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Aging-in-Place Remodeling on the Rise

Filed in Remodelers by on May 17, 2018 0 Comments

The growing number of home owners who want to live out their golden years in their current home is major driver in the continued growth of the NAHB Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) educational designation. A new NAHB survey shows why.

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Bathrooms Overtake Kitchens as Most Popular Remodeling Project

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on May 1, 2018 11 Comments
Bathrooms Overtake Kitchens as Most Popular Remodeling Project

As the industry kicks off National Home Remodeling Month in May, NAHB released the results of a new survey which highlight the most common remodeling projects. While the kitchen may be king for some, smaller-scale renovations are slowly becoming just as popular.

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No Changes Needed for LRRP Rule, says EPA

Filed in Business Management, Environmental, Remodelers by on April 26, 2018 2 Comments
No Changes Needed for LRRP Rule, says EPA

A federally mandated review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s problematic Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule has concluded that, despite the lack of an accurate lead paint test kit, the rule should remain the same.

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New CAPS III Teaches Hands-on and How-Tos

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on April 26, 2018 0 Comments
New CAPS III Teaches Hands-on and How-Tos

To compete in today’s booming aging-in-place market, you need the most recent industry knowledge. That’s why NAHB Education has revamped the Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) designation program—starting with the all-new CAPS III: Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging-in-Place.

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Remodeling Confidence Remains Strong Despite 3-Point Slip

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on April 19, 2018 0 Comments
Remodeling Confidence Remains Strong Despite 3-Point Slip

The NAHB Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 57 in the first quarter of 2018, down three points from the previous quarter and back to the same level as the third quarter of 2017.

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EPA Publishes New Formaldehyde Compliance Dates

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Remodelers by on April 4, 2018 0 Comments
EPA Publishes New Formaldehyde Compliance Dates

It’s now official: The Environmental Protection Agency has set the new compliance dates for its formaldehyde emissions rule for composite wood products by publishing a notice today in the Federal Register.

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EPA Clarifies Rules on Working with Lead Paint After Disasters

EPA Clarifies Rules on Working with Lead Paint After Disasters

The Environmental Protection Agency today provided needed clarification to the information it had posted regarding emergency renovations under the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule – clarification that NAHB has insisted its members need to get needed repairs completed while staying in compliance with the rule.

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Free Webinar: What Makes a ‘Home for Life?’

Filed in Design, Education, Home Building, Remodelers by on March 20, 2018 0 Comments
Free Webinar: What Makes a ‘Home for Life?’

In the free webinar Design Highlights from the 2017 Homes for Life Single-Space Category Winner, 2-3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 28, you’ll get the winners’ latest tips on incorporating aging-in-place and universal design features into your next project.

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Court Issues Decision on Formaldehyde Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Remodelers by on March 13, 2018 0 Comments
Court Issues Decision on Formaldehyde Rule

After years of starts, stops and even litigation, the path forward on EPA’s formaldehyde emissions rule is finally clear. Today, an agreement on how the formaldehyde rule will be implemented was reached by EPA, the Sierra Club and industry trade associations including NAHB.

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Arizona, Louisiana Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on January 30, 2018 0 Comments
Arizona, Louisiana Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored

NAHB Remodelers recently honored the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards, recognizing excellent remodeling work for aging-in-place and universal design by Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists.

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