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Home Depot to Purchase Maintenance & Repair Product Supplier, Interline   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, July 23, 2015—Home Depot has announced that it will buy Interline Brands, a supplier of maintenance and repair products, for $1.6 billion in cash.

Surya Improves Efficiencies to Increase Speed to Market   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, July 23, 2015—At the Las Vegas Market, Surya will roll out hundreds of new products, all of which will be readily available to buyers and designers soon after market.

Greenbuild Announces Event Dates & Locations Through 2019   Full Article
Dallas, TX, July 23, 2015—Dates have been announced for future Greenbuild International Conference & Expo events through the year 2019 by Informa Exhibitions and the U.S. Green Building Council.

Green Seal Appoints Public Health Specialist to Board of Directors   Full Article
Washington, D.C., July 23, 2015—Green Seal, an independent nonprofit certifier of sustainable products and services, has appointed Dr. Janet A. Phoenix, MD, MPH to its board of directors.

Australian Architect Glenn Murcutt Slated for Keynote at Cersaie   Full Article
Bologna, IT, July 23, 2015—The keynote at Cersaie’s conference and seminar series—Building, Dwelling, Thinking—will be given by Pritzker Prize winning architect Glenn Murcutt.

NAFCD Members Sales Up for First Months of 2015   Full Article
Chicago, IL, July 22, 2015—NAFCD distributors and manufacturers are reporting a 10% and 4% increase in sales respectively, according to the 2015 NAFCD Quarterly Sales Trends Report.

Existing-Home Sales At Highest Pace in 8+ Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 22, 2015—Existing-home sales increased 3.2% in June to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.49 million, the highest pace in over eight years, according to the National Association of Realtors.

USGBC Announces Top Ten Countries for LEED   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 22, 2015—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its international rankings of the Top Ten Countries for LEED: Canada, China, India, Brazil, Republic of Korea, Germany, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Sweden.

Corporate Floors Hires Jim Burns as Division President of Installation   Full Article
Grapevine, TX, July 22, 2015—Corporate Floors recently welcomed Jim Burns as division president of its installation business serving Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Houston.

Jim's Carpet One of Fort Dodge, Iowa Destroyed by Fire   Full Article
Fort Dodge, Iowa, July 22, 2015—Jim’s Carpet One of Fort Dodge, Iowa was destroyed by fire on the morning of July 21.