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Building Materials Prices Rise in February

Filed in Economics by on March 15, 2017 2 Comments
Building Materials Prices Rise in February

The cost of building homes is going up.

The latest Producer Price Index release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that prices of softwood lumber, gypsum, ready-mix concrete and OSB all rose in February. The increases were led by gypsum products, with softwood lumber a close second.

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Building Systems Housing Summit Breaks New Ground

Building Systems Housing Summit Breaks New Ground

Systems-built housing builders, manufacturers and suppliers discuss the future of the industry.

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Making a Case for Systems-Built Housing

Filed in Councils & Committees by on September 11, 2016 5 Comments
Making a Case for Systems-Built Housing

Many manufacturers are starving for builders, according to Dan Mitchell, a third-generation home builder and a strong advocate for systems-built construction. Typically with long lists of clients and not enough builders, these manufacturers are eager to find quality builders in all specialties.

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Upcoming Housing Summit to Highlight Building Systems

In September, the NAHB Building Systems Council (BSC) will host the very first Building Systems Housing Summit — focused on all segments of the building systems industry: panelized, modular, log, timber and concrete construction.

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Tilt-Up Concrete Construction: Efficient Choice for Home Builders

Tilt-Up Concrete Construction: Efficient Choice for Home Builders

This fast and efficient construction method of lifting—or tilting—site-cast concrete panels to form building walls is finding its way into single-family home construction, especially in planned communities where many homes are built in succession.

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Feeling Quizzical: What Building System is Best For You?

If you’ve ever wondered what type of building system would best fit your lifestyle, now’s the time to find out. Our newest quiz will point you in the right direction.

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Building Systems Week Kicks Off Today

Filed in Councils & Committees, Home Building, Membership by on August 3, 2015 1 Comment
Building Systems Week Kicks Off Today

Members of the Building Systems Councils (BSC) are celebrating National Building Systems Week today through Aug. 8.

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