than $8,500 worth of food for hungry families was made possible through SAFEbuilt Colorado’s donations and a dollar multiplier offer for matching gifts. Learn More
The State Buildings Program (SBP) was established July 1, 1998 to set up building codes for all construction by state agencies on state-owned or state lease-purchased properties or facilities.
For state agencies undergoing new construction or renovation, the SBP applies a code compliance policy to projects falling within certain guidelines. Learn More
Alternative fuels are now being produced in Northern Colorado as the Front Range Ethanol plant starts turning corn into fuel. After selecting Windsor, Colorado, as their building site, SAFEbuilt Colorado got to work reviewing plans and conducting building inspections to ensure safety and code compliance. Learn More