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Tradewinds: Builder's 2008 Show Home Tradewinds: Builder's 2008 Show Home

Of course, post-industrial houses do have their benefits (indoor plumbing, beer fridges, hi-def surround sound), so the task becomes figuring out how to integrate antiquity’s greatest green lessons into designs that meet the lifestyle demands of today. That is what Tradewinds, our show home for the 2008 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla., set out to do. Read more

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A Look Back A Look Back

Hurricanes, tax reform, Bill O'Reilly—it's been a tough year for the housing industry. But we've shown remarkable strength and unity in the face of it all. Read more

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All for One All for One

GRASSROOTS BUILDERS HAVE SPOKEN, AND THE International Code Council (ICC) listened. Thanks to a major lobbying campaign that involved thousands of our members contacting their local code officials in response to a call to action by the NAHB (see Read more

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Storm, Stress, Strength Storm, Stress, Strength

LIKE ALL AMERICANS, MEMBERS OF THE NAHB watched in shock and dismay as the tragic events surrounding Hurricane Katrina unfolded. Then, less than a month later, Hurricane Rita rolled into the Gulf Coast, causing even more damage in Louisiana and Texas. Read more

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Courting Disaster Courting Disaster

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT HAD AN IDEAL opportunity this past summer to bring greater clarity and certainty to the contentious property rights arena. Instead, it handed down two decisions that dealt a serious blow to property rights and set the stage for years of ongoing conflict and uncertainty. Read more

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