ExtremeGreen: Crossing the Gulf on a Handshake

The deal to move a Jamaican-headquartered company to Mobile started with a franchise inquiry and ended with a handshake – all in a few days’ time. Peter Gaillard, owner of Gaillard Builders, and his father-in-law, Larry Tomlinson, chairman of Baldwin Transfer, had an ongoing conversation about better ways to build. Gaillard says they experimented with some different types of building panels, and then someone suggested they meet the father-and-son team of Richard and Sam Catling, who own Extremegreen Building Products.

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Magnesium oxide does it all

If you’re not familiar with Magenisum oxide (MgO) board, you’re in good company, as it’s only starting to make it’s way to this country from widespread use in Asia. ExtremeGreen’s MgO board’s impressive strength as, well as it’s fire, mold and insect resistance, make it suitable for a wide range of applications. From tile backer and wall panels to exterior trim and lap siding.

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Pro Sales Magazine: Earth’s Best Friend

Designing a functional living space for homeowners is only half the battle for remodelers and builders. The other half is making sure the home is structurally sound and protected from the elements. Many remodelers and builders are looking for products that work hard for the home and its residents. Extremegreen’s magnesium oxide board was designed with both environmental and installer health concerns in mind. The multi-use boards are fi re-, mold-, water-, and insect-resistant. They also contain no gypsum, silica, or fl y ash. A test of 500 freeze/thaw cycles over 90 days showed no degradation in the boards’ performance. Boards come in thicknesses ranging from ¼-inch to ¾-inch and in four standard board sizes: 3×5, 4×8, 4×9, and 4×10.

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