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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A Gas Furnace That Goes Green

Protect the environment and stay warm and cozy while you do it! Efficient and environmentally-friendly, the Lennox DLS SL280NV Ultra-Low NOx Gas Furnace produces 65% lower NOx (nitrogen oxide) emissions than standard low-NOx furnaces.

It’s also the 2018 Best of IBS Awards winner for Best Green Building Product, noted by judges as “a welcome addition to heating and cooling solutions with lower emissions…excited to see where this product takes the company and...

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Upgrade Bathroom Mirrors with Ease

Have
your bathroom mirrors begun to show their age with blackening edges? Do you
want a fast, long-lasting—and beautiful—update to the look of your bath?

The Precision
Frameworks Easy Frame® is a flat-backed molding
that does not have a rabbet and can instantly turn your mirror into a seemingly
high-quality, framed piece.

It’s
also the 2018
Best of IBS winner for Best Bath Product! Easy
Frame is essentially a wooden-framed version of...

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IBS Education On Demand

Get the maximum benefit from your IBS
investment by viewing more than 140 sessions from IBS 2018—with IBS
Education On Demand.

With IBS Education On Demand, you can access a
library of all recorded sessions from IBS 2018. Sessions on Business Management
& Operations, Custom Building & Remodeling, Sales, Marketing &
Customer Focus … and more are all available to you!

IBS Education On Demand...

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AeroBarrier Seals Top Honors in Best of IBS Awards

“Mind-blowing.”

These are the actual words of more than one real-life customer
of AeroBarrier, a breakthrough aerosol envelope-sealing
technology that was named Best in Show
and Most Innovative Building  Product during the Best of IBS Awards at
the NAHB International
Builders’ Show® in
Orlando.

Historically, building envelope energy savings have been
challenging to achieve. At the same time, building  standards for...

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IBS 2018: Innovative Products + Extraordinary Education

It was a phenomenal start to the new year as the NAHB’s
International Builders’ Show® (IBS) kicked off 2018 with an exciting show. This
mega-industry event welcomed builders, remodelers, design professionals,
architects and specialty contractors from around the globe. From innovative new
products to incredible education sessions and fun networking events, this
year’s show was full of amazement and value!

Highlights from...

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Knowledge Building Beyond IBS 2018

The 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) may be over, but The Bookstore @ Design & Construction Week® (DCW) remains in the minds of all attendees who made the bookstore their key destination to pick up publications to help build their business.

Here are the Top 10 Best Sellers from IBS 2018:

  1. 2015 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes
  2. Basic Construction Management: The...
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2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show Draws a Larger, Enthusiastic Crowd

An optimistic home building industry filled the exhibit halls of Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center as the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) hosted one of the largest turnouts in recent years at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) January 9-11.

Home building professionals from around the world attended this year’s IBS—the biggest component of the annual Design & Construction Week®, which also includes the...

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Tech Bytes: A Hands-On, How-To Technology Experience

Tech Bytes sessions at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) are the place to learn about the latest tech products, applications and platforms through a hands-on experience. During these sessions, you’ll learn about social media platforms, virtual reality, tech gadgets, video applications and so much more. These sessions are all about hands-on, how-to learning, and we’ve packed nearly 30 Tech Bytes presentations into the three-day show....

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IBS 2018 Master Session: Back to Basics: Marketing Essentials to Build Your Brand

There is a lot of discussion about these new marketing
buzzwords: content marketing, social media and SEO. With so much focus on
big-picture ideas, many builders are uncertain about how to apply these new
tactics to their business. 

In the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Master Session, “Back
to Basics: Marketing Essentials to Build Your Brand,” you will go back to
basics to learn how you can set up an annual...

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