Category Archives: Press Releases

Hayward Opens New Truss Manufacturing Facility in Santa Maria

Hayward opens a new roof truss manufacturing facility in Santa Maria, California.  To commemorate the completion of a new truss manufacturing facility in Santa Maria, Hayward Lumber, the Home Builders Association, the Santa Maria Contractor’s Association, the Santa Maria Chamber of Commerce and many of Hayward’s customers will hold a Grand Opening Celebration and a ribbon cutting ceremony by Mayor Alice Patino.

The free event will be held on June 16, 2016 between 5:30 PM and 7:30 PM at the new facility, located at the back of the current Hayward Lumber location at 800 West Betteravia Road in Santa Maria.  The event will include a mixer and a barbecue to welcome the new facility into the Hayward Lumber location.

Hayward Gears Up to Build Healthier Homes

Hayward announces new business ventures to build healthier homes.  In an interview with the Monterey County Weekly, Bill Hayward, CEO of Hayward Lumber, revealed a number of new business activities to expand the company’s commitment to building homes that are healthy for their occupants.  Hayward has recently launched Ahhm, a ceiling mounted radiant heating and cooling system. Hayward has also entered into a partnership with View to supply their Dynamic Glass to the residential housing market.

These products transform the indoor experience by not only helping to optimize personal comfort in the home, but more importantly helping to manage some of the elements like moisture, humidity, and ventilation that can make the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy hom

marklaliberte_picture2Spotlight on Mark LaLiberte: Using Building Science to Build Better Buildings

We are very excited to announce that Mark LaLiberte will be speaking at the 2016 Builder Expo on January 15. Mark is a renowned speaker and teacher whose work in building science has had a significant positive impact on the industry. His expertise includes health and safety, durability, energy efficiency, and sustainability.

Mark is passionate about building safe, healthy, and durable homes. As many of us know, the quality of a home has an effect on the builder, the buyer, the economy, and even the planet. Mark travels extensively to share his expertise with others, speaking to over 8000 people annually at consulting and training sessions nationwide. To learn a bit more about Mark’s perspective on high performance homes, check out his notes from a previous presentation:

Mark has over 20 years in the homebuilding industry and has taught numerous companies how to create more environmentally sustainable homes. He began is career in the building industry framing houses and went on to earn his Solar Engineering degree from The Red Wing Energy Education Center. He worked as an engineer for Solarium Systems designing passive solar enclosures and he was a founder of Shelter Supply. He was also the founder of Building Knowledge and created the content for the building science video series “Building Better Homes”. Our Builder EXPO offers a rare opportunity to hear Mark live.

His customers come from a wide array of industries and professions, including utilities, Trade Associations, HBA’s, builders, architects, and government agencies. Mark is committed to making the residential building industry safer for both people and the environment and been an active spokesman for this cause for many years.

At Expo, Mark will speak on the topic: “High Performance Building Practices You Should Adopt and How to Sell Them to Your Customers.” His presentation will cover:

• How changes in home design, building materials, mechanical systems, and consumer lifestyles and expectations inevitably involve the use of high performance products, processes, and techniques;
• How high performance practices can be introduced into the sales process; and
• What terminology best communicates the value of high performance products and home builders to home owners.

Mark’s presentations often come at a steep ticket price. Hayward believes that this valuable information should be made available to everyone and has made the Builder Expo free of charge. We sincerely hope you come to this year’s Builder Expo on January 15, 2016 at the Madonna Inn (100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, 93405).

Stop by the Expo at 2:15 PM to hear Mark’s insightful and educating presentation!

Hayward Adds Additional Builder Education Events

Hayward announces additional Builder EXPO events in Pacific Grove, Redwood City and Santa Barbara, CA.   As a result of the resounding success on January 8, 2015 of its first Builder EXPO in San Luis Obispo, CA, Hayward has added Builder EXPO events on April 9, 2015, at its Pacific Grove, CA location and on May 14, 2015, at its Redwood City, CA location. The Santa Barbara event, presented in conjunction with the Santa Barbara Contractors Association, will take place over two days, on May 29 and 30, 2015.

Ribbon Cutting Event: Hayward Lumberyard, Design Center and Pro- Hardware Store in Redwood City

The newest Hayward Lumberyard, Window and Door Design Center and Pro-Hardware Store will be celebrating their grand opening with a Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Wednesday, November 5th at their state-of-the-art facility at 1775 East Bayshore Road, just east of the Woodside Road exit of Highway 101 in Redwood City (follow the signs for Seaport Boulevard).

Hayward Corporation Celebrates 95 Years of Supplying Building Materials

On September 19, Hayward will celebrate 95 years supplying lumber and building materials to building professionals from the San Francisco Bay Area to Santa Barbara,  all along California’s Central Coast.  As a thank you to its customers, Hayward will serve cake and refreshments this Friday.  Hayward will also be giving gifts to each of the first 100 customers who visit each location and wish Hayward “Happy Anniversary” on September 19th.