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Innovative New Product Makes Debut at SAFE Awards

Innovative New Product Makes Debut at SAFE Awards

The founder and president of NterNow, a secure, keyless entry system that allows buyers to call in or use a mobile app to gain access to homes within a community, was recently honored for her contributions toward creating a safer work environment for home building industry professionals.

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Happy Holidays

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 23, 2016 1 Comment
Happy Holidays

NAHBNow staff is taking a short break for the holidays, but we’ll be back on Dec. 27.

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Intergenerational Living Thrives in Utah

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 21, 2016 0 Comments

The ability to be near family but remain independent is a key feature of the award-winning 55-plus community of Sagewood at Daybreak, Utah’s largest master-planned community. And it makes good business sense too, especially in an area where culturally, family is a big deal, say the community’s developers. The first senior living residence built in […]

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OSHA Rule Clarifies Recordkeeping Obligation

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on December 20, 2016 1 Comment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Monday issued a final rule that clarifies an employer’s continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness. The final rule becomes effective Jan. 18, 2017.

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Global Innovation Award Finalists Announced

Filed in Awards, International Builders' Show by on December 16, 2016 1 Comment

Entries from all around the world were submitted, showcasing the global home building industry’s most innovative products and services. Judges have selected five finalists, from which one will be named the award recipient during the 2017 International Builders’ Show.

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8 Easy Ways to Keep Jobsites Safe

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on December 14, 2016 0 Comments

Following these eight rules can help workers steer clear of the most common jobsite hazards and keep construction sites looking neat, professional, and well cared for.

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5 Negotiating Tips for Construction Loan Financing

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5 Negotiating Tips for Construction Loan Financing

Approaching lenders for financing can be stressful. Here are five useful tips to keep in mind that may help make it a little easier.

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Trench Collapse Fatalities Doubled in 2016

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on December 12, 2016 0 Comments
Trench Collapse Fatalities Doubled in 2016

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited and fined an Ohio company more than $270,000 after a 33-year-old employee was crushed to death in June. He is one of 23 workers killed, and 12 injured in trench collapses this year.

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OSHA Finalizes New Walking-Working Surfaces Rule

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
OSHA Finalizes New Walking-Working Surfaces Rule

The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule that updates its 44-year- old general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standard, created to better protect workers from slip, trip and fall hazards. According to OSHA, the rule aligns the fall protection requirements for general industry with those for construction that will make compliance easier for those companies who perform […]

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Opportunity Abounds at IBS for Young Professionals

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show by on December 8, 2016 1 Comment
Opportunity Abounds at IBS for Young Professionals

The International Builders’ Show has a lot to offer the under-40 crowd. If you’re a young professional or a student headed toward a career in the construction industry, and thinking about making your way to Orlando in January, here’s a snapshot of what’s in it for you.

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