"Overall, the wildfire-resistant construction cost 2 percent less than the typical construction, with the greatest cost savings resulting from using wildfire-resistant fiber cement siding
on exterior walls, in lieu of typical cedar plank siding.
Fiber cement siding
demand is forecast to grow 3.3 percent per year, to 2.1 billion square feet by 2022, and support sales volume that continues to outperform that of most other siding products.
20 December 2013 - French building materials specialist Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA (EPA:SGO) said it would shed its Fiber Cement siding
business in the US to Plycem USA, a unit of Mexican group Elementia.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 20, 2013-Saint-Gobain agrees sale of US fiber cement siding
Atlanta, GA, November 01, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Nichiha USA, a national leading manufacturer of fiber cement siding
and cladding, is pleased to announce the launch of its new, refreshed corporate identity with the roll out of a new and completely redesigned website.
Among material types, brick, stucco, and fiber cement siding
are forecast to see the most rapid demand gains through 2016, rising at double-digit paces.
The report says the architectural segment will face both opportunities and challenges as we head toward 2015, with the use of vinyl siding decreasing the need for exterior architectural paint, but with the growing market for fiber cement siding
increasing the need.
Instead of the usual stucco, the block is faced with James Hardie color plus fiber cement siding
, creating an extremely low-maintenance and durable home.
Cutting fiber cement siding
with a circular saw is a messy business--the dust goes everywhere.
From there, they took advantage of other opportunities on site, from mulching of trees for landscaping materials to installing CRI Green Label carpets to choosing fiber cement siding
and recycled content insulation.