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April 15, 2014

Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed are moving to a new headquarters in Pennsylvania.

Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, signed a lease for 320,000 sq. ft. of space at 20 Moores Road in Malvern, Pa.

March 26, 2014

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed has updated its Vinyl Carpentry siding accessory collection to provide more home exterior design options.

March 5, 2014

Strengthening its position as a one-stop-shop for complete roof solutions, Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed announces the introduction of seven new roofing ventilation products. Part of the CertainTeed Integrity Roof System, the new product line includes CertainTeed Ridge Vent, CertainTeed Rolled Ridge Vent and CertainTeed Intake Vent.

February 18, 2014

Home improvement TV personality Mike Holmes is joining forces with CertainTeed Gypsum to raise awareness of the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) and incorporating high performance drywall products as part of good IAQ design and construction.

CertainTeed’s volatile organic compound (VOC) scavenging drywall line — the AirRenew IAQ Gypsum Board product family — has been officially designated as a HOLMES Approved Product. 

January 30, 2014

Mike Holmes -- a well-known contractor and healthy home champion -- is teaming up with CertainTeed Gypsum to promote indoor air quality (IAQ) awareness among homeowners and building industry professionals.

His initial appearance will take place in Las Vegas at the International Builders' Show (IBS) on Wed., Feb. 5 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Booth C2127.

September 10, 2013

When it comes to specifying insulation, the type of product isn’t really an issue as far as the building codes are concerned. The codes don’t really care.

When it comes to specifying insulation, the type of product isn’t really an issue as far as the building codes are concerned. The codes don’t really care.

Go to any website that shows required insulation levels by Climate Zone, and you won’t find recommendations for foam over batts, or batts over cellulose. Instead, you’ll see target R-values. It’s the builder’s job to select the materials to hit that target, balancing budgets with preferences.

July 26, 2013

Houston-area Braun's Roofing has recently started offering its customers the option to install CertainTeed cool roofs, designed with shingles that deflect the sun's rays and reduces energy costs in the summer.

While typical shingles absorb heat, CertainTeed products aim to do the opposite, which keeps buildings cooler and reduces the strain on overworked HVAC systems.

July 10, 2013

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed introduced a Brand Your Roof program, allowing contractors and distributors to add their company logo to roofing underlayment.

April 17, 2013

CertainTeed is encouraging homeowners to grab their video cameras and document their wish lists for a dream outdoor living space.

CertainTeed is encouraging homeowners to grab their video cameras and document their wish lists for a dream outdoor living space. This summer, one winner will receive $75,000 worth of exterior building products, including installation, through the 2013 CertainTeed $75,000 Exterior Living Spaces Home Makeover Video Facebook Contest.

March 5, 2013

CertainTeed launched an interactive tool called dBstation that simulates the acoustical performance of its SilentFX Noise-Reducing Gypsum Board.

Now there's an app for testing and demonstrating the acoustical performance of wall systems.

CertainTeed launched an interactive tool called dBstation that simulates the acoustical performance of its SilentFX Noise-Reducing Gypsum Board. 

Designed for use on the Apple iPad or Motorola Android mobile devices, dBstation allows architects and builders to actually hear the acoustical differences of wall systems in real-world applications, the company said.

January 21, 2013

CertainTeed has announced plans to open an asphalt roofing shingle plant serving the central region of the United States.

CertainTeed has announced plans to open an asphalt roofing shingle plant serving the central region of the United States. The company is currently evaluating locations throughout the Midwest.

The new facility, which is expected to employ about 125 people, will be CertainTeed’s first greenfield roofing plant since the company built its Oxford, N.C., plant in 1978. 

January 16, 2013

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed will form a joint venture with Bailey Metal Products (BMP) of Concord, Ont., to manufacture suspended ceiling grid in Canada and the United States.   

January 15, 2013

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Ceilings is boosting the sustainability of its Ecophon acoustical fiberglass ceiling panels with the addition a fiberglass manufacturing method that combines a high-recycled content with a renewable plant-based binding agent. 

December 13, 2012

Building materials manufacturer CertainTeed has announced its intention to form a joint venture with Bailey Metal Products of Concord, Ontario, to manufacture suspended ceiling grid in Canada and the United States. Bailey Metal Products is Canada's largest lightweight steel framing manufacturer and a leading provider of drywall trims and accessories.

November 5, 2012

CertainTeed Insulation published a white paper titled “Understanding Recycled Content Reporting,” as a response to a recent ruling by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

September 4, 2012

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Building Products donated to a project set to be YouthBuild Philadelphia’s first LEED Platinum-certified housing rehabilitation.

The recent rehabilitation of 4620 Greene Street benefited from CertainTeed insulation, gypsum, roofing, siding, fence and railing products -- all of which contributed to the lofty certification.

September 4, 2012

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Building Products donated to a project set to be YouthBuild Philadelphia’s first LEED Platinum-certified housing rehabilitation.

The recent rehabilitation of 4620 Greene Street benefited from CertainTeed insulation, gypsum, roofing, siding, fence and railing products -- all of which contributed to the lofty certification.

July 24, 2012

CertainTeed Corp. has announced a partnership with Custom Builders USA, a national industry buying consortium with more than 220 custom and independent builder members in 15 cities across the U.S.T he 12-month agreement provides CB/USA members with special programs and incentives for the entire line of CertainTeed WeatherBoards fiber cement siding products, including access to sales and business support.

July 13, 2012

Addressing the problem of time-consuming cleanup of drywall finishing projects, CertainTeed Gypsum is rolling out new products in the western United States.

Dust Away Reduced Airborne Dust Drywall Compound and Dust Away Renovation Mud feature innovative technology that reduces the amount of airborne dust generated through sanding by more than 70% compared with standard drywall compound.

The products were originally launched in the Canadian market in 2009.

July 13, 2012

Addressing the problem of time-consuming cleanup of drywall finishing projects, CertainTeed Gypsum is rolling out new products in the western United States.

Dust Away Reduced Airborne Dust Drywall Compound and Dust Away Renovation Mud feature innovative technology that reduces the amount of airborne dust generated through sanding by more than 70% compared with standard drywall compound.

The products were originally launched in the Canadian market in 2009.

April 27, 2012

The fact that contractors and remodelers have been losing bids over pricing should come as no surprise. They’re under tremendous pressure for price concessions from homeowners, and if they want to stay in the game, contractors have to lower their prices somehow. But how they choose to cut costs through purchasing, and what goes into their decision-making process, is the subject of a newly released study by L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm.

April 2, 2012

A CertainTeed roofing plant in Shreveport, La., recently strengthened the sustainability of its operations and achieved the globally recognized ISO 14001 certification. 

March 8, 2012

Sales and marketing veteran Rick Brinton has been appointed as the general manager for the fence, rail and decking business at CertainTeed Corp. He will assume this leadership role in addition to his existing responsibility as the general manager for the company’s Restoration Millwork Exterior PVC Trim product line.

February 21, 2012

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Roofing gave away a new car in the name of customer service, and through a promotion called "On the Road Again." 

“The ‘On the Road Again’ promotion is a way for us to show our appreciation to loyal customers like Jack Impriano,” said Jay Butch, director of contractor programs for CertainTeed Roofing.

February 3, 2012

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Corp. is bringing a modern twist to traditional picket fence by integrating its exclusive texturing process to the Bufftech Danbury product line.

Replicating the look and feel of wood, Danbury with Select Cedar is now available in seven colors that complement the entire Bufftech product line.