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Survey: More NAHB Member Homes Eligible for NGBS Certification as Builders Go Green

Survey: More NAHB Member Homes Eligible for NGBS Certification as Builders Go Green

A newly released NAHB survey shows that as builders ramp up their green building practices, more of their homes could be certified to the ANSI-approved National Green Building Standard.

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New in 55+: A Winning Parade Home

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees by on January 8, 2018 0 Comments
New in 55+: A Winning Parade Home

A collaboration between builder David Jackson of Jackson Design Build and marketing consultant Robert August of North Star Synergies – both active members of the HBA of Metro Denver – resulted in a Denver Parade of Homes entry that also served as a universal design showcase, brought new vendor partnerships (and about $350,000 in donated product) and was toured by more than 5,000 visitors: a win-win for all involved. Learn how these two building industry professionals made it happen in the Winter 2018 edition of the 55+ Online Magazine, now available for NAHB members to download for free.

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Get More from Your Membership at the NAHB IBS Booth

Filed in International Builders' Show, Membership by on January 8, 2018 0 Comments
Get More from Your Membership at the NAHB IBS Booth

If you are attending the International Builders’ Show in Orlando this week and want to learn about — and take better advantage of — the many benefits of NAHB membership, you’ll definitely want to stop by Booth W4842.

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The New American Home is ‘Emerald’ Green

The New American Home is ‘Emerald’ Green

The New American Home® 2018 and The New American Remodel™ 2018 have both achieved NGBS Green Certified, Emerald level, the highest certification available for high-performance and sustainable homes under the National Green Building Standard.

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NAHB Leaders Tour Puerto Rico Rebuilding Efforts

Filed in Disaster Response, Global Housing, Leadership by on January 5, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Leaders Tour Puerto Rico Rebuilding Efforts

NAHB Senior Officers Randy Noel and Dean Mon flew to Puerto Rico in late December to get a first-hand look at the devastation wrought by last fall’s hurricanes — and to see how the Federation can help Puerto Rican home builders get back to business faster.

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Stop Negotiating, Start Influencing to Close Your Sales

Stop Negotiating, Start Influencing to Close Your Sales

Seasoned speaker and sales expert John Palumbo, MIRM, does more than teach salespeople new skills: he is a student of sales science. During these studies, he’s learned that the top producers in the world have stopped using old-fashioned negotiating tactics.

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Alabama Builders Show They CARE

Filed in NAHB Cares by on January 3, 2018 0 Comments
Alabama Builders Show They CARE

The Baldwin County HBA in Fairhope, Ala., donated a truckload of gifts and presented a $4,100 check to CARE House. The donations were received at its Showcase Home, built by Frostholm Construction and featured in the BCHBA 2017 Parade of Homes.

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Announcing NAHB’s SAFE Award Winners

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 3, 2018 0 Comments
Announcing NAHB’s SAFE Award Winners

This year’s SAFE program honors the following individuals and companies that have worked to achieve exemplary safety and health programs in the residential construction industry.

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What New Home Sales and Marketing Professionals Should Know for 2018

Filed in Sales & Marketing by on January 2, 2018 0 Comments
What New Home Sales and Marketing Professionals Should Know for 2018

Several new home sales and marketing experts who hold the MIRM (Master In Residential Marketing) designation weigh in on what you need to know to be ready for 2018.

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3 More Cities Added to LIHTC Maps

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Trends, Multifamily by on December 29, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB has added Seattle, Chicago and Denver to its exclusive series of maps detailing metro areas where the Low Income Housing Tax Credit is used to develop new affordable homes.

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