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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...

  • Edge 60 Pellet Fireplace by Quadra-Fire

    Debuting at IBS, but rolling out in the second quarter, the Edge 60 is the first-ever pellet fireplace. Specifically designed for supplemental home heating, the Edge 60 delivers 60,000 BTUs and can warm more than 2,500 square feet of living space. Advanced Energy multi-fuel pellet technology allows...

  • SunSource Solar-Assisted Heat Pump by Lennox

    A first in the industry, SunSource integrates solar power into a heat pump. The 18.5-SEER solar-assisted heat pump features a 3-foot-by-5-foot 190-watt solar panel that provides power assistance to the fan motor, providing energy savings of 8% to 10%. 800.953.6669.

  • Energy Management System

    The maker’s new energy management system provides real-time information on home energy usage. In addition, the unit can offer homeowners ways to reduce energy use and can predict how much money users will save if they implement the strategies. For example, the system can estimate how much money a...

  • EcoClad Exterior Cladding by KlipTech

    Featured on Builder’s LivingHome, EcoClad exterior cladding is made with a 50/50 blend of FSC-certified post-consumer recycled paper/wood fiber along with bamboo fiber, bonded with a water-based co-polymer resin. According to the firm, the cladding offers durability comparable to metal, brick, and...

  • 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.

  • Green Building Going Strong

    Market studies suggest that interest in green homes—from pros and buyers alike—continues to climb.

  • How to Evaluate Green Building Products

    Legal experts offer guidelines to researching product claims and protecting your business from litigation.

  • Builders' Show Product Picks, Day 3

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