“Construction is dangerous, but it doesn’t have to be that way if we include safety first and foremost in our operations,” said Tony Lombardi, director of safety at Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc., a Reston, Va. consulting firm. He has five tips for promoting safety with employees, subcontractors and suppliers.
Builders looking for U.S.-grown sources of softwood lumber have a new choice – Norway Spruce grown in New England, New York and the Great Lakes region.
Guest blogger Eric Tilden, NAHB Program Manager for Sustainability and Green Building, is back with another post about his volunteer work with Engineers without Borders. It’s the motto for the 75th anniversary of NAHB: “We build communities.” For the good part of a century, NAHB and its members have been recognized as leaders of building […]
NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald issued the following statement regarding the joint resolution of disapproval introduced in the House today.
Alaina Money, division president of Garman Homes, a quirky custom home building company in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area, dropped a bit of wisdom at the International Builders’ Show during a brief, high-energy presentation focused on ways to stand out.
On National Groundhog Job Shadow Day, Toll Brothers showed 32 students in six states across the country the range of career options available in the home building industry.
When members of the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association met with high school students to talk about career opportunities in the skilled trades, the local public television station tagged along to help spread the word.
Despite a Jan. 20 White House Memorandum from Chief of Staff Reince Priebus directing federal agencies to withdraw or postpone new regulations pending Administration approval, the Environmental Protection Agency has not withdrawn the Jan. 19 Construction General Permit. NAHB wants the agency to do so right away.