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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

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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

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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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Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

As part of Professional Women in Building Week 2020, NAHB is highlighting a growing diversity in the home building industry and showcasing student chapters, including a student team from Tuskegee University in Alabama that took the stage at the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas and made history — becoming the first all-female, all-African American team in the competition’s near 30-year history.

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Watch Young Building Professionals Discuss their Career Paths

Watch Young Building Professionals Discuss their Career Paths

NAHB Student Chapters recently partnered with Cue Career to create a series of video interviews featuring young home building professionals describing their career journeys.

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NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

Applications are now open for numerous awards that recognize the innovation and dedication of professionals throughout the home building industry.

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2020 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Highlights Pioneering Housing Solutions

2020 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Highlights Pioneering Housing Solutions

Forty-five teams representing 31 colleges competed for the grand prize, and for the first time, there were two winners: one for residential and one for commercial. Miami University (Ohio) was the residential grand winner for a community in Cincinnati called Peace Village, and NAHB student chapter member Pennsylvania State University won an honorable mention in the suburban single-family division.

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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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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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Meet the Winners of the NAHB Student Competition

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Meet the Winners of the NAHB Student Competition

NAHB’s 2020 Student Competition featured 60 teams that competed during IBS 2020. This year’s competition included 39 four-year programs, 14 associate programs and seven secondary programs.

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