Construction Industry

Celebrating the Log Home Lifestyle

Celebrating the Log Home Lifestyle

Members of NAHB’s Log and Timber Homes Council are celebrating National Log Home Open House Month in July for the sixth consecutive year. This month, they will honor this American icon by hosting home tours, holding log raising demonstrations, giving mill tours, sponsoring seminars and much more.

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Housing Demand in the Southeast Finds a ‘New Normal’

Housing Demand in the Southeast Finds a ‘New Normal’

It’s been an up-and-down year thus far in the Southeast U.S. for home building. But May sales numbers indicate the region is finding its sweet spot.

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Timber Towers Reach for the Skies

Timber Towers Reach for the Skies

Are 20-story timber high-rises the future of building? Perhaps, if code changes under development by a committee of the International Code Council are eventually approved for the 2021 International Building Code.

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Legal Action Funded Case Wins Big in Vermont

Legal Action Funded Case Wins Big in Vermont

A case that was awarded funding from NAHB’s Legal Action Fund received a favorable decision on June 23, providing an additional dose of much-needed clarity to Vermont employers.

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New Resources Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

New Resources Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

NAHB continues to update its members-only Skilled Workforce Development Resources to help you recruit skilled labor and spread the word about the valuable careers available in residential construction.

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It’s Awards Season. Ready to Apply?

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It’s Awards Season. Ready to Apply?

Every year, NAHB honors the work of home builders, developers, remodelers, sales professionals — just about everyone in the home building industry who is doing stellar projects. We hope you’ll take advantage of this opportunity to achieve national recognition for your contributions to this great industry.

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Rep. Westerman’s Forestry Bill a ‘Win-Win-Win,’ NAHB Tells Congress

Rep. Westerman’s Forestry Bill a ‘Win-Win-Win,’ NAHB Tells Congress

A draft legislative proposal by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) would encourage better management of the nation’s federal forest natural resources while also ensuring the continued recovery of the housing industry, NAHB told Congress Thursday.

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Comply with the 2018 Building Codes

Comply with the 2018 Building Codes

States and jurisdictions across the country are making plans to adopt the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) next year – and this free NAHB webinar replay can help you prepare for the changes. The webinar highlights the differences between the upcoming code and the 2015 version, including significant updates to energy-efficiency requirements. Among the more […]

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Corps to Discuss Wetlands Permits

Corps to Discuss Wetlands Permits

NAHB members planning to attend the Midyear Meeting – or members who have the time to come to Washington, D.C. for the morning – may want to also attend a special session at 10 a.m. June 16 when representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers come to call.

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Feds Seek Feedback on Regs

Feds Seek Feedback on Regs

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy is combing through two recent executive orders issued by President Trump for their impact, and also wants to hear from the small businesses themselves. Unlike other government agencies, the SBA’s mission is to advance the views, concerns, and interests of small businesses before Congress, the White House, […]

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