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At the 2004 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, PATH provided builders with a wealth of resources to help build better homes. Through hands-on technology displays, demonstrations and publication dissemination, PATH introduced more than 1,000 booth visitors to the many benefits of PATH-profiled technologies.

PATH's new exhibit booth A new exhibit booth illustrated a range of advanced technologies and practices from passive solar design to insulated concrete forms. Visitors could see and touch a tankless water heater, a plastic plumbing manifold, radiant barrier, air admittance vents, a structural insulated panel, bamboo flooring, fiber cement siding and many other technologies.

Exhibiting at IBS this year as a participant in the Federal Commons-a pavilion with representation from Federal programs such as ENERGY STAR®, Building America, and others-PATH attracted industry professionals interested in the latest publications and a new CD-ROM featuring short videos on building high quality, affordable homes. The CD also includes detailed profiles of the PATH Top Ten Technologies for 2004 and a tutorial on the PATH Web site.

PATH conference sessions at IBS included presentations on quality certification programs, selling innovation to builders and practical innovation.


Celebrating community- an examination of the present and a look at the past- is the theme for the 2004 National Planning Conference. PATH will introduce innovative technologies to professional planners and planning officials on the exhibit floor. The 2004 National Planning Conference expects 5,000 attendees for the event, which runs April 24-28 in Washington, D.C.

As a first time exhibitor at the AIA 2004 National Convention and Design Expo, PATH will have an opportunity to reach the largest architectural market in the world. AIA expects over 20,000 professionals from every major field in the design and construction industry. The AIA Convention and Design Expo will be held June 10-12 in Chicago.

Content updated on 7/22/2004

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