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CertainTeed Insulation Honored as Supplier of the Year by Insulate America for Second Consecutive Year


(Valley Forge, Pa.) — For the second consecutive year, Insulate America Inc., an association of independent insulation contractors, has honored CertainTeed Corporation with its Supplier of the Year Award for 2011. The award was given in recognition of CertainTeed’s outstanding and ongoing support of the organization.

“CertainTeed’s sustained excellence and performance in the field, combined with its commitment to supporting our members with second-to-none technical expertise and customer service, made the company a clear choice for Supplier of the Year,” said David Beam, president and CEO of Insulate America. “We’re proud to once again congratulate CertainTeed for a job well done, and thank them for their valued partnership.”

According to Beam, the criteria used to determine the winner included the vendor’s support for the Insulate America organization, educational opportunities provided to members, lead referrals and accessibility to all levels of the corporation.

“The fact that CertainTeed has repeatedly been recognized as Vendor of the Year by a major customer group speaks volumes to the company’s continued leadership in the industry,” said Greg Silvestri, president of CertainTeed Insulation. “This award is a direct reflection of the hard work and dedication of the entire team, from customer service and sales to logistics and manufacturing. It’s something we can all be proud of.”

Insulate America is a cooperative group of locally owned, independent insulation contractors who provide and install quality insulation and other building products for residential and commercial construction. It is the largest independent insulation contracting organization in the United States with nearly 200 locations and over 6,000 employees.

CertainTeed offers a comprehensive line of insulation products and equipment, including time-tested and trusted fiberglass insulation batts and rolls, fiberglass blow-in insulation, polyurethane spray foam, innovative vapor retarder technology, and highly regarded HVAC products as well as insulation blowing and foam application equipment. All of CertainTeed’s insulation products can help building professionals qualify toward credits for both the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) through the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the National Association of Home Builders’ Green Building (NAHB) Program.

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About CertainTeed
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, foundations, pipe, insulation, gypsum, ceilings and access covers.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 6,000 employees and more than 65 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Recognized as a 2009 and 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, CertainTeed earned the 2011 and 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, the highest level of recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. The group had total sales of approximately $3.2 billion in 2011.