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IBS Education Sessions Explore Alternative Building Solutions

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IBS Education Sessions Explore Alternative Building Solutions

As supply-chain issues continue to challenge the housing market, builders can explore different building techniques that may streamline the home-building process and utilize less material. The 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) provides opportunities to explore these options through various education sessions focused on offsite construction.

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Last Chance to Access the Latest on Offsite Construction

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Last Chance to Access the Latest on Offsite Construction

Replays of this week’s webinars are available to Offsite Construction Week registrants. Today is the last day to register for access.

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Deadline for Offsite Construction Awards Extended

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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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Market Share of Offsite Housing in 2019

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Market Share of Offsite Housing in 2019

According the U.S. Census Bureau data and NAHB’s analysis, the share of non-site built single-family homes declined to 3% of single-family completions in 2019. However, this percentage is expected to rise moderately in 2020 and in the years ahead.

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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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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

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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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