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Vicwest appoints new president Vicwest, a division of Vicwest Inc., Oakville,

Ontario, Canada, recently announced the ap- pointment of Paul Lobb as the company's new president and general manager. Lobb's professional development is supple-

mented with extensive experience in senior leadership roles with well-respected manufactur- ing and distribution companies. His most recent position was as COO of Dynamic Paint Products Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, where he led an ag- gressive growth campaign, including U.S. and international markets. Throughout his career, Lobb has demonstrated

a strong track record of leading change manage- ment initiatives and building the infrastructure to support earnings growth. His focus on customer relationships and operational excellence are key to the future strategy of Vicwest.

USGBC announces

stakeholders better understand requirements as well as any fi nal changes that may appear in the new draft. Greenbuild will also serve as a platform to debut new forms, submittal documents and LEED Online enhancements that will help improve and enhance the user experience. USGBC President and CEO Rick Fedrizzi states:

"This is 100 percent in response to our members' de- sire that we give them a bit more time to absorb the changes in this next version of the rating system. We want to do everything we can to ensure that the mar- ket can fully embrace LEED v4 because it represents signifi cant progress on carbon reduction and human health. Greenbuild will provide us the perfect venue to experience the look and feel of the new system as an integrated package. Then we can take the fi rst part of 2013 to make sure the consensus body has everything it needs for a successful ballot." For more information please visit

sporting club for shooting and hunting sports. This project acts as the base of operations for Hudson Farm's grounds staff which maintain in excess of 4,000 acres of game preserve and raise over 50,000 birds yearly. The facility also acts as the manufactur- ing and gun repair and restoration facility for Griffi n & Howe, an exclusive purveyor of fi ne fi rearms. Winners in the other categories were:

Education Winner of Excellence: Project: Council Grove Elementary School, Oklahoma City Contractor: Crossland Construction Co. Columbus, Kan.

Winner of Merit: Project: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Mass. Contractor: MMS Northeast Inc., Hampton Falls, N.H.

changes to LEED 2012 In response to concerns raised by members, core LEED users and stakeholders, and in an effort to provide the marketplace a view of the full LEED program experience prior to ballot, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has an- nounced that it will delay ballot on LEED 2012 until June 1, 2013 (or potentially earlier in 2013 if USGBC members and the market indicate readiness for ballot). Because of this date change, LEED 2012 is being renamed LEED v4. "LEED pushes the envelope to bring transfor-

mation to the market—that's what we do," says Scot Horst, senior vice president, LEED. "We remain committed to that, and to making sure that what we deliver is complete and can be success- fully implemented." In addition to the ballot date change, other

actions include: • Keeping LEED 2009 open for registration for three years.

• Continuing to ask for the market's assistance in "test driving" LEED v4 to gain important insight during a time when improvements in usability infrastructure can be made.

• Committing to a fi fth public comment that will open on Oct. 2, 2012 and run through Dec. 10, 2012 to take advantage of Greenbuild where the USGBC will hold public forums and educational sessions on-site in San Francisco. This will help

12 METAL CONSTRUCTION NEWS July 2012 Gary E. Hendrickson named

Manufacturing Winner of Excellence: Project: Baker Hughes Pumping Facility & Sandplant, Shreveport, La. Contractor: Crossland Construction Co.

Valspar chairman The Valspar Corp., Minneapolis, has announced that its board of directors elected Gary E. Hen- drickson, Valspar's president and chief execu- tive offi cer, to the additional role of chairman of the board, effective immediately. Hendrickson succeeds William L. Mansfi eld, who is retiring from the board of directors after serving as chairman since August 2007, as chief executive offi cer from 2005 to 2011 and as president from 2005 to 2008. Hendrickson has served as president and as

chief executive offi cer since June 2011. Prior to becoming CEO, he was Valspar's president and COO for three years. Hendrickson joined Val- spar's packaging business in 1994 and has held a variety of senior leadership roles, including group vice president, Global Wood Coatings; president, Valspar Asia Pacifi c; and senior vice president for Valspar's consumer business.

MBCEA Building of the

Year Winners 2012 Hance Construction Inc., Washington, N.J., in competition with contractors across the nation, has won the 2012 Building of the Year Award from the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA). The winning project was the Hudson Guild Farms in Andover, N.J. Hudson Guild Farms is a

Winner of Merit: Project: Alstom Wind Assembly Plant, Amarillo, Texas Contractor: Caprock Building Systems, Amarillo

Recreational Winner of Excellence: Project: Hudson Guild Farms, Andover Contractor: Hance Construction, Washington

Winner of Merit: Project: Jason & Tasha Roach, Wilton, Calif. Contractor: Roland Construction Inc., Stockton, Calif.

Religious Winner of Excellence: Project: Salem Fork Baptist Church, Dobson, N.C. Contractor: Garanco Inc., Pilot Mountain, N.C.

Specialty Winner of Excellence: Project: White River Valley Electric Cooperative, Branson, Mo. Contractor: Burk Erectors Inc., Battlefi eld, Mo.

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