Timber Block Wins at America’s Biggest Building Show
At the 2017 International Builder’s Show (IBS), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) bestowed its 2017 NAHB Global Innovation Award to Timber Block for its R-36 patented home building technology, a panelized system that significantly exceeds building codes.
Each year, the NAHB Global Innovation Award recognizes the most cutting-edge, advanced residential construction solution. An independent panel of judges selected finalists based on design, functionality, innovation and usefulness to the builder and consumer.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by the authority in the housing industry for our innovative energy-saving homes,” says Parker McGee, national construction manager and the spokesperson for the Timber Block team who accepted the award.
Timber Block staff believes their system won the award because it pushes the industry benchmark to another level of performance. As some markets move to a mandatory R-30 insulation level, the R-36 insulated wall was developed to stay ahead of the curve. It provides home owners with an exceptional level of comfort while saving energy.
“The environmentally friendly panelized system utilizes a true stacked construction method to provide strength to the structure; best of all, wall assembly is done in less than one day on the job site, saving time and money,” says Mario Ferron, business development director at Timber Block, who focuses on technology to support and grow their network across North America. “Adding to the benefits, the tight thermal envelope results in a highly efficient home, so homeowners see the savings in their heating and cooling bills.’’
Receiving this award added to the accolades the Canadian-based company has racked up over the past few months. In addition to the Global Innovation Award, Timber Block received three NAHB Building Systems Councils “Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence” and a Domus Award for the quality of their construction.
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ABOVE: Panelized log home manufacturer Timber Block received the NAHB Global Innovation Award at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando. The company was also the recipient of three Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence and a Domus Award. BELOW: Timber Block’s approach to log home construction results in an R-36 wall, which exceeds most building codes around the country and was the reason behind the recent accolades.