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New BSC Chair Sees Systems-Built Housing as One Solution to Labor Challenges

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New BSC Chair Sees Systems-Built Housing as One Solution to Labor Challenges

One of the nation’s leading modular home builders, Ken Semler of Express Modular, was installed as the 2019 chair of the Building Systems Councils (BSC) at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Systems-built Leaders Gather for National Summit

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Systems-built Leaders Gather for National Summit

Hosted by NAHB’s Building Systems Councils (BSC), this year’s conference in Hershey, Pa., was the highest attended BSC event since the great recession.

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Modular Can Be Key to Disaster Recovery Efforts

Modular Can Be Key to Disaster Recovery Efforts

When disaster strikes and homes are destroyed, the modular construction process can help communities recover more quickly. Scott Peters of New Era Building Systems in Strattanville, Pa., shared strategies for successfully using modular construction during disaster recovery efforts in a Jan. 21 seminar at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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A ‘Cul-De-Sac of Dreams’ at IBS

A ‘Cul-De-Sac of Dreams’ at IBS

It’s not just the acres of indoor exhibits that attract home building professionals to the NAHB International Builders’ Show. It’s also the fully-furnished modular homes and demonstration buildings constructed every year in the parking lot outside the front entrance to the Las Vegas Convention Center. From Jan. 20-22, it’s an entire cul-de-sac anchored by the three projects that make up the Professional Builder Show Village. You’ll want to get a preview before you go.

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What are Modular Homes?

What are Modular Homes?

Because these homes are built in a facility, there are no delays in the construction process from weather, theft or labor shortages. Modular homes are green by their very nature. Assembly in an enclosed indoor environment allows them to fulfill some key components of green building certifications, including the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard. And as a builder, building modular homes is an efficient way to turn over quality homes in a speedy timeframe, allowing you to build more projects annually.

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Save Time and Money Using Systems-Built Strategies: Modular Construction

Save Time and Money Using Systems-Built Strategies: Modular Construction

Already a popular building system overseas, builders and developers in the U.S. are finally looking beyond what they think they know about modular homes to find that this efficient, cost-effective and green construction technique has unlimited potential. Learn more in this June 25 webinar.

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Modular Homes Go Mainstream in Storm Disaster Areas

Modular Home Building Council member Ritz-Craft Corp. has designed a collection of floor plans to overcome the building challenges in hurricane-affected areas. Read more here.

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Built in 7 Days: Modular Homes on Display at IBS

A number of modular homes were on display in the Show Village at the 2014 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas last week. The homes were built within seven days and showcased the beauty, functionality and efficiency of modular housing. To learn more about modular construction, visit nahb.org/modular.

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