Construction Industry

NGBS Development in Full Swing

NGBS Development in Full Swing

The International Code Council and NAHB, partners on the first edition of the standard in 2008, are working to update the nationally recognized rating system that will now have an expanded scope.

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Builders’ Show Early-Bird Deadline Extended

Builders’ Show Early-Bird Deadline Extended

If you still haven’t registered for our industry’s premier event — the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® — you’re in luck: but just for seven more days.

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Celebrate Your HBA as Part of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary

Filed in Construction Industry, Membership by on November 10, 2017 0 Comments
Celebrate Your HBA as Part of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary

Looking for a low-cost, high impact way to celebrate your HBA’s role in your community during the year-long commemoration of NAHB’s 75th anniversary? Learn about an Ohio HBA that did it in style.

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Massachusetts Builders, NAHB Rein in a Federal Land Grab

Massachusetts Builders, NAHB Rein in a Federal Land Grab

Last summer, the Army Corps of Engineers proposed a rule that would have illegally expanded Clean Water Act jurisdiction to include 900,000 acres of dry land in Massachusetts. NAHB and the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Massachusetts have nipped it in the bud.

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Lumber Tariffs ‘Could Not Have Come at a Worse Time’

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Construction Industry by on November 2, 2017 10 Comments
Lumber Tariffs ‘Could Not Have Come at a Worse Time’

The Commerce Department’s decision to impose new duties “is nothing more than a thinly-disguised tax on American home buyers, home builders and consumers,” said NAHB chairman Granger MacDonald.

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Build a Solid Career in Construction Management

Build a Solid Career in Construction Management

NAHB has been promoting the rewarding job opportunities in the skilled trades for Careers in Construction Month but let’s not forget that the construction manager also offers an exciting career path in the housing industry.

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Construction Careers: An Excellent Blend of Purpose and Paycheck

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 30, 2017 0 Comments
Construction Careers: An Excellent Blend of Purpose and Paycheck

The construction industry is uniquely poised to allow workers to engage with critical issues such as environmental protection, affordable housing and poverty alleviation, and construction workers are able to make a significant impact on the causes they care most about. As you recruit new team members, let them know how home building makes a difference.

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Iowa HBAs Celebrate the Trades with ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 27, 2017 1 Comment
Iowa HBAs Celebrate the Trades with ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe

The event aligned perfectly with October’s Careers in Construction Month and the pressing need in Iowa and nationally for skilled labor in the home building trades, including inspiring a pathway for students and beyond.

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Take Pride in Your Safety Program: SAFE Award Submissions Due Oct. 30

Take Pride in Your Safety Program: SAFE Award Submissions Due Oct. 30

These two past winners demonstrated to the industry that they are committed to safety and understand its importance for business success.

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Dean Mon Speaks at Diversity in Construction Gala

Filed in Awards, Construction Industry, Global Housing, Leadership by on October 24, 2017 0 Comments
Dean Mon Speaks at Diversity in Construction Gala

NAHB Third Vice Chairman Dean Mon recently spoke to attendees of the Diversity in Construction Reception at the National Housing Center, NAHB’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. The association partnered with groups including the Metro D.C. Hispanic Contractors Association for the event.

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