Minimum R-Value of R-20 Now Mandatory for Residential Construction

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

NORTHVILLE, MI (February 23, 2021) – Newly adopted residential building codes set by the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are about to become the standard for homes built in the Tennessee counties of Davidson, Williamson, Maury, Rutherford, and Sumner. Starting March 1, 2021, these counties will move from the IECC’s 2012 standards to the code’s 2018 benchmarks, which means all residential construction must meet a minimum insulation value of R-20.

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Distributor’s South Carolina Location Widens Reach of Everlast® Siding in the Southeast

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

OAKMONT, PA (January 19, 2021) – Chelsea Building Products is pleased to announce an additional territory added to the manufacturer’s existing partnership with Dealers Choice, a premier two-step, direct-to-dealer distributor of building materials. The latest agreement includes the Dealers Choice Columbia, SC, branch, expanding their Everlast® siding distribution map to include South Carolina as well as the southern portion of North Carolina.

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Monday, January 18, 2021

LEWISVILLE, Texas, January 18, 2021 – Wurstfest is a popular annual celebration of German culture in New Braunfels, Texas. Just days after the successful November 2019 event wrapped up, a fire damaged the large facility that hosts the 10-day festival. With less than a year to reconstruct the 27,000 square foot facility for the 60th annual event in November 2020, there was no time to waste.

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Insulated Metal Panels Offer Unique Solutions to Retrofit Projects

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Moon Township, PA, January 14, 2021CENTRIA®, leading innovator and manufacturer of the world’s most advanced building envelope wall and roof panels, recently earned high praise from retrofit magazine for Versawall H+, a horizontal insulated metal panel introduced to the marketplace in 2020.

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Tuesday, January 05, 2021

LEWISVILLE, Texas, January 5, 2021 – The University of Houston baseball program has a rich history, with three conference titles in the last six seasons. Now, the Cougars have a clubhouse worthy of their prowess, a new 20,645-square-foot facility, complete with a locker room, training room, batting cages, players’ lounge, video area, observation deck and kitchen … all right next to the Cougars’ field.

Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span cover the walls of the new Baseball Player Development Center and Clubhouse, providing an energy efficient shell for all seasons.

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Manufacturer Expands Footprint in Northeastern US with Family-Owned Distributor

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

OAKMONT, PA (December 22, 2020) Chelsea Building Products, manufacturer of Everlast® advanced composite siding, will extend the reach and availability of its premier exterior cladding product starting in 2021 thanks to a newly formed partnership. The company has entered into an agreement with Sherwood Lumber, a two-step distributor headquartered in Melville, NY, to sell Everlast.

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Improves Aesthetics and Performance of Steel, Aluminum Substrates

Monday, December 14, 2020

Moon Township, PA, December 14, 2020CENTRIA®, leading innovator and manufacturer of the world’s most advanced building envelope wall and roof panels, is giving architects, specifiers and contractors a new tool to deliver both durability and aesthetics with the launch of the Impressions® coating system. A pre-finished decorative paint system, Impressions is engineered specifically for steel and aluminum substrates.

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Monday, December 07, 2020

LEWISVILLE, Texas, December 7, 2020 – Metl-Span, a recognized leader in the advancement of insulated metal panel technology, is giving back to the community with Credits for a Cause, a recently launched charity donation program that operates in tandem with its continuing education course offerings.

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New Hires in Account Management, PR, Paid Media, Digital and Creative

Thursday, December 03, 2020

PITTSBURGH, PA… BLD Marketing, a results-based, digital-first, full-service strategic marketing agency serving the building materials category exclusively throughout North America and abroad, has engineered substantial growth in 2020 despite the ongoing impact of a global pandemic. To respond to that growth, the agency has added six new team members. The new hires are practitioners representing each of the agency’s disciplines – account management, PR/content marketing, paid media, creative, and digital.

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Nation’s Largest Privately Held Building Materials Supplier Primed to Fill Hiring Needs

Thursday, November 19, 2020

PITTSBURGH, PA… BLD Marketing, a results-based, full-service strategic marketing agency serving building materials manufacturers exclusively throughout North America and abroad, has forged a partnership with 84 Lumber to help the company meet its escalating recruitment and hiring needs across the country.

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New Jersey Apartment Complex Selects Ellison for All-Important Clubhouse Entrances

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

FALCONER, NY…Ellison Bronze, manufacturer of premier custom balanced doors for entrances around the world, recently provided doors for three entryways at the clubhouse at Vermella Union, a brand-new luxury apartment development in Union, NJ.

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Manufacturer Received Accolade for Keeping Employees, Customers Safe

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

ATLANTA, GA (November 17, 2020) Southern Aluminum Finishing (SAF), a global metals distributor, fabricator, anodizer, and finisher has been named a Stand-Out Company During the Pandemic by USGlass Magazine.

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