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Make Safety a Top Priority in the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone

Make Safety a Top Priority in the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone

NAHB’s official safety sponsor, Builders Mutual Insurance Company, has partnered with the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) to showcase the latest workplace safety solutions with daily microlearning presentations and exhibitors specializing in cutting-edge construction safety products in the inaugural IBS Jobsite Safety Zone — located in booth N663 of the North exhibition hall.

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Six NAHB Members Win a Trip to Napa Valley in Recruitment Contest

Filed in Membership by on February 11, 2019 0 Comments
Six NAHB Members Win a Trip to Napa Valley in Recruitment Contest

Congratulations to the six NAHB builder members who signed up the most new members* during the most recent fall membership drive. These members and a guest will enjoy an all-inclusive trip to Napa Valley.

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Using Energy Savings to Sell Homes

Using Energy Savings to Sell Homes

Building homes that save money and use less resources is better for the environment, and more comfortable and durable to live in makes sense. It can also be a selling point if properly communicated.

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OSHA Issues Final Rule on Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on January 28, 2019 4 Comments
OSHA Issues Final Rule on Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) late last week issued a final rule eliminating a requirement that establishments with 250 or more employees electronically submit information from certain OSHA forms.

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OSHA Publishes Maximum Fines for 2019 and Top Violations of 2018

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on January 24, 2019 12 Comments
OSHA Publishes Maximum Fines for 2019 and Top Violations of 2018

OSHA published to the Federal Register Wednesday its maximum fines for jobsite violations for 2019, which go into effect for citations beginning today.

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How are Jurisdictions Spending Your Impact Fees?

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Land Development by on January 23, 2019 3 Comments
How are Jurisdictions Spending Your Impact Fees?

Have you ever wondered if the impact fees your company is paying to various jurisdictions are going toward their intended purpose? Interestingly, they often are not.

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Can’t-Miss Events for Young Building Pros at IBS

Filed in International Builders' Show by on January 18, 2019 1 Comment
Can’t-Miss Events for Young Building Pros at IBS

NAHB’s International Builders’ Show is the premier event for those in the residential construction business — especially for the thousands of young building professionals who are the future of the industry.

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Green Building Becoming the Standard for New Homes

Filed in Design, Sustainability & Green Building by on January 16, 2019 0 Comments
Green Building Becoming the Standard for New Homes

Is green here to stay? All indications are yes. Homes are increasingly being designed, constructed, and operated toward the greener end of the construction continuum.

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Avoiding Poor-Performing Homes and Profit-Killing Call Backs

Filed in Home Building, International Builders' Show by on January 15, 2019 1 Comment
Avoiding Poor-Performing Homes and Profit-Killing Call Backs

Building expenses don’t always finish accruing once you turn over the keys to the buyer. The secret to maximizing your bottom line depends on how well you control your call-back costs.

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Inaugural Jobsite Safety Zone at IBS Offers Live Demos, Key Resources

Inaugural Jobsite Safety Zone at IBS Offers Live Demos, Key Resources

The inaugural IBS Jobsite Safety Zone will feature safety product exhibitors and a learning space for product demonstrations, presentations, one-on-one Q&A sessions and much more.

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