Brewmaster Fans Recalled

Filed in Design, Legal by on March 2, 2015 0 Comments

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for Brewmaster Ceiling Fans because a fault in the hub holding the fan blades may cause the unit to fall, posing a risk to anyone nearby.

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Carole Jones Inducted as PWB Chair

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on March 2, 2015 2 Comments

Carole Jones, CAPS, CGB, CGP, a licensed builder and associate broker from Bloomfield Hills, Mich., has been named 2015 chair of NAHB’s Professional Women in Building Council.

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A Giant ‘Thunderclap’ for Housing

Filed in Capitol Hill, Construction Industry, Leadership by on March 2, 2015 0 Comments
A Giant ‘Thunderclap’ for Housing

In conjunction with the March 9-13 Bringing Housing Home™ event, you can show your support and help us get the message out across the nation that homeownership and housing are truly the cornerstone of the American way of life.

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Builders Helping Builders: Making Tech Moves

Builders Helping Builders: Making Tech Moves

Builders Helping Builders is an interactive blog post that allows members to tap into the vast knowledge and experience of the entire Federation in one convenient location.

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Local Economic and Housing Stats at Your Fingertips

Filed in Economics, Homeownership, Multifamily by on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Local Economic and Housing Stats at Your Fingertips

NAHB recently updated the online tool that provides economic and housing statistics for all the local home builders associations across the federation. The tool now aggregates county-level data from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) and reflects HBA jurisdictions as of the January 2015 NAHB Board of Directors meeting.

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Leaders in Congress, Top Federal Officials Urged to Adopt Strong Housing Agenda

Leaders in Congress, Top Federal Officials Urged to Adopt Strong Housing Agenda

NAHB Chairman Tom Woods, First Vice Chairman Ed Brady and Third Vice Chairman Randy Noel embarked on a visit to Washington this week to impress upon key federal officials and leading members of the House and Senate the need for action on a wide range of legislative and regulatory issues affecting the nation’s housing industry.

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Nominations Committee Announces 2016 Candidate for 3rd Vice Chair

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on February 27, 2015 5 Comments
Nominations Committee Announces 2016 Candidate for 3rd Vice Chair

The NAHB Nominations Committee has certified Greg Ugalde of Torrington, Conn., as a candidate for NAHB Third Vice Chairman for 2016. He is a member of the HBA of Northwest Connecticut. Greg will address the NAHB Board of Directors at the Spring Board meeting in Washington, D.C. Greg Ugalde, GMB, CGP, a Connecticut builder/developer, is […]

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What’s ‘Appening: Tech Tips and Tricks for Building Professionals On the Go

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing by on February 27, 2015 0 Comments
What’s ‘Appening: Tech Tips and Tricks for Building Professionals On the Go

This upcoming webinar focuses on mobile marketing moves you can make to boost your business.

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Watch This Week’s Housing Now

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Trends by on February 26, 2015 0 Comments

Housing Now, is NAHB’s video news program — perfect for viewing the highlights of the latest home building industry news. This week, it’s all about the results of the fourth-quarter Housing Opportunity Index and new standards for water heaters.

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The Trouble with Change Orders

The Trouble with Change Orders

Change orders can wreck havoc with a builder’s budget, especially when the customer doesn’t understand the domino effect that each alteration can have in the plan development, permitting, vendor negotiations and all the other elements that go into a project. A new BizTools presentation spells it out for you.

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