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CRAN Charleston Architects tour Versatex Trimboard

2014-06-02T09:19:24-04:00

Dec 2013 A group of Charleston based architects recently traveled to Aliquippa PA to visit the headquarters of Versatex Trimboard. Versatex is a leading maker of cellular PVC trim. While wood is still the most widely used exterior trim material in the US market, cellular PVC trim is becoming increasingly popular for a number of reasons. It is easy to work with, it does not rot, it holds paint better than wood, and it is made with post consumer recycled material. There are number of PVC products available in the Southeast, and local architects wanted to learn more about PVC trim [...]

CRAN Charleston Architects tour Versatex Trimboard2014-06-02T09:19:24-04:00

February 20th CRAN Meeting at Old City Jail

2014-06-02T09:19:19-04:00

CRAN Charleston will have a special meeting at the American College of Building Arts' facility in the Old City Jail  (21 Magazine Street) on Thursday, February 20th from 6-8pm. The ACBA is the only college in America offering a baccalaureate degree in applied sciences in the building arts. The ACBA will give a tour of their facilities at the jail followed by a presentation about the school from ACBA President, Colby Broadwater III. The American College of the Building Arts educates and trains artisans in the traditional building arts to foster exceptional craftsmanship and encourage the preservation, enrichment, and understanding of the world's architectural heritage [...]

February 20th CRAN Meeting at Old City Jail2014-06-02T09:19:19-04:00