Georgia-Pacific. The improved 1/2-inch ToughRock gypsum boards are 25% lighter than the company’s traditional 1/2-inch wall and ceiling drywall products, says the manufacturer. The improved boards have increased impact resistance and flexural strength and are less prone to breakage. Both the new and original ToughRock gypsum boards earned Greenguard certification as low-emitting products. 800.225.6119. www.gp.com.
Broan. The Energy Star-rated Ultra Silent Select-Air ventilation fan (QTRE080C2S) can be customized with one- or two-function controls; its low setting produces a constant flow of 40 CFM while its boost setting offers 80 cfm for maximum ventilation. In addition, the fan provides quiet operation at less than 0.3 sones in low mode and 0.8 sones in boost mode. The fan is UL listed for bathroom use with a GFCI circuit. 800.558.1711. www.broan.com.
Moen. New 1.5-gpf wall-mount faucet offerings for the bathroom provide versatility, extra counter space, and more room under the sink. The three models—Rothbury, Waterhill, and 90 Degree (pictured)—are WaterSense certified, contribute to LEED points, and meet California’s Title 24 green building requirements. Finishes include chrome, brushed nickel, and oil-rubbed bronze. Each faucet is part of a full bath suite. 800.289.6636. www.moen.com.
Mythic Paint. Mythic Pro non-toxic, zero-VOC, ultra-low-odor paint comes in an unlimited range of colors. The formulation offers superior coverage, excellent durability, and virtually no odor, the company says, and is available in 1- and 5-gallon pails. 888.714.9422. www.mythicpaint.com. Circle 318. Timber Products. Designed for warmer climate locations, radiant barrier foil softwood plywood panels for roof construction can help reduce attic temperatures and contribute to lower utility costs. The pre-applied foil wrap on the 4x8 structural panels blocks 97% of radiant heat, the company says, reducing heat gain in the summer and heat loss in the winter. The structural softwood panels are SFI certified; FSC-certified panels are also available. 800.547.9520. www.timberproducts.com.
Arvis Eco. An alternative to pervious paving, the dRain Joint drainage channel system installs in a driveway or walkway like a standard expansion joint and provides an outlet for surface water to be directed to a drainage bed and collected and held or allowed to percolate back into the soil. The drain, which offers a flow rate of more than 2 gallons per minute per linear foot, is made with non-deteriorating aluminum alloy 6061. A filter layer captures sediment and can be removed for cleaning and reinstalled. 317.584.4040. www.arviseco.com.
Wittus. The EPA-certified Toba self-cleaning pellet stove features a ComfortAir system that increases efficiency to 90%, the company says. The stove comes with a digital touch program, remote control, and a pre-set timer, and is available with ceramic tile or soapstone front panels. 914.764.5679. www.wittus.com.
Mitsubishi Electric. The company’s line of split-ductless and ducted heat pumps now feature Honeywell’s RedLINK wireless HVAC protocol for easy zoned temperature control and greater energy savings. The system’s portable central controller allows users to manage HVAC functions in up to 16 zones, allowing for heating and cooling of occupied rooms only. The wall-mounted controllers feature easy-to-read backlit displays and intuitive operational functions. 866.323.4822. www.mehvac.com.
Luxaire. Acclimate air conditioners are now available in 16 SEER/13 EER models with a new control board that communicates with all components in a home comfort system to provide maximum system efficiency. A full-service access panel provides easy access to internal components. The units are Energy Star qualified and use R-410A refrigerant. 877.958.9247. www.joinluxaire.com.
Schneider Electric. The EVlink outdoor electric vehicle charging station is compatible with all currently available electric vehicles and features an integral ground fault interrupter, secure access via a radio frequency identification card, and automatic restart after a power loss. The charger is available in wall or pedestal mount and in dual or single charging units. 888.778.2733 www.schneider-electric.us.