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Builders: Learn What it Takes to Become a Successful Land Developer

Filed in Education, Land Development by on October 23, 2020 0 Comments
Builders: Learn What it Takes to Become a Successful Land Developer

Successful land development can substantially increase revenue and profit for smaller builders. This fall, NAHB Education is offering two online courses to help builders become successful land developers.

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Close Out YP Week with a Virtual Happy Hour this Afternoon

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 16, 2020 0 Comments
Close Out YP Week with a Virtual Happy Hour this Afternoon

NAHB YP will be hosting a virtual happy hour on Zoom today, Friday, Oct. 16, to give young building professionals and HBA YP chapter chairs a platform to connect.

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Listen: Why The Builders’ Show Went Virtual

Filed in IBS by on October 14, 2020 2 Comments
Listen: Why The Builders’ Show Went Virtual

In the latest episode of NAHB podcast Housing Developments, CEO Jerry Howard explains the decision-making process behind the cancellation of the in-person 2021 International Builders’ Show, to be replaced by a virtual IBS experience.

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What is Your YP Chapter Doing? Today is the Day to Let Us Know

Filed in Workforce Development by on October 14, 2020 0 Comments
What is Your YP Chapter Doing? Today is the Day to Let Us Know

As NAHB’s YP Week rolls along, today we focus on the awesome work so many YP chapters are doing in HBAs across the Federation.

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Interim Amendments to the 2020 National Electrical Code Show Changes are Premature

Filed in Codes and Standards by on October 13, 2020 0 Comments
Interim Amendments to the 2020 National Electrical Code Show Changes are Premature

Since the release of the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) in August 2019, four states have adopted the new building codes, with 18 additional states in the process of adoption. But recent proposed amendments show that the early adoption of the 2020 NEC may have a detrimental impact on builders in states with the new requirements, as the code may change after certain conflicts were discovered.

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Looking to Start a Business? Learn How in the First YP Week Webinar Today

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 12, 2020 0 Comments
Looking to Start a Business? Learn How in the First YP Week Webinar Today

NAHB’s Young Professionals (YP) Week begins today, and we’re kicking it off by featuring the extraordinary NAHB resources available to help members’ businesses succeed.

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Careers in Construction Day is Oct. 13; We’ll See You on Social Media

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 9, 2020 0 Comments
Careers in Construction Day is Oct. 13; We’ll See You on Social Media

NAHB’s third annual day of social media action, Careers in Construction Day 2020, is on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Now, more than ever, highlighting careers in construction is imperative for everyone in the home building industry.

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Global Innovation Award Winner Sees a Shift in Home Construction Coming

Filed in Awards, Technology by on October 8, 2020 0 Comments
Global Innovation Award Winner Sees a Shift in Home Construction Coming

A 2019 Global Innovation Award winner sees a rise in modular home construction in the coming years, and believes his company is perfectly positioned to help builders meet their climate control needs.

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Explore Virtual Learning this Fall with NAHB Education

Filed in Business Management, Education, Membership by on October 7, 2020 0 Comments
Explore Virtual Learning this Fall with NAHB Education

Virtual learning is a part of our lives now. This fall, try NAHB’s live, webinar-based courses to grow your skills and build your business.

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Cool Weather Can Present a Fire Hazard on Home Building Sites

Filed in Safety by on October 5, 2020 1 Comment
Cool Weather Can Present a Fire Hazard on Home Building Sites

This week is Fire Prevention Week, an annual public outreach and awareness campaign organized by the National Fire Protection Association. With so many wildfires burning on the West Coast, home builders should be diligent about ensuring their job sites are free from fire hazards.

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