Councils & Committees
NAHB’s Construction, Codes and Standards Committee is seeking members interested in applying to serve for 2017 on one of its three subcommittees.
Fire sprinkler mandates will stay in the International Residential Code, but builders and developers will see other construction cost savings after more than 162,000 votes were cast for 577 proposals on the ballot for the International Code Council’s 2016 Online Governmental Consensus Vote. After weeks of phone calls and personal visits, NAHB members were successful in pushing the results to reflect the point of view of the code official, rather than that of the product manufacturer.
Fifteen finalists have made the slate for the NAHB Young Professionals Award, designed to acknowledge each winner’s hard work and successes, performance and dedication, and outstanding potential as they begin to serve as leaders in the home building industry.
The NAHB Professional Women in Building, the fastest growing council in the Federation, has expanded its footprint for the 2017 International Builders Show. Expect more space to mix and mingle, increased programming designed to improve business skills and more chances to network.
The Building Systems Councils Lounge, a new hot spot at the 2017 International Builders’ Show focused on all things building systems, will host more than a dozen events, including a wide variety of instructive, education sessions and a few networking opportunities. Stop by Tuesday through Thursday (Jan. 10-12) for catered breakfast and lunch, and a wide range of formal […]
Member-to-member recruitment efforts are the largest source of growth for our Federation. The NAHB Spike Program recognizes our members’ outstanding achievements in recruitment and retention. And the Spike Club is composed of all the individual members of our local associations who have attained Spike status.