Sustainability & Green Building

Promote Careers in Construction with Ready-to-Use Lesson Plans

Promote Careers in Construction with Ready-to-Use Lesson Plans

NAHB has partnered with the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University and the University of Oklahoma Construction Science Program to create lesson plans that building professionals can use to encourage interest in construction careers at the middle school level.

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Comment Period Now Open for NGBS Changes

Comment Period Now Open for NGBS Changes

The draft of the 2020 edition of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) is now open for comment. Builders, remodelers, code officials – in fact, all members of the public – are invited to take a look at the proposed changes to the standard and submit their opinions. The deadline is Nov. 12.

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HBA of Metro Portland’s Home Show Goes Green

HBA of Metro Portland’s Home Show Goes Green

Committed to reducing the carbon footprint of its month-long home show, the HBA collected the cans and bottles from the event, which totaled 8,712 recyclables filling up 132 bags. The association then converted its bounty of bottles and cans into over $800 of cash and donated this money to the local non-profit organization.

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