Why James Hardie / Expert Insights and Testimonials
James Hardie® products are rare in that they combine beauty and durability and also are considered "Green and Sustainable" by industry professionals.There are a number of quality building products in the marketplace to choose from, but only James Hardie delivers the level of durability and peace-of-mind you can trust. James Hardie® exterior and interior products combine sustainability and beauty, and offer unmatched durability.
How do James Hardie products contribute toward green programs, including USGBC® LEED®?
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"I've used James Hardie siding for years and have been delighted with the results. It's sustainable and the only product I will consider substituting for wood."
Sarah Susanka, FAIA
"HardieBacker cement board is our choice for wet area walls and floors. Its moisture resistance and Moldblock technology ensure durability and a commitment to quality we can trust."
Sebastian Lombardo, Lombardo Homes
Natural raw materials (wood pulp, cement, sand and water)
"Green products shouldn't be made from endangered materials. One of the reasons James Hardie products are 'green' is because they incorporate natural ingredients that are low in toxicity. And, they last longer than other products."
Peter Pfeiffer, FAIA, designer of the first Zero-Energy Home
Local materials and resources
Operating 10 manufacturing facilities enables you to support the regional economy and reduce the environmental impacts resulting from transportation of materials.
Better building envelope
"Where cladding systems such as fiber-cement siding shine is that they allow air circulation and don't inhibit drainage. That's very different from a stucco assembly or a brick veneer."
Joseph Lstiburek, BASC, M.ENG., PH.D, P.ENG
Specified on LEED® certified buildings
The Robert Redford Building for the Natural Resources Defense Council, ranked among the highest LEED® rated buildings in America.
Designed by Moule and Polyzoides Architects and Urbanists
"I've been using Hardie siding in the Texas heat for over 10 years. The homes I built then still look brand new today."
Jim Sargent, GMB, CGB, CAPS