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Whirlpool Corporation to Lead #KBtribechat Discussion on Today’s New Home Building & Design Trends

New construction homes have become an increasingly attractive option to potential buyers across generations, with 60% of buyers preferring a newly built home over an existing one, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) What Home Buyers Really Want report. What trends are driving the way newly built homes are built and designed?

Join Whirlpool Corporation (@WhirlpoolCorp) on Wednesday, October 6, as the company plays host to a KBTribeChat focused on the latest trends in new construction. Chat participants will discuss how these homes are designed, as well as must-have features, generational preferences, and more.

Building industry professionals can count on Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, to provide innovative solutions that address the evolving needs of their customers. Whirlpool’s diverse portfolio of brands offers thoughtfully designed appliances that grow along with homeowners – no matter how their preferences or lifestyles may evolve.

Save the date for 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, October 6 to participate in the chat.

Here is an advance look at our KBtribechat questions:

  1. What are some must-have features among new construction homes?
  2. How are generational preferences influencing home building and design?
  3. How is sustainability expected to play a role when it comes to new home building?
  4. Awareness of health and wellness has risen in the last year. How has this influenced what people want in new homes?
  5. What home design trends are likely to be most in demand into 2022?
Drone Aerial View of Home Construction Site Foundations and Framing.

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#KBTribeChat Travels to #PCBC2016

West Coast here we come – we’re takin’ the tribe to PCBC 2016 to discuss the newest and most innovative trends in the home building industry and what’s in store for the future!

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Our PCBC chat will be sponsored and hosted by Whirlpool Corporation (@WhirlpoolCorp), the world’s leading manufacturer of major home appliances, and PCBC (Pacific Coast Builders Conference), the largest homebuilding trade show for the West Coast (@PCBC_TheShow).

PCBC brings together the best and brightest in the homebuilding industry and offers insights that prepare builders, developers, architects, remodelers, designers, contractors, dealers/distributors and suppliers/manufacturers for the future.

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When it comes to home building, Whirlpool Corporation knows that appliances are the engines that drive a home. For more than 100 years, Whirlpool Corporation and its family of brands — Amana, Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air — have been synonymous with breakthrough products created for builders who want to offer their clients innovative appliances that meet the highest standards of performance.

If you’re attending the show, come chat with us live at the PCBC Hub for Social booth #2119 sponsored by Whirlpool Corporation. Whether you’re at the show or at home, make plans to join us on Wednesday, June 22 at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET to talk about the past, present and future of home building.

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Questions for discussion:

• What new home design trends are changing the way homes are built?

• How are these trends impacting the kitchen?

• How are Millennials changing the new home market?

• Of all the innovative products available for homes today, which have had the most impact on how we build?

• How can builders, designers and manufacturers best serve the growing 55-plus population?

KBtribechat attendees who join us in the Hub for Social will also have a chance to enter into a contest sponsored by Whirlpool Corporation. Be sure to follow @PCBC_TheShow, @Whirlpool Corporation and @kbtribechat on Twitter to keep up with our live chat!


Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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