Committees and Councils

Log Homes Open House Month Continues With Hybrid Approach

Filed in Committees and Councils, Technology by on July 1, 2021 0 Comments
Log Homes Open House Month Continues With Hybrid Approach

This July marks the 10th annual National Log Homes Open House Month, and log-home companies are eager to open their doors to new customers who may be contemplating a log or timber home after months quarantining at home.

Continue Reading »

Building Alternatives to Help Navigate Elevated Lumber Prices

Filed in Committees and Councils, Material Costs by on June 25, 2021 4 Comments
Building Alternatives to Help Navigate Elevated Lumber Prices

As lumber prices remain higher than normal, builders may be eyeing alternatives to wood and different construction methods to help mitigate the impact material costs and supply-chain disruptions are having on their businesses. Members and partners of NAHB’s Building Systems Councils have recently been spotlighted for their impact and innovations in the home-building industry, including updates to modular construction processes and resilient building materials, which could provide potential solutions.

Continue Reading »

IBS 2022 Show Home Displays Forward-Thinking Designs

IBS 2022 Show Home Displays Forward-Thinking Designs

The New American Home® 2022 is preparing to take center stage as a main attraction during the next NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). Construction is well underway of the 2022 show home, which aims to raise the bar for high performance, modern amenities and contemporary flair.

Continue Reading »

NAHB Leaders Celebrate All-Female Built Home in Utah

NAHB Leaders Celebrate All-Female Built Home in Utah

The Utah chapter of NAHB’s Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council welcomed NAHB leadership to a special June 4 ceremony celebrating “The House That SHE Built” during the Utah Valley HBA’s annual Parade of Homes event.

Continue Reading »

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

Filed in Education, Student Chapters by on May 7, 2021 1 Comment
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.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

North Carolina Builder Earns Custom Builder of the Year Award

Filed in Awards, Committees and Councils, Membership by on March 31, 2021 0 Comments
North Carolina Builder Earns Custom Builder of the Year Award

A client-first mentality, top-notch attention to detail and award-winning body of work culminated in Mark Batson, owner of Tongue & Groove Design + Build in Wilmington, N.C. earning the 2020 Custom Home Builder of the Year award.

Continue Reading »

Professional Women in Building/National Housing Endowment Scholarships Available

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on March 19, 2021 0 Comments
Professional Women in Building/National Housing Endowment Scholarships Available

Three scholarships are currently available from NAHB’s Professional Women in Building and the National Housing Endowment to encourage individuals to further their education and training in housing industry-related programs.

Continue Reading »

Upcoming Webinars Celebrate Women in Building, Diversifying the Industry

Upcoming Webinars Celebrate Women in Building, Diversifying the Industry

To celebrate Women’s History Month in March, NAHB’s Workforce Development team and the Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council are hosting webinars on March 25 and 31 to showcase the work women are doing in the field and the efforts being done to increase their numbers.

Continue Reading »

PWB Celebrates Women in Construction

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on March 11, 2021 0 Comments
PWB Celebrates Women in Construction

The members of NAHB’s Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council and its newest chair, Karen Schroeder, celebrate women in the building trades year-round – not just during Women’s History Month.

Continue Reading »