Debra Young presents: Think your buyers are too young for Universal Design? Think Again!
Debra Young, EmpowerAbility LLC, will be presenting, “Think your buyers are too young for Universal Design? Think Again!” at the upcoming 2016 International Builders Show (IBS). This will be Debra’s third year in a row presenting an educational session at IBS. Debra Young is a certified specialist in environmental modifications, aging in place, and assistive technology. […]...
HBADE Butch Alfieri Associate of the Year July 2015 Nominations
This past month, our Board of Directors met and nominated for consideration of Associate of the Year 2015: John Johnson, Karins & Associates, Debra Young, EmpowerAbility LLC, and Jim McCulley, WatershedEco. All three nominees are active within the Associates Council, with Debra Young serving as its chair. They’ve worked this year to coordinate Bowling, Clay Shooting, […]...
Joseph Capano Named A Senior Life Director Of NAHB
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2015 – Joseph Capano of Wilmington, Delaware, was designated a Senior Life Director of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) by the Association’s board of directors at their Spring Board of Directors’ Meeting in Washington, DC., on June 6, 2015. “Serving the housing industry by participating on NAHB’s board of directors […]...
NAHB Housing Pirates Warning
As the Fall Board Meeting and the International Builders’ Show approach, exhibitors and attendees often receive unauthorized solicitations from hotels or third-party housing agencies which are not affiliated with NAHB.These unaffiliated third parties typically advertise a lower rate than NAHB’s official hotel block rates. However, the lower rates may be a reflection of the lower […]...
Enforcement of Confined Spaces Rule Postponed
Enforcement of the new Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) on May 4, will be postponed until Oct. 2, the agency announced today. Extension requests indicated that employers needed more time for training and acquiring the equipment necessary to comply with the standard. Though the ruling will still become […]...