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See the Home Technology of the Future: The 2020 Global Innovation Award Finalists

Filed in Awards by on January 7, 2021 1 Comment
See the Home Technology of the Future: The 2020 Global Innovation Award Finalists

NAHB has announced the finalists for the 2020 Global Innovation Awards (GIA), which annually recognizes the most advanced, cutting-edge and original products, services and homes from the United States and around the world and showcases the future of home technology.

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Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on Capitol Protests

Filed in Advocacy by on January 6, 2021 1 Comment
Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on Capitol Protests

We fully support the efforts of the U.S. Capitol Police, National Guard and other law enforcement agencies to move quickly to restore order, peacefully disperse the rioters, and secure the Capitol complex. We also applaud the Congress for getting back to work this evening on behalf of the American people.

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As Cases Surge, NAHB Calls for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on December 31, 2020 5 Comments
As Cases Surge, NAHB Calls for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down

After the success of the first COVID-19 stand down in April, NAHB and its construction industry partners are facilitating a second round of pandemic-specific safety training in the wake of the national post-holiday surge in infections.

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See the Job Site Champions Who Put Safety First in this Challenging Year

Filed in Awards, Safety by on December 23, 2020 0 Comments
See the Job Site Champions Who Put Safety First in this Challenging Year

NAHB has named the recipients of the 15th annual NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) for their commitment to strong safety programs.

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FEMA Study Shows Resilience Value of Building Codes but Understates Cost Impact

FEMA Study Shows Resilience Value of Building Codes but Understates Cost Impact

A new study by FEMA argues for adopting the latest editions of building codes without amendment to provisions relating to resilience – protection from earthquakes, floods and wind – but discounts the costs associated with building to newer codes.

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Meet the Industry Leaders of the Future: The 2020 Young Professional Awards Finalists

Filed in Awards by on December 22, 2020 0 Comments
Meet the Industry Leaders of the Future: The 2020 Young Professional Awards Finalists

Fifteen finalists are in the running for the NAHB Young Professionals Award, designed to honor young home building professionals’ hard work, success, performance, dedication and outstanding potential as they serve as leaders in the home building industry.

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Updated Residential Building Codes Coming Your Way Soon

Filed in Codes and Standards by on December 10, 2020 1 Comment
Updated Residential Building Codes Coming Your Way Soon

The International Code Council (ICC) will soon publish the 2021 edition of the International Residential Code® (IRC®), and many states and jurisdictions will begin considering plans next year to adopt or upgrade to the latest IRC and other I-Codes.

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NAHB’s Legal Advocacy Goes Far Beyond Cases Directly Involving Home Builders

Filed in Advocacy, Legal, Membership by on December 10, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB’s Legal Advocacy Goes Far Beyond Cases Directly Involving Home Builders

NAHB’s Legal Advocacy team pursues litigation on issues that impact NAHB members. But NAHB also participates in cases concerning other matters because those cases often contain legal principles that are crucial to NAHB members’ standing in other actions. 

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Winter Weather Safety Takes on a New Dimension This Year

Filed in Safety by on December 10, 2020 0 Comments
Winter Weather Safety Takes on a New Dimension This Year

Winter can be an especially tricky time for safety personnel on home building jobsites. But the pandemic of 2020 adds another dimension to jobsite safety plans during the cold weather months.

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Close Out the Year in Compliance with Help From the Final Webinar of 2020

Filed in Business Management, Education by on December 4, 2020 0 Comments
Close Out the Year in Compliance with Help From the Final Webinar of 2020

As the world prepares to leave behind one of the most tumultuous years ever, NAHB is offering a final webinar designed to help businesses in the industry close out their books and look forward to 2021.

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