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  • EcoBuilt Garage Doors by Overhead Doors

    The Verde collection of garage doors for the EcoBuilt product line comes in Yosemite, Acadia, Presidio, and Tahoe styles. The doors feature steel integrated meeting rails and can be purchased with or without insulation. EcoBuilt garage door panels come ready to paint and are SCS-certified to use a...

  • Zero-VOC Mastic by Premier Building Systems

    Zero-VOC Mastic can be used in lieu of the maker’s traditional mastic when installing its structural insulated panels. Zero-VOC Mastic consists of polymers designed to remain flexible yet provide a tight seal that eliminates water vapor and air infiltration; it resists moisture, dampness, and...

  • Westin Collection by Progress Lighting

    Originally introduced as an incandescent product line, the Westin collection is now an indoor CFL lighting family. The line features arching rectangular arms with strap accents and etched glass. The lights are available in brushed nickel and antique bronze finishes, and include close-to-ceiling;...

  • Solace Windows by Owens Corning

    Solace windows are constructed of fiberglass-reinforced vinyl. Designed for the replacement and remodeling markets, windows in the Solace line exceed Energy Star requirements in all climate zones, and feature overall U-factors as low as 0.15. Options include 17 color combinations, designer glass...

  • Floor-Warming Systems by Nuheat

    Homeowners can easily control their Nuheat floor-warming systems with the new Energy Star-rated Solo programmable thermostat. The dual-voltage (120v and 240v) unit features seven-day programmability and can link to other heating zones within the home and to external temperature sensors for a...

  • Green Products From the 2009 International Builders' Show

    Despite the cloud hanging over this year’s International Builders’ Show—a dramatic difference from the record crowds just two years ago—there will still be plenty of manufacturers on hand exhibiting a range of great new products. Not surprising, many of those products are green. Here’s a look at a...

  • Mold- and Moisture-Resistant Products are More Important

    With the current consumer focus on indoor air quality, making use of mold- and moisture-prevention products is important to mitigate moisture's effects in the home.