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How to Incorporate Health and Wellness into Multifamily Design

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on May 5, 2021 0 Comments
How to Incorporate Health and Wellness into Multifamily Design

NAHB’s upcoming webinar, “Wellness Wanted: Designing Healthy Multifamily Projects for Today’s Renters,” on Wednesday, May 26, at 2 p.m. ET, will explore how physical, mental and emotional well-being are coming into play in the multifamily arena.

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NAHB Launches New Video Series With SGC Horizon

Filed in Advocacy, Economics, Membership by on May 5, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Launches New Video Series With SGC Horizon

NAHB is excited to launch a new video series, featuring members of NAHB’s senior management team, in conjunction with our media partner, SGC Horizon. The series will comprise four videos each month on key topics of interest for the Federation.

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Collaboration Between Builders and Appraisers Key to Navigating Rising Lumber Prices, Freddie Mac Says

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Finance, Material Costs by on May 3, 2021 9 Comments
Collaboration Between Builders and Appraisers Key to Navigating Rising Lumber Prices, Freddie Mac Says

As lumber prices continue to rise, home builders face challenges selling homes that accurately reflect the increased costs of construction. Collaboration between builders and appraisers can help mitigate issues.

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Pre-Wiring for Electric Vehicle Charging: Prepping Your Homes for Future Demand

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on April 29, 2021 3 Comments
Pre-Wiring for Electric Vehicle Charging: Prepping Your Homes for Future Demand

Building professionals may want to consider voluntarily including trending features in their homes today to set their clients up for the next 10 to 20 years. One of these up-and-coming features for single-family detached homes is pre-wiring for electric vehicle (EV) charging.

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COVID-19 Continues to Fuel Desire for Homeownership

Filed in Economics, Trends by on April 26, 2021 2 Comments
COVID-19 Continues to Fuel Desire for Homeownership

Interest in homeownership among prospective buyers continues to grow in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 16% of American adults looking to purchase a home in the next 12 months — up from 10% year over year — according to NAHB’s Housing Trends Report for the first quarter of 2021. This is the third — and largest — year over year increase in the series’ history.

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2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Highlights Creative, High-Performance Building Solutions

Filed in Design, Sustainability and Green Building by on April 23, 2021 0 Comments
2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Highlights Creative, High-Performance Building Solutions

The 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge — a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) collegiate competition that tasks students with designing low-carbon, high-performance buildings powered by renewable energy — marked the competition’s 19th year, with the first ever Virtual Village on the National Mall featuring nine builds with 3D renderings, diagrams and videos for each university’s project.

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How Builders are Dealing with Rising Lumber Prices

How Builders are Dealing with Rising Lumber Prices

NAHB recently asked builders about their reactions to the rising and volatile lumber prices in its April 2021 survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

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Women Want Sustainable & Healthy Homes — How 4 Female Members Deliver

Women Want Sustainable & Healthy Homes — How 4 Female Members Deliver

In honor of Earth Day, four women from NAHB’s Professional Women in Building Council (PWB) and Sustainability & Green Building Subcommittee (SGB) share how they have shaped their careers and/or businesses by including healthy and sustainability practices and strategies and found success.

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Innovative Affordable Community Incorporates Energy-Efficient Features and Playful Design

Innovative Affordable Community Incorporates Energy-Efficient Features and Playful Design

This newly constructed eight-story, mixed-use building offers 30 units of affordable rental housing and an early childhood educational facility.

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Latest Issue of ProRemodeler Highlights Key NAHB Messages

Filed in Membership, Remodeling by on April 20, 2021 0 Comments
Latest Issue of ProRemodeler Highlights Key NAHB Messages

As an extension of its collaboration with SGC Horizon — the official media partner of the National Association of Home Builders — NAHB is excited to present the latest industry information and trends in remodeling in the March/April 2021 issue of ProRemodeler magazine.

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