Councils & Committees

In New Home Sales, Process Equals Growth

In New Home Sales, Process Equals Growth

If you want to freak out certain personality types, just start throwing around words like process, systems, tracking and accountability — words that might invoke a few “four-letter-word” responses. However, everyone can master these properties, but some of us require more support than others to get there.

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Why the ‘Fear of Missing Out’ is the Best Motivator

Why the ‘Fear of Missing Out’ is the Best Motivator

Companies are spending millions of dollars these days on research to more fully understand consumer behavior. Their findings reveal not only how to better influence their customers, but also how to better motivate their employees — especially the sales staff.

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Your Client Could Win a Free Log Home

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Your Client Could Win a Free Log Home

To celebrate National Log Homes Open House Month in July, two NAHB members are teaming up to give away a log home worth nearly $70,000.

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Apply to Serve on an NAHB Committee or Council Board

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Apply to Serve on an NAHB Committee or Council Board

The online application for NAHB committee and council board of trustees appointments is now live. Your NAHB Senior Officers strongly encourage all members to think about throwing their hats into the ring for 2019. The deadline to apply is Sept. 23.

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Celebrate Our Log Home Heritage in July

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Celebrate Our Log Home Heritage in July

July is National Log Homes Open House Month, celebrating the historical contributions and modern efficiency of log and timber homes. From the simple and utilitarian log cabins of frontier lore to 21st-century luxury living, log homes have been part of the American landscape for over two centuries. Now entering its 41st year of operation, the […]

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Deadline Looms for Legal Action Fund Requests

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Deadline Looms for Legal Action Fund Requests

Applications are due June 22 for the NAHB Legal Action Fund, which provides financial assistance to state and local HBAs as well as their builder/developer members involved in litigation with the potential to significantly affect the industry.

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Early Birds: Save BIG on Best in Green Award Applications

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Early Birds: Save BIG on Best in Green Award Applications

NAHB’s Sustainability and Green Building Subcommittee has opened the application and nomination process for the 2018 NAHB Best in Green (BIG) Awards and is offering great savings for early applicants.

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NAHB Joins ICC to Commemorate National Building Safety Week

NAHB Joins ICC to Commemorate National Building Safety Week

NAHB Construction, Codes and Standards Committee Chair Sowders hailed the cooperative nature of the NAHB-ICC relationship, highlighting the work on the ICC-700 National Green Building standard as just one example. And like ICC, NAHB understands the importance of raising awareness of building safety. “NAHB is pleased to be able to continue its support of not only this event, but also the ideals it represents,” he told the assembled building officials and codes experts.

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NAHB Student Chapter Partners with Local Firm to Win ‘Race to Zero’

NAHB Student Chapter Partners with Local Firm to Win ‘Race to Zero’

The NAHB Student Chapter program from Pennsylvania State University took first place in the Suburban Single Family category of the 2018 Race to Zero Competition. Run by the Department of Energy, this competition challenges students to design cost-effective, zero-energy ready homes. NAHB is a program sponsor.

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Young Professionals Awards Now Open

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Young Professionals Awards Now Open

The NAHB Young Professionals Committee has opened the application and nomination process for five awards given annually to outstanding NAHB members under the age of 45 who have demonstrated rapid career advancement, engagement with industry peers and advocacy for the building community early in their careers.

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