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Architectural Record Announces 2014 Excellence in Advertising Awards

NEW YORK – June 27, 2014 – McGraw Hill Construction’s Architectural Record today announced its annual Excellence in Advertising Awards, which recognize the most effective ads in the building and design marketplace, and the companies and agencies that produce them.  The awards were presented at the AIA 2014 National Convention & Design Exposition in Chicago.
Advertisers seen in Architectural Record in the first quarter of 2014 in print (full page or greater) and online qualified for the competition. The jury was comprised of architects representing the breadth of the profession; firms of all sizes working on projects from large scale commercial to residential and interiors. Ads were judged on a scale of 1-10 in each of the two categories, Content and Graphic Design.
This year’s winners included:
Best In Class Campaign: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

Best In Class Single:
• Bega-US
• Forms+Surfaces
• Landscape Forms
• Soil Retention
• VS America

Winners Campaign: The Modern Fan Co.

Winners Spread: PPG Industries, Inc.

Winners Single:
• Columbia Green
• Epson

Honorable Mention Campaign:
• Eldorado Stone
• Rocky Mountain Hardware

Honorable Mention Spread:
• Lucite International
• Thermador

Honorable Mention Single:
• American Standard Brands
• BlueBeam Software, Inc.
• Dri-Design
• Icynene
• Mechosystems
• ThyssenKrupp Elevator
• View Glass

Best In Class:
• Georgia Pacific
• Epson
• Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc.

• Bradley Corporation
• Guardian Industries Corp.
• PPG Industries, Inc.
• Belden

Winner Integrated: Bluebeam Software, Inc.

Honorable Mention:
• Marvin Windows And Doors
• Cascade Coil
• Sun Valley Bronze
Most Leads
• Fastest Moving
• Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
• Lutron
• Price Industries
Top Renewal
• The ASI Group
• Tournesol Siteworks
Top Interactive- Renewal
• Armstrong Ceiling Systems
• Firestone Building Products
• ThyssenKrupp Elevator
Top Provider
• reThink Wood
For more information or photos of the awards, advertisements, or winners, visit  AIA attendees are invited to learn more at Architectural Record’s booth, #4024, in the McCormick Convention Center.

About McGraw Hill Construction: McGraw Hill Construction provides essential data, news, insights, and intelligence to better inform construction professionals’ decisions and strengthen their market position. McGraw Hill Construction’s data, analytics, and media businesses – Dodge, Sweets, Architectural Record, and Engineering News-Record – create opportunities for owners, architects, engineers, contractors, building product manufacturers, and distributors to strengthen their market position, size their markets, prioritize prospects, and target and build relationships that will win more business. McGraw Hill Construction serves more than one million customers through its trends and forecasts, industry news, and leading platform of construction data, benchmarks, and analytics, including Dodge MarketShare™, Dodge BuildShare® and Dodge SpecShare®. Construction data is available for North American and global markets.  To learn more, visit

Media Contact: Kathy Malangone, Senior Director, Marketing Communications, McGraw Hill Construction, +1 212-904-4376,

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