• 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

  • Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in January

    • Added on Feb 08, 2017

    The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. read more

  • Revised Residential Energy Standard Open for Industry Input

    • Added on Nov 22, 2016

    Recognizing the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, ASHRAE and IES are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making it 50 percent more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, which serves as the industry benchmark. read more

  • Housing Markets Continue to Edge Forward

    • Added on May 18, 2016

    The index’s nationwide score ticked up to .95, meaning that based on current permit, price and employment data, the nationwide average is running at 95 percent of normal economic and housing activity. read more

  • BPI Introduces the Healthy Home Evaluator Credential

    • Added on Mar 17, 2016

    Developed in partnership with the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), the credential builds upon the BPI Building Analyst or Energy Auditor certifications to verify the competencies required to conduct in-depth healthy home environmental risk assessments. read more