by Miguel Guzman
James Hardie, the world's #1 producer and marketer of high-performance fiber cement and fiber gypsum building solutions was in attendance for this year's International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Florida.
Below are highlights we shared with IBS visitors!
Discover New Innovations From James Hardie
At IBS, James Hardie introduced the Hardie™ Architectural Collection, an innovative portfolio of new products that lets homeowners and trades reimagine what’s possible for home exteriors. The Hardie™ Architectural Collection debuts with a brand-new suite of premium Hardie® Architectural Panels in distinctive textures inspired by nature. The Hardie™ Architectural Collection, designed in collaboration with architects, will empower homeowners to reimagine their homes with fresh, modern exterior looks. The first generation of products in the Hardie™ Architectural Collection offers a modern, integrated solution of fiber cement panels and metal trims that deliver fresh looks with the trusted protection and lasting beauty of Hardie® fiber cement technology. Products included in the Collection are:
- Hardie® Architectural Panel – Fine Sand
- Hardie® Architectural Panel – Fine Sand-Grooved
- Hardie® Architectural Panel – Mounded Sand
- Hardie® Architectural Panel – Sea Grass
- Hardie® Architectural Panel – Sculpted Clay
- Hardie™ Architectural Trims
Hardie™ Architectural Panels in Fine Sand, Fine Sand-Grooved and Mounded Sand textures are currently available in select regions of the United States, having been previously marketed under the name Hardie® Textured Panels earlier in 2021. Hardie® Architectural Panels in Sea Grass and Sculpted Clay textures will be introduced later in 2022, with the full first generation Collection continuing to roll out on a region-by-region basis within the U.S.
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Immerse Yourself In 3D Home Design
Visitors were able to stop by our booth to design the home of their dreams with James Hardie. Using augmented reality, they were able to explore design possibilities with Hardie® products on their 3D home.
Learn About James Hardie's Sustainability Efforts
James Hardie is dedicated to building better communities that have a lower impact on our environment and are built to last. James Hardie’s commitment to sustainability and strategy is explained through its four pillars of Communities, Environment, Innovation and Zero Harm. Learn More
Updates From IBS 2022
A great first showing for our Hardie™ Architecural Collection, our AR experience and a spectacular visit from Kia Malone! Our booth design's home structure feel allowed us to show off four unique looks that our products bring to life: modern, contemporary, traditional, and transitional.
We're honored to receive the NAHB Global Innovation Award for Building Materials for the Hardie™ Architectural Collection. Debuting this product marks the creation of a new category in home exteriors, with five new textures inspired by nature.
Lifestyle expert Kia Malone stopped by our booth today to report on the best of #IBS2022 including James Hardie. She was amazed by the new textures of Hardie® Architectural Panels, seen here with Sea Grass.
Guests loved our selfie wall displaying some of our favorite colors from our Dream Collection™. With over 700 options, you'll be sure to find the perfect fit for your home. Learn More
Our augmented reality experience was a big hit with homeowners looking to bring their dream home ideas to life with the help of Hardie® products.
Matt Risinger stopped by our booth and explored the new design possibilities of our Hardie™ Architecural Collection.
Each year the BIMsmith team of architects and designers choose their ten top building products to watch and we're excited to announce the Hardie™ Architectural Collection's Seagrass texture earned a spot on their list for 2022. Learn More
Our leadership team, Sean Gadd - North America President, Jason Miele - Chief Financial Officer, and Dr. Joe Liu - Chief Technology Officer.
On behalf of all of James Hardie, we thank you all for joining us in Orlando and making IBS 2022 such a huge success!