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July 15, 2014

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.-based CertainTeed Corporation has made a multi-year commitment to Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit organization dedicated to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans across the nation.

The homes are provided mortgage-free to the veterans they serve. The company is contributing roofing, insulation and gypsum wallboard for 40 homes across the United States.

March 26, 2014

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

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.

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 17, 2012

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Corp. said it is the first building materials manufacturer to achieve the new GreenCircle Certified multi-attribute, third-party 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.

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.

January 31, 2012

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed said it has achieved significant milestones in reducing the environmental impact at its 60-plus manufacturing facilities in North America.

Specifically, CertainTeed has reduced energy consumption by 15% and water usage by 24% over the past four years. In addition, it has decreased the amount of waste going to landfills from its facilities by 33%.

October 6, 2011

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Corp. is introducing the Apollo Solar Roofing System, featuring highly integrated photovoltaic (PV) panels into the roofing system.

September 15, 2011

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Corp. introduced a new version of CertaSpec, designed to make proposal generation and spec writing easier for roofing contractors and specifiers.

The new web-based version of CertaSpec, its roofing spec writing software, includes updated LEED information as well as the ability to create customizable accounts, which provide more efficient project tracking and more readily accessible technical product information.

September 5, 2011

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed is making a significant change to its kraft-faced fiberglass insulation by incorporating paper certified under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).

June 9, 2011

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed added two new shades to its EverNew PT Decking collection: Castle Gray and Tudor Brown. 

The new colors join an existing palette of Bronze, Slate, Ipe Tropics and Rosewood Tropics. 

March 8, 2011

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed announced an incentive program for contractors, including cash rebates, gas cards and a chance to win a car or motorcycle.

“We value our customers, and we’re very proud of the quality products we provide to them,” said Jay Butch, senior marketing manager for CertainTeed’s roofing contractor programs. “Our new incentive programs demonstrate our commitment to their overall success.”


February 16, 2011

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Corp. is expanding its Sustainable Insulation fiberglass insulation technology to new categories of product, including SoftTouch, Duct Wrap, Commercial Blanket Insulation and Metal Building Insulation.

November 9, 2010

Cincinnati-based Forge Lumber Co, the Home Channel News 2010 Independent Pro Dealer of the Year,...