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Product Trends & Technology

Strong Frame™ Ordinary Moment Frame by Simpson Strong-Tie®

Strong Frame™ moment frames offer the benefits of a moment frame without the time-intensive design and installation associated with traditional frames, because the Strong Frame is bolted together on-site. Designers can choose from 196 frames with solutions for both wind and seismic areas. Learn more at:

VELUX® Solar Water Heating Systems

VELUX® solar water heating systems provide the cost-effective, renewable benefits of solar energy combined with quality design. Known throughout Europe, the systems are new to the United States, offered by Southern Energy Management. Learn more at: and

Mason’s Select SoPro

SoPro Solid Color Professional Finish is the premier coating formulated for use on LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding. SoPro uses the highest pigment volume in the industry for outstanding hide and coverage. This high-performance coating will not crack, check or peel, and it’s guaranteed for 30 years when used on LP SmartSide products. Prefinished siding has never looked so good!

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