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5 Future Home Building Leaders Honored at IBS 2020

Filed in Awards by on February 11, 2020 1 Comment
5 Future Home Building Leaders Honored at IBS 2020

NAHB recently honored five extraordinary home builders as the 2019 Young Professionals of the Year at the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. The awards highlight the five regional winners’ hard work, performance, dedication and outstanding potential as they begin to serve as leaders in the home building industry.

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NAHB Course Provides Closer Look at Home Builders’ Finances

Filed in Business Management, Education by on February 7, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Course Provides Closer Look at Home Builders’ Finances

NAHB online course series, Business Accounting and Job Costing: A Road Map to Profitability, is packed with information that will ensure profitability. The course covers financial planning, budgeting, construction business accounting, job cost systems, and financing options.

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Builders Should be Aware of the UV Resistance of Certain Plastic Tubing

Filed in Construction Industry, Legal by on February 6, 2020 0 Comments
Builders Should be Aware of the UV Resistance of Certain Plastic Tubing

Some types of plastic materials have sensitivities to the ultraviolet waves in natural sunlight. UV damage is not visible to the naked eye, but excessive exposure of certain plastic materials can lead to long-term degradation and a potentially reduced service life.

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Building Codes Vote Marred by ‘Zombie Proposals’ Could Impact Housing Affordability

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on February 4, 2020 5 Comments
Building Codes Vote Marred by ‘Zombie Proposals’ Could Impact Housing Affordability

The online vote to determine the next cycle of building codes had some very unexpected preliminary results, including more than a dozen energy code proposals that were resurrected from previous defeats.

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Opioids Still a Critical Issue for Home Builders at IBS

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on January 30, 2020 1 Comment
Opioids Still a Critical Issue for Home Builders at IBS

The industry is still facing the acute challenges of a drug crisis while simultaneously grappling with labor shortages. A key focus of NAHB is to directly address opioid misuse and get workers safely back to work.

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Meet the Winners of the NAHB Student Competition

Filed in International Builders' Show, Student Chapters by on January 28, 2020 2 Comments
Meet the Winners of the NAHB Student Competition

NAHB’s 2020 Student Competition featured 60 teams that competed during IBS 2020. This year’s competition included 39 four-year programs, 14 associate programs and seven secondary programs.

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Seven Young Leaders Named ‘Ones to Watch’ at International Builders’ Show

Filed in Awards, International Builders' Show by on January 27, 2020 0 Comments
Seven Young Leaders Named ‘Ones to Watch’ at International Builders’ Show

Six young home building industry professionals were honored last week as “Ones to Watch” at the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Valuable Safety Demonstrations and Learning Sessions in the IBS Safety Zone

Valuable Safety Demonstrations and Learning Sessions in the IBS Safety Zone

With less than a week to go before the opening of the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, attendees are busy setting their schedules. Be sure to include the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone (N663) in your plans and catch a session that could save your life.

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Build Strong Relationships with Real Estate Brokers

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing by on January 14, 2020 0 Comments
Build Strong Relationships with Real Estate Brokers

NAHB’s Builder Broker Cooperation Webinar Series, which runs for three consecutive weeks this February, provides best practices for working with real estate brokers.

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Baseball Legend Alex Rodriguez to Headline IBS Opening Ceremonies

Filed in International Builders' Show by on January 13, 2020 0 Comments
Baseball Legend Alex Rodriguez to Headline IBS Opening Ceremonies

Baseball legend-turned-business powerhouse Alex Rodriguez will headline the Opening Ceremonies at the 2020 International Builders’ Show on Jan. 21 in Las Vegas.

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