Manufacturer News

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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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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Lennox HVAC Case Study – Growing Market Share

Lennox HVAC Case Study – Growing Market Share Published: January 28, 2019 How did Lennox HVAC grow market share? Manufacturers in the construction industry face a laundry list of challenges. Whether it’s how to grow market share, or retain current business, the challenges will always exist. Lennox HVAC partnered with HomeSphere and found solutions that…

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Zelman & Associates Predict 2019 Growth, Albeit More Modest

Zelman & Associates Predict 2019 Growth, Albeit More Modest January 11, 2019 The latest analysis and forecast from The Z Report predicts a strong 2019 for builders, even with the challenges facing the market. The Z Report, a bi-monthly report compiled by the research firm Zelman & Associates, expects market fundamentals to remain favorable in 2019…

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HomeSphere-IQ Named 2019 Top Product for Manufacturers

HomeSphere-IQ Named 2019 Top Product for Manufacturers January 9, 2019 HomeSphere was awarded Constructech’s Top Product 2019 for its newest product, HomeSphere-IQ®. This is the second consecutive year that a new HomeSphere product was recognized. The company’s My HomeSphere™ builder application won the award in 2018. HomeSphere-IQ completes the HomeSphere marketplace connection and gives manufacturers…

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Manufacturers and Suppliers Expect Declining Profit Margins in 2019

Manufacturers and Suppliers Expect Declining Profit Margins in 2019 December 18, 2018 It’s not just builders who will be tightening their belts in 2019; building product manufacturers and suppliers are expected to cut back as well. At least that’s the latest from The Z Report, a leading housing market report produced by the research firm…

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Introducing Program Analysis for HomeSphere-IQ

Introducing Program Analysis for HomeSphere-IQ October 10, 2018 HomeSphere is excited to announce that we’ve added a new dashboard called Program Analysis to HomeSphere-IQ™. HomeSphere-IQ is a lead gen and analytics platform that helps building product manufacturers find and convert local builders to the manufacturer’s products. With the addition of Program Analysis, the analytics side…

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