What Happened @ IBS Jobsite Safety Zone

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The IBS Jobsite Safety Zone at IBS 2020 was a hub of activity. Doubling in size from last year’s debut, the Safety Zone had a full slate of programs. During Ask the Safety Pros segments, nationally recognized safety experts were available to answer tough construction safety questions, and the latest construction safety products, gear and personal protective equipment could be viewed at the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) Learning Stage.

In addition to showcasing the latest products,...

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Innovative New Products Found at IBS 2020

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Every year, the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) draws tens of thousands of building industry professionals to one location with this in mind: Seeing and learning about all of the new products that can be found in residential construction.

At IBS 2020, more than 1,400 top manufacturers and suppliers from around the globe showcased their products and services. Here are some of the categories that made this year’s show amazing.

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The New American Remodel 2020: Completed and Ready for Tours

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The New American Remodel® (TNAR) is finished and ready for tours at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® 2020 in Las Vegas.

The original ranch-style home was built in 1977. It was 2,170 square feet and consisted of three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Additionally, the home was operated on a 1,200-gallon septic system that was powered solely by electricity since gas utilities were unavailable.

Today, the property has been transformed into a two-story home with 4,802 square feet of...

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The New American Home 2020: Finished & Ready for Tours

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The 2020 New American Home®, The Official Show Home of IBS is complete! And like with every construction project, it had its own unique challenges. The biggest challenge involved the building schedule. Because the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) occurs a month earlier than in 2019, the schedule needed to be shortened by four weeks.

“Building The New American Home was a real adventure,” says Carl Martinez, president of construction for Sun West Custom Homes—this year’s...

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IBS Live Features Thought-Provoking, Cutting-Edge Concepts

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Held at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), IBS Live is the place to explore the future of housing and the products, process and people disrupting home building.

IBS Live presentations will go beyond current trends. Programs will dive into major changes that will disrupt the home building industry as we know it. Industry leaders and futurists will discuss the tremendous shifts in design, construction techniques, sales, products and more that are expected to take place over...

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