Michael Reisman
CertainTeed Corporation



February 254, 2004

Ace Contractors Presented with CertainTeed Corporation’s Award of Excellence

(Valley Forge, Pennsylvania) – CertainTeed Corporation is pleased to present Ace Contractors of Hammond, New York, with grand prize honors in its annual Award of Excellence program. The Award of Excellence program recognizes builders, contractors and remodelers who have created outstanding projects using CertainTeed siding and roofing products. For winning the grand prize, Ace Contractors received $2,500.

Ace Contractors is acknowledged for displaying creativeness, craftsmanship and professionalism on a new home on the famed St. Lawrence River.
A number of CertainTeed products were used on the project including 30 squares of Cedar Impressions® Perfection Shingles in Natural Clay and Vinyl Carpentry Triple 2Ქ" Beaded Soffit in Desert Tan. Additionally, Ace Contractors used CertainTeed EverNew® railing, Boardwalk® Composite Decking and Landmark roofing on the award winning project. New Castle XT windows were also used on the home.

Ron Bertram and Grant Prud’homme, co-owners of Ace Contractors, worked closely with homeowners Vince and Carol D’Annunzio to choose top quality products that would complement the beautiful surroundings of the their new riverfront home. "We strongly encouraged the use of CertainTeed products to complete the project," says Bertram.

The next grand prize winner will be selected at the end of 2004. The deadline for the 2004 entries is December 1, 2004. For more information or registration guidelines, call 800-233-8990.

About CertainTeed Corporation

In 1904, George Brown founded the General Roofing Manufacturing Company in East St. Louis, Illinois. A decade later, the company slogan, 'Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed' became the inspiration for the CertainTeed name.

Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American manufacturer of vinyl and fiber cement siding; vinyl and composite decking, railing and fencing; vinyl windows and patio doors; residential, commercial, and mechanical insulation; residential and commercial roofing; pipe and foundation systems. Both homeowners and building professionals across the nation have grown to rely on CertainTeed for innovative, high quality, high performance products.

From its humble beginnings in East St. Louis, CertainTeed has become one of the nation's largest and most well respected manufacturers of building products. CertainTeed celebrates 100 years of leading the building industry with creative advancements, insightful solutions and unparalleled dedication to service. For more information, visit