The World's First Commercial Office Building Pre-Certified LEED V4 Platinum

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PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2015 /PRNewswire/ —3.0 University Place announces a partnership with SageGlass Saint-Gobain to build a 190,000 square foot, Class A commercial office building at 41st and Market Streets in the University City section of Philadelphia.  The project is part of a bold plan to create a “Platinum Corridor” of commercial and retail space in […]

Challenges Remain for Housing Recovery

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October 22, 2015 Steady employment and economic growth, pent-up demand, affordable home prices and attractive mortgage rates will keep the housing market on a gradual upward trend in 2016. However, persistent headwinds related to shortages and availability of lots and labor, along with rising materials prices are impeding a more robust recovery, according to economists […]

Merger to Form Europe's Leading Producer of Wood Floors

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October 22, 2012  – Swedish company AB Gustaf Kähr (“Kährs”) and Finnish company Karelia‐Upofloor Oy (“Karelia‐Upofloor) today announces a merger of the two companies, creating Europe’s leading producer of wood floors. The new company will be market leader in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia, and will hold strong positions in other important markets such as […]

New Vinyl Siding Buyer's Guide Available

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Free Vinyl Siding Buyer's Guide

The decision to add siding to your home is a major one, especially in this financial environment. It’s a decision that requires planning, research, and sometimes a little help to make a good decision. This could have a considerable impact on the value of your home now and in the future, and that can have […]

High Quality Fiberglass Pergolas by HB&G Building Products

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Throughout the Renaissance period pergolas served as a focal point for gardens, sitting areas and covered walkways. Pergolas are arbor-like structures with rafters and beams that are usually supported by architectural columns. In recent years there has been a significant resurgence in the popularity of these structures, adding a touch of elegance to gardens, decks […]

House Trim – Accentuate Your Accents With Color

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If the exterior of your home is looking a bit old and dreary, but you don’t have the budget or the time for a major overhaul, you might consider perking up your porch columns, porch railings, trim, shutters and other accents with a splash of vibrant color.  It’s a cost effective, trendy way turn your […]

YTONG Resists Hurricanes, Earthquakes and Termites

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YTONG is a lightweight cellular concrete material made of sand, water and air. In addition to being resistant to hurricanes, earthquakes and termites, YTONG also claims to be exceptionally fire resistance. According to the YTONG website, the physical properties of YTONG materials make it the ideal formula for protection against fire as it is non-flammable. The […]

Re-Roofing Your Home? Consider the Life-Span of the Material

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There are many roofing materials to choose from but, when it’s your home, cost and maintenance can be important factors to consider. Wood shakes generally only last about 20 years before the need to be replaced, even with proper maintenance. As a rule, asphalt shingles don’t last much longer. Slate, on the other hand, can […]

Energize with Natural Light

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COLUMBUS, OHIO – For many people, Daylight Savings Time can’t come fast enough on the calendar each year. The addition of an hour of natural light each day energizes and motivates them to accomplish more in a day. Homeowners have the same desire for bringing added daylight into their homes. As a result, when it […]

U.S. Green Building Council Names New CEO

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Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) board of directors announced that USGBC’s Chief Operating Officer Mahesh Ramanujam has been named incoming chief executive officer, and will move into the role after Rick Fedrizzi, the visionary co-founder of USGBC and current CEO, steps down at the end of 2016. Ramanujam joined USGBC in 2009 as […]

PVC House Trim Installation Video

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How to install Cortex for PVC Trim. System works with all leading brands of exterior PVC trim: Azek, Versatex, Kleer, Koma, OSI, Certainteed, Rot Free…

Choosing Quartz or Granite for Countertops

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5 ways to determine which is stone is best for your countertop project Granite and quartz countertops are both stunning and very popular right now, which may make it difficult to decide which one is best for your project. According to Bob Paradiso, Vice President Sales & Marketing HanStone Surfaces, “Quartz offers an alternative to Granite […]

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