Technology

Say ‘No’ to IAPMO Duct Proposal, NAHB Says

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Design, Technology by on October 26, 2017 3 Comments
Say ‘No’ to IAPMO Duct Proposal, NAHB Says

An upcoming vote could change the Uniform Mechanical Code and add at least $5,000 to the cost of a new home in California and the five other states that would adopt it.

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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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Wire Fraud Creeps Through Real Estate Industry

Filed in Business Management, Technology by on October 6, 2017 0 Comments
Wire Fraud Creeps Through Real Estate Industry

Email hackers are becoming increasingly devious. And now, more of them are targeting home buyers.

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Using Modular to Help Rebuild After a Disaster

Using Modular to Help Rebuild After a Disaster

Modular homes can play a valuable role in the recovery following severe weather such as a hurricane, because they can be built quickly and offsite in a controlled environment, among other benefits to builders.

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‘Connected’ Homes: Trends and Key Legal Issues

Filed in Home Building, Legal, Technology by on September 6, 2017 0 Comments
‘Connected’ Homes: Trends and Key Legal Issues

A look at the emerging trends in connected-home technology and potential liability concerns and ways to make sure you are properly conveying to customers any risks associated with this new and expanding market.

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NAHB Members Celebrate National Building Systems Week

Filed in Councils & Committees, Technology by on August 7, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Members Celebrate National Building Systems Week

This week-long event aims to educate NAHB members and consumers on the advantages of systems-built homes as opposed to traditional stick building.

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Best of IBS Webinar: Boost Sales with Facebook

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing, Technology by on July 12, 2017 0 Comments
Best of IBS Webinar: Boost Sales with Facebook

Learn how to drive real, measurable results on Facebook: increased walk-in and online traffic, appointments and sales in this July 19 event.

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Sales + Marketing Ideas Launches App

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing, Technology by on June 30, 2017 0 Comments
Sales + Marketing Ideas Launches App

Now you can learn from the best minds in new home sales and marketing right on your smartphone or tablet with Sales + Marketing Ideas magazine’s new mobile app.

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‘Connected’ Homes are the New Standard

Filed in Housing Trends, Sales & Marketing, Technology by on June 13, 2017 1 Comment
‘Connected’ Homes are the New Standard

“We’ve reached a point where the majority of consumers aren’t only willing to invest in it, but they’re expecting their next home to be connected,” says Grayling Love, product line manager at Eaton Corporation. Love will lead an in-depth discussion with builder members on the emerging trends in connected-home technologies during a presentation this week at the Midyear Board Meeting.

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Hearing Loss Prevention Goes Mobile

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Technology by on February 13, 2017 0 Comments
Hearing Loss Prevention Goes Mobile

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), at the 2017 International Builders’ Show, announced the availability of a new mobile app that measures sound levels in the workplace.

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