News and Notes

Wednesday, Oct 29 2014
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Versatex Building Products has launched a new Web-based tool that lets builders (and homebuyers) try out creative options in architectural trim. The 3D virtual... Read more »
Wednesday, Oct 8 2014
Gardens, landscaped spaces and outdoor living spaces still rank high on the Washington-based American Society of Landscape Architects’ annual survey. "Homeowners know that designed landscapes... Read more »
Wednesday, Sep 10 2014
Winchester, Virginia-based Trex Co., manufacturer of composite decking and railing products, has officially entered the e-commerce marketplace with the launch of its Outdoor Lighting collection on... Read more »
Wednesday, Jun 4 2014
Cary, North Carolina-based exterior building products manufacturer Ply Gem has launched a national program with consumer review service Angie’s List to help connect preferred windows and... Read more »
Friday, May 16 2014
Kitchen and bath products manufacturer Hansgrohe has launched the Hansgrohe+Axor Das Design Competition and is inviting architects and designers to submit projects that incorporate Hansgrohe or... Read more »
Sunday, Apr 20 2014
The Washington, D.C.-based Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is offering up to $1,500 in incentives to builders who use the group’s Propane Energy Pod model for new home... Read more »
Wednesday, Apr 16 2014
City of Industry, Calif.-based Dacor has released what the company calls the world’s first smart professional cooking range. “With the Discovery iQ 48-in. dual-fuel range, we are utilizing... Read more »
Wednesday, Mar 19 2014
Feeney LED Rail Lights
Oakland, Calif.-based railing manufacturer Feeney has launched a new LED Rail Light Kit for its DesignRail aluminum systems. “Feeney is very excited about launching the new LED Rail Light... Read more »
Wednesday, Mar 19 2014
Fireplace manufacturer Heat & Glo has introduced a new line of modern gas fireplaces that allows homeowners to control the settings from inside or outside the home with a smartphone. “The... Read more »
Monday, Mar 17 2014
Walnut, Calif.-based Shea Homes has developed a patent-pending Shea3D home building process that gives buyers the ability to choose from a variety of interchangeable lifestyle-driven... Read more »