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December 21, 2011

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Industry News

Overall Housing Starts Surge 9.3 Percent in November

Builder Confidence Rises for the Third Consecutive Month

United Rentals to Acquire RSC Equipment Rental in $1.9 Billion Deal

Lennar Announces Entry Into the Pacific Northwest

Parties to Chinese Drywall Litigation Reach Settlement Affecting Thousands of Homeowners

Red River Lumber Joins Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation (LMC)

Ryan Homes Enters the Tampa Bay, FL Market

BrassCraft Manufacturing Appoints George Werner to Vice President of Retail Sales

NARI Recognizes First Graduates of Its Certified Remodeling Project Manager Program

Builders FirstSource Secures $160 Million Term Loan

Barrette Outdoor Living and SWP Announce Sales Partnership

RPM Signs Agreement to Acquire Leading German EIFS Company

Westervelt Company Earns Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification

Simpson Strong-Tie to Acquire Truss Connector Plate Manufacturer

Doors & Hardware 2011-12 Industry Resource Guide Now Available Online

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Podcasts

Podcast Discusses How to Stop Air Leaks by Installing Spray Foam Insulation

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Trade Shows & Education

Charlotte Build, Remodel and Landscape Expo January 6-8, 2012

Hartford Home Show January 13-15, 2012

Blow-in-Blanket Contractors Assn. Annual Convention February 16-18, 2012 in Scottsdale, AZ

Atlantic Builders Convention March 28-30, 2012 in Atlantic City, NJ

New Online Training Course Educates About Using Propane in Off-Grid Residential Construction Projects

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Product News

Certainteed Expands Solar Roofing Product Line, Training for Contractors

Redesigned Saniflush Upflush Toilet System Offers Solid Alternative to Conventional Toilet Models

Formica Appoints A&M Supply as New Distributor in Greater Baltimore/Washington, D.C., Market

New Glass Tiles Announces New Line of Glass and Stone Tile Blends

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New and Interesting Sites

Merillat Cabinetry Updates Website to Serve Kitchen and Bath Industry Professionals

New Online Calculator Demonstrates Cost Benefits of Wood Construction

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