Arlington Heights, IL (August 15, 2012) Professional BuilderProfessional Remodeler and the publications’ shared online portal,, recently won a National Award from the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) for Multi-Platform Presentation of the Year, recognizing the coordinated efforts of editors, designers and digital specialists for the September 2011 print and digital issues.

The issues, along with videos and an App Center on, provided in-depth market coverage of the impact of Table PCs and iPads. This same program previously won the Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Subject-Related Series of Articles from the American Business Media.

"Technology advancements, like iPads and Tablet PCs, are altering the way home building and remodeling industries do business," says Patrick O'Toole, editorial director and publisher of Professional BuilderProfessional Remodeler and "They offer business owners productivity enhancements that lead to greater profits. That is why this topic deserved multi-platform coverage, including video and digital presentations. Each part of the editorial package complemented the others.”

The American Society of Business Press is well known for its annual Awards of Excellence competition. Members of the association include full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors and designers in the business, trade and specialty press.  For more information on the ASBPE, please visit

For more information about Professional Builder or Professional Remodeler, please or contact Patrick O’Toole at or 847.391.7919.