Student Chapters

HBA Workforce Development Program Wins State Funding

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on November 29, 2017 5 Comments
HBA Workforce Development Program Wins State Funding

The HBA of Colorado Springs has been awarded $587,276 from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to bolster its Careers in Construction program.

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Build a Solid Career in Construction Management

Build a Solid Career in Construction Management

NAHB has been promoting the rewarding job opportunities in the skilled trades for Careers in Construction Month but let’s not forget that the construction manager also offers an exciting career path in the housing industry.

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Spotlight on Construction Trades: Painting and Masonry

Spotlight on Construction Trades: Painting and Masonry

This week’s focus on Careers in Construction Month explores two more rewarding job opportunities in home building: the painting and masonry trades.

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Texas Students Repair Hurricane-Damaged Roof

Filed in Disaster Response, NAHB Cares, Student Chapters by on October 23, 2017 1 Comment
Texas Students Repair Hurricane-Damaged Roof

When members of the University of Texas at San Antonio student chapter of NAHB learned about a local family in need of a new roof after it was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey, they decide to put their construction knowledge and labor to work.

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NAHB Student Chapter Places Third in Solar Decathlon

Filed in Design, Student Chapters, Technology by on October 23, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Student Chapter Places Third in Solar Decathlon

The chapter partnered with University of California, Berkeley for the competition, which challenges college teams to build energy-efficient, solar-powered houses.

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Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 16, 2017 0 Comments
Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical

As NAHB continues to celebrate Careers in Construction Month, we’re taking a closer look at two skilled trades that are essential components of the home building process: carpenters and electricians.

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Make a Living Building Homes

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on October 11, 2017 0 Comments
Make a Living Building Homes

October is Careers in Construction Month and a great opportunity to focus on the pipeline of skilled workers to the home building industry.

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Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

NAHB recently launched a Careers in the Construction Trades webpage to highlight opportunities in six popular trades.

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NAHB Student Chapter Prepares for Solar Decathlon

Filed in Environmental, Student Chapters by on September 28, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Student Chapter Prepares for Solar Decathlon

The contestants will be judged on water use strategies; smart energy use; market potential; cost-effective design; and more.

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Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on September 21, 2017 0 Comments
Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

October is Careers in Construction Month, an opportunity to increase public awareness about the great jobs available in residential construction and related trade professions. NAHB has the tools to help members and HBAs get started.

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