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  • Reflective Roof Shingles from Malarkey

    Malarkey. Listed by CRRC as a cool-roof product, the company’s Ecoasis Premium shingles have an aged SR of 0.28 and a TE of 0.93.

  • Occupancy Switches from Lutron

    Lutron. Maestro occupancy switches are compatible with all bulb types, including halogens and CFLs.

  • Low-VOC Wood Glue from Titebond

    Titebond. Franklin International’s Titebond Original Wood Glue is an industry standard.

  • Low-VOC Adhesive

    3M. The company’s Hi-Strength 94 ET Spray Adhesive is a high-strength, high-tack spray adhesive with high solids for increased coverage.

  • Energy Star-Rated Windows

    Hurd. The company has expanded its H3 Energy Star-rated product line to incorporate double-hung units.

  • Learning Thermostat

    Nest Labs. The Nest Learning Thermostat monitors homeowner behaviors and preferences to create a customized heating and cooling schedule.

  • Dual-Flush Toilet

    Mansfield Plumbing. The WaterSense-compliant Summit toilet offers 1.1- or 1.6-gpf options, reducing water usage up to 20% while flushing up to 800 grams of waste.

  • Solar-Reflective Roofing

    CertainTeed. The company offers among the best color matches for traditional roofing colors in its Landmark Solaris solar-reflective asphalt roofing shingle, which can reduce a roof’s summertime temperature by as much as 20%, according to company literature.

  • Latex-Based Adhesive

    Liquid Nails. Liquid Nails Subfloor and Deck Construction Adhesive (LN-902) is a heavy-duty exterior/interior latex-based adhesive for walls and subfloor systems.

  • Central Vacuum System

    M.D. Manufacturing. The SilentMaster vertical bag-type central vacuum boasts a patented noise-reduction system with total output under 62 decibels.