VALLEY FORGE, Pa. - CertainTeed Corporation joined building industry professionals across the United States in support of Habitat for Humanity’s second national Home Builders Blitz from May 31 to June 7.

As a national partner for the project, CertainTeed is donating roofing, vinyl and fiber cement siding, insulation and gypsum wallboard products. The Habitat for Humanity Home Builders Blitz engages professional builders to make affordable housing available in their communities by donating time, building materials and subcontractor services to build homes in just one week. During this year’s build, approximately 1,000 building industry professionals will donate homebuilding materials as well as kick start an accelerated build, constructing more than 250 homes in partnership with 110 Habitat affiliates throughout 34 states. The accelerated build will serve to house more than 1,000 people. The concept behind Habitat’s Home Builders Blitz originated in 2002 with Tom Gipson, a professional home builder in Raleigh, N.C., who supported Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to eliminate poverty housing in his community. For more information about Habitat’s Home Builders Blitz, visit www.habitat.org/buildersblitz or www.certainteed.com.