Tag: Building Systems Councils

Building Systems Housing Summit Postponed

Filed in Committees and Councils by on August 25, 2021 2 Comments
Building Systems Housing Summit Postponed

The Building Systems Housing Summit, initially scheduled for Sept. 12-14 in Atlanta, has been postponed. In its place, NAHB will host an Offsite Construction Week from Sept. 20-24.

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Deadline for Offsite Construction Awards Extended

Filed in Awards by on August 12, 2021 0 Comments
Deadline for Offsite Construction Awards Extended

Companies looking to spotlight outstanding projects, marketing materials and individuals within the systems-built industry now have until Oct. 18, 2021, to submit applications for the Offsite Construction Awards.

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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.

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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?

Filed in Committees and Councils, Education by on September 22, 2020 1 Comment
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 4 Comments
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

Filed in Committees and Councils by on September 18, 2020 2 Comments
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

Filed in Committees and Councils, Disaster Response by on September 16, 2020 0 Comments
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

Filed in Committees and Councils, Education by on September 14, 2020 2 Comments
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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