Young Pros: Propel Your Career in 3 Steps

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Early in your career, the road to success can appear daunting. Whether you’re running your own business or climbing the corporate ladder, the sheer number of “proven” strategies that promise a jump to the next level can scramble your brain.

Fortunately, following this 3-step plan can put you on the right path for growth:

STEP 1: Apply for an IBS Scholarship. Designers, builders, remodelers, architects and other residential construction professionals attend the...

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21-35 years old? Apply to this NOW

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The IBS 2021 Scholarship Program: Experience the most comprehensive event in residential construction for FREE

These days, investing time and money in career development is as challenging as ever. With so much on everyone’s plates, even attending the premier annual light construction show in the entire world— The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS)— might not be high up on your list.

That’s why applying to the IBS Scholarship Program today is a...

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IBS 2021 Opens Speaker Submissions

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Attention industry speakers! Proposals are now being accepted to present an education session at IBS 2021.

Though conferences and events are currently facing challenges, we are planning for the next NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). The Builders’ Show is an outstanding event for you to share your knowledge and expertise on topics that impact the home building industry. IBS is the housing industry’s largest annual light construction...

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Best of IBS Outdoor Living Product: Aero-Therm Advance Coatings

Would you like an insulation product whose thermal reflecting coating redefines the entire concept of heat and energy conservation within your home?
By focusing on the available radiant energy to absorb and reflect heat back into the room, Aero-Therm Innovative Coatings quickly achieves a thermal balance that prevents heat loss and makes a more comfortable living climate—for less cost than traditional insulation.

It’s also the 2018 Best of IBS winner for Best Outdoor Living Product...

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Best of IBS Home Technology Product: Onelink Safe & Sound Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Echoing the brand slogan of “always connected, always protected,” the BRK Brands/Onelink Safe & Sound Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm is the first-ever smart smoke and carbon monoxide alarm with built-in Alexa Voice Services.
And echoing the 2018 Best of IBS Awards’ trend of smart technology monitoring homes’ safety and comfort, the Safe & Sound was named Best Home Technology Product. 

Installed in your selected...

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Best of IBS Kitchen Product: Artis Wall™

How would you like to affordably transform the entire look of your kitchen walls (or any room!) in just minutes, with a perfect fit and zero damage? And help the environment in the process?

Meet ARTIS Wall, the 2018 Best of IBS winner for Best Kitchen Product!

This beautiful and easy-to-install system uses authentic, reclaimed wood from old barns and other structures around the U.S. and crafts them into Artis Wall planks that...

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Best of IBS Window & Door Product: VELUX Active

VELUX America and smart home solutions partner Netatmo are working together to bring you the first smart automated control of roof windows, blinds and shutters: VELUX Active. The Best of IBS winner for top Window & Door Product infuses your home with natural light and fresh air, and will be available this July!

People spend 90% of their time indoors, so the quality of your indoor climate (temperature, humidity, air quality, daylight levels)...

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Best of IBS Indoor Living Product: Eaton Home Automation Hub

A “smart
home” is only as useful as your ability to control its technology. Now you can
manage devices such
as Nest thermostats, Amazon Echo, Kwikset locks and security systems, all with
just a single app! 

Eaton’s Home Automation Hub is a powerful gateway for your
connected home, putting automation and energy management a touch away. It’s
also the 2018 Best of IBS winner for Best
Indoor Living Product! 

The Hub allows
homeowners  to...

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Best of IBS: Instant, Effortless Access to Outdoor Water with Aquor

Are you tired of the hassle and leaks involved with your traditional hose? Now you can stop wasting your time at the tap, and enjoy instant access to your water with the Aquor House Hydrant V2, a revolutionary faucet system that makes outdoor water use easy and enjoyable.

It’s also the 2018 Best of IBS winner for Best Outdoor Living Product (tied with Aero-Therm Innovative Coatings)! 

With its patented twist-lock design,...

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Best of IBS: ecobee4 and Alexa Combine for Comfort, Savings

You
don’t sleep in your hallway—so why do you rely on it to measure your entire home’s
temperature?

Most
thermostats only read temperature in one place (usually the hallway), which can
make other rooms uncomfortable. But the new Voice-Enabled
ecobee4 comes with a room sensor to help manage hot or
cold spots. When you place sensors in your favorite rooms, ecobee4 can read the
temperature and detect occupancy—ensuring your comfort, and...

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