Tiger Mountain Innovations. Rustic-looking Squak Mountain Stone slabs are made of recycled paper, cement, fly ash, and recycled glass. The material contains at least 49% post-industrial recycled content. The 11/2-inch-thick slabs are available in five colors: natural, latte, otter, thunder, and quinault. Each piece is unique, the manufacturer says. 425.486.3417. www.squakmountainstone.com


Vantage. The company’s energy management system provides real-time information on home energy usage; it also can provide recommendations on 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 home will save by setting the house to use occupancy sensors. 800.555.9891. www.vantagecontrols.com