Category Archives: Products

Guest post: going green with gutter guards

Reduce, reuse, recycle. It’s not a slogan exclusive to paper, plastic, or glass anymore. Over the past 30 years, the recycling movement has evolved into a comprehensive initiative focused on limiting wasteful consumption of resources in all areas of our … Continue reading

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NeoCon 2013 features The Outdoor Office

NeoCon returns June 10-12 to Chicago’s Merchandise Mart for its 45th year with show components developed to educate, inspire and engage the design world. The show will feature more than 40,000 expected attendees, nearly 100 CEU-accredited seminars, thousands of new … Continue reading

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IBS, KBIS to co-locate in 2014

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) will co-locate the International Buildilers’ Show (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas beginning in February 2014. The two events … Continue reading

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Housing outlook brightens but faces headwinds

The housing upturn that took root last year is expected to pick up momentum in 2013 but headwinds along a number of fronts could impede the pace of the recovery, according to economists speaking at the International Builders’ Show in … Continue reading

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NAHB opens registration for 2013 International Builders Show

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has opened online registration for the 2013 International Builders’ Show (IBS), billed as the largest annual light construction trade show in the world. To be held Jan. 22-24 in Las Vegas, the show … Continue reading

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John Chapman to keynote NeoCon East

John W. Chapman AIA, principal of Karn Charuhas Chapman & Twohey (KCCT) in Washington, D.C. will provide the keynote address at NeoCon East. He will speak at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. He’ll be followed at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. … Continue reading

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NeoCon East 2012 returns to Baltimore

NeoCon® East, the commercial furnishings exposition in the Mid-Atlantic region for the architecture and design community, returns to Baltimore for its tenth year with a focus on showcasing products for the federal design community. The show will take place October … Continue reading

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As Technology Booms so Does Need for Simplicity

What’s cool to one person can leave others cold. Technology is like that. Some get excited by it. Others get tangled in it. As homes incorporate more sophisticated technology, builders and designers have to question whether customers will be wowed … Continue reading

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Twitter co-founder, ‘Morning Joe’ hosts headline Greenbuild

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” and Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, Inc. will headline this year’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in San Francisco Nov. 14-16. Registration is now open for the U.S. Green Building … Continue reading

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For homeowners, analog still trumps digital

The home of the future will look a lot like the home of today. By 2020 experts believe our homes and appliances will contain more advanced technology but that many of us will prefer working with non-digital systems. That’s according … Continue reading

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