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IBS 2020 Master Workshop: 10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle

IBS 2020 Master Workshop: 10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle

In the IBS Master Workshop, “10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle,” industry expert presenters will put on trial many “sacred cow” sales practices and examine 10+ new ideas to counter out-of-date practices.

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Gobble Up These NAHB Webinars in November

Filed in Education by on November 6, 2019 0 Comments
Gobble Up These NAHB Webinars in November

This November, join home building industry leaders from the comfort of your office or home as they discuss key topics for construction company owners, including universal design, business best practices and OSHA inspections.

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Last Chance to Help Influence Important Building Codes

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on November 1, 2019 0 Comments
Last Chance to Help Influence Important Building Codes

The International Codes Council will soon begin voting on important changes to the International Residential Code, the International Energy Conservation Code, and others. NAHB members can have a say in those votes.

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SAFE Awards Entry Deadline Extended to Nov. 15

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 31, 2019 0 Comments
SAFE Awards Entry Deadline Extended to Nov. 15

The application deadline for the 2019 NAHB/Builders Mutual Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) Awards program has been extended to Friday, Nov. 15.

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Can a Funky Green Thing Help Improve the Safety of House Framing?

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 25, 2019 0 Comments
Can a Funky Green Thing Help Improve the Safety of House Framing?

“A funky, green thing that looks like a shark” is how one 2019 International Builders’ Show (IBS) attendee described TrussLox, the bracing system that won the 2018 SAFE Award for Innovative Safety Program/Idea of the Year.

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Student Chapters: Be Sure to Apply for an IBS 2020 Travel Scholarship

Filed in International Builders' Show, Student Chapters by on October 24, 2019 0 Comments
Student Chapters: Be Sure to Apply for an IBS 2020 Travel Scholarship

The deadline for NAHB Student Chapters to apply for a travel scholarship to the 2020 International Builders’ Show is Oct. 31. Don’t miss the opportunity to help get some kids to IBS to experience all the home building industry has to offer.

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Important Electrical Code Changes Could Soon be Adopted Near You

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on October 23, 2019 18 Comments
Important Electrical Code Changes Could Soon be Adopted Near You

The National Fire Protection Association recently published the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC). This particular edition of the code has some significant changes that target residential electrical service.

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Learn Financial Management for Home Builders in NAHB Online Course

Filed in Business Management, Education by on October 15, 2019 0 Comments
Learn Financial Management for Home Builders in NAHB Online Course

Home builders can improve productivity and increase profits by applying financial management techniques used in successful businesses. A three-session course beginning next month will explore these concepts.

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Award-Winning Builder Sets Safety as a Benchmark

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 11, 2019 0 Comments
Award-Winning Builder Sets Safety as a Benchmark

As his green custom home building company grew, adding more employees and more job sites, Sean Sullivan of Living Stone Design + Build, near Asheville, N.C., knew he needed to turn his attention to safety.

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OSHA Grant Allows NAHB to Offer Fall Protection Safety Courses to HBAs Free of Charge

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 8, 2019 0 Comments
OSHA Grant Allows NAHB to Offer Fall Protection Safety Courses to HBAs Free of Charge

NAHB has received a $150,000 grant from OSHA that will allow it to continue offering the Fall Prevention in Residential Construction course at no cost to NAHB members across the country.

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