Construction Industry Forecast Predicts Industry Trends

Posted on : January 17, 2013 | post in : Building Materials,Construction Education,Education,Windows |Leave a reply |
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[Chicago, IL] – The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) have jointly released the December 2012 update to the 2011/2012 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast. This report delivers timely information on window, door and skylight market trends and product relationships. Historic data for 2006 through 2011 and […]

HBI Showcases Residential Construction Students at IBS 2013

Posted on : August 17, 2012 | post in : Construction Education,Education,Trade Shows |Leave a reply |
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Washington, D.C.—January 17, 2013—HBI (Home Builders Institute), a national leader in training, education, job placement and curriculum development for workers in the building industry, today announced a full schedule of activities at the 2013 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) from Jan. 22-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. The events, presentations […]

Federal Budget Cuts Impact the Home Building Industry

Posted on : July 14, 2012 | post in : Building Materials,Education |Leave a reply |
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Washington, D.C. – The following statement was issued by John Courson, president and CEO of the Home Builders Institute (HBI), in response to pending non-defense discretionary program budget cuts resulting from the Budget Control Act. Courson is available for interview and comment. “The prospect of mandatory federal budget cuts will stymie the demonstrable growth in […]

Building Products Manufacturers Begin Sporting the “Made in U.S.A.” Seal

Posted on : April 12, 2012 | post in : Building Materials,Education |Leave a reply |
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  April 12, 2012 – More than 800 companies, including 200 building product manufacturers have begun sporting the “Made in U.S.A.” seal. The certification is based on companies’ self-assessment of whether their products meet federal guidelines on what qualifies as made in America. The grassroots build-American movement is gaining momentum with dealers and manufacturers as well as builders. […]

HBI Construction-Coaching Opportunities to Reach Employment

Posted on : February 1, 2012 | post in : Education |Leave a reply |
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The Home Builders Institute (HBI) Construction-Coaching Opportunities to Reach Employment (C-CORE) is an industry-sponsored mentoring program for underserved, at-risk and court involved youth. The program, funded by a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, aims to match 5,000 youth aged 13 to 18 with more 1,600 industry mentors recruited from home builders associations, […]

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