Radiant barriers have become somewhat shrouded in urban myth. They were not, for example, invented by NASA, but rather by the far less exciting German businessmen Schmidt and Dykerhoff in 1925.
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QuakeZone: Buildings that Can Withstand Earthquakes
QuakeZone provides a continuous load path which, when used with a professional designer’s fastener schedule, meets building code and helps withstand the kinds of shear forces your home is subjected to during an earthquake.
Student Training in the Dallas Area with Phil Crone
Phil Crone talks about the labor challenges the Dallas construction industry faces and how to bring back training in trades
We Talk HBI curriculum with Steve Cousins
Learn more about the PACT curriculum and how it prepares students for the jobsite.
An HBI Success Story with Former Student, Chuck Vaughn
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.”
How the Home Builder’s Institute Changes Lives
HBI student Taylor Thompson discusses his experiences and how his carpentry course has changed his life.
Looking at the Home Builders Institute with David Howard
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.
Overview of the Home Builder’s Institute with John Courson
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).
Recruiting and Retaining the Best Crew in Today’s Building Market
Looming labor shortages are at the forefront of every construction manager’s mind. You know the value of reliable workers who are able to work efficiently and finish projects on time.
Advantages of Using a Certified Professional Building Designer
The following Podcast is part of a series recorded live at the 2017 International Builder’s Show in Orlando. Listen to our interview with Kevin Holdridge and Steve Mickley from the AIBD while we discuss the advantages of using a Certified Professional Building Designer.