Posts Tagged ‘ Home Depot ’

Home Depot Wins Energy Star Award for Sustained Excellence

Apr 14th, 2015

*+-The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Home Depot a 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence for its promotion of energy-efficient products. The Home Depot’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C., on April 20. Home Depot is receiving the honor for helping to increase awareness and demand for Energy Star-rated products. In 2014, […]

Remodeling Rebound: Here’s How Homeowners are Upgrading

Feb 2nd, 2015

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*+-Remodelers, it’s time to get happy again. During a recent webinar hosted by the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University, panelists proclaimed the remodeling industry is on the rise. They went further than just a proclamation, though, breaking down what’s driving the comeback, including identifying specific trends in the fenestration market. “In […]

Court Rules Against Home Depot and Silver Line in J-Channel Infringement Case

Jun 2nd, 2014

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*+-An effort to move a patent infringement lawsuit involving J-Channel Industries from a Tennessee to New York Court has failed. CopyTele Inc., a company that protects the rights of inventors through patent monetization and patent assertion, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corp. has prevailed in its efforts to prevent Home Depot […]

Fortune Names Most Admired Companies

Mar 6th, 2014

*+-Fortune magazine has released its 2014 List of the World’s Most Admired Companies and a few industry related companies were lucky enough to earn a spot. Some earned the distinction of making it to the top 50, including The Home Depot at number 40 and DuPont at 43. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. was […]

Homeowners Sue Jeld-Wen and Home Depot for Lift Handle Defect

Jan 24th, 2014

*+-Plaintiffs in Venango County, Pa., filed a suit December 29 against Jeld-Wen and the Home Depot for $75,000 due to an alleged injury caused by a glass-paneled exterior door manufactured by Jeld-Wen and purchased at the Home Depot. The door included plastic or polymer lift handles affixed and attached with multiple screws to each side […]

Door and Window Companies Make the Fortune 500

Jun 1st, 2012

*+-Earlier this month, Fortune magazine released its annual list of the top 500 U.S. companies – among the top rankings for 2011 are companies representing all facets of the door and window industry including several suppliers, many of whom are in the chemical sector, as well as companies including Home Depot and Masco, parent company […]

The Home Depot and USGBC Launch Database of Green Building Products

Mar 8th, 2012

*+-The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), in conjunction with The Home Depot, has launched an online green home products database. The database: leed.homedepot.com is a special microsite within homedepot.com that features products geared toward green home building, many of which may contribute toward earning LEED points and prerequisites for the LEED for Homes program. Currently, […]