Education

Endowment Seeks Applicants for Scholarships, Grants

Filed in Education by on February 13, 2017 0 Comments
Endowment Seeks Applicants for Scholarships, Grants

NAHB and its members have a long history of support for construction education. The National Housing Endowment, HBI, and state and local home HBAs continue to establish ways to educate students on the many opportunities that a career in construction offers. Now, it’s time to apply.

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Building Success with Happy Home Owners

Filed in Education, Home Building, Remodelers by on February 7, 2017 0 Comments
Building Success with Happy Home Owners

All hail the happy home owner: the No. 1 referral source for home builders and remodelers. Companies that forget to keep that top of mind are companies that are in for a bumpy ride, as explained during an education session at the 2017 International Builders’ Show.

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Maximizing Remodeler Profits

Maximizing Remodeler Profits

Time is money.

This was the overriding message delivered by Rob Baugher, a remodeler with 44 years of experience and owner of Baugher Inc. based in Birmingham, Ala., during an International Builders’ Show seminar in Orlando, Fla. earlier this month.

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4 Steps to Ensure Your Firm’s Labor Needs are Met

4 Steps to Ensure Your Firm’s Labor Needs are Met

Many markets across the nation are grappling with chronic labor shortages. At an International Builders’ Show seminar in Orlando earlier this month, Brian Hall, vice president of construction at Charlotte, N.C.-based Classica Homes, outlined four steps his firm has taken to ensure it is the “builder of choice” in its local market.

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Communication and Planning Key to Customer Satisfaction

Communication and Planning Key to Customer Satisfaction

To provide the best possible building experience for your customers, open communication and planning are the best strategies to reduce conflict, manage expectations, eliminate costly errors and gain trust.

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Outstanding Education Designees Honored at IBS

Filed in Awards, Education, International Builders' Show by on January 17, 2017 0 Comments

“By presenting the Designee of the Year awards, NAHB honors individuals who stand out as professionals in their fields and elevate the industry through education,” said 2016 Education Chair William L. Shaw Jr., GMR, CGR, GMB, CAPS and CGP, a Houston remodeler and NAHB instructor.

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4 Named NAHB’s Outstanding Educators

Filed in Awards, Education, International Builders' Show by on January 16, 2017 0 Comments

Four individuals who have excelled in teaching NAHB education courses were recognized Jan. 9 at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando as Educators of the Year.

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It’s a Wrap: Home Tech and Energy Hit Big at 2017 IBS

Exhibit space was expanded this year to make room for more vendors at this year’s show. About 80,000 home builders, remodelers, developers, designers and their trade partners networked with one another and witnessed countless demonstrations from leading suppliers during a show that spanned throughout the Orange County Convention Center.

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Centrals, Anyone? At IBS, They’re a Must

Centrals, Anyone? At IBS, They’re a Must

Be sure to make time for these fun and informative hangouts that have a little bit of everything rolled into one, comfortable space. Each Central is focused on a niche area of the building industry.

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Be the Best Site Supervisor

Be the Best Site Supervisor

HBI’s Residential Construction Superintendent (RCS) courses are one way that promising site superintendents further their careers in the home building industry. More than 9,000 people have taken RCS courses and 1,350 have earned the RCS designation. This year, the RCS classes are coming back to the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando. But you’ll need […]

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