Roofing, Siding, and Windows Industry News Roundup

Here at George J. Keller & Sons LLC, we’re proud to showcase some of the recent news from our biggest suppliers. These roofing, siding, and window companies not only produce building supplies that lead the industry, they also work to improve homes, communities, and lives across the country and around the world. Please check out these stories from the roofing, window, and siding companies we work with and take some time to learn more about their products. We know you’ll agree with us when we say they are, “The best of the best!”

George J Keller & Sons is one of only 3% of roofing companies in the U.S. to carry the MasterElite certificate issued by GAF, the country’s largest shingle manufacturer. GAF’s recent news is indicative of the pivotal role they play in the industry:

GAF logoGAF Joins NRCA’s One Voice Initiative, Becomes NRCA Partner Member

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced that GAF has joined NRCA’s One Voice initiative, upgrading its associate membership to “partner member.”

In early 2017, NRCA launched its One Voice Initiative to unite the roofing industry and speak with one voice about matters critical to the roofing industry’s continued success.

Issues currently affecting the roofing industry include workforce development and certification; advancing the industry’s public policy agenda; building codes and insurance; and increasing professionalism throughout the industry.

“GAF is proud to the join NRCA’s One Voice initiative to increase awareness of the issues affecting the roofing industry, and to drive for sustainable change,” said GAF President Jim Schnepper.

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George J Keller & Sons is a 5-Star Installer with CertainTeed, a siding company that has been making building materials for 125 years. We are also a certified installer with James Hardie, the premier manufacturer of fiber-cement siding in the US.

These siding companies have also been hard at work showing their commitment to improving homes and lives through their products. Read on for their recent news:

CertainTeed’s Parent Company, Saint-Gobain, Recognized on Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Inaugural submission earns Saint-Gobain a score of 90% on national index measuring LGBTQ inclusion efforts

CertainTeed announced today its parent company, Saint-Gobain, has been included on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC’s) 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool that measures companies’ policies and practices relating to LGBTQ workplace equality. This is Saint-Gobain’s first year submitting responses to the CEI, resulting in a score of 90 out of 100 percent.

“We’re proud to be part of the Saint-Gobain family of companies and appreciate the emphasis our parent company puts on encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace,” said Mark Rayfield, president and CEO of CertainTeed Corporation. “This achievement serves as a reminder that Saint-Gobain continues to evolve to meet people’s changing needs each and every day – just as it has done for over 350 years.”

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Rebuilding Together

James Hardie is committed to supporting the people of Texas and Florida. Following the recent rash of hurricanes, James Hardie released this bulletin:

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have brought unthinkable damage to the residents of Texas and Florida.

Both of these states serve an important role at James Hardie. It’s where more than 900 employees, three manufacturing plants, and thousands of valued customers and associates call home.

To all of our partners, colleagues, and friends in Texas and Florida: Our thoughts and prayers are with you — and so are we. 

As you begin the long road to recovery, James Hardie will be with you every step of the way. Together, we’ll ensure that your communities are rebuilt stronger than ever.

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While we work with several reputable window brands, we have a longstanding 20-year affiliation with Andersen Windows, one of the best-known names in new and replacement windows. Andersen, too, is frequently involved in humanitarian and community-focused efforts throughout the U.S. and the world:

Andersen Donates $325,000 to Support Disaster Relief Efforts

Product Donation of Windows and Doors Support Rebuilding Efforts

20 year affiliation Andersen Windows and George J KellerAndersen Corporation and the Andersen Corporate Foundation are providing $325,000 in monetary support and product donations to help the people and communities impacted by Hurricane Maria, Irma and Harvey.

The Andersen Corporate Foundation announced a $50,000 donation to Americares to support Hurricane Maria humanitarian efforts. The Foundation will be donating $125,000 to the American Red Cross comprised of a $75,000 donation and $50,000 in employee matching grants.

Andersen Corporation is donating $150,000 of windows and doors to help Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties in North Fort Meyers, Florida and Houston Habitat for Humanity with repair and rebuilding efforts.

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We’re proud to be backed by roofing, siding, and window companies who work hard to “do good” in our communities each and every day. To learn more about George J. Keller & Sons and the cutting-edge building products we install, contact us today at 973-927-0963!