Industry Announcements

Here are the top Energy Efficiency & Building Science headlines for the first quarter of 2017.

    The top SBC Industry News Headlines for the first quarter of 2017 were dominated by lumber supply, OSHA and the loss of two component manufacturing industry pioneers.

    On May 11, Metrostudy will present their quarterly Housing Webcast and give an update on the state of housing in the United States as well as a close up look at the major metros of Texas.

    Arthur “Art” Leroy Beebe, was born March 22, 1934 in White Sulpher Springs, Montana.  He passed away two hours before his 83rd birthday on March 21, 2017, surrounded by his family.

    The industry lost one of its pioneers last week, Mr. Vivian Hollinshed, Jr.  In tribute, Joe Kannapell and Chuck Rogers shared their memories of Vivian and his impact on the industry.

    On February 7, 2017, Chris Tatge became the new Executive Director of the National Framers Council

    Dwight Hikel, 78, of Westminster, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Dwight was a titan in the structural building components industry, and will be greatly missed by all who ever had the opportunity and privilege to work with him.

    The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced that Bill Good has retired after 28 years as the organization’s CEO and 41 years of service. Reid Ribble officially succeeds Good as CEO.

    The NFC has actively organized two regional meetings in the first quarter of 2017. Learn more about yesterday’s California Regional Meeting and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting on March 22 here.

    MiTek Industries, Inc. has acquired Wrightsoft Corporation, the market pioneer and leading provider of software for residential and commercial energy code compliance and HVAC system design.