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Houston Ribbon-Cutting Leads to More Trade Careers

Filed in Construction Industry, Education by on July 18, 2018 0 Comments
Houston Ribbon-Cutting Leads to More Trade Careers

Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) CEO Casey Morgan and president Don Klein joined Houston, Texas Mayor Sylvester Turner, Home Builders Institute (HBI) president and CEO John Courson and Norbord Inc. president and CEO Peter Wijnbergen for a June 28 press conference and ribbon-cutting for the HBI Acres Homes program launch, a new workforce development initiative.

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Meet NAHB Master Instructor Donny Mack

Filed in Education, Leadership by on July 17, 2018 0 Comments
Meet NAHB Master Instructor Donny Mack

Donny Mack, CAPS, CGP, CGR, CSP, GMB, is a third-generation builder who believes that anyone who makes a living in an industry has a moral obligation to give back to that industry.

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Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

Filed in Design, Education, Remodelers by on July 11, 2018 0 Comments
Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

We know about aging-in-place and universal design, but what about “visitability?” Essentially, visitability refers to design that allows any residents or visitors to get into a home and move within it easily.

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Iowa Governor Lauds HBA Job Training Program

Filed in Education by on July 10, 2018 0 Comments
Iowa Governor Lauds HBA Job Training Program

A group of Iowa high school and college students have broken ground on a five-bedroom home in Iowa City that the state’s governor says is a model for communities across the state.

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Register for Local Fall Prevention Courses

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on July 5, 2018 0 Comments
Register for Local Fall Prevention Courses

The training programs will help employees and employers identify and avoid fall hazards encountered during home building operations, the prevention of falls, solutions to protect against and arrest falls, and the rescue of a fallen worker.

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Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 28, 2018 0 Comments
Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Renovating an existing home or adding a room or suite of rooms to a home for an aging relative has benefits beyond monthly savings, says this CAPS remodeler. Providing upgrades so that an Alzheimer’s patient can stay in a familiar location — and around family members — not only reduces overall cost, but also slows the progression slightly, allowing for a better quality of life.

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New Webinar: Streamline Purchase Orders with Blockchain Technology

Filed in Business Management, Education by on June 27, 2018 0 Comments

Don’t miss your chance to learn how blockchain technology removes redundant and human-dependent steps involved in the purchase order and accounts payable processes to create a paperless, real time transaction.

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Register Now for the Building Systems Housing Summit Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Filed in Construction Industry, Education by on June 26, 2018 0 Comments
Register Now for the Building Systems Housing Summit Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Leaders of the systems-built housing industry are gathering in Knoxville, Tenn., this fall for the Building Systems Housing Summit. The only national conference for the entire offsite construction community, the summit caters to builders, manufacturers and suppliers of modular, panelized, concrete, log and timber frame homes. It takes place Sept. 30-Oct. 2, at the Hilton […]

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For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 22, 2018 0 Comments
For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

A feature of most successful remodeling businesses is an owner who can personally relate to the clients’ needs. That’s the case for the June Remodeler of the Month, Curt Kiriu, CAPS, CGR, of CK Independent Living Builders in Mililani, Hawaii.

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Call for Nominations for Designees and Educators of the Year

Filed in Awards, Education by on June 15, 2018 0 Comments
Call for Nominations for Designees and Educators of the Year

These awards recognize building professionals who broaden their careers with NAHB designations, stay current with continuing education and pass that knowledge along to peers. But we need your help to identify them.

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