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GAF wins awards for commercials

GAF, Wayne, N.J., has won two 2014 Davey Awards for its television commercials starring Jesse the Jack Russell Terrier. The Davey Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an organization of professionals from various visual arts disciplines. GAF won a Gold Award and a Silver Award in the Film and Video and Commercials categories.

GAF also has announced the winners of its Call for Installs promotion that began Aug. 22. Architects, developers and homeowners were asked to submit examples of work that incorporated GAF roofing products. HGA Inc., Minneapolis, won the Commercial Grand Prize for Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum, Minneapolis, and The Architect's Studio, Ocean Grove, N.J., won the Residential Grand Prize for a seaside colonial home in Spring Lake, N.J. Each winner received $5,000.