Educational & Professional Helpful Links

Educational & Professional Helpful Links


NAHB 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.

NAHB Research Center

The NAHB Research Center is a full-service product commercialization company that strives to make housing more durable and affordable. Bottom line, we help push new building technologies into the residential market through our integrated consulting services. We were created in 1964 as a subsidiary of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and since then have provided clients with an unrivaled depth of understanding of the housing industry and access to its business leaders.

Home Energy Star

 A  national program from the U.S. EPA and U.S. DOE which offers a comprehensive, whole-house approach to improving energy efficiency and comfort in existing homes, while helping to protect the environment.

U.S. Dept. of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy’s portal featuring an excellent one stop site with information and links for Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Research & Deployment, & Funding. 

TOP Industry Research

Top industry resource for reliable, objective information and research on housing construction and development issues


Chartered in 1963, the North Carolina Home Builders Association is a trade association consisting of builder and associate member-firms and a network of local builder associations and chapters throughout North Carolina. NCHBA is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders.

Cherokee Cty Chamber

The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is an organization to foster, nurture and promote our members, to represent Cherokee County to the world, and to enhance the economic climate for businesses to thrive within.Our members make up an elite business community!

Town of Murphy

Murphy, North Carolina, is the county seat of Cherokee County located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. Murphy is an old town with its origin dating back to 1839.