Rocky Mountain Plan Company will be at the NAHB

by Heather Sellers January 30, 2014 1 min read

Several Rocky Mountain Plan Company members will be heading to Las Vegas next week to attend the 2014 NAHB International Builders Show! In addition, RMPC founding members Larry Gilland and Bernie Kern will be participating in the BALA Live Design Competition as part of the Collaborative Design Group.

This dynamic competition gives teams the opportunity to design a home concept and floor plan in only nine hours on the IBS exhibit floor, all for a very special cause--to create a home for one of America's wounded veterans returning from war.

For more information, check out the video below of last year's competition.

We'll be posting photos from the Builders Show here on the blog, and if you happen to be in Vegas, please stop by the BALA Competition to say hello!



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