Prevent Avoidable Accidents: Trench Safety Stand Down June 14-18

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Prevent Avoidable Accidents: Trench Safety Stand Down June 14-18

The National Utility Contractors Association is organizing the annual Trench Safety Stand Down the week of June 14 to discuss trench and excavation hazards.

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6 Maintenance Tips to Optimize Home Performance and Avoid Callbacks

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6 Maintenance Tips to Optimize Home Performance and Avoid Callbacks

Communicating best practices for maintaining high-performance homes helps ensure the homes you build operate as intended, and achieve continued energy, water, and other utility savings.

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NAHB Applauds Exclusion of Construction from OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

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NAHB Applauds Exclusion of Construction from OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA issued an emergency temporary standard with requirements for employers to protect workers from COVID-19. The new standard does not apply to construction.

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IBS 2022 Show Home Displays Forward-Thinking Designs

IBS 2022 Show Home Displays Forward-Thinking Designs

The New American Home┬« 2022 is preparing to take center stage as a main attraction during the next NAHB International Builders’ Show┬« (IBS). Construction is well underway of the 2022 show home, which aims to raise the bar for high performance, modern amenities and contemporary flair.

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EPA Seeks to Revise Definition of Waters of the U.S.

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EPA Seeks to Revise Definition of Waters of the U.S.

The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army have announced their intent to revise the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). EPA Administrator Michael Regan says that the Navigable Waters Protection Rule enacted during the Trump administration to define WOTUS “is leading to significant environmental degradation.”

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Mental Health Action Day Reveals Huge Demand for Resources

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Mental Health Action Day Reveals Huge Demand for Resources

NAHB proudly participated in the first Mental Health Action Day to turn mental health awareness into action. The response revealed demand for member resources.

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HUD Moves to Reinstate Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

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HUD Moves to Reinstate Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

HUD will formally propose a revised version of the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule and seek to have the rule officially go into effect on July 31, 2021.

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Learn Proper Project Management to Build on Time and on Budget

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Learn Proper Project Management to Build on Time and on Budget

Proper project management keeps home builders on time and on budget. Develop these skills in NAHB’s live online course, Project Management.

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Strategically Using Color to Make Your Project Pop

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Strategically Using Color to Make Your Project Pop

An unexpected pop of color not only brings visual interest to a home but can also help achieve other design goals in strategic ways. Integrating color could help lower the budget, play with proportion, create contrast, lighten up a dark space, or even harmonize with the home’s natural setting.

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Podcast: Lumber Meeting with Commerce Secretary and What’s Ahead in Congress

Podcast: Lumber Meeting with Commerce Secretary and What’s Ahead in Congress

On the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin and guest host Senior Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs Paul Lopez discuss the recent meeting between the NAHB Senior Officers and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on the importance of finding a solution to the lumber crisis.

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