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  • TiR32 Thermal Imaging Tool From Fluke Tools

    IR-Fusion technology on the TiR32 thermal imaging tool allows users to marry thermal images with digital images, including a picture-in-picture view that provides for easy pinpointing of problem areas. The unit’s 320x240 sensor provides for crisp, clear images. Designed like a tool, the device can...

  • Old World Vanity From Native Trails

    The Old World vanity is made from wood reclaimed locally by the manufacturer and finished with paint reclaimed from landfills or excess paint from paint stores. The units feature a deep wood-grain texture and hand-forged iron handles and hinges. They come in 24-, 30-, and 36-inch sizes...

  • Hog Crusher From Multiquip

    Attached to a skid-steer loader or forklift, the Hog Crusher scoops up and pulverizes most jobsite materials—including brick, block, stone, asphalt, and non-reinforced concrete—into 2-inch pieces or smaller that can be used as backfill, landfill, or driveway material. The unit can process up to 10...

  • Picklewood Siding From Trestlewood

    Picklewood siding is crafted from salvaged vat staves used to produce pickles, vinegar, and other foods in the 1800s; these redwood, cypress, and Douglas fir vats are being phased out in favor of fiberglass and stainless steel. The siding is available with the weathered exterior faces of the vats...

  • Solar Powered Dimmer From ODL

    The Solar Powered Dimmer allows homeowners to control the amount of natural light coming through their tubular skylight, but without the need for hard-wiring and therefore easier and more flexible installation. The three-button remote control operates a shade dimmer and two LED nightlights, both of...

  • HardieZone Fiber-Cement Siding System From James Hardie

    The HardieZone System, the company’s latest generation of fiber-cement siding, is formulated and engineered for optimum performance under varying climate conditions to further ensure durability and longevity. HZ5 siding, for northern climates, offers a formulation designed to withstand freezing...

  • EcoBriefs -- Fall 2009

  • Editors' Choice Green Product Awards

    Staff picks for the year's most innovative green building products.