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NAHB: Key Building Materials Remain Stubbornly Expensive

Posted on October 24, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
  By David Logan  Copyright © 2016 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS   Inflation in prices received for building materials (prior to sales to consumers) was mixed in September according to the latest Producer Price Index (P...
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Code changes. Get with it as they are the law

Posted on October 20, 2016 by Carol Hartzog
By Carol Hartzog On Nov. 1, the newest modifications to the statewide uniform building codes go into effect. Most of the code changes deal with life-safety issues, and some are adjusted due to new and better products. Fellow home builder Curtis...
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Steve Allen joins OSHBA leadership ladder

Posted on October 19, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
  Congratulations to Steve Allen of Oklahoma City who joins the OSHBA leadership ladder in 2017 as vice president/secretary. Allen was COHBA Builder of the Year last year and is a past president of that association. Continuing in the leadership is...
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BASCO member Kendra Orcutt named 2016 Occupational Therapist of the Year

Posted on October 10, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
Kendra Orcutt, Home Mods by Therapists, was awarded 2016 Occupational Therapist of the Year by the Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association.  Kendra holds the Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) designation and specializes in remodeling client’s homes ...
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NAHB: Making Zero Energy Equal a Perfect 10

Posted on October 4, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
  Zero-energy homes, also known as net-zero homes, produce as much energy as they consume on an annual basis, sometimes producing more energy from solar panels, wind power, or other sources. These homes are far from mainstream, but home build...
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NAHB Commends Sen. Wyden’s New Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit

Posted on September 29, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications
    NAHB has commended Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) for introducing the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2016. The legislation builds on the successful Low-Income Housing Tax Credit by creating a new tax credit to spur the development ...
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