The JCHS Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) for the first quarter 2014.

The JCHS Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) for the first quarter 2014.

As spending moves into the next phase, the JCHS expects to see recent double-digit growth tail off to its longer-term average in the mid-single-digit range.

Moen is celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the single-handle faucet in 2014.

Moen is celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the single-handle faucet in 2014.

Al Moen developed the single-handle mixing faucet in 1939, and it didn't take long for consumers to take notice. By 1959, Moen products could be found in hundreds of thousands of homes across the U.S.
Oxford Vinyl Railing with Glass Balusters System

The Oxford Vinyl Railing with Glass Balusters System is now available in Canada.

Code approval opens door to low-maintenance, stylish exterior residential design options.
The National Kitchen & Bath Association Launches a Comprehensive New Learning Paths Program

The NKBA now has a Learning & Professional Development covering eight different professional areas.

The Association now offers career paths in eight competency areas available 24/7 through NKBA U.
All Weather Tempering will begin handling the majority of insulated glass production beginning the week of April 14

All Weather Tempering will begin handling the majority of insulated glass production for Western Windows beginning the week of April 14

New partnership with state-of-the-art facility means increased production, room to grow in the future.
Rider Levett Bucknall’s First Quarter 2014 USA Construction Cost Report.

Rider Levett Bucknall’s First Quarter 2014 USA Construction Cost Report.

Firm also reports that a lack of skilled labor over next eight years may be a concern.
ProVia has earned EPA’s highest Energy Star award because of their unwavering commitment to helping consumers become increasingly more energy efficient.

ProVia has earned EPA’s highest Energy Star award because of their unwavering commitment to helping consumers become increasingly more energy efficient.

ProVia earns highest Energy Star award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.
Three New Electronic Books From JLG Feature Scissor Lifts, Engine-Powered Boom Lifts, Electric-Hybrid Boom Lifts

Three new electronic books were recently released from JLG.

The new digital publications combine photo galleries, videos and interactive diagrams to give users a suite of learning and reference materials.
New York Homeowners Construction Co. LLC was named the 2012-2013 Outstanding Achievement Award winner for the Assisted Home Performance with Energy Star Program.
New York Homeowners is a participating contractor in the Home Performance with Energy Star Program.
“Floor Framing Made Simple” is the latest addition to Weyerhaeuser’s extensive lineup of educational resources.

“Floor Framing Made Simple” is the latest addition to Weyerhaeuser’s extensive lineup of educational resources.

Video series provides instant learning opportunities; pros can view the details in the guidebook and then see them in action on video using their mobile phones at the jobsite.
Wolf's February 2014 KBI score of 70.29 reflects a significant jump from January 2014’s KBI of 64.73.

Wolf's February 2014 KBI score of 70.29 reflects a significant jump from January 2014’s KBI of 64.73.

Substantial jump points to continued optimism despite historically harsh winter.  

Video

INSIDE Show Village 2014 - Episode 1
INSIDE Show Village 2014 - Episode 2
LP Smartside - Show Village 2014
INSIDE Show Village 2014 - Episode 1
This year we take a look at Show Village at the International Builders Show from the builders perspective and what they take away from this event every year.

April 2014

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25 New Products from D&CW 2014

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The classic Edwardian design features ball and claw feet, available in a number of finishes.

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