2017 International Builders’ Show to Showcase the Industry’s Largest Product Display

WASHINGTON – (RealEstateRama) — Housing professionals from across the country and abroad will convene at the Orange County Convention Center Jan. 10-12 for the 2017 International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest annual light construction show in the world. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) event, held in one of the largest convention centers in the country, will feature the most cutting-edge designs, technologies and products for all segments of the industry.

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Here are just some of the many exciting innovations that builders will see at the event of the year for the home building and remodeling industry.

Appliances

Aquarius Brands (S613): The AquaBoy® Pro II air to water generator™ is a luxury appliance designed to address health, environmental and water quality and availability concerns by providing “purified great tasting water™” made from the air as a solution for single and multifamily homes, offices, break rooms, schools, hotel food services, designers, architects, remodelers and others. This global award-winning appliance provides an alternative to scarce or contaminated water and cumbersome and non-ecofriendly plastic bottles, by producing up to two to five gallons of water per day from the air without chlorine, fluoride, lead or other harmful ingredients.  The AquaBoy Pro® II is a finalist in two categories at the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show: Best Home Technology Product and Best Kitchen Product.

BRK Brands (W5882): BRK Brands will feature several innovative alarm options designed around builders’ and contractors’ needs. From the Onelink by First Alert Wi-Fi Smoke + Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm to the BRK 10-Year Hardwired Smoke and CO Alarm, these safety solutions offer the latest in detection technology, while delivering convenience, value and easy installation for builders.

Laundry Jet (S442): A Best of IBS Awards finalist in the “Best Home Technology Product” 2017 category in the company’s first IBS show, Laundry Jet is launching the world’s first vacuum driven “in home” laundry delivery system, transporting all your dirty clothes, underwear, bedsheets, towels and more, directly to the laundry room, from your bedroom, bathroom or closet at the touch of a button. Developed and tested over the last six years, our patent-pending system works a little like a large scale central vacuum system, but unlike a traditional laundry chute does not require gravity, meaning laundry rooms can be on any floor, including the top floor, on multi or single story homes, as Laundry Jet can transport up, down and around, whatever the home configuration, thru sleek futuristic ports to stylish “in cabinet” or “wall mounted” Laundry Jet appliances.

Modern Flames (S223): Modern Flames will be introducing the revolutionary FusionFire™ Steam Fireplace using a patented steam flame technology that provides a solution to green building codes and Net Zero requirements. The FusionFire™ is the first product in the hearth industry to successfully bridge the gap between gas and electric fireplaces by combining the natural, three-dimensional flame appearance of a gas fireplace with the safety and ease of installation of an electric fireplace.

Building Accessories

heroal USA Inc. (S2210): As a leading manufacturer of aluminum systems, heroal’s portfolio includes roller shutter, sun protection and roller door systems. heroal is now launching the unique product—the heroal Hurricane Protection System Category E, which allows the highest level of protection possible, due to its roll-formed stainless steel slats, which results in heroal being the only manufacturer with a system to offer protection also to essential buildings.

Marwin Company (S1435): The Marwin Company Inc. is excited to showcase its newest IECC compliant attic stairway, the ThermaBLOC® R-50, at the International Builders’ Show. Marwin was last year’s winner of the “Most Innovative Product” for the One-Touch Electric Attic Stairway. The ThermaBLOC® R-50 Insulated Attic Stairway incorporates a technologically advanced insulated door, mounted on an exterior grade door frame with Q-lon® smoke rated weather-stripping. The ThermaBLOC® R-50 Stairway meets the current IECC requirements for all climate zones without the need to install additional costly and cumbersome aftermarket products.

The Outdoor GreatRoom Company (S2844): The Non-Combustible Supercast Mantels from the Gallery Collection by The Outdoor GreatRoom Company are great additions to your gas, wood or electric fireplace. Because these mantels are made from non-combustible materials, they can be used where wood mantels cannot. There are four finishes and two sizes to choose from.

Taymor (W6947): The new Taymor Premier Interconnected Lock with Catana door lever is the first modern, single-motion egress lock and lever to conform to the California State Reference Code for multifamily residential projects. Its curvaceous, soft lines are unique to the industry and a distinct departure from standard commercial-style offerings.

Construction Materials

Asinox (Sink Malaysia) Kitchenware SDN BHD (S2050): As a leading sink supplier, Asinox (Sink Malaysia) Kitchenware SDN BHD is one of the largest stainless steel sink manufacturers in Asia. Our factory occupies over 100,000 square feet and has more than 200 employees.  We have seamless welding and double bowl one-piece drawn sink, bar sink, under mount sink, over mount sink, apron sink, handmade sink and stainless steel faucet and accessories. Due to the popularity of our products, Asinox has become one of the most famous sanitary suppliers in the world.

BASF (P11): With its easy application to several types of substrates and quick cure time, MAXFLASH offers builders, contractors and remodelers a high performance flashing solution for complex window configurations, irregular surfaces and large and setback window openings. MAXFLASH is the latest addition to BASF’s BEYOND.High Performance® approach, which combines innovative chemistry and applied building sciences. MAXFLASH is one more way that BASF and its multi-disciplinary team of experts help builders identify opportunities to incorporate innovative and high performing materials to solve construction challenges. Traditional window flashing applications such as housewrap, peel and stick membranes and flashing tapes can leave wall cavities susceptible to moisture if installed incorrectly. MAXFLASH is an alternative that offers easy application, installation even to damp surfaces, and durability in all climates.

Carl Stahl DecorCable (S2899): Carl Stahl DecorCable introduces X-TEND® CXS NEO – The Cut To Fit Cable Mesh Railing System designed to give you a high end custom rail look without long lead time or complicated installation. X-TEND® CXS Neo can be installed into any guardrail system, is easily field-sized and comes with everything you need for a fast and easy field installation.

Covertech (W4572): rfoil house wrap material increases the wall efficiency by 20 percent and also stops 96 percent of radiant heat transfer. It helps reduce air conditioning cost in the summer, while reducing heating cost in the winter.

DaVinci Roofscapes (W6871): DaVinci Roofscapes®, the industry leader in polymer roofing colors, will showcase the four recently-introduced DaVinci EcoBlend® options approved by the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) in their booth at the 2017 International Builders’ Show. The EcoBlend roofing tiles reflect sunlight and heat away from a home or commercial structure. The new color blends all meet Title 24 requirements for California.

Demilec (P2): Demilec, one of North America’s largest manufacturers of spray foam insulation and polyurea products, is introducing its first closed-cell spray foam insulation to eliminate ozone-depleting hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) at this year’s International Builders’ Show in the outdoor exhibits. Demilec’s new Heatlok HFO High Lift HFO spray foam insulation is the company’s first product to be formulated with Honeywell’s Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent, a hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) molecule which reduces its Global Warming Potential (GWP) to 1 – 99.9 percent lower than the HFC blowing agents it replaces.

Environmental StoneWorks (S1640): Environmental StoneWorks will introduce two upscale, elegant products: The Accento Stone Bands are available in three profiles and can mix and match with any Environmental StoneWorks profiles to create a singular, custom look. The Bugnato Panel presents a modern look, coupled with a flair that perfectly meets the custom demands of today’s home owners.

Fiberon (W2916): Fiberon Composite Cladding Fiberon composite cladding is the smart, eco-friendly solution for rain screen cladding. Available in eight stunning colors with natural grain patterns and multi-tonal streaking, Fiberon cladding is stain- and fade-resistant. This low-maintenance cladding never needs refinishing, meaning big savings on long-term costs of ownership.

Floormax (S2970): Floormax will be featuring hardwood flooring, but also an amazing LVT where we are happy to announce that the product is FLORIDA PROOF—water proof, sun proof, sand proof, easy to install with a click and extremely durable . There is a great color line, and this item needs to be seen to be believed.

FlowGuard Gold® (S2420): FlowGuard Gold® plumbing systems offer peace of mind as America’s most installed brand of potable water piping in the 21st century. Our pipes’ strength and reliability have been on display since 1959, standing up to disinfection processes and aggressive water without corrosion and degradation, all while maintaining superior drinking water quality.

Icynene (S1875): Established in 1986, Icynene helps to build energy-efficient residential and commercial structures in over 31 countries worldwide. Our industry leading portfolio of light-density open-cell and medium-density closedcell spray foam solutions are classified as insulation and air barrier materials. Icynene spray foam solutions offer improved indoor air quality and reduced energy costs making Icynene the smart choice for builders, architects, building owners and home owners.

Kingspan Insulation (S2606): Kingspan Insulation is a leading manufacturer of energy-efficiency and moisture-management products. The company produces thermally efficient and technologically advanced high-performance insulation, building wraps and pre-insulated HVAC ductwork throughout the world and recently increased its footprint in North America. Kingspan Insulation’s GreenGuard® XPS Insulation Board and DC14 Drainage Mat are featured in The New American Home®. Kingspan Insulation’s GreenGuard® brand portfolio of products offers XPS insulation board, air barrier building wraps and accessories. XPS insulation boards have an R-value of 5.0 per inch of thickness, which helps increase energy efficiency within a structure. These boards are best suited for a variety of applications including below slab, below grade along the foundation, inside basement walls, exterior insulation over wood sheathing and residing. They help meet ASHRAE and IECC codes for continuous insulation (ci) blanket requirements.

MoistureShield by AERT (W5753): MoistureShield Infuse redefines composite decking with its perfect balance of true wood beauty and high performance durability. Infuse is available with or without MoistureShield’s innovative CoolDeckTM technology, and thanks to an exclusive Co-XTM manufacturing process, Infuse boards also feature a realistic wood-grain finish, enriched color variegation and an enhanced color palette of deep earth tones to infuse any backyard with character and style.

RB Clips (W7092): RB Clips attaches rigid foam board to foundation walls. It is the only patent-pending product on the market today. It saves time and money on all residential and commercial foundation walls. There is no gluing, no drilling and no hammering. This is an incredible new product.

Royal Building Products (W3840): Royal® Building Products will showcase Zuri® Grooved Boards, the newest offering in its premium decking line, which offer a truly hidden fastener application with pre-threaded screws for fast installation. Available in a nominal 5/4” x 5-1/2” wide board in 12’, 16’ and 20’ lengths , the groove boards also provide two options for a finished look with tighter seams between the boards – a 3/32” spacing or a 3/16” gap.

Superior Walls of America (S1015): Superior Walls, manufacturers and installers of insulated concrete foundations in the USA and Canada, will showcase the company’s energy-efficient precast foundation solutions at the show. Four product offerings—Xi Wall, Xi Plus Wall, Ui Wall and AG Wall—are all custom made for a project and installed in just one day by a certified crew, so builders can begin construction the very next day. NGBS Green Certified Product designation by the Home Innovation Research Labs.

Trex Company (W3440): Set to launch just in time for the 2017 outdoor living season, Trex Company is introducing the new Trex Signature(R) railing collection. Equal parts form and function, the new line combines superior styling with the unparalleled strength of aluminum.

TruNorth Deck (S542): TruNorth Deck introduces a complete, wood free, composite line of deck boards, trim, fascia, fastening system and accessories. The double sided wood grain, capped variegated boards look like natural wood and feature 25-year fade and stain warranty, with cool technology that outperforms wood and competitive composite boards.

Wondercap (S551): The Wondercap is a revolutionary fitting designed to stop construction waste entering and blocking waste pipes. Manufactured with an anti-bacterial agent, the Wondercap drainage system provides an accurate, hygienic connection between the waste pipe and strainer while also adding triple leak protection.

Doors, Cabinetry, Countertops and Windows

Apollo Building Products Inc. (S468): Apollo Building Products will launch its Topline ™ prefinished fiberglass entry door system. Built by 360 CompoSeal Technology ™, this system includes full composite edge fiberglass door, white smooth or color grain composite doorjambs, scratch-resistant doorlite frames and composite bottom doorsills. It is rod and water-resistant, energy-saving and low maintenance for home owners.

Brombal USA (S1844): Brombal USA will showcase their thermally broken steel windows and doors, which offer flexibility in design, have hidden multipoint lock systems that make oversized units possible, and are available in many colors, finishes and hardware options. What most companies consider to be high standards for manufacturing, Brombal considers standard practice, because beautiful designs deserve to be created flawlessly.

Clopay (S1806): Clopay® is introducing the Canyon Ridge® Modern Series faux wood garage doors, which include customizable designs and options that feature key elements of contemporary architecture—clean, horizontal lines with mid-century appeal, sleek window packages and aluminum accents. Constructed from a low-maintenance, energy-efficient composite material that won’t rot, warp or crack, these realistic–looking faux wood doors are a perfect complement to other natural design elements on a home’s exterior.

ClosetMaid (W3617): ExpressShelf™ by ClosetMaid® is a new, pre-finished solid shelf and rod system that provides a fast and affordable alternative to traditional, painted-MDF plank and pole systems. ExpressShelf installs in half the time of traditional painted-MDF shelving, thus doubling productivity for installers.

Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens (S3036): Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens is announcing a new line of cabinet door finishes. The new cool-tone colors—Slate, Winter Sky and Pearl Night Blue—were created to meet demands of builders, architects and designers.

GlassCraft Door Company (S3023): Innovative products that continuously raise the bar for product quality and sustainability, including GlassCraft’s market-changing ThermaPlus entry doors that combine the strength of steel and the jobsite flexibility of composite. GlassCraft’s other products include the WoodCraft mahogany and knotty alder doors, FiberCraft composite doors and BarnCraft rolling doors and hardware.

GPI GOUP (S210): GPI GROUP’S continuous improvement objectives have provided better products that facilitate increased productivity in the assembly plants, reduce installation issues in the field, and provide improved product performance for our customers. As well as, enhanced satisfaction for the end user.

Products include: N series PVC T-astragal with double wool pile, N series Aluminum T-astragal with double wool pile, N series Fiberglass T-astragal with double wool pile, N series PVC Jamb with double wool pile, Pultruded fiberglass sill with post installation extenders, Adjustable sloped sill pans, Lockset with exterior gasket seal, PVC jamb, reinforced with pultruded fiberglass, Pultruded fiberglass jambs with “Snap-On Hinge Prep Molding ™”, Pultruded fiberglass door panel with “Snap-On Hinge Prep Molding™” and Pultruded fiberglass glazing stop.

Haas Door (S1078): Haas Door introduces eight new color options on the company’s popular American Traditions SeriesTM garage doors, including Charcoal, Brown, Hunter Green and Bronze. The two-inch thick steel traditional carriage house style garage doors feature CFC free polyurethane insulation with a calculated R value of 13.45. The Made in America doors are available as single or double doors, with solid top section designs or several window options.

Kwikset (S3416): Kwikset®, manufacturer of stylish door hardware that is Made for the World You Live In, showcases three new handlesets from its popular Signature Series Collection at IBS 2017. Inspired by feedback from designers and builders and current trends in jewelry, furniture and lighting, Kwikset’s new San Clemente, Camino and Amador handlesets feature unique geometric design and contemporary aesthetic. The handlesets also offer the latest version of Kwikset SmartKey™ security, adding bold style and advanced security to any home.

L.E. Johnson Products Inc. (S1333): L.E. Johnson Hardware will introduce its new line of Soft Close Hardware for the Pocket Door Frame Set (Series 1500SC) and Barn Door Hardware (Series 2610SC). This product line is easy to install and gives an automatic open and close to its pocket door and wall mount sliding door hardware.

Phantom Screens (W6691): Phantom Screens has developed a new motorized retractable wall screen that covers 40-foot wide openings and beyond. This screen is virtually the first of its kind in the industry. Until now, motorized screens could only cover a maximum of 25 feet. Thanks to special technology introduced by the Phantom team, they can now provide motorized wall screens to cover larger openings without any bowing in the roller or sagging in the mesh. It will be available in the market September 2017.

ODL (S1800): ODL Inc., a leading building products supplier of decorative and clear doorlites, will introduce Blink™ Blinds + Glass, its new blinds-between-glass, insulated glass (IG) panel for windows, at the International Builders’ Show. Now available through more than 80 well-known window manufacturers, Blink offers an intuitive, easy-to-use modern alternative to traditional blinds that merges innovative design with homeowner safety and convenience.

Simpson Door Company (W2818): Simpson Door Company will showcase its WaterBarrier® technology for flush door designs, including ones with windows, standard raised moldings and flush shaker moldings. Regardless of the wood species chosen, size or shape of the door, WaterBarrier technology can be added and provide a five-year warranty with no protective overhang required.

Stone Harbor Hardware (S3047): Stone Harbor Hardware will feature new decorative sliding door hardware sets in three styles: barn, horseshoe and wagon wheel. Each set contains decorative straps, track, stops and guides, along with all necessary mounting hardware, for hassle-free installation, and the premium finishes coordinate with the rest of Stone Harbor’s extensive product line, which includes door locks, hinges, cabinet hardware, bath hardware and builders hardware.

Therma-Tru Doors (W4041): A transitional update to the historic Shaker style, new Smooth-Star® Shaker-style doors and sidelites deliver a simple design with broad appeal. Ideal for homes that take design cues from Farmhouse, Prairie and Modern architectural elements, Shaker-style doors and sidelites bridge the gap between yesterday’s styles and today’s trends. Therma-Tru’s Shaker-style doors feature recessed panels and flush-glazed glass for a larger daylight opening, and the ability to create a customized look with versatile glass options.

Timberlane Inc. (S1454): Timberlane Inc. will be unveiling its new Supremity Fiberglass Shutter line which joins its flagship maintenance-free, highly customizable Endurian Shutters and Premium Wood Shutters. These shutters will be available through Timberlane’s direct-to-consumer channel and the newly-launched Dealer channel.

USG Structural Solutions (S1051): USG Structural Panel Concrete Foundation Wall is a wall panel that is fastened to load-bearing cold-formed steel studs for a non-rotting, noncombustible high-strength foundation wall. This product is ideal for use in residential construction, in applications such as full-height basements, storm shelters, crawl spaces and cellars. Additional features and benefits include: dimensionally stable; moisture-, mold- and termite-resistant; thinner profile and faster installation than CMU or concrete; and no pouring, no setting, no formwork, no curing.

Wizard (S1557): Wizard Screens leads the market with custom made insect and solar screens that disappear when not in use. Excited to exhibit for the first time at IBS, further extending their customers’ experience to having larger openings to bring the outdoors in. Bringing enthusiasm to IBS, Wizard team is excited to bring their premium screens to the design and construction industry. Showcasing the VistaView large opening retractable screen, VistaView is an extra-large screen that can span 29’6” wide and reach 11’ tall. Patented Handle Brake System stops the screen in place along with a Captured Edge Mesh that keeps the screen tight and prevent blowouts. In addition to the VistaView Wizard will also be giving a sneak peek at their newest innovation, a slim profile motorized retractable screen, again leading in distinctive design meeting market trends.

 

Lighting

BuildersLighting.com (S1247): BuildersLighting.com will introduce the Scene Master chandelier, the lighting industry’s first “smart” chandelier, capable of creating multiple lighting scenes via a wireless dimmer on your tablet or cell phone. Uplighting, downlighting and general lighting from one chandelier can be combined into multiple lighting scenes using the Apple HomeKit compatible Lutron Caseta app.

Eaton (W3490): Eaton will showcase its latest residential solutions that help builders provide the modern home lifestyle home buyers are seeking. The future of home connectivity is bright, and Eaton has the vision and portfolio to bring it to light, including innovative lighting and residential wiring devices solutions that increase safety and security, reduce energy costs and save time and money.

Kichler® (W5942): Kichler’s Moderne is a statement LED chandelier collection that is a dynamic addition to contemporary or even transitional design. Suspended by aircraft cables and offset geometric panels, Moderne’s 2600 lumens produce functional light both up and down. Moderne is available in two sizes and finishes—Olde Bronze™ with Natural Brass or Satin Nickel.

ODL Tubular Skylight (S3396): ODL’s Tubular Skylight is a fairly simple concept: a rooftop dome captures and then funnels light through a reflective tube to the ceiling. The Tubular Skylight diffuser spreads light evenly into your home. A 10″ diameter Tubular Skylight lights up to 150 square feet; the 14″ tubular skylight lights up to 300 square feet.

Sea Gull Lighting / Generation Brands (W3601): Sea Gull Lighting will unveil its new Traverse Unlimited LED Downlight, which is one of the easiest lighting fixtures on the market to install. With no need for junction boxes, recessed cans or trims, the cleverly self-contained recessed downlight saves time and money because it takes just a quick six minutes to install.

Home Automation, Computing and Electronics

AxisPointe (W5388): InSite Query exclusive construction mobile app empowers builders to build higher quality homes with less waste, and provides homebuyers a real-time window to watch their home being built.

Cadsoft Corporation (W5245): Cadsoft has released another VR option for builders. Not only can you immerse while within Envisioneer, you can now also use the new Envisioneer VR app available on the Google Play store. Visit our booth to try it out.

Electrolux Small Appliances/BEAM (W5278): BEAM will showcase a state-of the-art central vacuum system at the International Builders’ Show that brings more convenience, two-way communication from the power unit to the hose handle and an electric power brush that cleans itself. And its Precision Powerhead offers four levels of height adjustment to clean any surface from bare floors to super-plus carpet. Plus Brushroll Clean technology allows the user to remove fiber and hair that entangle the brushroll with a simple press of a pedal.

Global Outdoor Concepts (W5777): Our products include outdoor weatherproof ultra-bright TVs, ranging in size from 22″ to 212″. We also specialize in waterless grass and artificial turf grass—the most realistic on the planet.

GOLFZON (S1264): GOLFZON, a global leader in golf simulators, will promote its state-of-the-art curved screen simulator, further displaying more of its technological advances in the golf simulator field. GOLFZON displayed its golf simulators widely during 2016—in inner-city Los Angeles with the Boys & Girls Clubs, at the Open Championship golf tournament, the Ryder Cup and with the Executive Women’s Golf Association to debut a new tournament concept—as a part of the company’s long-standing philosophy to help others in need and by making golf enjoyable for everyone.

Hampton Products International (S2654): The Brink’s Home Security Array™ Deadbolt, a 2017 NAHB Best of IBS Awards finalist, is a WiFi-connected smart deadbolt home owners can install without purchasing additional equipment like a gateway or hub. The lock’s removable battery can be recharged via micro-USB as well by an integrated solar panel. Array’s easy-to-use iOS and Android apps enable home owners to unlock their doors, provide and manage access remotely and view user and battery data. It also works with smart watches and Amazon Echo. Array pairs nicely with Brinks Home Security’s Push Pull Rotate locksets, providing yet another hands-free solution to opening doors.

HomeFront Software (W5145): A leader in construction software for home builders, HomeFront Software provides solutions from CRM and sales management to estimating and purchasing, production and scheduling, through to service and warranty. HomeFront integrates with the most widely used accounting software’s including: Sage 300 Construction & Real Estate, Sage 100 Contractor, QuickBooks & Sage 50 – Canadian Edition making it the management system of choice among builders.

Lucis Technologies, NuBryte (W5976): NuBryte will debut its All-in-one Smart Home that does it all. Get instant access to built-in home security, touch-free lighting, wireless intercom and family hub—all from the light switch.

Schlage (W3183): The Schlage Sense™ Smart Deadbolt is easy to set up and use thanks to the free Schlage Sense™ app. With no connection to an existing home automation system or monthly subscription charge, users can use the app to create, delete and schedule up to 30 unique access codes check on lock status and view past lock activity. Home owners can even use Siri® to unlock their door with their iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®. The Schlage Sense™ lock also works with Apple’s new Home app, allowing users to control their door lock as part of their smart home.

Touchstone Home Products (S2884): Touchstone Home Products will launch its new SlimLift Pro TV Lift, a slender 4.5″ inch deep motorized lift mechanism with height memory and advanced technology for versatile use in kitchen cabinetry, ceiling installations, finished basements and other home design applications. The fully assembled SlimLift Pro can be mounted to pop up or drop down and easily integrates into any building project, adding value and high-end technology at a cost-effective price.

Tools and Equipment

Alpine and Paslode (Booth W6789): The Paslode Cordless XP Framing Nailer weighs in at 7.2 pounds, offering better comfort and control while working overhead or in tight spaces. With 15 percent added power, it drives nails flush and keeps working down to 14º F when used with Paslode’s Framing Fuel with All-Season Formula.

RIDGID (S2867): RIDGID® is changing the way contractors install PEX with the new PEX-One™ 12V Battery PEX Tool. The purpose-built PEX-One is the first in the industry designed for one-handed use, for easy and accurate press connections anywhere on the job.

ZipWall (S831): ZipWall will demonstrate the self-closing ZipWall Magnetic Dust Barrier Door—providing hands-free entryway into the jobsite while keeping dust contained. Specially-designed magnetic strips snap together to attach the magnetic door to the barrier material, forming an airtight seal. Powerful self-closing action maintains the tight seal. The door is reusable, durable and easily handles high traffic.

 

Wall and Floor Products

Armstrong Flooring Inc. (W693): Armstrong Flooring proudly introduces PRYZM™ Waterproof Luxury Flooring, created with award-winning MasterWorks Technology® for the clearest, vibrant colors and most realistic designs. These 100 percent waterproof planks are ideal for high-moisture areas including kitchens, bathrooms and basements. And, it offers the ultimate in dent resistance. PRYZM withstands the heavy weight of appliances and furniture, and daily abuse from kids’ cleats to high heels. Builders and remodelers can get started installing PRYZM right away—no acclimation time is needed and it can be installed over subfloors with some irregularities.

CertainTeed Corporation (W3629): CertainTeed will showcase its revolutionary Habito™ wallboard—the strongest gypsum-based drywall on the market today. Habito combines the benefits of old-fashioned plaster with the convenience of modern drywall, bringing homes a new level of flexibility and unmatched performance. Featuring the impact resistance and added density of a 5/8” abuse board in a 1/2″ product, it makes decorating and redecorating easy, holding up to 30 pounds on a single #10 screw—no stud finder, no pre-drilling and no wall anchors necessary.

Goodwin Company (S2850): Introducing Heritage Finishes formulated exclusively for Goodwin. Goodwin’s factory finished wood flooring and paneling are child, pet and environmentally friendly, containing no hazardous waste or vapors. Each floor is handcrafted and ready to install. Choose custom colors and textures to create a unique look for your home or office.

Soci (S2027): Soci will be presenting its newest tile collections and sinks, including cement, waterjet mosaics, ceramic mosaics, large-format porcelain tiles and new Vitreous China vessel sinks. The new products are fittingly on-trend and will provide customers with exquisite options to complete any design.

Tile Redi(W6553): Redi Trench™ Barrier Free Shower Pan with integrated back linear drain shower pan. This unique product features drain grates in an assortment of finishes that showcase an upscale tiled shower floor installation anywhere. The Shower Pan is a one-piece, pre-pitched shower pan with an integrated roll-in entrance, built in splash walls and a 2″ PVC integrated trench drain. These barrier free/curbless, accessible shower pans come in a variety of sizes up to 96”. Ideal for both commercial and residential shower installations, the Redi Trench ® Barrier Free Shower Pan meets the need of building professionals and DIY’ers looking for innovative and easy to install accessible shower pan. This innovative, exclusive design adds to the established utility that the industry has come to expect from Tile Redi’s tried-and tested tile ready shower pans. Redi Trench® Barrier Free Shower Pan offers endless design flexibility with your choice of tileable or designer grate tops.

 

Miscellaneous

Enviro Water Products (S1854): Enviro Water Products, a leading manufacturer of technologically-advanced, environmentally-friendly water filtration and conditioning solutions, is introducing two new sizes (making it available in five sizes total) of the Enviro Water Products Pro Combo System. All sizes of Enviro’s Pro Combo system incorporate a three-stage Carbon Series water filter and a NaturSoft® System (salt-free water conditioner), this professional grade combination provides a high quality whole home water solution that protects against contaminants, sediment and scale build-up while also providing a substantial savings to the consumer over the lifetime of the appliance. In addition, the Pro Combo systems are all environmentally friendly as they use no salt, require no drain line, need no electricity, waste no water and require minimal maintenance from the homeowner. Also, if a water test detects specific contaminants Enviro’s new reverse osmosis system can be added to ensure the water’s quality.

Garaventa Lifts & Elevators (S415): Garaventa Lift is thrilled to announce the release of our new three-speed side sliding elevator doors for home elevators. This new option will allow home owners and builders to create the same look and feel on their home elevator as a standard commercial passenger elevator.

Genuwine Cellars (W4859): Launching off our expertise in custom wine cellars, Genuwine Cellars will be tailoring their version of the Spiral Cellar for the North American market, complete with premium finish options and a commercial-grade climate control system. A Spiral Cellar is a space-conscious subterranean wine cellar fabricated from precast concrete/limestone modules and features a striking structural glass door.

Geo Dream Heat Products (S1673): Geo Dream Heating products is proud to release its DIY Kits for Tile/Stone and all other floating floors or carpet. One Step Heat and Dream Heat can be installed in minutes with flooring being installed on top the same day.

Hardie Boys Inc. (S2847): Hardie Boys Inc. will introduce a Cellular PVC Soffit System that integrates fascia, soffit-panel, frieze-board and rafter-tail components. The company leads the industry in fabricating high-quality cellular PVC soffit systems, with V-grooved soffit panels and rafter tails that create the appearance of a traditional timber-framed roof with tongue-and-groove roof decking.

Invent Dev Inc. (W5786): There is now a way for real estate developers to eliminate the need to build sales centers and model homes, while generating better and faster sales results. Invent Dev’s “virtual model homes” are an immersive and photorealistic representation of un-built homes that have eliminated the need to build sales centers and model homes. Home buyers can experience Invent Dev’s virtual model homes from anywhere—online, on mobile devices and using VR goggles. They allow anyone to experience living at the new development. The result: buyers are informed, qualified and ready to make a buying decision. The end result is the upfront savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars, earlier and faster pre-sales, a more helpful and engaging buying journey for home buyers, and supporting builders who are going “green” by avoiding scrape waste from sales center teardowns.

LMK Digital VR & Rendering (W5190): LMK Digital will demonstrate LMKVR: a unique blend of virtual reality and rendering services that help developers, architects and interior designers save money and sell faster. Our custom virtual reality, 3D renderings and animations can help visualize any architectural project and engage users with fun, memorable experiences. Our platform enables simple yet innovative promotions on search, Facebook and other channels that bring in buyers to sales centers. IBS 2017 visitors can come customize their own virtual dream home with LMKVR at our booth.

Mark Systems (W5575): Through the use of interactive maps, Mark Systems’ LotVue apps, LotInsight and LotBuzz, allow developers and builders to easily visualize lot inventory, construction progress, sales status, budget and schedule variances, architectural and other vital information.

Organized Living (W5952): Organized Living introduces its revolutionary Closet Selector, a 3D online tool that is transforming the way builders’ offer closet shelving and the way home buyers make their selection. This tool is completely and seamlessly integrated into the builder’s internal process making closets simple, streamlined and hassle-free.

Ply Gem (W2501): Leading building products manufacturer, Ply Gem® (NYSE: PGEM), introduces its Steel Siding Collection—a new product category for the company, combining the benefits and strength of galvanized steel with an unparalleled selection of bold, on-trend color solutions for home exteriors. Designed to stand up to the most extreme weather conditions, the low-maintenance, high-performance Ply Gem Steel Siding Collection is ideal for new construction and home remodeling across the country.

Sage (W5352): Sage Construction and Real Estate is partnering with Autodesk and eTakeoff to release a new model-based cost estimating solution. This integrated platform offers a way to provide more reliable feedback and cost saving strategies much earlier in construction project planning and helps firms easily turn building model information into production-level estimates, saving time and streamlining the process.

Stove Ranger LLC (S1076): The Stove Ranger TM is a one of a kind residential fire suppression system specially designed to extinguish grease or oil fires on an electric range or stove top. The Stove Ranger TM is designed to include two extinguisher units equipped with telescopic compression rods for ease of installation in virtually all residential range hoods. The extinguishers are set above the range burners and hidden discretely within the confines of the hood.

UDA Technologies (W4983): With over 350,000 users in 75 countries, UDA Technologies is leading the way in innovation and continues to expand on their comprehensive feature set. UDA’s ConstructionOnline now features Redline—the industry’s fastest and most powerful markup tool, allowing you to manage your plans like never before.

Virtual DBS – Building Industry Data (S3194): Virtual DBS is launching Building Industry Data—the first suite of marketing databases designed and built for the construction industry. The suite includes nationwide files of contractors, properties, building permits, home owners, pre-movers, new movers, government buyers and business contacts.

 

Media Contacts

Alpine and Paslode, Robin Udany, 312-416-5690

Apollo Building Products, Inc., Gary Chang, 214-503-9880

Aquarius Brands, Reid Goldstein, 805-886-5174

Armstrong Flooring, Inc., Michele Zelman, 917-626-9091

ASINOX (SINK MALAYSIA) KITCHENWARE SDN.BHD., Linda, 604-598-6338

AxisPointe, Stan Luhr, 619-890-5404

BASF, Lauren Aust, 212-829-0002 x128

BRK Brands, Hunter Hackett, 312-565-4634

Brombal USA, Domenick Siano, 203-579-5157

BuildersLighting.com, Pat Dolan, 503-220-0799

Cadsoft Corporation, Chantale Pitts, 519-801-5622

Carl Stahl DecorCable, Michelle Perry, 312-474-1100

CertainTeed Corporation, Mike Loughery, 302-438-0823

Clopay’ Mischel Schonberg, 513-617-9499

ClosetMaid, Nick Murosky, 412-831-1959 x123

Covertech, John Starr, 416-798-1340

Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Michelle Labovitz, 770-518-1000

DaVinci Roofscapes, Kathy Ziprik, 828-890-8065

Demilec, Nina Koch, 214-384-1867

Eaton, Karin Martin, 847-754-5699

Electrolux Small Appliances/BEAM, Bill Brewer, 515-554-8485

Enviro Water Products, Maureen Brennan, 312-946-6075

Environmental StoneWorks, Kim Drew, 706-568-9504

Fiberon, Desiree Hardy, 973-871-1724

Floormax, Jason Stanley, 706-2772599

FlowGuard Gold®, Katy Tomasulo, 571235-1051

Garaventa Lifts & Elevators, Bruce Ramsay, 604-999-8553

Genuwine Cellars, Margaux Miller, 204-807-6387

Geo Dream Heat Products, Scott Parker, 250-319-0102

GlassCraft Door Company, Jacqueline Chan-Mehandjiysky, 713-690-8282

Global outdoor Concepts, Dale Potts, 702-533-8900

GOLFZON, Ward Clayton, 904-90-7728

Goodwin Company, Gina Smith, 407-697-5321

GPI GOUP, G. Paul Chapman, 404-217-3900

Haas Door, Kathy Ziprik, 828-890-8065

Hampton Products International, Ron Antonette, 562-596-4466

Hardie Boys, Inc., Lionel Guzman, 954-931-3192

heroal USA Inc., Sarah Koering, 312-833-0945

HomeFront Software, Melanie Tornqvist, 403-202-7291

Icynene, Anthony Naimo, 905-363-4040

Invent Dev Inc., David Payne, 647-470-6020

Kichler®, Alissa Kiktavy, 216-472-2374

Kingspan Insulation, Pat Spadafore, 315-440-9177

Kwikset, Brittany Greff, 310-936-7125

L.E. Johnson Products, Inc., Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

Laundry Jet, Graeme Roberts, 5305324744

LMK Digital VR & Rendering, Susie MacDonald, 416-625-1510

Lucis Technologies, NuBryte, Ashley Domescik, 408-416-4444

Mark Systems, Kayla Ware, 609-702-9901 x124

Marwin Company, Alan Meeks, 803-446-7157

Modern Flames, Kris Richardson, 602-920-5544

MoistureShield by AERT, Troy Brown, 253-661-7333

ODL, Nina Koch, 214-384-1867

ODL Tubular Skylight, Bob Dutkiewicz, 623-687-5374

Organized Living, Rebecca Nocheck, 513-277-3750

The Outdoor GreatRoom Company, Hilary Mays, 952-658-6737

Phantom Screens, Sierra Gordon, 604-855-3654

Ply Gem, Ashley Eisner, 212-697-2600

RB Clips, Tony Vari, 773-329-5600

RIDGID, Jennifer Hickin, 2169122865

Royal Building Products, Michelle Leitzy, 614-754-3421

Sage, Natalia Fuscoe, 760-805-3336

Schlage, Stephanie Proos, 619-831-8024

Sea Gull Lighting / Generation Brands, Sherry Bale, 847-410-4432

Simpson Door Company, Troy Brown, 253-661-7333

Soci, Nina Koch, 214-384-1867

Stone Harbor Hardware, Beth Basch, 920-903-1316

Stove Ranger LLC, Jon Mardin, 937-417-1087

Superior Walls of America, Kathy Ziprik, 828-890-8065

Taymor, John Driver, 604-523-7437

Therma-Tru Doors, Kelly Hancock, 419-893-9600

TILEREDI, Terri Sparks, 708-921-3517

Timberlane, Inc., Sharon Lawler-Sudell, 267-654-0120

Touchstone Home Products, Frank Quinlisk, 610-884-4144

Trex Company, Hunter Hackett, 312-565-4634

TruNorth Deck, Jonathan Hensen, 519-755-4531

UDA Technologies, Holly Gipson, 800-700-8321

USG Structural Solutions, Corvette Morales, 312-436-6218

Virtual DBS – Building Industry Data, Jill Long, 401-640-7905

Wizard, Darrell Bedford, 604-299-8878

Wondercap, Courtney Franks, 919-215-4208

ZipWall, Doreen Bouvier, 978-549-4771

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