Posts Tagged ‘ Home Builders Institute (HBI) ’

Home Builders Institute Appoints Patenaude to Board Chair, Signals Focus on Housing Policy Changes

Feb 1st, 2023

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) has announced the appointment of Pamela Hughes Patenaude as chair of the nonprofit organization’s board of trustees. “Pam Patenaude is one of the nation’s most respected leaders in housing,” said Ed Brady, president and CEO of HBI, at its winter meeting. “Her appointment comes at a time when ending the […]

Help is on the way for the Door and Window Industry

Oct 25th, 2022

October has been an exciting month for the future of the residential door and window industry as young people from throughout the country try their hand at the trades. From Massachusetts to Oregon, educational institutions are buying in and highlighting alternative career paths for students. Higher housing costs, increased home prices, difficulty completing projects on […]

Andersen Corp., Home Depot, Take Steps to Support Diversity

Jun 4th, 2021

At the onset of Pride Month, door and window manufacturer Andersen Corp., announced it has joined the Human Rights Campaign Business Coalition for the Equality Act (H.R.5). In doing so, Andersen joins a growing coalition of companies calling for passage of the Equality Act — federal legislation that would modernize our nation’s civil rights laws […]

Ohio Certifies Training in Trade Skills for Residential Construction

Mar 12th, 2021

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) recently announced that its curriculum for construction trade skills has been approved as an industry recognized certification by the State of Ohio. As a result, the state’s secondary schools can apply for a special grant program to support residential construction trade skills programs for the first time. The grants are […]

Youth Trades Program Launched to Help with Labor Shortages

Sep 24th, 2019

The Home Depot Foundation announced today its partnership with the Home Builders Institute (HBI) in the launch of a youth trades training program designed to help fill the growing skilled labor gap. “After a successful year of rolling out our military trades training program with HBI, we’re excited to announce the expansion of our joint […]