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Building Green – Getting Started

By Anthony Seruga Building green is becoming more and more important as our resources dwindle, and we become more aware of the sensitivities to toxins that many people have. With the price of oil and natural gas rising, saving energy is a big concern. ...READ MORE

Change in Building Codes – What is the Impact?

Q and A at International Builders’ Show (IBS) with CertainTeed Expert Ted Winslow Posted January 30, 2015 By Vicky Gallagher (Communications Manager for CertainTeed Corporation) During IBS our Meet the Experts sessions gave show attendees the opportunity to get their questions answered.  Our MC, Ted Brunson ...READ MORE

DEWALT® Expands 20V MAX*/12V MAX* Heated Gear line with Four New Jacket Styles

Mississauga,Ontario–August15,2014– DEWALT has expanded its 20V MAX*/12V MAX*heated gear line with four new heated jacket styles.New additions to the line include a khaki heated jacket with a hood (DCHJ064), a woman’s heated jacket with a removable hood(DCHJ066), and two styles of heated hoodies (DCHJ067 and DCHJ068). DEWALT’s ...READ MORE

All Weather Windows Introduce – Own Your Own Colour

OWN YOUR COLOUR PVC windows have long been a popular choice for homeowners and builders due to their durability, efficiency and affordability. But options for adding colour to PVC frames have always been limited; paint doesn’t last and metal cladding can be costly. All Weather Windows ...READ MORE

WEATHER-TITE™ SPONSORS THE WEATHER AND BATTLES IT, TOO!

Montreal, May 8, 2014 – Building Products of Canada Corp. will launch a 30-second television commercial for its patented Weather-Tite™ Technology on both MéteoMédia and The Weather Network from May 12 to June 15, 2014. The 30-second message dramatically demonstrates how Weather-Tite™ adds superior ...READ MORE

VICWEST Building Products partners with Jim Caruk, Master Contractor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICWEST Building Products partners with Jim Caruk, Master Contractor, HGTV Host, Editor-in-Chief of Renovation Contractor magazine, Founder of Renos for Heroes and Build It Yourself Learning Centres Jim Caruk signs category-exclusive endorsement agreement with Vicwest Building Products OAKVILLE, ON, April 8, ...READ MORE

Mike Holmes Joins Forces with CertainTeed

Renowned Building Industry Expert Mike Holmes Joins Forces with CertainTeed to Tackle Indoor Air Quality Issues (Tampa, Fla.) –Trusted contractor and long-time advocate for healthy homes, Mike Holmes is joining forces  with CertainTeed Gypsum to raise awareness of the importance of indoor air quality ...READ MORE

Weiser’s® Kevo™ Smart Lock turns your smartphone into a key

Kevo is now shipping to retailers across the country TORONTO –Today, Weiser®, a leading brand of the Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE:SPB), answers consumer demand for both convenience and security with its Kevo smart lock. The highly anticipated ...READ MORE

All Weather Windows Named ENERGY STAR® Fenestration Products Manufacturer of the Year

All Weather Windows Continues a Legacy of Leadership In Energy Efficiency Edmonton, Alberta, November 19, 2013 – In recognition of ongoing commitment to manufacturing and promoting energy efficient products, All Weather Windows has been named 2013 ENERGY STAR Manufacturer of the Year in the Fenestration ...READ MORE

New brand for WRLA

New brand for WRLA combines the old with the new… August 15, 2013 (WINNIPEG) – The new strategic direction for the Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA) recognizes the changing dynamics of membership, industry and the association’s value proposition. A part of this strategy is to present ...READ MORE