Building Business News September 2023

Posted on September 19, 2023

Top Ten Tricks for 2021 IECC Energy Code Compliance The KCHBA sat down with an energy rater and compiled information to assist builders with the new code requirements using Performance HERS compliance. Also in this issue:...

Building Business News August 2023

Posted on August 4, 2023

AI in Construction Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be a buzzword, moving from the subject of movies and science fiction novels to now integrating AI technologies into everyday life and the workplace. What are its c...

Building Business News July 2023

Posted on July 18, 2023

Work Safety: Fall Prevention The leading cause of death for construction employees was falls from elevation. Learn strategies and steps to avoid devastating fall related injuries and violations on the jobsite. Also in thi...

Building Business News June 2023

Posted on June 8, 2023

Floor Plan Design with the User in Mind Overlooked floor plan design issues can occur in a number of ways for a number of reasons. Increased emphasis on complying with construction standards or lingering problems that haven...

Building Business News May 2023

Posted on June 6, 2023

Path for the Next Generation The need for a skilled and capable workforce to meet our nation’s housing demand is an ever-present concern of home builders and associates. Jackson Steen is a graduating high school senior and...

Building Business News April 2023

Posted on June 6, 2023

Explore What's New on the 2023 Spring Parade of Homes The Spring Parade of Homes returns to Kansas City April 29-May 14 and will feature more than 335 single-family homes. Check out six new communities to add to your person...

Building Business News March 2023

Posted on June 6, 2023

KCHBA Members Attend IBS as Leaders, Speakers and Award Winners During the week of Jan. 29, More than 200,000 housing and design professionals from across the globe flocked to Las Vegas for the 10th annual Design & Const...

Building Business News February 2023

Posted on June 6, 2023

2023: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly According to Dr. Ted Jones, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President with Stewart Title, 2023 will be the year of the “good, bad and the ugly.” Reflect on 2022 data, catch highlights...

Building Business News December 2022

Posted on June 6, 2023

Cover Story: Presidential Profile - Brian Tebbenkamp Going into a new year and his KCHBA presidency, Tebbenkamp’s focus on relationship building is still at the forefront of his mind. “We’re one association and we’re...

Building Business News November 2022

Posted on June 6, 2023

Cover Story: A New Era of Local Building Codes Residential construction professionals engaged in today’s Kansas City housing market have been interacting with building codes for their entire careers. What has historically ...