SOURCE: Hanley Wood

March 05, 2008 14:30 ET

Hanley Wood Launches Green Products and Technology Media Franchise Web Site

Hanley Wood, LLC, the Leading Media and Information Company Serving the Residential Construction Market, Announces the Launch of Its Green Products and Technology Network Web Site

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 5, 2008) - Hanley Wood, LLC, the leading media and information company serving the residential construction market, announces the launch of its Green Products and Technology network Web site

The Web site is the most recent addition to Hanley Wood's GREEN PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY media franchise, complementing its GREEN PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY magazine that launched in January. includes content that offers building professionals practical advice and guidance, leading them to the best solutions for their green projects. It answers the most important question facing them: What products should I use and where can I find them?

"Green building and sustainable design will represent a $45 billion market by 2010, with 10% of all homes built qualifying as green," says Peter Goldstone, President of Hanley Wood Business Media. "Hanley Wood has the editorial strength and depth to reach the key professionals who will build this market with the information they need." offers information on new products and technologies, plus in-depth articles on trends and techniques in the areas of energy efficiency, resource conservation, and health and comfort. It includes daily content updates as well as stories from the magazine.

Hanley Wood's GREEN PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY media franchise is a multi-media editorial platform for the growing number of building professionals who are seeking more and more information and guidance as they move into green building markets.

It includes:

-- GREEN PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY, a quarterly magazine with product information, case studies on innovative green homes and best practices data for 35,000 builders, remodelers and residential architects identified as active in green building.

-- Green Products News, a bi-weekly email newsletter delivering the latest product information and news to builders, remodelers and residential architects.

-- EcoHome Expo & Conference, a new expo for the residential construction industry by Hanley Wood Exhibitions in Austin, Texas, October 22 - 24. The Expo will feature conference programming and exhibits, along with networking and interactive opportunities. EcoHome Expo & Conference will serve residential construction industry professionals focused on a greener tomorrow.

Editorial content for the magazine and Web site is managed by two award-winning Hanley Wood editors: Jean Dimeo, Editorial Director of ebuild and BUILDING PRODUCTS, and Rick Schwolsky, Chief Editor of TOOLS OF THE TRADE and EL NUEVO CONSTRUCTOR. As a newspaper reporter and magazine editor, Dimeo has covered home building and remodeling, and building products and technologies for more than two decades. Schwolsky began his professional life as president of his own building company specializing in energy-efficient homes. He also co-authored "The Builder's Guide to Solar Construction" and has been a frequent speaker and consultant on energy-efficient construction. Kyle Gustafson serves as Senior Web Editor, and Robb Crocker is Senior Editor, Online.

"Consumers are demanding high-performance, energy-efficient, healthy homes," says Dimeo. "Hanley Wood has traditionally been at the forefront of providing building pros with the latest, most comprehensive information on how to improve their businesses and better serve their customers, and GREEN PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY magazine, Web site and e-newsletter follow in that tradition."

The Web site is the first Hanley Wood Business Media Web site to take advantage of the company's new content management system (CMS), which uses the Tridion platform. The CMS gives Web editors far more flexibility in how and when they add or update online content.

About Hanley Wood:

Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media and information company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America's leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood Business Media (Washington, D.C.) publishes 36 award-winning residential and commercial construction titles, including Builder, Remodeling, Architect, Concrete, Construction, and Residential Architect. Hanley Wood Business Media also offers the construction industry's foremost collection of Web sites, including BUILDER ONLINE, REMODELING ONLINE, and ebuild, the comprehensive online guide to building products, as well as the largest collection of house plans online through and Dream Home Source.

Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $250 million company owned by affiliates of JPMorgan Partners, LLC. CCMP Capital Advisors manages the Hanley Wood investment for JPMorgan Partners.