James Hardie Reveal® Panel System and Artisan® V-Rustic Siding Exclusively Featured on Nest Connected Home at IBS 2017

IBS show attendees can visit the home in Show Village to see a clean, modern aesthetic

ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 11, 2017) — James Hardie Building Products Inc., the leader in fiber cement siding, will be exclusively featured on the Nest Connected Home in Show Village at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Florida, Jan. 10-12. Show attendees can see the Reveal® Panel System and Artisan® V-Rustic siding by James Hardie installed on the exterior of the home.

Nest Labs focuses on simple, beautiful and delightful hardware, software and services. The company’s products include the Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm, and the Nest Cam Indoor and Outdoor security cameras. The Nest Connected Home at IBS displays the latest in smart home technology and represents Nest’s mission to create a home that’s thoughtful – one that takes care of itself and the people inside it. Major brands such as Whirlpool and LiftMaster work with Nest products, allowing the washer and dryer to avoid running cycles during energy rush hours or enabling users to view what’s happening in their garage when they’re away.

The Nest Connected Home in Show Village is clad in James Hardie fiber cement siding. James Hardie products offer flexible design solutions and high performance in any climate, protecting what matters most to homeowners. Showcased on the exterior of the Nest Connected Home are the Reveal Panel System and Artisan V-Rustic siding.

“As the exclusive siding provider for the Nest Connected Home, we were able to deliver a fresh, modern aesthetic that complements all the thoughtful products displayed,” said Sean Gadd, chief marketing officer at James Hardie. “People who are looking for the latest in smart home technology also expect their siding to evoke the highest standards in design and deliver a custom finish to their home’s exterior – the combination of the Reveal Panel System and Artisan siding does just that.”

Artisan V-Rustic delivers the traditional look of cedar siding thanks to its smooth texture, distinctively deep shadow lines and mitered corners that evoke true craftsman style. With Artisan V-Rustic, homeowners don’t have to worry about the drawbacks that typically accompany wood siding like demanding maintenance cycles and susceptibility to rot, flame and warping.

The Reveal Panel System includes components for creating a panelized look in both single-family and multifamily homes. The thick panels, fastening and two trim options deliver a unique aesthetic with the proven durability of James Hardie. Reveal Recess trim blends discretely with panels for a smooth look that creates the illusion of lightness, while Surround trim frames the Reveal panels and adds geometric definition for an industrial aesthetic. The 7/16-inch thick commercial grade panels can be cut on-site to the desired size, allowing for complete design freedom.

Together, the Reveal Panel System and Artisan siding deliver functional and aesthetic integrity that allows custom builders and architects to achieve modern designs in a low maintenance fiber cement formulation. The contrasting deep lines and smooth panels provide a highly sought-after luxurious finish that brings enduring beauty to any home.

Both products are Engineered for Climate®, which means they’re able to stand up to the demands of the climate where installed. When UV levels, wind, rain, pests and flame are at their worst, James Hardie fiber cement products deliver lasting protection for homeowners’ biggest asset.
Show attendees can view the modern aesthetic on the Nest Connected Home in Show Village from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To learn more about James Hardie, visit jameshardie.com.
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About James Hardie Building Products Inc.
James Hardie is the global leader in fiber cement technology, and has been furthering founder James Hardie’s innovative, entrepreneurial legacy around the world for more than 125 years. It invented fiber cement siding products in the early 1980s as a durable, lower-maintenance alternative to wood and vinyl. Its products combine innovation and versatility to offer a variety of design possibilities, matched with specific performance attributes relative to the climate where the product is being used. Currently installed on more than 5.5 million homes in North America, James Hardie has earned a favorable reputation within the industry and has been specified in some of the country’s most prestigious projects. For more information about James Hardie visit jameshardie.com.