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download press release »07/09/2013

CertainTeed Living Spaces Video Wins Telly Award

(Valley Forge, Pa.) – CertainTeed has been chosen as a Bronze winner in the 34th Annual Telly Awards for its “All From CertainTeed” music video, which was produced in conjunction with the 2012 $75,000 Exterior Living Spaces® Home Makeover Contest.

The Telly Awards recognize the finest video productions, such as commercials, films, and cable television programs. A panel of more than 500 accomplished industry professionals served as judges for the competition.

CertainTeed’s award-winning country pop video shares the excitement of the Pohl family from Pewamo, Mich., after winning the home makeover contest. The original song follows Craig and Allison Pohl with their baby daughter as they tell friends and family the fantastic news. It also illustrates the transformation of their 112-year-old farmhouse using CertainTeed exterior products.

“Our team is thrilled to receive national recognition for the ‘All From CertainTeed’ video, which is part of an original webisode series created by CertainTeed,” said Mark Rayfield, president of CertainTeed Siding. “The award truly sets the stage for the next phase of the webisodes, which will highlight the winner of the 2013 Exterior Living Spaces Home Makeover Contest later this year.”

The “All From CertainTeed” video is one of a series of original webisodes and online music videos that document the renovation of the historic home featuring the Pohl family along with a talented team of CertainTeed credentialed contractors. Including other original music videos, the series can be viewed at the CertainTeed Living Spaces Facebook page (www.facebook.com/certainteedlivingspaces) or YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/ctlivingspaces).

CertainTeed has been on the forefront of manufacturing aesthetically pleasing, high-performance building products for more than a century, expanding and evolving to reflect changing tastes and current design trends. CertainTeed offers unsurpassed Freedom of Choice™ through its industry-leading portfolio of long-lasting Cedar Impressions® Polymer Shakes, WeatherBoards™ fiber cement, CedarBoards™ insulated and numerous vinyl siding product lines. The exterior products line-up also includes the popular Landmark® asphalt roofing shingles, Restoration Millwork® cellular PVC trim, EverNew® composite decking, Bufftech® fence and more. All products are designed to mix-and-match with each other and feature authentic textures, versatile styles and rich color combinations for a beautifully coordinated look.

About the Telly Awards
The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. For more information, visit www.tellyawards.com.

About CertainTeed

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For five consecutive years, the company has received top honors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its contributions in protecting the environment and was most recently the recipient of the 2013 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2012. www.certainteed.com

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