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Get Ready for the 2022 International Builders’ Show

Filed in IBS by on January 11, 2022 1 Comment
Get Ready for the 2022 International Builders’ Show

NAHB’s special pre-show planner is now available. Use this guide in advance of the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) to help map out your IBS experience.

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Job Gains Slow in December

Filed in Economics, Labor by on January 10, 2022 0 Comments
Job Gains Slow in December

Job gains slowed sharply for the second straight month in December as the omicron variant began to spread.

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Domestic Sawmill Output Continues to Lag Home Construction

Filed in Advocacy, Labor, Material Costs by on January 7, 2022 1 Comment
Domestic Sawmill Output Continues to Lag Home Construction

New construction has been unable to add needed supply to the market because domestic production from the sawmill industry has not kept pace with home construction gains since mid-2020, resulting in unsustainable gains for home prices.

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NAHB Announces Finalists for Best of IBS Awards

Filed in Awards, IBS by on January 6, 2022 0 Comments
NAHB Announces Finalists for Best of IBS Awards

Winners in each category, as well as a Best Overall winner, will be named at the conclusion of the NAHB International Builders’ Show® on Thursday Feb. 10.

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How Builders Adapted Their Operations for COVID — and What Will Stay or Go After the Pandemic

Filed in Business Management, Disaster Response by on January 3, 2022 0 Comments
How Builders Adapted Their Operations for COVID — and What Will Stay or Go After the Pandemic

Pro Builder magazine and Home Innovation Research Labs recently conducted a survey of more than 300 builders to determine what they plan to continue or discontinue from the past 21 months.

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Key Features to Creating a Healthy Home

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on January 3, 2022 0 Comments
Key Features to Creating a Healthy Home

The latest Home Performance Counts virtual green home tour of Villa Bilancia, in Pebble Beach, Calif., showcases many strategies that contribute to a healthy home.

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Challenges We Faced in 2021: Housing Affordability

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on December 29, 2021 6 Comments
Challenges We Faced in 2021: Housing Affordability

Housing affordability has been an ongoing concern surrounding the home building industry, as factors such as lot and labor shortages continue to impact housing prices. The issue was compounded in 2021 by skyrocketing material prices, which had far-reaching effects on multiple aspects of the building industry.

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Challenges We Faced in 2021: Building Materials Prices

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs by on December 27, 2021 1 Comment
Challenges We Faced in 2021: Building Materials Prices

The rising cost of building materials was one of the primary focus areas for NAHB in 2021 as the home-building industry struggled with the far-reaching impacts of skyrocketing prices.

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Make the Most of IBS with Pre-Show Education

Filed in Education, IBS by on December 23, 2021 0 Comments
Make the Most of IBS with Pre-Show Education

The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) not only provides attendees access to the latest and most innovative products in the residential construction industry; it also offers access to critical professional development opportunities through education sessions and workshops.

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8 Ways to Save Energy This Winter

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on December 22, 2021 1 Comment
8 Ways to Save Energy This Winter

Winter is upon us, and clients may be thinking about home improvements to save money on utility bills as they start to feel the effects of colder weather inside their homes. Here are a few options to reduce energy usage and carbon footprints this winter in both new and existing homes.

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