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  • Echo Glass Tiles by Crossville

    Echo glass tiles are made from post-industrial recycled content that ranges from 10% to 100% depending on color. Ideal for walls, countertops, and floors, the tiles are made from centuries-old techniques where the product is cast from translucent glass that is textured on the front and back. It’s...

  • Class Six Toilets by Kohler

    The manufacturer’s latest toilet technology is the new precision-engineered Class Six flushing. The unit optimizes the power of jet action to remove bulk waste with 100% of the flushing water being fed through the rim, blending bulk removal and bowl washing. The technology is available as 1.6...

  • Green Building Products From the 2009 International Builders’ Show

    Products from Kohler, KlipTech, Whirlpool, Everpure and more.

  • Builders' Show Product Picks, Day 3

    More product finds from the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.

  • Builders’ Show Product Picks, Day 2

    Products from Armstrong Cabinet Products, Leviton, Koma and more.

  • Hi-Lume LED Driver by Lutron Electronics

    The Hi-lume LED Driver is a high-performance, universal voltage product that provides energy-efficient dimming from 100% to 1%. It offers a product lifetime of 50,000 hours (about 10 years) and is compatible with a variety of control options. Other features include thermal management to reduce...

  • LED Recessed Lighting by Cooper Lighting

    LED recessed lights are now available in the Halo downlighting product line. The product has a warm white color temperature, fits into existing Halo and All-Pro housings, and exceeds California’s Title 24 requirements. It provides 50,000 hours of life, the manufacturer says. 770.486.4800.

  • Morning Star Bamboo Flooring by Lumber Liquidators

    The two new products in the Morning Star brand continue a trend toward more colors and finishes in bamboo flooring. Shown here in a whitewash color, Tai Shan Mist measures 5/8 inch thick by 3 3/4 inches wide. The 38-inch-long planks can be nailed down or glued in place. Qing Dragon stained strand...

  • 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...

  • Reinvention Conference 2008: Can Green and Affordable Coexist?

    Panelists at residential architect's Reinvention Conference offer practical, real-world solutions for affordable green building.