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Honor the Building Systems Industry’s Best

Honor the Building Systems Industry’s Best

Presented by the Building Systems Councils, the 2018 BSC Jerry Rouleau Awards are now accepting submissions.

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Zero-Energy Builders Tell All

Filed in Design, Environmental, Home Building by on June 9, 2017 2 Comments
Zero-Energy Builders Tell All

It’s one thing to listen to outside experts about how to create a successful business niche or even corner the market by building zero energy ready homes. It’s another thing to hear it from the horse’s – or the home builder’s, mouth.

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Sneak a Peek at IBS 2018 Show Home

Filed in Design, International Builders' Show by on June 7, 2017 0 Comments
Sneak a Peek at IBS 2018 Show Home

Legacy Custom Built Homes is taking the open concept and making it even more open for The New American Home 2018. Watch this video to learn more about what will set this year’s New American Home apart from all those that came before.

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Best in American Living Awards Open for Entries

Filed in Awards, Design by on June 1, 2017 0 Comments
Best in American Living Awards Open for Entries

Today is the first day applicants can submit their entries for BALA, the building industry’s premier residential design awards program.

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55+ Insights, Trends and More for Spring

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Design by on May 10, 2017 1 Comment
55+ Insights, Trends and More for Spring

The Spring issue of NAHB’s 55+ Housing online magazine is ready for download, with stories about marketing trends, floor plans, and a look at the future.

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Lifestyle, Curb-Appeal Updates Rejuvenate Mid-Century Split Level

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on May 3, 2017 1 Comment
Lifestyle, Curb-Appeal Updates Rejuvenate Mid-Century Split Level

While rock ’n’ roll revolutionized music and culture in the 1960s, split-level homes were taking the nation’s booming suburbs by storm. The challenge: How to make it more livable for today’s home owner?

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Webinar Offers Leg Up on Housing Innovation Awards

Filed in Awards, Design, Environmental by on April 19, 2017 1 Comment
Webinar Offers Leg Up on Housing Innovation Awards

The best green home builders are getting ready to maintain their stellar reputation — and maintain the NAHB sweep — as the Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready program opens up the application process for the 2017 Housing Innovation Awards.

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NAHB Student Chapters Enter Wind Power Competion

Filed in Design, Environmental, Student Chapters by on April 12, 2017 1 Comment
NAHB Student Chapters Enter Wind Power Competion

Twelve collegiate teams were selected to participate in the third annual American Wind Energy Association Windpower Conference and Exhibition. Each of the teams will compete by designing and building a model wind turbine and developing a business plan to market the products,

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Insurance Program ‘Fortifies’ a Builder’s Bottom Line

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Design by on April 4, 2017 0 Comments
Insurance Program ‘Fortifies’ a Builder’s Bottom Line

Tom Stokes, president of Alabama’s Truland Homes, found a profitable niche for his company with the help of an above-code program designed to give new home buyers additional peace of mind — not to mention, deeply discounted insurance premiums — in hurricane-prone regions of the country.

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Footings In Place at The New American Home 2018

Filed in Design, International Builders' Show by on March 31, 2017 0 Comments
Footings In Place at The New American Home 2018

Here’s an early peek at the lakefront project site of next year’s flagship show home. It will be officially unveiled during the NAHB International Builders’ Show Jan. 9-11.

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