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NAHB Remembers Code Official Gilbert Gonzales Jr.

NAHB Remembers Code Official Gilbert Gonzales Jr.

Funeral services will be held Aug. 19 for Gilbert Gonzales Jr., a member of the International Code Council Board of Directors and a home builder’s advocate on building and energy codes.

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Can I Bury My Ducts in the Attic Insulation?

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Home Building by on August 10, 2017 0 Comments
Can I Bury My Ducts in the Attic Insulation?

Craig Drumheller wanted to know why the ductwork for his home air conditioning system ran through the highest and hottest portion of his attic, making the system work extra hard to keep the conditioned air cool. Why was the practice of burying the ductwork in the attic insulation prohibited in his jurisdiction?

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Free Webinar: Significant 2018 Code Changes for Multifamily

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Education, Multifamily by on June 20, 2017 4 Comments
Free Webinar: Significant 2018 Code Changes for Multifamily

Many states and jurisdictions are making plans to adopt the 2018 editions of the International Code Council’s family of building codes next year, and builders in those markets need to be ready.

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Comply with the 2018 Building Codes

Comply with the 2018 Building Codes

States and jurisdictions across the country are making plans to adopt the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) next year – and this free NAHB webinar replay can help you prepare for the changes. The webinar highlights the differences between the upcoming code and the 2015 version, including significant updates to energy-efficiency requirements. Among the more […]

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NAHB Multifamily Builders Needed for Accessibility Survey

NAHB Multifamily Builders Needed for Accessibility Survey

Multifamily developers have plenty of stories about the difficulty of trying to comply with the myriad and sometimes conflicting, rules and regulations designed to make housing more accessible for those with disabilities. NAHB is hoping that some new survey responses will help to iron out the process.

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2018 Codes Webinar Set for Tomorrow

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Education by on May 24, 2017 0 Comments
2018 Codes Webinar Set for Tomorrow

Registration closes at 3 p.m. ET today for the webinar Significant Changes to the 2018 International Residential Code which will take place from 2-3 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 25. The webinar will highlight the differences between the upcoming code and the 2015 version.

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Big Savings from Better Codes

Big Savings from Better Codes

In 2016, NAHB led countless efforts that successfully removed or excluded unnecessary measures from building codes—provisions that would have greatly increased builder costs and ultimately, impacted housing affordability.

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Get Ready for the 2018 IRC

Get Ready for the 2018 IRC

States and jurisdictions across the country are making plans to adopt the 2018 International Residential Code next year – and that means home builders in those markets need to be ready. This May 25 webinar is a great first step.

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Mentor a Student to Help ICC Promote Building Safety Month

Leaders in the trade and professional organizations that represent the residential construction industry are beating the drums to attract more young adults to the building trades.

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How to Modify the Codes in Your State

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on April 13, 2017 0 Comments
How to Modify the Codes in Your State

NAHB has released an updated version of the International Codes Council energy codes adoption kit – a great tool for home builders and HBAs seeking building codes that save home owners on their energy bills in a cost-effective, sensible manner.

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