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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.
March 27, 2013
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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A ‘Golden Age of Multifamily Housing’

Demand for materials and labor will increase construction costs.
February 13, 2013
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

January 30, 2013

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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Eco-friendly tankless water heater

January 15, 2013
The Energy Star-rated NRC98, the newest addition to the Noritz ecoTOUGH Series of gas-fired residential condensing tankless water heaters, has an Energy Factor of 0.93


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Clog detector

January 15, 2013
The CleanAlert FILTERSCAN air filter clog detector monitors differential pressure in an HVAC system and provides visual, audible and remote alerts when a filter needs servicing


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Looking into the future

2013 construction industry apprehensive as Obama II beckons
January 15, 2013
With the second Obama presidency secured for four more years, the construction industry, specifically the depressed housing sector, is taking a wait-and-watch attitude before projecting definitive commitments for 2013 growth potential.


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PM Profile: Home Builders Institute provides training in hard and soft construction skills

July 1, 2012
Offering a career path can help contractors recruit employees.
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