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Eagle Roofing, Eldorado, HercuTech enclose Meritage reNEWable home

Sources: Meritage Homes Corp., Tempe, Ariz.; Eagle Roofing Products, Rialto, Calif.; Hanley Wood, Washington, D.C.

Meritage Homes Corp., a top U.S. homebuilder, unveiled the reNEWable Living Home earlier this month in conjunction with the National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla. The 5,800-sq.-ft. property features renewable energy sources and sustainable building materials that cater to increased consumer demand for better, smarter and healthier homes.

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Genest Concrete’s Comfort Block warmly received at NAHB show

Sources: CP staff; National Association of Home Builders, Washington, D.C.; Genest Concrete, Sanford, Me.

An insulated concrete masonry wall system, with block placed on adhesive or thin set mortar, was among Best of IBS Awards/Most Innovative Building Products category finalists spotlighted during the NAHB’s International Builders’ Show. Developed by Maine building and hardscape unit producer Genest Concrete, Comfort Block is offered in two- and four-piece versions, CB-8 and CB-16, for 8- or 16-in. thick walls.

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Sioux Corp. ownership transfers to three-member management team

Source: Sioux Corp., Beresford, S.D.; CP staff

The Finger family has sold the Sioux water heating and steam generating equipment business to Sales & Marketing Manager Brad Hyronimus, Production & Purchasing Manager Eric Hansen and Controller Meg Andersen, who as principals have transitioned to the respective roles of president and chief executive officer; vice president of Operations; and, chief financial officer.

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On Time RM, Cherokee Bridge assets join U.S. Concrete’s N.Y., Texas platforms

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas; CP staff

U.S. Concrete has acquired the assets of On Time Ready Mix Inc., which serves mid- to high-rise commercial and residential building segments in Queens, N.Y. The deal strengthens a market recovery platform currently served by USC-Kings, LLC, allowing the producer to more effectively compete for non-union projects.

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New ASTM C09 guide gauges mix performance, material compatibility

Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff

ASTM Subcommittee C09.48 on Performance of Cementitious Materials and Admixture Combinations’ working document, WK40615 Guide for Comparing Performance of Concrete Materials Using Mortar Mixtures, standardizes longstanding material-performance investigation protocol.

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