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Build Simple Inc., Placitas, New Mexico

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Address: 12 Juniper Road
Placitas, New Mexico  87043  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 15
EIN: 46-0749567
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Mission Statement


to make safe buildings simple- buildings that increase self-respect and self-reliance housing that is healthier and more affordable for all

Description


We serve by designing, consulting, training, testing, and assisting with structural testing. We provide illustrated information to help owner-builders and designers and architects understand their choices. These include: E-books and slide shows that teach building Plans of standard buildings free online Training videos We answer emails and have Skype conversations to advise about building for climate, choosing materials, and reinforcing for the level of risk. We also can make site visits to give soil and site advice, and create custom building plans. Because some of the most promising earthen materials for seismic risk areas have not yet been tested, we also focus on doing simple structural tests and working with university students willing to do needed laboratory tests.

We serve by designing, consulting, training, testing, and assisting with structural testing. We provide illustrated information to help owner-builders and designers and architects understand their choices. These include: E-books and slide shows that teach building Plans of standard buildings free online Training videos We answer emails and have Skype conversations to advise about building for climate, choosing materials, and reinforcing for the level of risk. We also can make site visits to give soil and site advice, and create custom building plans. Because some of the most promising earthen materials for seismic risk areas have not yet been tested, we also focus on doing simple structural tests and working with university students willing to do needed laboratory tests.

Mission Statement: to make safe buildings simple- buildings that increase self-respect and self-reliance housing that is healthier and more affordable for all

Organizational Statement of Faith


Build Simple exists to give tangible expression to the love of the creator God. We believe that He has provided materials for building and wants all people to be safe and sheltered. God: Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 118: 1 In the beginning, God created... and the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the water.Genesis 1: 1 Our Need: ...from all your idols I will cleanse you. ...And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. Jesus: For he whom God has sent utters the words of God, for he gives the Spirit without measure. John 3:34 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor... Isaiah 61:1 [Jesus] who, though he was in the form of God... emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form he humbled himself and be came obedient unto death, even death on a cross. Phil. 2:6-11 ...Christ died for our sins in accordance with the scriptures,...he was buried,...he was raised on the third day in accordance with the scriptures, 1 Cor. 15:3-7 Our Change: But to all who received Him, who believed in His name, He gave power to become children of God; who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God." John 1:12,13 The words that define our belief are shared by most evangelical Christians. http://www.themissionexchange.org/sofME.php


Denominational Affiliations


None, Non-denominational


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Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes