Jeld-Wen. The company’s Custom Wood line now features reclaimed wood window and door products made from Douglas fir originally used for fencing, barns, and houses. Options include weathered, skip planed, and planed finishes for doors, as well as planed finishes for windows. The windows are available with exterior cladding in a variety of color choices with reclaimed wood interiors. 800.535.3936. www.jeld-wen.com.
Cosella-Dorken. The Delta-Fassade S water-resistive barrier acts as a durable drainage plane, channeling water to the outside of the home and protecting the building enclosure from moisture infiltration. It requires just one layer for top performance under cladding with joints up to 2 inches wide, the company says. 888.433.5824. www.delta-fassades.com.
Uponor Corp. Designed for the hydronic radiant heating market, Radiant Ready 30E is a complete radiant mechanical room that comes in a preassembled, easy-to-install panel. The installer simply hangs the panel on the wall and connects the tubing, thermostat, and electrical power. It’s designed to cover up to 2,000 square feet of radiant floor heating and 4,000 square feet of radiant floor warming. 800.321.4739. www.uponor.ca.
Formica Corp. The 180fx Collection of stone-look surfaces includes five new lighter, more neutral options to reflect consumer preference for granite and quartzite countertops. Each pattern is FSC certified and Greenguard certified for Indoor Air Quality and Children & Schools. The patterns come with a softly polished finish or a high-gloss finish. 800.367.6422. www.formica.com.
CertainTeed. Avancis PowerMax photovoltaic modules can be integrated into residential roofing systems. Utilizing copper–indium–selenide (CIS) solar technology, the modules are exceptionally durable and suitable for use on all types of roofing, curtain walls, and canopies, the firm says. The system is able to generate electricity even in partial shading, offers a high snow load capacity and Class C fire rating, and is covered by 20-year performance and 10-year product warranties. 877.596.0471. www.certainteedsolar.com.
Kohler. The WaterSense-certified Flipside handshower can help reduce water consumption by up to 20% without sacrificing performance, the company says. The four spray options include a traditional shower experience with maximum water coverage, a soft downpour, a drenching spray, and a focused and invigorating massage spray. The handshower comes in three finishes: polished chrome, vibrant polished nickel, and vibrant brushed nickel. 800.456.4537. www.us.kohler.com.
Duchateau Floors. The manufacturer’s new Heritage Timber Edition is a line of FSC-certified wood flooring that replicates the patina of reclaimed distressed barn wood. Featuring a distressed surface of scrapes, nail holes, notches, and saw kerf marks, the European white oak planks measure 77/16 inches wide and come in warm browns and weathered grays. 888.382.4283. www.duchateaufloors.com.
National Gypsum. Gold Bond High Strength Fire-Shield Lite is the first lightweight Type X panel to achieve Greenguard certification. The gypsum board is 15% lighter than standard 5/8-inch Type X panels, says the manufacturer, making it easier to handle. In addition, the gypsum is said to offer improved score and snap, reduced dust, and a better strength-to-weight ratio. 704.365.7300. www.nationalgypsum.com.
Du Verre Hardware. Pomegranate Collection cabinet hardware designed by renowned metalsmith Heinz Pfleger is made of 100% recycled aluminum. The hardware’s look is inspired by nature with a detailed and beautifully textured design, the company says. Knobs and pulls are available in three finishes: oil rubbed bronze, satin nickel, and satin brass. 416.593.0182. www.duverre.com.
INAX. Using water pressure alone, the Satis toilet delivers a full flush that completely cleanses the entire bowl from the top down with a minimal amount of water, the firm says. Its dual-flush feature allows users to choose between 1.32 and 0.92 gpf, and its compact footprint—25 inches deep front to rear—makes it ideal for even the smallest powder rooms. 877.800.4629. www.inax-usa.com.
Sun-Mar. The firm’s composting toilets evaporate urine and compost solid waste, so there’s no output or contamination of groundwater. The toilets use natural processes to convert waste into safe fertilizing soils and require no plumbing, water or septic system, or municipal sewage connection. Certified by the National Sanitation Foundation, the toilets are designed with constant fresh-air intake for odor-free operation, the company says. 888.341.0782. www.sun-mar.com.
GE Appliances. The GeoSpring hybrid electric heat-pump water heater combines energy-saving heat-pump technology with a traditional electric heating system. Using 62% less electricity than a standard electric water heater, the GeoSpring costs an average of $195 to operate annually, the company says, and it has the same footprint and electrical connections as a standard electric water heater. 800.626.2005. www.geappliances.com.
Masonite. West End interior molded doors are available with the company’s Safe ‘N Sound Emerald option. With a core made of rapidly renewable wheat straw, FSC-certified Safe ‘N Sound Emerald doors are urea-formaldehyde free and are lighter than those made with conventional particleboard cores, allowing for easier handling and installation. The West End collection includes two designs in 80- and 84-inch heights. 800.663.3667. www.masonite.com.
Warmup. The 3iE is a programmable thermostat that’s specifically designed for in-floor electric radiant-heated floors, allowing users to set programs to heat floors only when needed. Featuring a low profile and a sleek touchscreen, it is the only thermostat with active energy management, the company says, and automatically adjusts to changing conditions in each room and to the seasons. 888.927.6333. www.warmup.com.
Broan. Energy Star Ultra Series ventilation fans continually monitor their performance and adjust speed to ensure the correct amount of air movement. Available in both single- and multispeed versions, the fans offer virtually silent operation (0.3 sone), the company says. In addition, installation is fast, thanks to a telescoping mounting frame and an easy-to-insert blower and housing that snap into place. 800.558.1711. www.broanultra.com.
Benjamin Obdyke. HydroGap drainable housewrap combines a water-resistant barrier and drainage system into one application. Unlike typical housewraps that comprise one or two layers, HydroGap comprises a tri-laminate substrate, with the moisture barrier protected between two nonwoven layers for superior strength and water holdout, the company says. The product’s unique design allows it to be installed in any direction while maintaining its positive drainage capability. 800.346.7655. www.benjaminobdyke.com.
Owens Flooring by Colonial Craft. Available with FSC-certified lumber, Plankfloor offers the beauty and durability of hardwood floors with the resource efficiency and durability of engineered wood, the firm says. Available in 11 species of unfinished wood with a no-VOC pre-finish coating, the Plankfloor line meets California Air Resources Board Phase II standards. The flooring can be installed with glue-down, nail-down, or floating methods in a variety of applications, including concrete, plywood, or over an in-floor radiant heating system. 713.961.4600. www.colonialcraft.com.
CSL. The energy-efficient Eco-Cove LED cove light features a warm white or natural white light with a lamp life of 50,000 hours at 70% lumen maintenance. It comes in two sizes: a 6-watt, 300-lumen, 10.5-inch-long version and a 12-watt, 600-lumen, 21-inch-long version. 626.336.4511. www.csllighting.com.
Everitt & Schilling Co. The company reclaims and salvages old barn wood and cabinet scraps to make its line of Re-Grained decorative wood tiles. Tiles are available in such species as alder, cherry, hickory, and walnut, and measure 2 inches by 6 inches, 2 inches by 2 inches, and 4 inches by 4 inches. 888.573.5554. www.eandstile.com.