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NAHB Student Chapter Prepares for Solar Decathlon

Filed in Environmental, 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

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, Environmental, 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 Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
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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13 NAHB Student Chapter Teams on ‘Race to Zero’

13 NAHB Student Chapter Teams on ‘Race to Zero’

College teams work to help a builder who needs to update an existing product line to incorporate high-performance features. Teams are presented a specific design problem and are asked to either redesign an existing floor plan or create a new house design that satisfies the project requirements of creating a zero-energy ready home.

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Student Chapters Honors Two Industry Leaders

Filed in Awards by on November 8, 2016 3 Comments
Student Chapters Honors Two Industry Leaders

NAHB Student Chapters annually honors two individuals who promote careers in the home building industry at both the high school and post-secondary levels.

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RCMC: A Whole Year of Learning

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show by on October 6, 2016 0 Comments

The resources in the 2017 Residential Construction Management Competition provide high school students with a valuable opportunity to put their home building skills to the test, whether they choose to compete or not.

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New Resources to Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 15, 2016 11 Comments
New Resources to Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

We’ve made it easier for you to help spread the word about quality jobs in the residential construction industry.

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Student Chapters: Ready to Rumble

Student Chapters: Ready to Rumble

There’s a 32-acre property in the Atlanta suburbs now home to a rambling, tumbledown apartment complex that’s just screaming to be redeveloped. The good news: NAHB Student Chapter college teams are on the job, and ready to come up with a creative design plan, lines of happy buyers and an 18% return for their investors.

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