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With an increased emphasis on concepts, products and solutions, two of the three courses leading to the Certified Aging-in-Place designation have a new look – and now they are ready for primetime.
Nationwide housing starts rose 3% in February from an upwardly revised January reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.288 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department.
An attorney whose firm helps its clients open businesses and establish joint ventures in Cuba spoke to members of NAHB’s Building Materials Subcommittee about challenges and opportunities in this market for the residential construction industry.
Low-income housing managment professionals sometimes don’t have the most current information about their tenants’ changing incomes, and those discrepancies can lead to their project being out of compliance with federal laws. Get help with this March 30 webinar.
RESNET and the International Code Council are debuting a draft the WER Index. It will rate a home’s efficiency in water use in the same way that the HERS index measures a property’s energy efficiency. A March 15 webinra explains it all.
“Construction is dangerous, but it doesn’t have to be that way if we include safety first and foremost in our operations,” said Tony Lombardi, director of safety at Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc., a Reston, Va. consulting firm. He has five tips for promoting safety with employees, subcontractors and suppliers.
Builders looking for U.S.-grown sources of softwood lumber have a new choice – Norway Spruce grown in New England, New York and the Great Lakes region.