International Builders’ Show

Submit Your Proposal to Speak at IBS

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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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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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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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Safety Training May Soon be Conducted by Virtual Reality

Safety Training May Soon be Conducted by Virtual Reality

At IBS 2020, visitors to the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone were treated to the potential future of safety training: Virtual reality. And with recent studies on the topic, it might be coming sooner than you think.

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3 Green Projects Showcase Key Home Building Strategies

3 Green Projects Showcase Key Home Building Strategies

One of many green offerings during the recent International Builders’ Show (IBS) was the opportunity to participate in a Green Home Tour, showcasing energy-efficient strategies, high-performance features and green construction practices being used in the desert climate of Las Vegas.

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How to Design Homes for Today’s Aging Population

How to Design Homes for Today’s Aging Population

Recent data show that very few homes incorporate the necessary accessibility features for older adults to age in place. So what can the home-building industry do to help increase the supply of necessary housing, not only for this demographic but future generations as well?

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Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

A small model home from the High Performance Building Zone at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas last month will now serve as part of a housing and job training program for U.S. military veterans in Colorado. NAHB donated the home through an arrangement with Operation Tiny Home.

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Watch Video Highlights from Member Meetings at IBS 2020

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Watch Video Highlights from Member Meetings at IBS 2020

If you were unable to join us for important member meetings in Las Vegas last month at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show®, you can still catch some of the highlights on nahb.org.

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Three Exciting New Home Products Win Global Innovation Awards

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Three Exciting New Home Products Win Global Innovation Awards

Mobile marketing tags, an unobtrusive indoor cooling and heating system, and a 3-D large-scale structural panel building system were the winners of the 2019 Global Innovation Awards. Representatives for all three products were honored last month at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas.

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How to Reduce Costs and Improve Construction Quality

How to Reduce Costs and Improve Construction Quality

The “Reducing Cost + Improving Construction Quality: Can You Have It Both Ways?” interactive learning experience — one of the pre-show master workshops at IBS — encouraged the audience to think critically about building science issues and how to use low-cost techniques to improve construction quality.

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