October 22, 2013

PPG Architectural Coatings Joins HomeSphere

PPG Architectural Coatings

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(Lakewood, Colo. – Oct. 22, 2013) — Today, Lakewood-based HomeSphere Inc. announced PPG Architectural Coatings (PPG) will join its growing digital lead-generation and customer loyalty platform, opening up new revenue opportunities for the brand.

A respected paint industry leader, PPG will connect HomeSphere’s growing builder network to its wide range of interior and exterior paints and stains, caulks and adhesives, including the recently added Glidden Professional® Paints and products that meet the most stringent environmental standards. Its popular brands, including Pittsburgh Paints, Olympic and Martha Stewart Living, are distributed through home centers, independent dealers and a network of company-owned stores across North America.
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October 3, 2013

PlyGem Increases Eco-Friendly Solutions

Ply Gem Siding

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The Ply Gem vinyl siding brands – Mastic® Home Exteriors, Variform®, NAPCO®, Cellwood®, Georgia-Pacific, and Durabuilt® – combine the best of both worlds – product performance and environmental performance. Ply Gem’s vinyl siding brands offer products that meet – and in most cases exceed – the requirements for weatherability, windload, impact resistance and color retention set forth by the Vinyl Siding Institute’s Vinyl Siding Product Certification Program.

Environmentally, our siding products rate high by current green building guidelines given their durability, ease of installation, lighter weight, recyclability and absence of field finish requirements. From how our siding is manufactured to how it performs – the vinyl siding brands of Ply Gem are smart, sustainable solutions.
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October 1, 2013

Progress Lighting Educates Consumers on Green Lighting

Progress Lighting Fixtures

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Designed to educate electrical distributors, agents and homebuilding professionals, Progress Lighting’s “Guide to Green Lighting” outlines terms that relate to lighting and sustainability practices.

Also known as the “Green Brochure,” this literature presents the variety of energy-efficient lighting alternatives Progress Lighting carries, highlights its participation in the lighting industry and the awards it has won for state-of-the-art decorative fixtures. It also contains descriptions about the ENERGY STAR and Title 24 programs, as well as basic information on how saving energy contributes to a healthier environment.
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