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HVAC System Design for Builders: What You Need to Know

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Education, Home Building by on April 11, 2017 4 Comments
HVAC System Design for Builders: What You Need to Know

The combination of highly efficient HVAC systems and tight duct systems and envelopes can create an unintended consequence if you aren’t sure how the two work together.

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NAHB Mourns Death of Arthur Rutenberg

Filed in Leadership by on April 10, 2017 0 Comments

Arthur Rutenberg, father of past NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg and a respected home builder, passed away on March 29 at the age of 89. Born in Chicago in 1927, Mr. Rutenberg served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and earned a chemical engineering degree from Northwestern University. Mr. Rutenberg moved to Clearwater, Florida […]

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Christy Beck, MIRM, Wins Bill Molster Award

Christy Beck, MIRM, Wins Bill Molster Award

The National Sales and Marketing Council has awarded its lifetime achievement award to Christy Beck, MIRM, a new home marketing professional from Raleigh, N.C.

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Battle Moisture, Reduce Maintenance with Realistic Alternatives

Filed in Sponsored Content by on April 5, 2017 1 Comment
Battle Moisture, Reduce Maintenance with Realistic Alternatives

No one has to deal with the deterioration of outdoor products due to the assault of rain, snow or freezing temperatures—and the toll these extreme elements take on decking, trim, wood shakes or stone. Today, builders and remodelers have a wide choice of alternatives that look amazingly like the exterior building products they replace.

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Insurance Program ‘Fortifies’ a Builder’s Bottom Line

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Design by on April 4, 2017 0 Comments
Insurance Program ‘Fortifies’ a Builder’s Bottom Line

Tom Stokes, president of Alabama’s Truland Homes, found a profitable niche for his company with the help of an above-code program designed to give new home buyers additional peace of mind — not to mention, deeply discounted insurance premiums — in hurricane-prone regions of the country.

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Estimating and Scheduling: Today’s the Deadline

Filed in Business Management, Education by on April 3, 2017 0 Comments

Registration closes today for the “live online” course Estimating and Scheduling for Profitable Business Operations, designed to help you better execute two critical tasks to project preparation: estimating costs and creating the schedule to complete the project. From 1-3 p.m. ET over three consecutive Tuesdays: tomorrow, April 4, and then April 11 and 18, this course offers you the best and latest industry knowledge right from your home or office.

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Meet Angela Harris, MIRM

Meet Angela Harris, MIRM

Throughout National Designation Month, NAHB has shined a spotlight on some of its successful graduates. Before we call it a wrap, we’d like to introduce you to one more of our accomplished designees: Angela Harris, MIRM, president and principal creative director of TRIO Environments in Denver.

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Let’s Grow: Register for the National Membership Drive

Filed in Membership by on March 29, 2017 0 Comments
Let’s Grow: Register for the National Membership Drive

This year, the NAHB Federation is focusing on net growth during the 2017 Membership Drive. HBAs can earn up to a total of $1,500.

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Meet Kristin Han, HCCP

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on March 29, 2017 0 Comments
Meet Kristin Han, HCCP

March is National Designation Month, and NAHB is shining a spotlight on some of its successful graduates, like Kristin Han, HCCP, vice president of compliance for WNC Inc. in Irvine, Calif.

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Submissions Now Open for IBS Education Sessions

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show by on March 27, 2017 0 Comments
Submissions Now Open for IBS Education Sessions

Each year, NAHB selects nearly 300 speakers to present education sessions at IBS on an array of industry topics ranging from sales and marketing, to technology, design and remodeling. NAHB is looking for education session ideas that are original and full of innovative content.

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