Tag: resiliency

Applications Open for Home Innovation’s Resiliency Advisory Group

Filed in Sustainability & Green Building by on November 8, 2019 0 Comments
Applications Open for Home Innovation’s Resiliency Advisory Group

Under a contract from the Department of Housing and urban Development (HUD), Home Innovation Research Labs staff experts and a new advisory group will produce a set of practical, actionable guidelines for builders and developers to design and construct residential buildings, neighborhoods and accessory structures to improve residential resilience and integrate that resiliency with the entire community. Apply to be a part of the advisory group today.

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NAHB Builder Urges Congress to Promote Green Initiatives

Filed in Affordability, Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations by on September 20, 2019 8 Comments
NAHB Builder Urges Congress to Promote Green Initiatives

NAHB told Congress today that it wants to work as a partner with officials at all levels of government to encourage energy efficiency, but also stressed that it is urgent that housing affordability is not jeopardized in the process.

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Disaster Preparedness Must Focus on Upgrading Older Homes and Infrastructure

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations by on May 22, 2019 1 Comment
Disaster Preparedness Must Focus on Upgrading Older Homes and Infrastructure

NAHB today called on Congress to focus on improving the older homes, structures and infrastructure that are less resilient to natural disasters because they were built when there were no national model codes in existence or constructed following codes that are now outdated.

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ZIP System® Sheathing and Tape for Resilient Roofs

Filed in Home Building, Sponsored Content by on August 15, 2018 1 Comment
ZIP System® Sheathing and Tape for Resilient Roofs

Storm season is coming, and with it, a heightened sensitivity to protecting jobsites and the durability of homes down the road.

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White House Proposes New Resilience Efforts

White House Proposes New Resilience Efforts

At the May White House Conference on Resilient Building Codes, the Administration unveiled new efforts to combat the negative impacts of climate change, including new requirements for builders.

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Do Try This at Home

Do Try This at Home

Home builders can’t have all the answers about all the products used in home construction. But that just means they need to be careful to ask lots of questions — particularly about new products and how they have been tested.

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