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Domotex 80% Booked Eight Months Out   Full Article
Hannover, DE, May 20, 2015—Though Domotex is still eight months away— scheduled for January 16 to 19, 2016—early signs indicate that the show will be strong and highly international.

USGBC's Campus Conservation Nationals Results in 6 GWh of Energy Savings   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 20, 2015— More than 343,000 students across 125 campuses participated in the USGBC's Campus Conservation Nationals 2015, which saved the schools more than $290,000 in electricity and water in just three weeks.

NWFA Recognized 15 Members With Community Service Awards   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, May 20, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association recognized 15 member companies for community service during its All-Star Awards Ceremony held April 29 during the Wood Flooring Expo in St. Louis.

Starnet's Fred Williamson Named CARE's Person of the Year   Full Article
Darien, CT, May 19, 2015—Carpet Recovery America Effort (CARE) recently honored Fred Williamson as CARE’s 2015 person of the year during its annual convention held in New Orleans.

Housing Starts Jump 20.2% in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 19, 2015—Housing starts leapt 20.2% to a 1.14 million annualized rate in April, according to the Commerce Department.

Home Depot Sales up 6.1% in Q1, Boost 2015 Outlook   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, May 19, 2015—Home Depot’s net income increased $1.58 billion, or $1.21 per share, in Q1 2015 to $20.89 billion. And its total same-store sales rose 6.1%.

Tandus Centiva Receives NSF/ANSI 332 Silver Level for Venue Series   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 19, 2015—Tandus Centiva has received NSF/ANSI 332 silver level certification for its Venue Series luxury vinyl tile product line.

US Floors Adds Petproof Warranty to Coretec Luxury Vinyl Collections   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 19, 2015—US Floors has added a Lifetime Petproof Warranty to its Coretec Plus engineered luxury vinyl flooring collections.

Carpet One Summer Convention Will Feature Two Unique Speakers   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, May 19, 2015—The Carpet One summer convention, which starts July 15 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas, will include presentations by two unique speakers: Dennis Snow and Erik Wahl.

Builder Sentiment Falls, but Conditions Still Viewed as Favorable   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 18, 2015—U.S. homebuilder sentiment fell to 54 in May from April’s 56 reading, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.