Committees and Councils

Versatile Kitchen Range Receives a Top Innovation Award

Filed in Awards, Committees and Councils by on January 14, 2021 0 Comments
Versatile Kitchen Range Receives a Top Innovation Award

The winner of the 2021 Spark Award from the NAHB Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) is one of Signature Kitchen Suite’s latest innovations: the 48-inch Dual-Fuel Pro Range. The high-end range is the first of its kind to feature built-in sous vide functionality with both induction and gas on the cooktop, plus two ovens below.

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All-Female Built Home Taking Shape in Utah

Filed in Committees and Councils by on November 20, 2020 9 Comments
All-Female Built Home Taking Shape in Utah

Women in all aspects of the home building industry have come together for what is believed to be the nation’s first home built by an all-female skilled labor team in Saratoga Springs, Utah.

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2 Building Trends That are Now Essential to Buyers

Filed in Committees and Councils, Education, Technology by on October 13, 2020 1 Comment
2 Building Trends That are Now Essential to Buyers

Smart and healthy homes are no longer a luxury — they are a must have. To help NAHB members learn more about the latest in these home building trends, the Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) is inviting them to attend two, quick virtual presentations from industry experts.

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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

Filed in IBS, Student Chapters, Workforce Development by on October 5, 2020 0 Comments
Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

With travel barriers removed, students from across the country are invited to participate in the most anticipated competition of the year.

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Celebrate Careers in Construction Month in October

Filed in Student Chapters, Workforce Development by on October 1, 2020 0 Comments
Celebrate Careers in Construction Month in October

This year brings an added urgency Careers in Construction Month as demand for new homes is skyrocketing but home builders report labor shortages, at the same time as there are millions of Americans looking for work after the havoc wrecked on the economy by the coronavirus pandemic and shutdowns.

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The Future of Offsite Construction

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on September 30, 2020 0 Comments
The Future of Offsite Construction

Last week’s Building Systems Week highlighted a number of key themes going forward for the offsite construction industry: education, access to resources, and opportunities to help builders overcome challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The culminating webinar for Building Systems Week reiterated these topics and more.

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How Likely Are Builders to Adopt Building Systems?

Filed in Committees and Councils, Education by on September 22, 2020 1 Comment
How Likely Are Builders to Adopt Building Systems?

Home Innovation Research Labs has been tracking the adoption of offsite housing in new single-family homes and multifamily projects for the past 20 years. Learn more about what recent data highlight among builders’ attitudes, especially in the wake of COVID-19.

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Can Modular Housing Help Address the Housing Affordability Crisis?

Filed in Committees and Councils, Housing Affordability by on September 21, 2020 4 Comments
Can Modular Housing Help Address the Housing Affordability Crisis?

Eric Holt, assistant professor at the University of Denver, and his team have been exploring how off-site construction fits into affordable housing. Learn more about their report on the role modular and panelized construction can play.

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Reminder: Apply to Serve on a 2021 NAHB Committee or Council Board of Trustees

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on September 21, 2020 1 Comment
Reminder: Apply to Serve on a 2021 NAHB Committee or Council Board of Trustees

The NAHB Federation is powered by the leadership of its members who step up to serve their industry. There is still time to apply for an appointment to an NAHB committee and/or council board of trustees for the 2021 leadership year.

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What Builders Need to Know About Building Systems

Filed in Committees and Councils by on September 18, 2020 2 Comments
What Builders Need to Know About Building Systems

As home-building professionals continue to look for ways to grow and expand their businesses, one of the innovative solutions they may consider incorporating is building systems. Such systems offer benefits such as reduced labor, waste and construction time, but builders need to educate themselves on the various systems first to figure out what makes sense for them.

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