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Reducing Lumber Waste While Delivering on Time and on Budget

Filed in Technology by on August 29, 2018 0 Comments
Reducing Lumber Waste While Delivering on Time and on Budget

Orlando-based Raney Construction survived the 2008 financial crisis by manufacturing its own building components and creating a “vertically-integrated total solution” which this year alone will help build 3,500 homes.

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IBS and KBIS Extend Agreement for Design & Construction Week

Filed in International Builders' Show by on August 28, 2018 0 Comments
IBS and KBIS Extend Agreement for Design & Construction Week

NAHB and the National Kitchen & Bath Association recently announced an agreement to extend the co-location of the NAHB International Builders’ Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, together known as Design & Construction Week.

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New Home Building Arbitration Rules Provide for Quicker Resolutions

Filed in Legal by on August 27, 2018 2 Comments
New Home Building Arbitration Rules Provide for Quicker Resolutions

The American Arbitration Association recently issued revisions to its Home Construction Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures, which became effective on August 1. The revisions are intended to expedite the alternative dispute resolution process.

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NAHB Groups Raise $27,000 for BUILD-PAC at Midyear Meeting

Filed in Councils & Committees by on August 22, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Groups Raise $27,000 for BUILD-PAC at Midyear Meeting

During the Midyear Board of Directors Meeting in Portland, three NAHB groups held fundraisers to benefit the NAHB bipartisan political arm that helps elect pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office.

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North Carolina ‘Agrihood’ Features Farm as Anchor Amenity

Filed in Design, Land Development by on August 21, 2018 0 Comments
North Carolina ‘Agrihood’ Features Farm as Anchor Amenity

Olivette, an agrihood just outside Asheville, North Carolina, is one of the earlier developments to address communities’ millennia-long draw to farms and the modern desire for amenities and technology.

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Internships Give Students Practical Exposure to Home Building

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on August 21, 2018 0 Comments
Internships Give Students Practical Exposure to Home Building

Interns are a valuable resource to help companies in the home building industry find quality workers in a tight labor market.

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Innovation Shines in Building Systems Week Aug. 20-24

Filed in Technology by on August 20, 2018 0 Comments
Innovation Shines in Building Systems Week Aug. 20-24

Celebrate the innovative and tech-savvy members of NAHB Building Systems Councils as they observe Building Systems Week Aug. 20-24.

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OSHA Releases Silica Standard FAQ for Construction

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 14, 2018 0 Comments
OSHA Releases Silica Standard FAQ for Construction

OSHA just released a set of 53 frequently asked questions to provide guidance to employers and employees on its respirable crystalline silica standard for construction. 

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NAHB Supports OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 13, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Supports OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

NAHB is an official supporting partner of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week 2018, a nationwide awareness campaign on the value of health and safety programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.

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$5,500 Raised for Associate Grants at Midyear Fundraiser

Filed in Membership by on August 10, 2018 0 Comments
$5,500 Raised for Associate Grants at Midyear Fundraiser

NAHB and the National Housing Endowment Associate Member Leadership Fund hosted an event that raised $5,500 for the Associates Leadership Grant at the recent Midyear Board of Directors Meeting in Portland, Oregon.

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