Articles Tagged with ''NAHB''

ASHRAE, NAHB, ICC to develop new national green building standard

ASHRAE is pleased to stand beside NAHB and ICC as a co-sponsor of ICC/ASHRAE 700.
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This is the third edition of the standard and the first time that ASHRAE has partnered on its development.


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The greening of Rivera Greens with geothermal heating and cooling

Geothermal heating and cooling helps neighborhood homeowners achieve an expected 60% savings on their utility bills.
By Tim Litton
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Located in Clarence, N.Y., Rivera Greens is the first certified National Association of Home Builders Green Standards Eco-Friendly Development in the state. When completed, the development will include 35 single-family homes built to an energy-efficiency standard unparalleled in Western New York.


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Growing labor shortages impede housing and economic recovery

Meanwhile, a lack of buildable lots and increased costs for materials and labor are also contributing to the problem.
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Growing labor shortages in all facets of the residential construction sector are impeding the housing and economic recovery, according to a new survey conducted by the NAHB.
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Home buyer age impacts home size preference according to NAHB Survey

NAHB reveals “What Home Buyers Really Want” survey.
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A recent study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows variations in home buyer preferences with regards to home size when it comes to age, race and ethnicity. 


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A ‘Golden Age of Multifamily Housing’

Demand for materials and labor will increase construction costs.
By Bob Miodonski
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Multifamily housing will remain a bright spot in residential construction this year and provide solid business opportunities for plumbing and heating contractors. In fact, one large developer foresees a “golden age of multifamily housing” in 2013 and 2014.
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NAHB unveils updated National Green Building Standard

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The National Association of Home Builders introduced its new edition of the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard at the 2013 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.


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Housing outlook still positive while recovery slows

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The housing upturn that took root last year is expected to pick up momentum in 2013 but headwinds could impede recovery.
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Remodeling market remains strong in Q4

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RMI increases five points from the previous quarter.
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