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Home Builders Institute, The Home Depot Foundation Commit $500,000 for Student Training

January 22, 2020

The Home Builders Institute announced The Home Depot Foundation will commit up to $500,000 to fund student training in home construction careers in high schools across the country. Additionally, the National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of the National Association of Home Builders, pledged $200,000 in support of the effort.

Single-family Starts Will Gain Ground in 2020

January 22, 2020

Single-family starts should continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2020, fueled by solid job growth and low mortgage rates that will keep demand firm, according to economists speaking at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.

Residential Remodeling Spending Growth Projected Over Next Two Years

January 22, 2020

Spending on residential improvements will continue to grow over the next two years at a gradual pace, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers.

Marvin Previews Two New Products at IBS

January 21, 2020

Marvin is previewing two new products at the 2020 International Builders’ Show: Marvin Skycove and the Marvin Awaken Skylight. 

Two San Diego County Firms Settle with EPA for Lead Violations

January 21, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made two settlements in San Diego County, California, for violations of federal regulations related to lead. Home Remodeling Center, based in San Marcos, will pay a $22,275 penalty. Kaminskiy Design and Remodeling, based in San Diego, will pay a $20,454 penalty.

Prysm Welcomes Chandler to Sales Team

January 21, 2020

Prysm welcomes Kevin Chandler of Holden, Massachusetts, as the newest member of the sales team. Chandler will represent Prysm in the New England/New York region.

Remodelers' Confidence Increases in Fourth Quarter of 2019

January 21, 2020

The National Association of Home Builders' Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 58 in the fourth quarter of 2019, up three points from the previous quarter.

Andersen Showcases its Designs at IBS 2020

January 21, 2020

Andersen Windows is showcasing its product portfolio at the National Association of Homebuilders' 2019 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 21-23.

Housing Starts Finish 2019 With a 13-year High

January 17, 2020

Total housing starts increased 16.9 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.61 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. This is a 13-year high for housing starts.

WDMA Applauds Congress for Ratifying the USMCA

January 17, 2020

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association released the following statement regarding the vote by the U.S. Senate to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.