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Finalists Announced for the 2018 Global Innovation Awards

Filed in Awards, Global Housing, International Builders' Show by on December 10, 2018 0 Comments
Finalists Announced for the 2018 Global Innovation Awards

The judges for the 2018 Global Innovation Awards have selected the finalists from a robust crop of nominees. Winners will be announced at the IBS Global Industry Day on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in the International Central.

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Connect to Global Home Building News and Trends with an Exclusive Member Benefit

Filed in Global Housing, Membership by on December 6, 2018 2 Comments
Connect to Global Home Building News and Trends with an Exclusive Member Benefit

Already doing business outside of the U.S. or interested in learning more about it for the future? All NAHB members (in the U.S. and around the world) are eligible to receive news about global industry trends directly to their inboxes through an exclusive member benefit.

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Global Innovation Award Deadline Extended

Filed in Awards, Global Housing by on November 12, 2018 0 Comments
Global Innovation Award Deadline Extended

If you thought you missed your chance to enter your product or service in the NAHB Global Innovation Award, you now have more time! The entry deadline has been extended to Friday, Nov. 16.

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Deadline to Apply for Global Innovation Award is Nov. 9

Filed in Awards, Global Housing by on October 29, 2018 0 Comments
Deadline to Apply for Global Innovation Award is Nov. 9

Each year, the Global Innovation Award recognizes the most cutting-edge, advanced and original product offerings and marketing strategies in the global home building industry.

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Brrrr … It’s Cold, but ‘Green’ in the Ice Box

Brrrr … It’s Cold, but ‘Green’ in the Ice Box

The #IceBoxChallengeDC, which ended Friday, tested how well ice could hold up inside two shed-sized “ice boxes.”

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NAHB Chairman Sees Green Across the Pond

Filed in Education, Environmental, Global Housing, Leadership by on April 27, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Chairman Sees Green Across the Pond

A trip to see the sustainable community of Poundbury in Great Britain can help open the eyes of builders, community leaders and product manufacturers to the benefits of modern urban planning. And when NAHB Chairman Randy Noel led a delegation of NAHB representatives to the community, a project that the Prince’s Foundation began 20 years ago, it also served to open the eyes of foundation leaders to the benefits of the National Green Building Standard and HBI educational programs.

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NAHB to Host International Housing Association Meeting

Filed in Global Housing, Home Building by on April 10, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB to Host International Housing Association Meeting

The annual meeting of the International Housing Association takes place April 11-13 in downtown Washington, D.C.

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British Columbia Program Helps Builders Get Zero-Energy Ready

British Columbia Program Helps Builders Get Zero-Energy Ready

Buildings in British Columbia will be required to be built as zero-energy ready by 2032. So the Canadian province established the BC Energy Step Code (or stretch code) to help builders and communities make the transition. This is part of B.C.’s larger plan to reduce carbon dioxide, and similar initiatives are being launched in the United States.

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IBS International Central: 3 Busy Days Boost Global Members’ Business

IBS International Central: 3 Busy Days Boost Global Members’ Business

NAHB Global Members from 23 countries visited International Central at the International Builders’ Show this month, learning about design trends, technology, building systems and doing business in a variety of countries.

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3 Pioneering Products to Watch

Filed in Awards, Global Housing, International Builders' Show by on January 23, 2018 0 Comments
3 Pioneering Products to Watch

The Ecobee4 smart thermostat, Loxone smart home system and the QUADZilla door roller were honored during the NAHB International Builders Show in Orlando.

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