Way Ahead of Schedule – Whirlpool Corporation Meets Two Sustainability Goals Early

The journey to sustainability is a long and winding road with many hurdles along the way. When four sustainability goals were reaffirmed in 2014, Whirlpool Corporation set out on a path to improve its environmental impact and set attainable goals for long-term success. Now, through a combination of accelerated projects and acquisition synergies, the company has managed to reach two of those targets three years early. In its recently released 2016 Sustainability Report, Whirlpool Corporation shared that it exceeded its objectives to reduce both energy and water intensity from manufacturing…

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Essential Home Soundproofing Tips for Contractors

In residential homes, condos and multi-family apartments, protecting occupants from recurring, excessive noise has become a growing and increasingly important part of the renovation business. By doing so, contractors can not only generate more revenue but also literally improve the quality of life of appreciative homeowners or tenants. Noise can come from both exterior and interior sources. Locations near busy streets must suffer vehicle traffic, sirens, alarms, squealing tires and brakes, not to mention passing trains and airplanes. Neighbors that share a common wall often must endure loud, thumping loud…

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The LP® SmartSide® Now Available on the HOVER Platform

The LP® SmartSide® product line is now available on the HOVER platform, allowing contractors to show homeowners exactly what LP’s materials and colors will look like on their homes. SAN FRANCISCO – July 12, 2017 – ​HOVER, the platform that transforms smartphone photos of a home into a fully measured, customizable 3D model, today announced a partnership with LP Building Products for its LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding line of treated engineered wood products. The two industry-leading companies are teaming up to make the LP SmartSide product line available within…

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ABC Green Home 3.0 Wins Gold Nugget

Publisher and ABC Green Home developer, Nick Slevin, is pleased to announce that the ABC Green Home 3.0 in Fullerton, Calif., designed by Danielian Associates Architecture and Planning, built by Habitat for Humanity Orange County, has won the Gold Nugget award for Green Home Design Excellence at PCBC in San Diego, Calif. We would like to congratulate the design team, all of our product partners who donated their materials, and our primary sponsor, SoCal Gas, for this award and for their participation in the net zero, LEED Platinum project. This…

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