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Darylene Dennon Named 2019 NAHB Professional Women in Building Council Chair

Darylene Dennon, chief executive officer and owner of Solid Energy Inc. in Woodinville, Wash., was recently sworn in as the 2019 chair of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council.

As chair of the PWB Council, Dennon will manage the council’s business and represent the interests of the council members throughout NAHB. Her focus as Chair is to mentor other women and invite different ethnic, cultural and multigenerational building industry perspectives to the table.

“I am a big believer in mentoring to empower others to empower themselves,” said Dennon. “I look forwarding building upon a great team of women on the council and working together to continue the great work that the council has been doing for the industry.”

Dennon and her husband started Solid Energy Inc., a painting and light remodeling company, in 1988. She was awarded the prestigious NAHB PWB Woman of the Year award in 2015, is the co-founder of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish’s PWB Council and is a NAHB Director.

Dennon was the first woman president for the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) Washington State Council and president of the national PDCA in 2011-2013. She was also the first woman president for the Construction Industry Training Council, a state certified open shop apprenticeship institute in Washington.

Dennon is a presenter, author and speaker on topics concerning the building industry, leadership, business development and sales.

For more information about Professional Women in Building, visit nahb.org/whypwb.

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MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

 

ATLANTA/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

MoistureShield has introduced two new colors of composite decking featuring CoolDeck® technology for spring decking projects! Unveiled last month at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, VIsion with CoolDeck minimizes heat absorption by up to 35% versus traditional capped composite boards, for a more comfortable deck. The newest colors, Mochaccino and Cathedral Stone, have been added to the MoistureShield® Vision™ composite decking line with the CoolDeck option.

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Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

 

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

On February 19, 2019, over 185 international builders, product manufacturers, and insurance companies gathered at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower (“The Strat”) in Las Vegas, NV for the unveiling of this year’s QB Builder Awards winners, based on inspection data collected by Quality Built (QB) in 2018.

The annual QB Builder Awards is hosted by Quality Built, LLC, the nation’s leader in third-party quality assurance (QA) inspections and risk management solutions for new building construction.

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Fordham Real Estate Institute Adds Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance

Fordham Real Estate Institute Adds Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance

 

NEW YORK/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News)

The landscape of commercial real estate finance is ever-changing. The ability to properly analyze markets, evaluate income-producing properties, assess financing options, calculate investment returns, and ultimately make informed real estate investment decisions is integral to industry professionals. To help these professionals refine skills in finance and investment, the Fordham Real Estate Institute (REI) is pleased to announce the third addition to its growing Graduate Certificate component: a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance.

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Attic Construction Boasts 6 Years of Excellence

Attic Construction Boasts 6 Years of Excellence

SAN DIEGO, CA (STL.News) – Joe and Yahav, founders of Attic Construction, consider themselves to be much more than your friendly neighborhood attic insulation installation business. When asked, “What makes Attic Construction special?  What should people know about Attic Construction?”, their answer is simple, yet confident:

“We’re good at keeping customers happy.” -Yahav

The origins of Attic Construction are described by the founders as “just us and a truck”.  Fast forward 6 years, the company has serviced over 5,500 homes and expanded their size exponentially. 

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