Saieh Hall for Economics, Photo: Tom Rossiter

Thursday, July 23, 2015

JAMESTOWN, NY – Hope’s® custom, handcrafted hot-rolled solid steel windows were installed in an adaptive reuse project for the University of Chicago’s new Saieh Hall for Economics in Chicago, IL.

Occupying a full city block, the first phase of this project transformed a seminary originally built in 1928 into a 100,000-sq.-ft. building that preserves the beauty and grandeur of the historic structure while updating it with 21st century features and efficiencies.

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The Zurn PEX® QickCap® Crimp Ring with Positioning End Cap

Monday, July 20, 2015

ERIE, PA –  Zurn Industries, LLC introduces the new Zurn PEX® QickCap® Crimp Rings with Positioning End Cap for crimp connections in plumbing and radiant heating applications..

The Zurn PEX QickCap Crimp Rings enable optimum crimp connections, virtually eliminating ring movement during installation, making it easier to accurately position the copper crimp rings onto Zurn PEX large diameter tubing.

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Zurn Z1395XL Lead-free Yard Hydrant

Monday, July 20, 2015

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC unveils a versatile series of Lead-free Hydrants to protect water sources which may inadvertently be used as a potable water source and may contain lead. 

The new Zurn Lead-Free Hydrants protect against lead contamination in outdoor spaces such as, marinas, RV parks/campgrounds, festivals, amusement parks, and any other hydrant installation.

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Glass Magazine Awards Winner Logo

“Most Innovative” Product in its Category

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

JAMESTOWN, NY – Hope’s® patented Thermal Evolution™ technology for hot-rolled, solid steel windows is the recipient of the 2015 Glass Magazine Award for the window category.

Glass Magazine’s prestigious glass and metal industry awards program recognizes the best products and glass applications for the commercial, retail and fabrication markets.

Awards were given in eight product and project categories, including “Most Innovative Curtain Wall, Window or Storefront Product” – the full name of the category in which Hope’s Thermal Evolution technology leads.

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The Zurn ZTR6203 Sensor Flush Valve for urinals

“Earn with Zurn” Runs July 1 to October 31, 2015

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

ERIE, PA –  Zurn Industries, LLC launches an easy-to-use reward program, “Earn with Zurn,” that allows contractors to earn cash rewards for purchasing eligible products during the period of July 1 to October 31, 2015.

Program details can be found at

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Image II Training Series Video

Video Gives Comprehensive Instruction for Installing Concealed-Fastener Roof Systems

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

LOUISVILLE, KY…Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, the nation’s leader in metal roof and wall systems, has released “Image II: A How To Guide” as an addition to its Installation Training Series.

The online video is a complete how-to for installing Image II concealed-fastener roof systems from start to finish. Topics covered include initial layout and preparing the substrate, panel preparation and installation, and how to install flashings, valleys and around roof penetrations.

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Built in 1908, Building 9 Undergoes Historic Renovation with Hope’s One55 Series Steel Windows

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

JAMESTOWN, NY – For the second year in a row, Hope’s® has received the Preservation Honor Award from the Historic Hawaii Foundation for a historic renovation project at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

Building 9 was furnished with Hope’s One55 Series custom-handcrafted solid, hot-rolled steel windows designed to Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) standards.

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336 Units Feature Wire Systems and TotalSlide® Pro

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Ocala, Fla. — ClosetMaid®, the worldwide leader in home storage and organization, was chosen by the owners of San Diego’s COMM22 to provide custom wire closet systems for a total of 336 total family and senior-living affordable apartments. The grand opening took place on May 8, 2015. 

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The Zurn EcoVantage® 1.1 gpf ZTR Sensor Wall Bowl System

Governor Orders 25% Water Savings Compared to 2013 Usage

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

ERIE, PA – As part of its “Stand Up for the Earth” initiative, Zurn Industries, LLC is launching a campaign to educate Californians about how much water they can save through the use of Zurn’s acclaimed water-efficient products.

A website resource dedicated specifically for building owners, facility maintenance professionals, architects, engineers, regulators, municipalities, and its own distribution partners addresses water efficiency and the numerous solutions Zurn offers to achieve the best results.

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Collaborative Life Sciences Building - Portland, OR

Friday, June 19, 2015

OWATONNA, MN… The AIA’s Committee on the Environment has announced its Top Ten Projects for 2015 – two of which were constructed with Viracon glass products. The Collaborative Life Sciences Building for OHSU, PSU & OSU and the New Orleans BioInnovation Center both were Top Ten Winners.

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Booth #1740 - Company To Showcase New Professional Tools, Best-in-Class Products and Host a $1,000 Grand Prize Closet Giveaway

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Ocala, Fla. — ClosetMaid®, the worldwide leader in home storage and organization, will showcase their most innovative services and products at the 2015 PCBC conference in San Diego, CA from June 24-25. Attendees who participate in ClosetMaid’s contest giveaway will have the chance to win one of many gift cards and a $1,000 grand prize closet.

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Webinar to Take Place on July 22, 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

AURORA, IL…TEC® will present a new webinar on exterior tile installations at 1 p.m. CST/ 2 p.m. EST on July 22, 2015. This webinar, titled “Strategies for Exterior Tile Installations”, explores products and strategies that will guide professional contractors toward successful installations in difficult outdoor environments.

TEC®, a proud member and supporter of NTCA, presents this webinar with the help of Tom Plaskota, TEC® Technical Support Manager.

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