Studying carpentry with the HBI enabled Chuck Vaughn to enjoy a career in something he really loved. Chuck received both classroom and on-the-job training; “It’s the best thing I ever did.”
The HBI helps students to get their trade qualifications through PACT and helps with placement in the industry. The HBI partners with organizations to provide training without cost for youth and veterans.
Looming labor shortages are at the forefront of every construction manager’s mind. The HBI is your partner in training the next generation of construction professionals. Our guest is John Courson, president and chief executive officer of the Home Builders Institute (HBI).
OSHA regulations are there to protect workers and property owners. Failure to adhere to OSHA regulations can lead to stiff fines for construction companies. Injuries on the jobsite that are reported to OSHA will lead to fines being imposed and crippling delays.
Fires and gas leaks are always on the minds of homeowners who want to protect their property and keep their family safe. As technology improves, our fire and gas detection appliances get smarter all the time. When completing renovations or a new build, be sure to keep your clients up to date with the latest safety options.
As building codes and eco-savvy customers demand more energy efficiency from their homes, it has fallen to the construction professionals to create an effective building envelope. In this task, the blower door test plays a vital role in helping builders to find the gaps in the building envelope and seal them.