Building Project Manager in Bridgehampton, N.Y., Wins AdvanTech® Flooring ‘Vegas VIP Contest’

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Chris Calderone, building project manager for Continental Pinewood Development in Bridgehampton, N.Y., is the grand prize winner of the AdvanTech® flooring “Vegas VIP Contest,” launched last summer by Huber Engineered Woods to identify success stories behind their customers’ uses of AdvanTech panels.

Chris Calderone, building project manager for Continental Pinewood Development in Bridgehampton, N.Y., is the grand prize winner of the AdvanTech® flooring “Vegas VIP Contest,” launched last summer by Huber Engineered Woods to identify success stories behind their customers’ uses of AdvanTech panels.

Calderone, who oversees high-end residential projects for Continental Pinewood, was selected from nearly 100 participants who entered the contest online, by email or through social media channels. His entry cited the importance of moisture control and durability in selecting the right subfloor product.

“This past winter, we had AdvanTech panels exposed on three of the 37 houses, all with AdvanTech flooring, going up in this (Bridgehampton) neighborhood,” Calderone said. “We had to shovel the snow out at least five or six times, if not more. All of my AdvanTech subflooring held up extremely well. That’s why I love the product.”

The entries provided Huber, a leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, with first-hand knowledge on the use of AdvanTech products in the field.

“The contest generated original, compelling entries from builders, architects and remodelers nationwide on how they build strong with AdvanTech panels,” said Tracy Collins, marketing manager for AdvanTech flooring. “From the product’s ability to resist water to its strength and durability, each story offered a unique perspective from a jobsite application.”

As the grand prize winner, Calderone received airfare, hotel accommodations and credentials for two to the 2015 NAHB International Builders Show (IBS) in January in Las Vegas.

Monthly contest winners received AdvanTech flooring-branded Carhartt jackets:

  • October – Marvin Blum, Blum Custom Builders, Houston: “A subfloor that’s strong and resists moisture is right for me.”
  • September – Rob Kilkenny, Kilkenny Remodeling, Asheville, N.C.: “I use AdvanTech because it’s easy! Easy to install, easy to put the finished floor down. It’s just easy.”
  • August – Rusty MacLachlan, J. Russell MacLachlan Homes, Springfield, Mo.: “The first job I used it on had three inches of ice, when we chipped the ice off we never had to sand a seam ….”

About AdvanTech® Flooring
AdvanTech® flooring delivers the total performance package of strength, fastener holding, moisture resistance, and quality. AdvanTech panels help eliminate floor bounce and squeaks by being manufactured to meet ESR-1785 specifications. This report documents the higher design strength of AdvanTech panels, which also feature fastener holding power to keep fasteners securely in place. These design values are documented in ESR-1785 found at http://www.icc-es.org. For moisture resistance, AdvanTech flooring, backed by a 500-day no sand guarantee and lifetime limited warranty, has one of the lowest water absorption rates in the wood structural panel industry. AdvanTech flooring has been voted number one in quality for 13 years by builders in a survey by BUILDER magazine. For more information visit http://www.advantechperforms.com.

Huber Engineered Woods LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of J.M. Huber Corporation. Headquartered in Edison, N.J., Huber operates a portfolio of companies with a focus on its core engineered materials businesses. Founded in 1883, today Huber is one of the largest family owned companies in the United States. The diversified, multinational company creates products that are used in a broad range of consumer and industrial applications, including building materials, oral care, personal care, food, beverage and pharmaceuticals. For more information, see http://www.huber.com.

Huber Engineered Woods offers such specialty products as AdvanTech® flooring and sheathing, as well as ZIP System® wall and ZIP System® roof products. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Huber Engineered Woods has manufacturing operations in Maine, Georgia, Virginia, and Oklahoma, as well as research and development facilities in Georgia. Huber Engineered Woods also serves industrial markets with products for door manufacturers and the transportation industry. For more information, visit http://www.huberwood.com.

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