Committees and Councils

Longtime Member Reaches Record Milestone for Member Recruitment

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on May 7, 2020 17 Comments
Longtime Member Reaches Record Milestone for Member Recruitment

The three most important components in business are: contacts, contacts and more contacts, according to S. Robert August. And he would know: He’s built his business around that mantra, and throughout the last 40 years, he’s recruited or helped retain thousands of NAHB members — more than any other member in the Federation’s history.

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Using Drones in Residential Construction May Become More Popular

Using Drones in Residential Construction May Become More Popular

Home builders are embracing technology to help keep their businesses running amid the current COVD-19 pandemic. The use of drones may become more widely used as the industry adapts due to stay at home orders, social distancing, and possible restricted movement even as some state stay orders have lifted.

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Distance Learning Resources for Construction Educators from NAHB and HBI

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Distance Learning Resources for Construction Educators from NAHB and HBI

NAHB Student Chapters has recently developed resources for teachers to use in their distance learning efforts for construction, construction management, shop, technology and physical science classes.

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All-Female Leadership Team Serves as Role Models for Women in Construction

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All-Female Leadership Team Serves as Role Models for Women in Construction

Although it may be the first all-female leadership team for a local home builders association (HBA), the HBA of Greater Des Moines’ executive board brings much more to the table than a singular gender.

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Members Boost Business Through NAHB Councils

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Members Boost Business Through NAHB Councils

NAHB councils offer like-minded members valuable opportunities to network with peers and share ideas. And by catering to a specific interest group of the housing industry, each council helps unify smaller communities within a local HBA.

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3 Standout Councils Highlight Membership Best Practices

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3 Standout Councils Highlight Membership Best Practices

Across the country, many councils are making exceptional efforts to grow their membership. At the 2020 International Builders’ Show, some were recognized and awarded for their efforts in recruitment and retention.

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Happy International Women’s Day from NAHB

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Happy International Women’s Day from NAHB

NAHB is proud to celebrate women in the home building industry as part of International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8, and recognize all the many ways women work to advocate for, strengthen and contribute to the housing industry.

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Countdown Begins for Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Finalists

Countdown Begins for Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Finalists

In six weeks, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will announce two grand winners of the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. NAHB is a proud sponsor of the design challenge and serves as a resource for student teams by connecting them with industry partners and contacts at local and state home builders associations.

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Rookie Team Takes First Place at NAHB Student Competition

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Rookie Team Takes First Place at NAHB Student Competition

Team Frederick was one of several teams across the country this year who entered the NAHB Student Competition at the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS).

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Keys to Success from Trailblazing Female Members

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Keys to Success from Trailblazing Female Members

This year, there are at least seven female local HBA presidents across the country who are either the first-ever female president at their respective HBA or the first female president in several decades. Today, we are highlighting three of these women and their achievements.

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