Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Save Lives and Keep Builders in Compliance

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Put Your Guard Up: Guardrails Save Lives and Keep Builders in Compliance

Guardrails play a critical role in protecting workers and visitors on a jobsite, but they work only when installed properly.

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Hands-on Tech Bytes Sessions Offered Throughout IBS 2020

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Hands-on Tech Bytes Sessions Offered Throughout IBS 2020

The 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas is the place to be for up close, hands-on learning about the latest tech tools, applications and products available. Through 30-minute interactive demonstrations, “Tech Bytes” sessions offer a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn the practical side of these technologies.

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Lot Values Hit Record Highs

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Lot Values Hit Record Highs

Median single-family lot prices in 2018 outpaced inflation (4.4% vs 2.4%) and reached a new record high, with half of the lots selling at or above $49,500, according to NAHB’s analysis of the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC) data.

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BUILD-PAC Revs Up Fundraising Efforts for 2020

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BUILD-PAC Revs Up Fundraising Efforts for 2020

Across the country, BUILD-PAC Trustees have been busy spreading the word about the importance of getting involved in the political process. BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s political action committee, works to elect pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office. Nearly 150 NAHB members serve on BUILD-PAC’s Board of Trustees.

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Development Rehabs Historical Site Into Modern Housing for Veterans

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Development Rehabs Historical Site Into Modern Housing for Veterans

What started as a collection of uninhabitable 1917-era homes built for gunpowder factory workers is now an impressive finalist in the 2019 NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry awards, thanks to 11 years of dedication among key partners and the community.

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ENERGY STAR Releases New Caribbean Program Requirements

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ENERGY STAR Releases New Caribbean Program Requirements

The ENERGY STAR program recently released Version 3 of its Caribbean Program Requirements, which will be required for ENERGY STAR Certified Homes permitted on or after Jan. 1, 2020.

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Veterans Successfully Climb Construction Career Ladder

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Veterans Successfully Climb Construction Career Ladder

Today on Veterans Day we honor military members and their families for the sacrifices they have made to serve our country. The home building industry is stepping up to help veterans create a viable private-sector career path forward as they transition to civilian life.

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Applications Open for Home Innovation’s Resiliency Advisory Group

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Applications Open for Home Innovation’s Resiliency Advisory Group

Under a contract from the Department of Housing and urban Development (HUD), Home Innovation Research Labs staff experts and a new advisory group will produce a set of practical, actionable guidelines for builders and developers to design and construct residential buildings, neighborhoods and accessory structures to improve residential resilience and integrate that resiliency with the entire community. Apply to be a part of the advisory group today.

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Top Bathroom Features Among Millennial Home Buyers

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Top Bathroom Features Among Millennial Home Buyers

A recent report published by NAHB reveals the top bathroom features wanted by millennials. The study also reveals a wide disparity between millennials and seniors regarding certain bathroom amenities.

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NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

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NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

NAHB announced the finalists for its 2020 Best of 55+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 55+ housing industry. A total of 107 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council.

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