TAG: Houzz

Companies in the News: Briggs & Stratton wins a manufacturer of the year award; Hunter recognized with energy leadership award; and more from CenterSquare Advisory, Kubota Tractor Corp. and Stepstone

May 8, 2019By

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp named Briggs & Stratton Corp. the winner of the 2019 Manufacturer of the Year award in the category of medium manufacturer with 151 to 500 employees. Briggs & Stratton earned the honor based on a range of criteria, including its economic impact, community involvement and corporate responsibility and commitment to workforce development and excellence. The company has... read more

NALP’s Landscapes 2017 to feature speciality summits

August 29, 2017By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is introducing a day of specialty, education summits this year at Landscapes 2017, the association’s annual education conference which is held in conjunction with GIE+EXPO on Oct. 18-20, in Louisville, Ky. The specialty summits will be held on Oct. 18 at NALP’s headquarters hotel, the Louisville Marriott Downtown, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Attendees will... read more

NALP partners with Houzz to connect homeowners and industry pros

June 20, 2017By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) partnered with Houzz, the online platform for home renovation and design, to connect Houzz’s community of more than 40 million monthly unique users with knowledgeable green industry professionals. The partnership with Houzz includes national visibility and discounts for landscape professionals including: Discounts through the Houzz Trade Program. NALP members can participate in the newly... read more

Lead machines or money pits?

March 6, 2017By

We look at review sites from the contractor’s perspective. Want to get a rise out of a landscape contractor? Mention home-service review sites like Angie’s List or HomeAdvisor. To those who love them, the sites are business-building, lead-generating machines. To those who despise them, many of whom have renounced them, they’re swindling schemes sucking the marketing dollars from unsuspecting small... read more

Houzz Landscaping & Garden Trends survey released

July 2, 2015By

Houzz released its 2015 Landscaping & Garden Trends survey, which found that a third of homeowners are updating, reducing or removing their lawns due to water issues. The survey, which was sent to registered Houzz users in the U.S. in May, included results from 1,600 homeowners who completed an outdoor project in the past 12 months, are working on one,... read more

Houzz releases Q1 2015 Houzz Renovation Barometer

April 24, 2015By

Houzz released its Q1 2015 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks confidence in the home renovation market among industry professionals, including landscape specialists. The Barometer posted 11 to 15 percent gains in market confidence for architects, general contractors and design/build firms and 26 percent gains in market confidence for landscape and outdoor professionals. In addition, index scores of 71 or higher... read more