Bright Future: Windows, Doors & Skylights in Smart Homes

Homeowners demand smart technologies for their windows, doors and skylights as well, and architects, builders and remodelers can meet these ever-evolving needs by keeping tabs on what’s out there.

Olsen on Sales: How to Sell a Program

When selling a program, we will have to make a written proposal.  Even if we are talking to the owner, often the person will need to at least consider the proposal, and often will have to sell it on the inside of their organization.

Steady Gains Globally for LVL

The LVL market is expected to hit $4.23 billion by 2024.

The Call of the Wood

A Special Series from NAWLA

Noise Control Firms Join Forces

Sound Seal, Agawam, Ma., has acquired Noise Barriers, LLC, Libertyville, Il., to operate as a stand-alone division.

Sister Cypress Firms Merge

Gatesville, N.C.-based American Cypress & Hardwood has merged with sister company Gates Milling to operate as a single entity under the Gates Milling name.

How to Maximize Sales with Sales Perseverance

I’ve worked with thousands of salespeople, helping them improve and sell more. My typical clients add 10 to 20% to their company sales, but individual salespeople often increase their performance by 50%, 100%, even 200% (yes, tripling their sales) in a single year.

Acrylic Coating for Curb Appeal

Specifically engineered for exterior, above-grade masonry, Loxon Self-Cleaning Acrylic Coating from Sherwin-Williams provides a clean, attractive look with high-performance protection.

Alexander Launches Its Own Windows

Alexander Lumber Co. has launched its own line of vinyl windows, the Alexander Lumber Window.

OrePac Building Products Enters Partnership with Fiberon Decking

OrePac Building Products, Wilsonville, Or., has entered into a new exclusive distribution partnership with composite wood-alternative decking manufacturer Fiberon, leaving current distributors suddenly without the line.