The combination of highly efficient HVAC systems and tight duct systems and envelopes can create an unintended consequence if you aren’t sure how the two work together.
Finding experienced laborers has become increasingly difficult. So the last thing a builder wants to do is anything that might damage relations with the trades they currently have. Zeroing in on a few key areas will help strengthen ties with your trades.
Arthur Rutenberg, father of past NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg and a respected home builder, passed away on March 29 at the age of 89. Born in Chicago in 1927, Mr. Rutenberg served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and earned a chemical engineering degree from Northwestern University. Mr. Rutenberg moved to Clearwater, Florida […]
Nothing underscores the value of membership quite like cash savings. NAHB economists recently tallied it up and confirmed just how much our members are saving this year, thanks to a long list of legislative victories and program initiatives that benefit home builders.
As lawmakers take the first steps in what is expected to be a months-long process, NAHB remains fully engaged. Our message to the Trump administration and Congress is to ensure that any tax reform efforts protect vital housing tax incentives that are needed to keep housing and the economy moving forward. Initial proposals being floated out […]
NAHB and its fellow members of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition were pleased to hear the standard would be delayed yet again until Sept. 23, 2017. OSHA intends to use the extra time to conduct additional outreach and educational for employers.
The 2018 project will transform an 80-year-old home into a showcase of modern technology and energy efficiency. A virtual tour shows just how large the scope of the project is.
No one has to deal with the deterioration of outdoor products due to the assault of rain, snow or freezing temperatures—and the toll these extreme elements take on decking, trim, wood shakes or stone. Today, builders and remodelers have a wide choice of alternatives that look amazingly like the exterior building products they replace.