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Expand Your Knowledge with the Best of IBS 2020 Webinar Series

Filed in Business Management, Education, IBS by on April 22, 2020 6 Comments
Expand Your Knowledge with the Best of IBS 2020 Webinar Series

NAHB is kicking off the Best of IBS 2020 Webinar Series on April 29, which will expand your business management knowledge over the next six months.

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Top Features First-Time Home Buyers Want

Filed in Design, Economics, IBS, Trends by on April 8, 2020 9 Comments
Top Features First-Time Home Buyers Want

If first-time buyers had to choose (for the same amount of money) between a smaller house with high quality products/amenities and a bigger house with fewer amenities, 62% would opt for the former.  In other words, after about 2,000 square feet of space, most first-time buyers will derive more value from quality amenities than from size.

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Continue Your Professional Development with On-Demand IBS 2020 Education Sessions

Filed in Education, IBS by on April 6, 2020 0 Comments
Continue Your Professional Development with On-Demand IBS 2020 Education Sessions

Residential building professionals can now access a streaming library of 100+ recorded sessions and presentations from IBS 2020 with IBS Education On Demand.

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Submit Your Proposal to Speak at IBS

Filed in Education, IBS by on April 1, 2020 0 Comments
Submit Your Proposal to Speak at IBS

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the 2021 International Builders’ Show. Check out guidelines and tips for top proposal submissions.

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Top Takeaways from Sustainability & Green Building Scholarship Winners

Filed in IBS, Sustainability and Green Building by on March 27, 2020 0 Comments
Top Takeaways from Sustainability & Green Building Scholarship Winners

For the first time this year, students and recent graduates interested in green building were able to receive financial assistance to attend the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) through NAHB’s Sustainability and Green Building Scholarship for IBS. Networking, education, and exposure to demonstrations and real building applications for efficient building practices were among the highlights for each of the recipients.

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4 Factors You Should Know When Marketing to Gen Z

Filed in Business Management, IBS, Multifamily by on March 25, 2020 0 Comments
4 Factors You Should Know When Marketing to Gen Z

Described as the “selfie generation,” Generation Z currently comprises 26% of the U.S. population. By 2020, Gen Zers will command nearly 40% of all consumer shopping and are primary drivers of their parents’ purchasing decisions. Here’s what you need to know to capture their attention.

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Safety Training May Soon be Conducted by Virtual Reality

Filed in IBS, Safety, Technology by on March 4, 2020 2 Comments
Safety Training May Soon be Conducted by Virtual Reality

At IBS 2020, visitors to the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone were treated to the potential future of safety training: Virtual reality. And with recent studies on the topic, it might be coming sooner than you think.

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3 Green Projects Showcase Key Home Building Strategies

Filed in IBS, Sustainability and Green Building by on February 18, 2020 0 Comments
3 Green Projects Showcase Key Home Building Strategies

One of many green offerings during the recent International Builders’ Show (IBS) was the opportunity to participate in a Green Home Tour, showcasing energy-efficient strategies, high-performance features and green construction practices being used in the desert climate of Las Vegas.

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How to Design Homes for Today’s Aging Population

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, IBS, Remodeling by on February 14, 2020 2 Comments
How to Design Homes for Today’s Aging Population

Recent data show that very few homes incorporate the necessary accessibility features for older adults to age in place. So what can the home-building industry do to help increase the supply of necessary housing, not only for this demographic but future generations as well?

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Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

Filed in Education, IBS by on February 14, 2020 0 Comments
Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

A small model home from the High Performance Building Zone at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas last month will now serve as part of a housing and job training program for U.S. military veterans in Colorado. NAHB donated the home through an arrangement with Operation Tiny Home.

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