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“America’s Main Streets” Compete for $25K Cash Prize and National Bragging Rights

With more than 117,000 total votes cast for 303 entrants during the nomination phase of the 2018 America’s Main Streets contest, Independent We Stand is pleased to announce the quarterfinalists and the next phase of the contest. The goal of the contest is to draw attention to Main Streets throughout the country and their small businesses that not only provide a sense of place in our cities and towns but also play a large role in the lasting success of local economies. The theme of the contest this year is “Local Memories. Lasting Impact.”

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PPG and The Home Depot expand partnership with launch of OLYMPIC stain products

PPG and THE HOME DEPOT® today announced an expanded partnership to offer PPG’s OLYMPIC® brand stains in its nearly 2,000 locations across the U.S. This partnership combines the woodcare performance of Olympic stains with the largest retailer of exterior stains. Stain products, including Olympic MAXIMUM®, Olympic ELITE™ and Olympic WATERGUARD® will become available at most of these Home Depot locations by the end of the second quarter 2018.

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PPG Renews Sponsorship of Independent We Stand

Independent We Stand is proud to announce renewed support for 2018 from associate sponsor PPG, a global coatings leader. PPG, a six-time exclusive paint sponsor, is committed to enhancing the impact its independent dealers have in the communities they serve across the country.

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PPG PAINTS brand to unveil BUILDER PERFORMANCE product at 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show

Builder Performance is a high-quality latex paint for interior walls and ceilings. Its low odor and application characteristics make it easy to apply by spraying, brushing or rolling. The product provides a uniform flat finish to help hide tape joints and surface imperfections, and its excellent hide and touch-up properties result in an even and quality finish for every home. The curated Builder Performance color palette includes 10 top PPG Paints neutrals.

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PPG DURANAR coatings highlight MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino

Eddie Abeyta, principal and design director for HKS in Dallas, whose firm designed the hotel, said he chose PPG Duranar coatings for their durability. Formulated with proven 70-percent polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resins, PPG Duranar coatings meet American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2605 specifications for weathering, the industry’s most rigorous standard.

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The Evolution of Color Trends

It happens every year: a new trendy color begins popping up in store fronts, on social media and in home decor. As designers, it’s important to have an understanding of current and future color trends and their influences in order to create spaces that will meet the needs of your clients. Color trends are inspired by and derived from demographic, geographic and overall societal and cultural influences. As the world continues to evolve, so do color trends, as they are in fact an outcome of timing, events and moods.

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"Smart Glass: Options for Creating a Sustainable, Glare-free Environment" by Josh Hogan, vice-president of sales operations for Halio North America/ Advances in electrochromic technologies have given building owners new options for maintaining their views and daylight, which studies have shown to boost vitality, productivity, and improve sleep by helping people keep in sync with their circadian rhythms. When used to block the sun’s heat and admit daylight, electrochromic or smart-tinting glass has been proven to reduce the energy used for air conditioning and electric lighting, providing as much as 20% in energy savings over low-E glass. Photo courtesy of Kinestral Technologies

"Smart Glass: Options for Creating a Sustainable, Glare-free Environment" by Josh Hogan, vice-president of sales operations for Halio North America/ Advances in electrochromic technologies have given building owners new options for maintaining their views and daylight, which studies have shown to boost vitality, productivity, and improve sleep by helping people keep in sync with their circadian rhythms. When used to block the sun’s heat and admit daylight, electrochromic or smart-tinting glass has been proven to reduce the energy used for air conditioning and electric lighting, providing as much as 20% in energy savings over low-E glass. Photo courtesy of Kinestral Technologies

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