Tag: Building Systems Councils

The Future of Offsite Construction

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on September 30, 2020 0 Comments
The Future of Offsite Construction

Last week’s Building Systems Week highlighted a number of key themes going forward for the offsite construction industry: education, access to resources, and opportunities to help builders overcome challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The culminating webinar for Building Systems Week reiterated these topics and more.

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How Likely Are Builders to Adopt Building Systems?

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How Likely Are Builders to Adopt Building Systems?

Home Innovation Research Labs has been tracking the adoption of offsite housing in new single-family homes and multifamily projects for the past 20 years. Learn more about what recent data highlight among builders’ attitudes, especially in the wake of COVID-19.

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Can Modular Housing Help Address the Housing Affordability Crisis?

Filed in Committees and Councils, Housing Affordability by on September 21, 2020 1 Comment
Can Modular Housing Help Address the Housing Affordability Crisis?

Eric Holt, assistant professor at the University of Denver, and his team have been exploring how off-site construction fits into affordable housing. Learn more about their report on the role modular and panelized construction can play.

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What Builders Need to Know About Building Systems

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What Builders Need to Know About Building Systems

As home-building professionals continue to look for ways to grow and expand their businesses, one of the innovative solutions they may consider incorporating is building systems. Such systems offer benefits such as reduced labor, waste and construction time, but builders need to educate themselves on the various systems first to figure out what makes sense for them.

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BSC Member Leads Coalition to Increase Housing Supply in the Wake of COVID-19

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BSC Member Leads Coalition to Increase Housing Supply in the Wake of COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has had a significant impact on every aspect of life, including the housing industry. Despite the challenges the pandemic has presented, however, many in the industry have looked for ways they could help, including Vaughan Buckley, a member of the Building Systems Councils (BSC). But he would need the help of his fellow builders to really make an impact.

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Building Systems Week Highlights Innovative Solutions to Current Crises

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Building Systems Week Highlights Innovative Solutions to Current Crises

Building Systems Week provides builders with an opportunity to learn more about the offsite construction industry, including the various types of building systems available, and how they can be utilized for different projects. Dave Cooper will serve as the moderator for this year’s Building Systems Week webinars, featuring experts from across the industry.

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NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

Applications are now open for numerous awards that recognize the innovation and dedication of professionals throughout the home building industry.

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Global Innovation Award Winner Wants the U.S. to Adopt Panelized Construction

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Global Innovation Award Winner Wants the U.S. to Adopt Panelized Construction

An NAHB award winner notes that the United States has historically lagged the rest of the world in the use of panelized building. His company creates resilient, energy-efficient and affordable housing.

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Building Systems Councils Announces 2020 Chair

Filed in Committees and Councils by on February 27, 2020 1 Comment
Building Systems Councils Announces 2020 Chair

Tifanee McCall is a longtime member of the Building Systems Councils (BSC) and a major advocate of the systems-built housing industry. She has been a member of NAHB for nearly 30 years and BSC member for over a decade. It is no surprise that due to her dedication to NAHB and the industry, she was recently named the 2020 BSC chair.

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BSC Honors Lifetime Achievement Award Winner at Housing Summit

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BSC Honors Lifetime Achievement Award Winner at Housing Summit

Recognizing a distinguished career in the systems-built housing industry, the S.A. Walters Award was presented to Michael H. Weber of The Euclid Chemical Company earlier this month at the 2019 Building Systems Housing Summit.

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