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Submit Your Proposal to Speak at IBS

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show by on April 1, 2020 0 Comments
Submit Your Proposal to Speak at IBS

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the 2021 International Builders’ Show. Check out guidelines and tips for top proposal submissions.

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What’s New in Water Technologies for the Home

Filed in Sustainability & Green Building, Technology by on March 31, 2020 0 Comments
What’s New in Water Technologies for the Home

Water has been around since the beginning of time, but technology regarding water continues to evolve. Here’s a snapshot of some of the latest trends in residential water technology.

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Profile in Leadership: NAHB’s Former Female Presidents Share Their Stories

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on March 31, 2020 0 Comments
Profile in Leadership: NAHB’s Former Female Presidents Share Their Stories

NAHB’s National Women’s History Month celebration concludes with a look at two powerhouses in the industry: NAHB’s two former female presidents — Shirley Wiseman (1989) of The McVay Group in Lexington, Ky., and Sandy Dunn (2008) of BJ Builders in Point Pleasant, W.V.

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Key Coronavirus Resources for the Housing Industry on NAHB.org

Key Coronavirus Resources for the Housing Industry on NAHB.org

NAHB continues to provide up-to-date economic forecasts, policy updates, business continuity, jobsite safety and communications resources for both NAHB members and HBA staff to help them navigate this current crisis.

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Top Takeaways from Sustainability & Green Building Scholarship Winners

Top Takeaways from Sustainability & Green Building Scholarship Winners

For the first time this year, students and recent graduates interested in green building were able to receive financial assistance to attend the 2020 International Builders’ Show (IBS) through NAHB’s Sustainability and Green Building Scholarship for IBS. Networking, education, and exposure to demonstrations and real building applications for efficient building practices were among the highlights for each of the recipients.

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All-Female Leadership Team Serves as Role Models for Women in Construction

Filed in Councils & Committees by on March 25, 2020 0 Comments
All-Female Leadership Team Serves as Role Models for Women in Construction

Although it may be the first all-female leadership team for a local home builders association (HBA), the HBA of Greater Des Moines’ executive board brings much more to the table than a singular gender.

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4 Factors You Should Know When Marketing to Gen Z

4 Factors You Should Know When Marketing to Gen Z

Described as the “selfie generation,” Generation Z currently comprises 26% of the U.S. population. By 2020, Gen Zers will command nearly 40% of all consumer shopping and are primary drivers of their parents’ purchasing decisions. Here’s what you need to know to capture their attention.

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How Increasing 5G Infrastructure May Impact Local Land Use

Filed in Land Development, Technology by on March 20, 2020 0 Comments
How Increasing 5G Infrastructure May Impact Local Land Use

With a nationwide spread of 5G, and its potential impacts on land in urban, rural and residential areas, it is as important as ever to stay informed with the latest land use issues and solutions. Learn more about what the increase in 5G infrastructure may entail.

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3 Standout Councils Highlight Membership Best Practices

Filed in Councils & Committees, Membership by on March 11, 2020 0 Comments
3 Standout Councils Highlight Membership Best Practices

Across the country, many councils are making exceptional efforts to grow their membership. At the 2020 International Builders’ Show, some were recognized and awarded for their efforts in recruitment and retention.

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Happy International Women’s Day from NAHB

Filed in Councils & Committees by on March 9, 2020 0 Comments
Happy International Women’s Day from NAHB

NAHB is proud to celebrate women in the home building industry as part of International Women’s Day, held annually on March 8, and recognize all the many ways women work to advocate for, strengthen and contribute to the housing industry.

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