NAHB to Host Media Teleconference on New Chinese Drywall Guidelines

NAHB to Host Media Teleconference on New Chinese Drywall Guidelines

WHAT:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 10, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will host a media teleconference on March 16 to unveil its new technical guidance document providing Chinese Drywall testing and remediation guidelines. This new resource addresses techniques for determining whether problematic drywall is present in a home and if so, how to remediate the issue. The guidelines are a result of extensive research, testing and analysis conducted by Marsh Risk Consulting and Building Health Sciences, Inc., under the direction of the NAHB Chinese Drywall taskforce. During the teleconference, Barry Rutenberg, first chairman of NAHB, Katherine Cahill, global product risk practice leader at Marsh Risk Consulting and Dr. Barbara Manis, chief medical officer at Building Health Sciences Inc. will walk listeners through the details of new guidelines.

WHEN:

Wednesday, March 16

2:00 p.m. ET

WHO:

  • Barry Rutenberg, First Chairman, National Association of Home Builders, and a home builder from Gainesville, Fla.
  • Katherine Cahill, Global Product Risk Practice Leader, Marsh Risk Consulting
  • Dr. Barbara Manis, Chief Medical Officer, Building Health Sciences, Inc.

Members of the media will be given the opportunity to ask questions at the conclusion of the call.

TO PARTICIPATE:

To participate in the call, please dial 1-800-860-2442 (toll-free) 2:00pm ET and ask for the “NAHB Chinese Drywall Teleconference.” The accompanying presentation will be available at www.nahb.org/drywall on the day of the event.

If you are unable to participate in the teleconference, a full replay of the call will be available. To access the replay, please visit www.nahb.org/drywall.

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NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large.

Contact:

Ann Marie Moriarty
202-266-8350

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