• Homes Receive Higher Appraisals and Energy Scores by Installing Spray Foam Insulation

    • By NAHB
    • Added on Jun 24, 2024

    With more builders adopting green building products and practices, being able to accurately appraise higher efficiency homes is a growing need. In recent years, this has proven difficult as some energy efficiencies aren’t as visible as others — for example, opting for spray foam insulation to ensure a home has an airtight seal to prevent heating and cooling loss versus installing Energy Star-rated appliances. read more

  • Builder Confidence Climbs to 70 in May

    • Added on May 21, 2018

    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). read more

  • 2018 International Builders’ Show Registration Opens

    • Added on Aug 17, 2017

    The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) officially opened online registration for the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest annual light construction trade show in the world hosted in Orlando, Florida, January 9-11. read more

  • Builder Confidence Continues on Upward Trend

    • Added on May 16, 2017

    Derived from a monthly survey that NAHB has been conducting for 30 years, the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sales expectations for the next six months as “good,” “fair” or “poor.” read more

  • New Home Sales Start Year on a Positive Note

    • Added on Mar 14, 2017

    Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.7 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 555,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. read more