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Learn About the House That SHE Built, Modular Building in Two Upcoming Live Events

Filed in Education, Student Chapters by on May 7, 2021 0 Comments
Learn About the House That SHE Built, Modular Building in Two Upcoming Live Events

NAHB Student Chapters has collaborated with Dave Cooper to create the Bringing Industry and Education Together live event series featuring onsite sessions at jobsites and businesses moving the needle in home building.

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NAHB Helps Stop Code Change that Would Have Hit Trade Show Exhibitors

Filed in Codes and Standards, IBS by on May 6, 2021 1 Comment
NAHB Helps Stop Code Change that Would Have Hit Trade Show Exhibitors

A proposed change to the International Fire Code (IFC) was disapproved at a ICC Committee Action Hearing earlier this week after a coalition organized by NAHB testified that the change was unnecessary and would have imposed new requirements and administrative burdens on conventions and their exhibitors.

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Two Upcoming Webinars Explore Alternatives to Lumber in Home Building

Filed in Advocacy, Education, Material Costs by on April 28, 2021 7 Comments
Two Upcoming Webinars Explore Alternatives to Lumber in Home Building

With the price of lumber reaching all-time highs and no immediate relief in sight, NAHB Education has scheduled two free webinars that will explore alternatives to wood-framed homes.

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Focus on Fall Prevention Education Next Week

Filed in Safety by on April 27, 2021 0 Comments
Focus on Fall Prevention Education Next Week

OSHA’s annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction begins Monday, May 3. Use valuable resources from OSHA and NAHB to educate workers on fall risks and help avoid preventable injuries.

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There’s Still Time to Apply to Help Shape the Next ICC Energy Code

Filed in Codes and Standards by on April 15, 2021 0 Comments
There’s Still Time to Apply to Help Shape the Next ICC Energy Code

NAHB is encouraging members to apply to two new committees created by the ICC that will be pivotal in the creation of future International Energy Conservation Codes (IECC). Apply by April 23.

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NAHB to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction April 19-23

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on April 9, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction April 19-23

NAHB and construction industry partners are organizing the COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction, April 19-23, to encourage construction professionals to do their part to help the country end the pandemic and return to normal.

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Two Potentially Life-Changing Resources Now Available to NAHB Members

Filed in Membership, Safety by on April 8, 2021 0 Comments
Two Potentially Life-Changing Resources Now Available to NAHB Members

As a part of its focus on member mental health and wellbeing, NAHB has launched two new tools that could help members identify and better understand issues they may be having with mental health, substance abuse, or addiction.

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Learn About the Latest Industry Trends in Free Member Webinars this Month

Filed in Business Management, Design, Education by on April 7, 2021 0 Comments
Learn About the Latest Industry Trends in Free Member Webinars this Month

NAHB is hosting several webinars this month focused on the latest industry trends and best practices that are free for NAHB members.

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Improve Your Business Management Skills in Two Courses Next Week

Filed in Business Management, Education by on March 31, 2021 0 Comments
Improve Your Business Management Skills in Two Courses Next Week

To kick off Virtual Learning Month in April, NAHB Education is featuring two full-day live virtual courses focused on improving business operations for home builders and increasing bottom line results, all at a discounted price.

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Supreme Court Rejects Manufacturer’s Attempt to Limit State Court Liability

Filed in Advocacy, Legal by on March 30, 2021 0 Comments
Supreme Court Rejects Manufacturer’s Attempt to Limit State Court Liability

In a case with implications for the home building industry, and one in which NAHB filed an amicus brief, the Supreme Court upheld previous rulings on product liability in state courts.

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