Codes Committee Meeting on March 15

On March 15 the Codes Committee will be meeting for a presentation on various products that make it easier to comply with the new building codes. Product manufacturers will be on hand to talk about Egress Window Wells, Egress Windows, Window Operating Control Devices, Hunter Xci Continuous Insulation, Dupont Tyvek Window/Door Flashing, Floor/Ceiling Framing Components. […]

Meet the Builder on March 13

On March 13, the BNBA will be holding its first ever “Meet the Builder” event at Giancarlo’s Restaurant. This is a great opportunity for associate and institutional members to eat, drink and meet with builder members. We are expecting a full house with close to 100 attendees including the following builders: Alliance Homes Bielmeier Builders […]

Codes Group Meeting

A year has passed since adoption of the 2015 I.C.C. here in New York State. While many home builders and trade partners have handled the change with ease, much still needs to be learned. The BNBA Codes Group will hold a special two hour presentation featuring Joseph Hill, RA, Assistant Director for Code Administration, Division […]

NAHB Updates – Housing Starts Rise as Construction underpins US Economy

New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in September, a sign residential real estate will bolster the world’s largest economy. Housing starts increased 6.5 percent to a 1.21 million annualized rate, more than forecast and the second-highest level in eight years, figures from the Commerce Department showed Tuesday in Washington. A drop in building permits indicates […]

Key Housing Issues for Consumers

Key Housing Issues for Consumers Homeownership is an essential American value. It is a primary source of wealth and financial security for many households, helping to provide for education, retirement and more. Yet, policy proposals in Congress could negatively impact Americans’ ability to buy a first home, keep their current home or enter into the […]