Qualified Remodeler Magazine

NOV 2018

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ŞĬ±ŸƋåųÆŅ±ųÚرŸƵåĬĬ±ŸƋŅĬĜüƋŞĬ±ĺĩŸ±ĺÚ ŸåÏƚųåƋĘåĵƵĜƋʱŸÏųåƵÚųĜƴåųţ The robot does not have as much free- ÚŅĵŅüĵŅƴåĵåĺƋ±Ÿ±Ęƚĵ±ĺÆåĜĺčØÆƚƋ compensates with countless connections that bend to degrees that are impossible üŅųĘƚĵ±ĺÏŅĺŸƋųƚÏƋĜŅĺƵŅųĩåųŸØ±ÏÏŅųÚ- ĜĺčƋŅųåŸå±ųÏĘåųŸţ ŮĘåŞŅƋåĺƋĜ±ĬĜŸĘƚčåØŰųåŞŅųƋŸeFØ adding that it plans to work with private ÏŅĵޱĺĜåŸƋʱƋƵŅƚĬÚƋųå±ƋB{ěĂ{±Ÿ± development platform that could lead to üƚųƋĘåųÆųå±ĩƋĘųŅƚčĘŸţ Health, aging should be remodeling focus, survey finds ĘĜĬåĉLjŞåųÏåĺƋŅüƋĘåĺ±ƋĜŅĺűŸÆ±ÆƼ boomers expect to remodel their homes ŸŅĵåƋĜĵåĜĺƋĘåüƚƋƚųåØüåƵÚŅŸŅƵĜƋĘ ƋĘåĜųŅƵĺĘå±ĬƋʱĺÚ±čĜĺčĜĺĵĜĺÚرÏ- ÏŅųÚĜĺčƋŅ±ĺåƵŸƋƚÚƼüųŅĵĘåB±ųƋüŅųÚ åĺƋåų±ĺÚƋĘåĺĜƴåųŸĜƋƼŅüŅƚƋĘåųĺ ±ĬĜüŅųĺĜ±Ššţ eÏÏŅųÚĜĺčƋŅƋĘåŸƋƚÚƼűŸĀĺÚĜĺčŸØ ŸƚųƴåƼåÚƱÆƼÆŅŅĵåųŸĜĺÚĜϱƋåÚƋʱƋØ ƵĘåĺĵ±ĩĜĺčųåĵŅÚåĬĜĺčÚåÏĜŸĜŅĺŸØƋĘåƼ ƵĜĬĬüŅÏƚŸŞųĜĵ±ųĜĬƼŅĺƚŞÚ±ƋĜĺčŮÚ±ƋåÚŰ ųŅŅĵŸóĩĜƋÏĘåĺŸ±ĺÚƱƋĘųŅŅĵŸƋŅŞƋĘå ĬĜŸƋó±ĺÚŅĺĵ±ĩĜĺčƋĘåĜųĘŅĵåŸĵŅųå ±ƋƋų±ÏƋĜƴåØƵĜƋĘŅĺĬƼƖŎŞåųÏåĺƋÏŅĺŸĜÚåųĜĺč ƋĘåĜųŅƵĺĘå±ĬƋʱĺÚ±čĜĺčţ %åŸŞĜƋåƋĘåŸåĀĺÚĜĺčŸØIŅÚĜkĬŸĘåƴŸĩĜØ executive director of The Hartford Center üŅųa±Ƌƚųåa±ųĩåƋ)ƻÏåĬĬåĺÏåØĺŅƋåŸƋʱƋ when boomers were shown photos of ƚĺĜƴåųŸ±ĬÚåŸĜčĺüå±ƋƚųåŸüŅųƋĘåĩĜƋÏĘåĺØ ĵ±ĺƼųåŸŞŅĺÚåĺƋŸ±čųååÚƋʱƋƋĘåƼƵŅƚĬÚ consider the following: • {ƚĬĬěŅƚƋÚų±ƵåųŸĜĺƱŸåϱÆĜĺåƋŸŠƀĂ ŞåųÏåĺƋšſ • XĜčĘƋĜĺčüųŅĵĵƚĬƋĜŞĬåŸŅƚųÏ埊ƅŎ ŞåųÏåĺƋšſ • Level thresholds between kitchen and ±Úģ±ÏåĺƋųŅŅĵŸŠƅŎŞåųÏåĺƋšſ • %ěŅųěŸĘ±ŞåÚʱĺÚĬåŸØų±ƋĘåųƋʱĺ ĩĺŅÆŸŠĂĿŞåųÏåĺƋšſ • eĺÚÏŅƚĺƋåųƋŅŞŸ±ƋÚĜýåųåĺƋĘåĜčĘƋŸŠĉƖ ŞåųÏåĺƋšţ ĜĵĜĬ±ųĬƼØƋĘåB±ųƋüŅųÚ±ĺÚŸƋƚÚƼ found that when boomers were shown photos of universal design ideas for the ƱƋĘųŅŅĵØƋĘåĵŅŸƋÏŅĵĵŅĺüå±ƋƚųåŸĜĺ ƵĘĜÏĘƋĘåƼåƻŞų域åÚĜĺƋåųåŸƋĜĺÏĬƚÚåÚ× Owens Corning's Shingle Color of the Year initiative highlights the roof as a de- sign element expressing a homeowner's ŞåųŸŅĺ±ĬŸƋƼĬå±ĺÚåĺʱĺÏĜĺč±ĘŅĵåűŸ ÏƚųÆ±ŞŞå±ĬرÏÏŅųÚĜĺčƋŅƋĘåÏŅĵޱĺƼţ ŮåŸå±ųÏĘʱŸŸĘŅƵĺƋʱƋĘŅĵåŅƵĺåųŸØ åŸŞåÏĜ±ĬĬƼƵŅĵåĺØåĵÆų±ÏåÏŅĬŅų±ĺÚ want guidance on how to use it on their ĘŅĵåŸűåƻƋåųĜŅųŸØŰƚųĩåƋƋ±ÚÚŸţ Robot aimed at handling jobsite tasks Researchers have built a robotic pro- ƋŅƋƼŞåƋʱƋϱĺʱĺÚĬå±ƴ±ųĜåƋƼŅü ÏŅĺŸƋųƚÏƋĜŅĺƋ±ŸĩŸĜĺƋĘååƴåĺƋŅüŸƋ±ý ŸĘŅųƋ±čåŸŅųģŅÆŸĜƋåÚ±ĺčåųŸØ±ÏÏŅųÚĜĺč ƋŅŅþÏĜ±ĬŸ±ƋƋĘåeÚƴ±ĺÏåÚFĺÚƚŸƋųĜ±Ĭ ÏĜåĺÏå±ĺÚåÏĘĺŅĬŅčƼFĺŸƋĜƋƚƋåŠeFš ĜĺI±Ş±ĺţ ĘåB{ěĂ{ŞųŅƋŅƋƼŞåرÏÏŅųÚĜĺčƋŅ I±Ş±ĺåŸåųåŸå±ųÏĘåųŸØƚƋĜĬĜDŽ埱ÏŅĵÆĜ- ĺ±ƋĜŅĺŅüåĺƴĜųŅĺĵåĺƋ±ĬÚåƋåÏƋĜŅĺØŅÆģåÏƋ recognition and motion planning to install Owens Corning unveils 'Shingle Color of the Year' kƵåĺŸŅųĺĜĺčØƋĘåŅĬåÚŅØkĘĜŅěƱŸåÚ ĵ±ĺƚü±ÏƋƚųåųŅüĜĺŸƚĬ±ƋĜŅĺØųŅŅĀĺč±ĺÚĀ- ÆåųčĬ±ŸŸÏŅĵŞŅŸĜƋåŸØʱŸĜĺƋųŅÚƚÏåÚŮĬ±Ïĩ ±ÆĬå۱ŸƋĘåƖLjŎĿĘĜĺčĬåŅĬŅųŅüƋĘå¥å±ųţ kƵåĺŸŅųĺĜĺčųåŞŅųƋŸƋʱƋرŸƋĘåĺåƵ- åŸƋ±ÚÚĜƋĜŅĺƋŅƋĘåÏŅĵޱĺƼűŸųƚ%åĀĺĜƋĜŅĺ %ƚų±ƋĜŅĺ%åŸĜčĺåųŅĬŅųŸŅĬĬåÏƋĜŅĺ åųĜåŸØĬ±Ïĩ±ÆĬåŮƵ±ŸĜĺŸŞĜųåÚÆƼÏŅĬŅų ƋųåĺڟرŸƵåĬĬ±ŸüååÚƱÏĩüųŅĵĘŅĵå- ŅƵĺåųŸØÏŅĺƋų±ÏƋŅųŸ±ĺÚÆƚĜĬÚåųŸţŰ "Black Sable provides a modern take Ņĺ±ÏĬ±ŸŸĜÏÏŅĬŅųØĵ±ĩĜĺč±ŸŅŞĘĜŸƋĜϱƋåÚ ±ĺÚƋĜĵåĬ域ŸƋ±ƋåĵåĺƋØŰŸ±ƼŸƚåƚųĩåƋƋØ strategic marketing manager for Owens ŅųĺĜĺčŅŅĀĺčţŮ¥ŅƚÏŅƚĬÚŸ±ƼƋĘĜŸ shingle is the 'little black dress' for the roof ÆåϱƚŸåĜƋƵĜĬĬĺåƴåųčŅŅƚƋŅüŸƋƼĬåţŰ Black Sable becomes the third Owens ŅųĺĜĺčĘĜĺčĬåŅĬŅųŅüƋĘå¥å±ųØüŅĬ- ĬŅƵĜĺč±ĺÚ%ƚĺåĜĺƖLjŎí±ĺÚåÚŅĺ± ±ĺƼŅĺĜĺƖLjŎƀţFƋƵĜĬĬÆå±ƴ±ĜĬ±ÆĬåĺ±ƋĜŅĺ- ±ĬĬƼĜĺI±ĺƚ±ųƼƖLjŎĿţ 12 November 2018 QR QualifiedRemodeler.com IN BRIEF 8ŅųĵŅųåĜĺüŅÏĜųÏĬåĉĉ

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