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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

With travel barriers removed, students from across the country are invited to participate in the most anticipated competition of the year.

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Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

As part of Professional Women in Building Week 2020, NAHB is highlighting a growing diversity in the home building industry and showcasing student chapters, including a student team from Tuskegee University in Alabama that took the stage at the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas and made history — becoming the first all-female, all-African American team in the competition’s near 30-year history.

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NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

Applications are now open for numerous awards that recognize the innovation and dedication of professionals throughout the home building industry.

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2020 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Highlights Pioneering Housing Solutions

2020 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Highlights Pioneering Housing Solutions

Forty-five teams representing 31 colleges competed for the grand prize, and for the first time, there were two winners: one for residential and one for commercial. Miami University (Ohio) was the residential grand winner for a community in Cincinnati called Peace Village, and NAHB student chapter member Pennsylvania State University won an honorable mention in the suburban single-family division.

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Countdown Begins for Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Finalists

Countdown Begins for Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Finalists

In six weeks, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will announce two grand winners of the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. NAHB is a proud sponsor of the design challenge and serves as a resource for student teams by connecting them with industry partners and contacts at local and state home builders associations.

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NAHB Student Chapter Prepares for Solar Decathlon

Filed in Environment, Student Chapters by on September 28, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Student Chapter Prepares for Solar Decathlon

The contestants will be judged on water use strategies; smart energy use; market potential; cost-effective design; and more.

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All-Female Student Team Competes at IBS

Filed in IBS, Student Chapters by on July 11, 2017 1 Comment
All-Female Student Team Competes at IBS

In a predominantly male industry, four young women blazed their own trail as the first all-female team to participate in the annual NAHB Student Competition during this year’s International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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NAHB Student Chapters Enter Wind Power Competion

Filed in Design, Environment, Student Chapters by on April 12, 2017 1 Comment
NAHB Student Chapters Enter Wind Power Competion

Twelve collegiate teams were selected to participate in the third annual American Wind Energy Association Windpower Conference and Exhibition. Each of the teams will compete by designing and building a model wind turbine and developing a business plan to market the products,

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Scholarships Support New Generation of Construction Management Faculty

Scholarships Support New Generation of Construction Management Faculty

The American Council for Construction Education provides two annual scholarships to support students who are interested in pursuing teaching opportunities in the field.

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Toll Brothers Hosts Students for National Job Shadow Day

Filed in Workforce Development by on February 15, 2017 1 Comment
Toll Brothers Hosts Students for National Job Shadow Day

On National Groundhog Job Shadow Day, Toll Brothers showed 32 students in six states across the country the range of career options available in the home building industry.

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