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CIO Interview with HomeSphere CEO Glenn Renner

CIO Interview with HomeSphere CEO Glenn Renner Published: March 5, 2019 HomeSphere CEO Glenn Renner recently sat down with CIO Applications to discuss how HomeSphere’s business model is transforming the way residential builders and building product manufacturers connect. In the interview, Renner explains how rebates fill in the digital gap for product usage, helping builders…

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Coming Out of the Slowdown Better than Ever

Coming Out of the Slowdown Better than Ever Published: February 28, 2019 In a recent article in Constructech Magazine, HomeSphere CEO Glenn Renner talks about using the housing slowdown as a time for introspection and planning. Housing Slowdown Success Planning Many businesses are feeling a little sluggish. Slowing sales, cost challenges and lowered pricing are…

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February BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report

February BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report February 26, 2019 In this month’s report, we find that sales are sluggish but there was a modest improvement in traffic. The report also includes other sales and cost trend data. Highlights from the HomeSphere/BTIG Building Industry Report – February 2019 In January, 29% of respondents reported year-over-year increases in…

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HomeSphere’s Featured Brands – February 2019

HomeSphere’s Featured Brands – February 2019 Published: February 21, 2019 Featured Products: QuietWarmth: Heated Flooring QuietWarmth radiant heat systems are designed to be the easiest and fastest to install in the industry. Boasting a thickness less than a credit card, this thin roll out conductive ink film can be customized to fit, saving hours while…

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Brand Feature: Delaney Hardware

Brand Feature: Delaney Hardware Published: February 20, 2019 Open the door to excellence with Delaney Hardware. For the past 25 years, Delaney has provided exceptional door hardware for homes and multi-family projects. The company prides itself on 1 to 3-day delivery times, quality products, knowledgeable customer service, and experienced keying technicians. Delaney Hardware makes furnishing…

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The State of Construction

The State of Construction Published: February 14, 2019 A recent ConstrucTech Magazine article reviews the current state of the construction industry. While the economy outlook is strong, there still remains a few obstacles the building industry must overcome to remain on track. Challenges Ahead Rising Interest Rates, Rising Costs Michael Bellaman, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)…

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HomeSphere Adds Major Manufacturers to Its Expanding Marketplace

HomeSphere Adds Major Manufacturers to Its Expanding Marketplace February 12, 2019 HomeSphere, a leader in construction technology with the only digital marketplace connecting major building product manufacturers and homebuilders, completed its seventh consecutive year of double-digit growth in 2018 and has set the stage for an even stronger 2019. The 2019 outlook is strong, with…

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TimberTech’s Ad Defies Clichés at Super Bowl LIII

TimberTech’s Ad Defies Clichés at Super Bowl LIII Published: February 5, 2019 Just before the Super Bowl Halftime Show, TimberTech left it all on the field and scored a touchdown of their own in the TV spot titled “The Box.” It ain’t easy to pack an emotional punch when it comes to selling decking, but…

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Brand Feature: AZEK Building Products

Brand Feature: AZEK Building Products Published: January 31, 2019 When it comes to decking, no one does it better than AZEK Building Products. Traditional pressure-treated wood fades and must be frequently maintained and re-stained. Otherwise the wood can splinter, warp or cup. But with AZEK’s high-performance building materials for decking, you’ll have a deck built…

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HomeSphere’s Featured Brands – January 2019

HomeSphere’s Featured Brands – January 2019 Published: January 23, 2019 Featured Products: Delaney: Sleek Contemporary Style to Complement Any Home Modern style hardware emphasizes basic shapes and forms with clean, sleek lines. Delaney Hardware’s Modern design’s lines are crisp, sharp and particularly well-suited for a variety of interior styles. QuietWalk: Acoustical Floating Flooring Underlayment Designed…

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