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National Electrical Code Action Kit

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Spotting Workers Comp Fraud

Workers’ compensation insurance fraud can be committed by employees, employers, insurers, agents, doctors, lawyers or anyone else involved in the workers’ compensation process. But workers’ comp fraud primarily penalizes employers and their employees. Read More in NAHB Now >


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Green Homes Show Growth in a Recovering Market According to New Report from McGraw Hill Construction

Residential construction is a key engine behind economic growth in the United States. According to McGraw Hill Construct...

VISION House at Armory Park del Sol

Built to the Gold level of the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard, the one-level house is optimized for performanc...

Green Home Building Continues to Climb, Valued at $36 Billion in 2013

McGraw Hill Construction, a part of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), today released findings from a new Green Home Bu...

Greenhouse Gases and Home Building: Manufacturing, Transportation, and Installation of Building Materials

This study focuses primarily on the “cradle to gate” embodied emissions created during production, transportation, and i...

Big Changes Coming for Water Heater Efficiency. Are You Ready?

New water heater efficiency standards that go into effect April 15, 2015 will require significant changes to the install...

Valuing Green Homes for What They're Worth

Are your green homes undervalued? Maybe it’s not the market, but the appraiser.

Construction, Codes and Standards

Virtually all residential construction must adhere to comprehensive building codes and standards governed by local and s...

Rhode Island Builder Chooses NGBS as Best for Green Building

The builder of the first home certified under the 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS), Caldwell could h...

Aging-in-Place Remodeling

Older home owners overwhelmingly prefer to age-in-place, which means living in your home safely, independently and comfo...

What is Design for Independent Living?

In response to the huge wave of baby boomers starting to retire, all sorts of products and services are popping up cater...

50+ Housing

The 50+ niche is vitally important to help ease the transitions between life stages. Builders are redefining what it mea...

Construction Immigrant Worker Flow

The article examines 10 years of the American Community Survey data and constructs and presents new estimates of the imm...

Expensive Fines, Subcontractor Mistakes Characterize New Round of EPA Lead Paint Violations

The EPA announced on Feb. 18, 2014, that 35 home remodeling contractors and training providers settled with th...

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Expanded Joint-Employer Definition Will Harm Small Businesses

October 06, 2015

A recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to expand its joint employer standard will hurt housing affordability and small businesses, a prominent Texas home builder told Congress today.

Greg Rehm is NAHB Remodeler of the Year

October 06, 2015

Greg Rehm, CGR, CAPS, CGP, owner of Liberty Hill Construction in Bedford, N.H., has been named the 2015 NAHB Remodeler of the Year in recognition of his professional remodeling achievements. The announcement was made at the NAHB Remodelers’ awards presentation Oct. 1 during the Remodeling Show in Chicago.

OSHA Agrees to Postpone Confined Spaces Rule Enforcement

October 05, 2015

In a victory for single-family residential home builders, the Occupation Health and Safety Administration announced Oct. 2 its decision to delay enforcement of the new Confined Spaces in Construction Standard.