Top 10 Best-Selling NAHB Titles at 2020 IBS

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The IBS Store, powered by NAHB BuilderBooks, was a key destination for attendees to pick up publications to help build their business during the NAHB 2020 International Builders’ Show® (IBS). Here were the most popular titles from the show. All titles are available as e-books, so you can purchase your copy and get right to learning, wherever you are.

2018 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes
This is the pocket-sized companion to the International Residential Code discusses the...

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Best of IBS™ 2020: Most Innovative Construction Tool

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BILT 3D Intelligent Instructions by BILT Incorporated

BILT 3D Intelligent Instructions is a free app that features interactive, 3D step-by-step instructions for products requiring assembly, installation, set-up, repair or maintenance. Easier than paper instructions, BILT makes assembly straightforward, intuitive and easy to understand, regardless of language barriers.

BILT features:

  • An overview of the time, tools, parts, steps and the number of people...
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Best of IBS™ 2020: Most Innovative Building Material

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2810HR Joist Reinforcer by Metwood Building Solutions

The Metwood 2810HR Joist Reinforcer is an innovative product that allows up to a 6” diameter hole to be cut through a 2x10 or 2x12 wood floor joist and a 4” diameter hole in a 2x8. The main purpose of this product is to allow for plumbing, HVAC and other utilities to pass through.

Section 2308.4.2.4 (Notches and Holes) of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) states that holes bored in joists shall not be...

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Best of IBS™ 2020: Best Outdoor Product

Best of IBS: Best Outdoor Product

The SMART All-Season Patio by Somfy, StruXure Outdoor and Phantom Screens

The SMART All-Season Patio is the ultimate retractable enclosure created through a collaboration of leading specialist—Somfy, StruXure Outdoor and Phantom Screens. Designed to be a true all-season retreat, this product allows homeowners to enjoy dining or lounging in outdoor areas without the sun in their eyes, pesky insects flying around their food or being rained out.

Dynamic pergolas by...

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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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