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How Can Microgrids Help with Community Resiliency?

How Can Microgrids Help with Community Resiliency?

With communities experiencing an increasing number of wildfires, hurricanes and other extreme weather events, a microgrid could improve resiliency.

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Generations Cite Their Must-Have Kitchen and Bath Features

Filed in Design, Economics, Trends by on June 29, 2021 6 Comments
Generations Cite Their Must-Have Kitchen and Bath Features

Home buyer preferences for kitchen and bath features can vary significantly by generations, according to survey results from NAHB’s recent study, What Home Buyers Really Want, 2021 Edition. 

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CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through July 31; White House Announces New Federal Initiatives to Prevent Evictions

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability, Legal, Multifamily by on June 24, 2021 3 Comments
CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through July 31; White House Announces New Federal Initiatives to Prevent Evictions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today extended its eviction moratorium order until July 31, 2021, and indicated in a press release that “this is intended to be the final extension of the moratorium.” Due to a previous court ruling in which NAHB took part, this order should not apply to NAHB members who were members of the association as of Oct. 23, 2020 when the case was filed.

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How Lumber Prices are Hammering Housing Affordability for Home Owners

How Lumber Prices are Hammering Housing Affordability for Home Owners

Home owners and builders continue to look for opportunities to minimize the impact lumber prices and other material costs are having on the overall cost of the home. But as they strategize, prices are only getting worse.

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EPA Proposes 2022 Construction General Permit

Filed in Codes and Standards, Environment by on May 26, 2021 0 Comments
EPA Proposes 2022 Construction General Permit

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on May 12 published the proposed 2022 Construction General Permit (CGP) in the Federal Register. The current 2017 CGP permit is in effect until Feb. 16, 2022, when the final 2022 CGP will become effective for five years.

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Build Better and Lower Costs with Polyiso Continuous Wall Insulation

Filed in Sponsored Content by on May 21, 2021 0 Comments
Build Better and Lower Costs with Polyiso Continuous Wall Insulation

With lumber prices continuing to soar, there is a proven method for builders to build a more energy-efficient home while saving money by replacing OSB sheathing with polyisocyanurate (polyiso) continuous insulation and alternative bracing methods.

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North Carolina Project Highlights 4 Key High-Performance Building Practices

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on May 12, 2021 0 Comments
North Carolina Project Highlights 4 Key High-Performance Building Practices

The Home Performance Counts: Virtual Green Home Tour series kicked off on Earth Day with a walkthrough of the stunning Robinwood in Asheville, N.C., and a lively builder/broker conversation. Brandon Bryant, founder of Red Tree Builders, and Kelly Erin-Spinney of Modern Asheville Real Estate discussed green features of the home, the importance of communicating building science strategies to clients in ways that resonate, and tips on realizing the added value of a high-performance home in the initial sale as well as stewarding the home forward.

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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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Podcast: NAHB’s Legal Victory on Federal Overreach of CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Filed in Legal, Membership, Multifamily by on March 30, 2021 0 Comments
Podcast: NAHB’s Legal Victory on Federal Overreach of CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

On the latest episode of the Housing Developments podcast, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss the recent legal victory in the federal overreach of the Centers for Disease Control eviction moratorium and what this means for NAHB members.

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