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NAHB Green Builders Recognized in National Awards Program

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on September 15, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Green Builders Recognized in National Awards Program

Many NAHB members have been selected as finalists in the Department of Energy’s Housing Innovation Awards. Winners will be announced at EEBA’s High Performance Home Summit, which will start Sept. 29.

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Building Systems Week Highlights Innovative Solutions to Current Crises

Filed in Committees and Councils, Education by on September 14, 2020 0 Comments
Building Systems Week Highlights Innovative Solutions to Current Crises

Building Systems Week provides builders with an opportunity to learn more about the offsite construction industry, including the various types of building systems available, and how they can be utilized for different projects. Dave Cooper will serve as the moderator for this year’s Building Systems Week webinars, featuring experts from across the industry.

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Green Mortgages Can Help Home Owners Invest in Energy Efficiency Benefits

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on September 9, 2020 1 Comment
Green Mortgages Can Help Home Owners Invest in Energy Efficiency Benefits

As home owners continue to assess the overall needs of their home in the wake of COVID-19, including energy usage, they may want to explore energy or “green” mortgages to purchase homes that utilize energy-efficient technologies.

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Last Chance to Enter 3 Prestigious NAHB Award Programs

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards, Design, Multifamily by on September 8, 2020 0 Comments
Last Chance to Enter 3 Prestigious NAHB Award Programs

A few of NAHB’s awards programs have extended their deadlines until this Friday, Sept. 11. Don’t miss out on a chance to let your work and your colleagues shine!

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Top Reasons to Become an Associate Member

Filed in Membership by on September 8, 2020 3 Comments
Top Reasons to Become an Associate Member

For many NAHB Associate members, visibility and networking are keys to a successful business. Joining a community such as NAHB opens the doors to make those connections and increases business opportunities that service and trade professionals would otherwise not have, especially when working with home builders.

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NGBS and Energy Performance: Voluntary Green Standard Compared to Building Codes

NGBS and Energy Performance: Voluntary Green Standard Compared to Building Codes

With so many green rating systems available, understanding how each one compares to others is imperative for making a choice that works best for your project, climate zone and market. The recent release of the 2020 National Green Building Standard™ (NGBS) provides a great opportunity to conduct a side-by-side comparison, starting with energy performance — an easy element to measure.

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Escalating Lumber Prices Hamper Home Owner Dreams

Filed in Advocacy, Trade by on September 2, 2020 12 Comments
Escalating Lumber Prices Hamper Home Owner Dreams

Lumber prices have skyrocketed since mid-April, rising 130% and increasing the cost of a single-family home by more than $16,000. NAHB continues to advocate for solutions, but they may not come fast enough for prospective home owners who now find themselves scrambling for alternatives as a result of these skyrocketing prices.

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Have You Thanked an Associate Member Recently?

Filed in Membership by on September 1, 2020 0 Comments
Have You Thanked an Associate Member Recently?

Join NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke in honoring and thanking Associate members for their work during Associate Member Appreciation Month.

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DOE Solicits Comments on Proposed Changes for Showerheads

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on August 24, 2020 3 Comments
DOE Solicits Comments on Proposed Changes for Showerheads

The Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice in the Federal Register on Aug. 13 announcing a proposed rulemaking to change the definition of showerheads and the test procedure for multi-nozzle fixtures. These changes could result in increased water usage across the country.

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Become a 2021 International Builders’ Show Insider

Filed in IBS, Membership by on August 19, 2020 0 Comments
Become a 2021 International Builders’ Show Insider

The IBS Ambassador Program is an exclusive opportunity for NAHB members to get the behind-the-scenes scoop of the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). Learn how to become an ambassador for the 2021 IBS.

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