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2016 International Builders’ Show to Showcase the Industry’s Largest Product Display

Washington, D.C. – January 20, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Housing professionals from across the country and abroad will convene at the Las Vegas Convention Center Jan. 19-21 for the 2016 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.

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.


Aquarius Brands (Booth S3710) and its wholly owned subsidiary Atmospheric Water Solutions, Inc. ™, will debut its new product line of atmospheric water generators; state-of-the-art appliances that produce purified, great-tasting water from the air. The AquaBoy® line consists of units that produce from five gallons to 5,000 gallons of water per day; and can be powered by the company’s new Retrax solar solutions™, the first retractable, pre-assembled, “plug & play” solar system. Roll it out for use, or retract it quickly and easily and stow it away.

Bosch Thermotechnology (Booth C4543) is featuring its popular wall-mounted Greenstar gas condensing boiler for residential applications, which is now available in a floor-standing version in the same five-heat only and three-combi (heat & hot water) models. Greenstar FS models are designed for the replacement market and are ideal for use in applications where wall-mounting options are not available or when builders or home owners prefer a floor-standing unit. Bosch Greenstar 151P is a wall mounted combi boiler that offers a great solution for high-volume builders at a reduced price point.

Fireplace Xtrordinair and DaVinci Custom Fireplaces (Booth C8122) unite to offer the most unique and innovative decorative fireplaces ever made, with more than 500 individual custom fireplace designs to choose from, with seven different fireplace styles, four glass heights, and lengths ranging from 3 to 21 feet, along with multi-colored interior LED lighting and a heat exchanger option. Patented Safe Touch Glass™, zero clearances to combustible surfaces and vent runs up to 150 feet allow you to install DaVinci Custom Fireplaces™ virtually anywhere, and their innovative modular design makes them the easiest, most efficient custom fireplaces to deliver and install on any jobsite!

Gaggenau (Booth C3837), a pioneer in the field of steam cooking, presents two new products: the AF 210 visor hood and the 400 series Combi-steam oven. The AF 210 visor hood offers unmatched sleek, streamlined design in combination with the highest technology. Equipped with a powerful blower and suitable for air recirculation and air extraction, the new visor hood can be seamlessly integrated into the architecture of any kitchen design and combined with all Gaggenau cooktops. In addition, the 400 series Combi-steam oven features an exclusive fully automatic cleaning system and sous-vide cooking. The oven is equipped with a fixed inlet and outlet water connection. The system’s advanced cleaning cartridge ensures the oven interior is cleaned to a level of unrivaled hygiene and eliminates the tiresome chore of manual cleaning.

Innovative Hearth Products (Booth C8822) will unveil the new Superior DRT4000 series fireplace – an engineering masterpiece that boasts exceptional appeal and category-leading efficiencies that equate to lower operating costs for the end user.

Building Accessories

Bio-Microbics, Inc. (Booth C1720) introduces the d-Rain Joint™, a simple, green alternative stormwater filtered drain for impervious surfaces. It’s a simple, low-cost solution to create a permeable stormwater filter construction joint for any pour-in-place and/or paver surface. As an exterior, linear filter drain, the d-Rain Joint puts filtered rainwater in the gravel detention area under the pavement, increasing the usable surface and eliminating costly storm water drainage infrastructure, thus recharging local groundwater sources and eliminating puddling in the surface. The d-Rain Joint is an effective, low-maintenance, low-cost option for a residential driveway, parking lot, public walkway space or any continuous hardscape surface.

EZ-ACCESS (Booth C1833) introduces the newest additions to its line of accessibility products, the Concierge Power Door Opener System and the Edge Grab Bar Series. These two items, in addition to the line of ramp and lift solutions, show why EZ-ACCESS is the leader in making any home accessible and safe.

Kleer Lumber (Booth C6120) will exhibit the new 3/4-inch Edge and Center Beadboard as well as other Kleer trimboard and accessories. Kleer products give the authentic look of real wood without ongoing maintenance. New at IBS, Kleer will be featuring 2X trimboard and KleerPaks for ordering convenience for the trades.

Organized Living (Booth C6940) launches a new finish, Snowdrift Live, to meet today’s home buyer demand for on-trend shelving finishes. Snowdrift Live is variegated in white and grey and offers a modern upgrade to traditional white closet systems. Organized Living also launches new Storage Upgrade Online Programs for both single-family construction projects and multifamily developments. The new programs simplify the storage upgrade selection process and add value with low initial investments. Organized Living offers comprehensive programs and support so every builder gets the highest capture rate possible.

Spruce/RadonAway (Booth C7346), the world’s No. 1 radon fan manufacturer, recently introduced HangerLok® 3-inch and 4-inch automatic-locking, durable nylon pipe hangers, made to our specifications and colored to match white PVC pipe. HangerLok UV stable, corrosion-resistant clamps hold the pipe more securely to the house, allowing less movement and vibration, and are an effective, effortless value-added upgrade for those system installations where looks really count.

York Bridge Concepts (Booth C9148) celebrates 30 years as an industry leader and recently developed the state-of-the-art York Timber Protective Systems™ and our unique Decero™ Design approach. Residential developments across the country are boosting sales and increasing exposure by using timber in their communities. They see the benefits of timber for challenging crossings.

Construction Materials

Atlantic Premium Shutters (Booth C6120) by the Tapco Group will exhibit hand-assembled authentic shutters. These shutters are historically accurate and can be manufactured with custom cutouts. Also available with storm rating protection.

Budmat Poland (Booth C9340) is featuring the Modular Steel Roofing Tile, which is manufactured and patented in Poland, as the most economical solution for a steel roof. The unique modular system with lightweight, identical panels provides a simple and quick installation. Every panel comes with predrilled holes to fasten screws. The panels can be easily adjusted and replaced and don’t require as many fasteners. One pallet can cover roof up to 3,000 square feet, with an average roof around 2,200 sq. ft. It’s a one pallet-one job solution.

DaVinci Roofscapes (Booth C2136) will showcase the availability of the more realistic slate profiles on the company’s Single-Width Slate, Multi-Width Slate and Bellaforté Slate polymer roofing tiles. DaVinci is also launching four new EcoBlendTM options approved by the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) to reflect sunlight and heat away from a home or commercial structure. The new color blends all meet Title 24 requirements for California.

Duradek™ (Booth S1715) introduces the natural choice for deck surfaces as it responds to market demands for naturally inspired textures and colors with the new LEGACY line of vinyl membranes. Inspired by nature, designed to withstand it, the LEGACY line of vinyl decking emulates the appearance of natural wood or aggregate pebble, but with the low maintenance advantages of vinyl.

Fiberon® (Booth C2627) will launch Horizon® Symmetry™ Collection Decking in three, inspired-by-nature colors: Warm Sienna, Cinnabar and Burnt Umber. A low-gloss formulation and micro-texturing gives the boards a beautiful matte finish with subtle, fluid grain patterns. Four-sided PermaTech® surface protection ensures lasting durability and versatility.

Fortifiber® Corporation (Booth C7647) will unveil its new Moistop® Sealant and Liquid Flashing, a pivotal product that is part of the company’s complete moisture protection system. This first-of-its-kind product serves a dual purpose, performing as both a sealant and a liquid applied flashing, reducing jobsite waste and confusion.

HB&G Building Products (Booth C8119) will introduce its PermaCast® RoughSawn™ structural fiberglass porch columns. RoughSawn columns deliver the look and feel of rough sawn cedar porch posts without the usual wood issues like checking, twisting and warping. They are factory primed with a stainable primer, can be stained or painted and come with a limited life-time warranty.

Huber Engineered Woods (Booth C1808) announced a Squeak-free AdvanTech® Subfloor Assembly with the introduction of its heavy duty AdvanTech™ subfloor adhesive – an all-weather, foam-to-gel polyurethane adhesive so strong it even adheres to wet and frozen lumber. The assembly combines the FLAT OUT BEST™ strength and moisture resistance of AdvanTech subfloor panels with the heavy-duty bonding power of AdvanTech subfloor adhesive to help eliminate differential movement between the panel and joist so nails stay put, floors stay quiet and home owners stay happy.

Inspire Roofing, Gerard Premium Stone, and Allmet Roofing Stone (Booth C9127) are uniting to showcase innovative roofing products in one booth. Inspire Roofing, by Headwaters Roofing Group, introduces the new V-Series of Aledora. This composite roof has the varied width and authentic look of slate. Inspire Roofing also will exhibit the new Inspire Arcella Shake in Aged Cedar. Gerard Premium Stone will highlight its stone-coated profiles and lifetime warranty. Look for the Barrel Vault Santa Fe and Canyon Shake Timberwood. Allmet Roofing Stone will showcase its versatile profiles and colors of stone-coated metal roofing for commercial and residential applications. The Continental in Autumn Gold and Granite Ridge in Thunderstorm will be exhibited.

Trespa North America (Booth S3814) will feature Trespa Pura NFC® (Natural Fiber Core), a contemporary and sustainable form of exterior cladding made from up to 70 percent natural fibers, impregnated with thermosetting resins. This combination, together with a non-porous surface, ensures optimum weather resistance. The natural fiber is sourced from sustainable forests, and all Trespa Pura NFC products are certified by Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification™ (PEFC). Trespa Pura NFC exterior sidings do not need to be painted or lacquered, and eliminate the worry of scratches, unsightly stains or wood rot. Trespa Pura NFC is available in six natural wood tones.

Triodetic Multipoint Foundations (Booth P1.12) consist of an engineered steel or aluminum rigid platform that sits on the top of the soil and keeps the building level and straight regardless of soil heaving and settling due to expansive soils. Unlike other foundations, which may move and shift over time causing structural damage, Triodetic Foundations protect the integrity of the building and rarely require maintenance.

Turada Hardwood Shingles (Booth S3100) features the Untreated Alternative® to cedar shingles and shakes: a Tropical Hardwood Wood Shingle that requires zero maintenance, meets a Class A fire-rated roof system and will outperform any cedar shingle or shake.

TYPAR (Booth C1759) will exhibit TYPAR Housewrap DW, a high-performance non-woven house wrap that incorporates a patented spacer that provides a 1-mm gap between the sheathing and cladding, resulting in 96 percent drainage efficiency. This addition to the TYPAR portfolio meets or exceeds the current codes for active drainage management.

Doors, Cabinetry, Countertops and Windows

Clopay (Booth C1062) is introducing contemporary garage door models, including two new full-view glass door designs. The residential garage door manufacturer is also exhibiting its popular faux wood carriage house garage doors and fiberglass entry doors.

Dogberry Barn Doors (Booth S3802) will be launching its wide range of barn door and hardware designs for the first time at IBS. Its barn doors are made from solid wood and always come fully assembled, ready to hang. The doors are 100 percent American-made and our quality is the best in the industry. Dogberry will be offering both top-mount and face-mount hardware systems.

Foundry Specialty Siding, Grayne Engineered Shake & Siding, Mid-America Siding Accessories and SturdiMount by Mid-America (Booth C6120) are uniting to showcase several innovative exterior products in one booth. Foundry Specialty Siding introduces the most authentic-looking rigid PVC siding available in today’s market. All Foundry specialty siding features a Limited Lifetime Warranty with Class A fire rating and UV color-fade protection. New colors will be exhibited at IBS. Grayne Engineered Shake & Siding is the ideal natural cedar replacement. It’s the most authentic looking manufactured cedar shingle ever developed. Grayne will exhibit the new Class A fire-rated 5-inch white cedar shingle, now available in six popular colors. Mid-America Siding Accessories is celebrating more than 40 years of growth and success in a broad array of low-maintenance shutters, headers, door trim, vents and mounting blocks. SturdiMount by Mid-America introduces the new UL Receptacle Mount Block, a certified electrical application that is code compliant. It enables the electrical connection to be made over the house wrap and exceeds IRC requirements. This is a patented product, available only through Mid-America.

JELD-WEN (Booth C6131 & C6137) Focusing on strong, simple designs, JELD-WEN® MODA™ doors bring a timeless touch to any room. Offering 21 classic designs for panel, clear and translucent glass, these doors are guaranteed to fit seamlessly into a home’s decor while their timeless qualities ensure that these doors maintain their value over the long term, remaining a vibrant element of contemporary style.

Kwikset (Booth C3546) is launching Uptown and Downtown, the slimmest, most stylish and secure deadbolts in its product portfolio. The contemporary deadbolts are the first of their kind, featuring a low-profile design and the latest version of Kwikset patented SmartKey security.

L.E. Johnson Products, Inc. (Booth C8310) introduces the new 1060 Soft Close Hardware, perfect for smooth-closing pocket door, wall mount and bypass sliding hardware. Johnson will showcase its popular Wall Mount Hardware Series, which can hold doors up to 400 pounds and complements modern as well as traditional styles.

Milgard Windows & Doors (Booth C9334) will launch its new wood radius casement window for the Essence Series® product line. This new window features a solid wood interior frame and fiberglass exterior frame in a completely new design offering. Also shown will be the new Essence Series French Sliding Door with SmartTouch® Bolt. The SmartTouch Bolt is a secondary lock that is fully integrated into the Milgard patio door with no visible fasteners. SmartTouch Bolt also acts as a vent stop to keep the patio door slightly open for ventilation while the door remains in a locked position. Milgard extends to the original purchaser a Full Lifetime Warranty with Glass Breakage Coverage on both product offerings, parts and labor included.

NanaWall Systems (Booth C3843) will exhibit the NanaWall Aluminum Framed Folding Glass Wall BEARricade, which opens wide to aesthetically erase indoor/outdoor boundaries, yet also fends off the most persistent and resourceful bears. The NanaWall BEARricade provides all the attributes of a NanaWall opening glass wall – indoor/outdoor lifestyle, fresh air ventilation, and open views – now with bear-resistant strength added to its list of unmatched performance attributes, alongside unequalled weather protection.

Real Carriage Door and Hardware (Booth S2026) will exhibit Real Industrial Flat Track Sliding Hardware, now available in brushed 304 grade Stainless Steel, Hammered, Raw Steel and a variety of tough powder-coat finishes making it ideal for commercial and residential applications. Designed for heavy-duty doors, this hardware work-horse is handmade in the Pacific Northwest and features straight and offset hanger styles to accommodate doors up to 3.5 inches thick.

Therma-Tru Doors (Booth C6108) will showcase its portfolio of on-trend door and glass collections, which continues to advance to meet the architectural design trends of today. New products for 2016 include wider and taller door styles, as well as decorative, privacy and textured glass designs aimed at capitalizing on market demand in virtually every region of the United States.

TruStile Doors, LLC (Booth S1226) will preview its new collection of door styles, including the Tru&Modern Infinite Rail, Tiered Moulding Profiles, Plank and Barn Door Styles. These offerings will expand the design options that have made TruStile the leader in made-to-order architecturally correct doors. With over 500 styles and the ability to fulfill any custom design, TruStile’s full-line of interior and exterior doors can be individually tailored to reflect personal design styles, adding beauty and character to any project.

VELUX America, Inc. (Booth C4531) will display its lines of residential skylights, blinds, roof windows, tubular skylights, remote-control devices and other accessories. Commercial skylights and daylighting product lines also will be displayed.

Weather Shield Windows & Doors (Booth C4243) will highlight several Contemporary Collection products and enhancements, including new custom-crafted hardware, an exterior flush frame for window units, a narrower 3.25 inch bottom rail on hinged, bi-fold and sliding doors that stretch to 40 feet wide, and a range of chic interior and exterior finishes for the aluminum-clad product line. The Contemporary Collection features narrow-profile frames, excellent energy efficiency and thermal performance, European-style hardware and extensive options.


Eaton (Booth C5016) will showcase its expanded collection of Halo SLD Surface LED Downlights featuring WaveStream™ LED technology. The ultra-low profile, surface-mounting luminaire provides the performance and look of traditional downlights, but offers up to 80 percent in energy savings.

Sengled (Booth S3102) Home builders now have three easy, cost-effective ways to create the “smart home” experience and differentiate their offerings. Sengled Pulse is an inexpensive whole-home sound system consisting of up to eight app-controlled BR30 LEDs with integrated JBL speakers. Sengled Snap is an inexpensive home monitoring solution in the form of an app-controlled LED outdoor floodlight with integrated HD IP camera, speaker, microphone and motion detection. And Sengled Boost is an inexpensive Wi-Fi signal repeater inside an LED bulb, designed to make internet dead zones a thing of the past. Visit to learn more.

Home Automation, Computing and Electronics

Airhome (Booth S1456) is revolutionizing and simplifying installed home audio for contractors. The wall-mounted Airhome Panel connects to architectural speakers for up to five rooms of wireless audio.

ATMOX Inc. (Booth S1518) will release its new Temperature Controlled Attic Ventilation System to complement the lineup of existing moisture-controlled ventilation products. New features include all 12VDC low-voltage attic fans, internally mounted ridge vent fans, and remote temperature sensor requiring no electrical outlets in the attic for fans or controls.

Byers Products Group (Booth S1006) will exhibit its Versa Lift push-button storage lift, which moves loads up to 250 pounds, floor to floor in under 20 seconds per load. Home storage automation by Versa Lift will be demonstrated live in its booth.

Cadsoft Corporation (Booth C2553) will release Virtual Studio for Envisioneer™, the first home building software to be fully integrated with Oculus Rift virtual reality technology, for a fully immersive experience. Home builders and designers will be able to test their own designs and offer millennials a whole new experience to inspire the purchase of a home, directly from their BIM software package.

Clare Controls (Booth C2766) is an innovative home automation provider built on a commitment to make its product simple to use and maintain. Clare gives home owners the most control over their automation experience, delivering popular applications such as audio and video entertainment, security, lighting, climate, video surveillance, door locks, and garage door control. Clare will be exhibiting smart home systems under $1,000, providing app demonstrations and Builder Program resources, including an interactive demonstration station that builders can utilize in their showrooms to sell upgrade packages.

Constellation HomeBuilder Systems (Booth C2056) will exhibit its NEWSTAR Design Studio Manager, a web-based home sales application that facilitates the population of option selections into an existing sales contract. When buyers select options for their new home, in the studio or online, the contract is automatically updated and costed with dependencies – and immediately ready to sign.

FreshBrix (Booth S2205) provides a home intelligence platform to connect builders with home buyers before, during, and after their new home is built. This innovative solution delivers a robust set of web and mobile capabilities, including new ways to communicate, engage and drive customer satisfaction while reducing cost associated with warranty service.

Halo Smart Labs (Booth S3810) will launch Halo and Halo+, the world’s safest, smartest smoke alarms. Both devices are the only IoT smoke alarms with dedicated sensor technology to quickly detect all types of fires plus carbon monoxide – all in one smart device. Smart sensors distinguish a false alarm from a real fire, while the weather radio in Halo+ alerts you to weather threats like a tornadoes or hurricanes.

Lennox Industries (Booth C5043) will feature its latest smart thermostat, the iComfort S30, which makes saving energy and being comfortable easier than ever. By bringing innovation to energy savings through intuitive technology, such as location-based intelligence, and adaptable features, including air quality monitoring, the iComfort S30 helps home owners save energy without thinking about it – all while having their homes feel just the way the want them to, when they what them to.

Reliance Detection Technologies/FloodMaster (Booth S3706) is introducing its state-of-the-art RS-360 Wireless Plumbing Leak Protection System, which automatically turns off the main water supply when a leak or near-freezing temperature is detected. This easy-to-install system connects to home security panels and most smart home platforms, and it allows contractors to increase profits while offering customers 24/7 peace of mind that their property is protected from undetected water leaks.

SnapPower (Booth S2065), winner of last year’s IBS “Best In Show” award, will be featuring its new SnapPower Charger: the first and only product that quickly transforms the electrical outlets in your home into sleek USB charging stations. The SnapPower Charger is an outlet cover plate that comes equipped with a USB charging port and can be installed in literally seconds with no wiring needed.

Tools and Equipment

Bosch Power Tools (Booth C4543) will exhibit the Bosch Bluetooth GLM 50 C Laser Measure. The color display offers a user-friendly experience through functions such as stakeout, indirect and double indirect measurements. Users can transfer accurate measurement of up to 165 feet to a smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth, using two Bosch free apps.

Viega, LLC (Booth C5608) introduces its plastic PEX Press system, including Viega’s innovative Smart Connect feature, joins cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing. Made in the United States, the new Viega PEX Press system is suitable for potable water and radiant applications in residential and light commercial projects.

Wall and Floor Products

Eldorado Stone (Booth C3008) features the never-before-seen Eldorado Modern Collection, with six new profiles, 18 new colors, and six new Fire Bowls that accentuates modern and contemporary designs with clean lines and simplistic color to create spaces that appeal to a variety of aesthetics.

Harry Harry Home (Booth S2669) will launch its designer range of patterned rectified porcelain tiles. Offering seven gorgeous collections ranging in styles from classic Mid-Century Art Deco to Aztec and Turkish inspired motifs. High-end style with maximum visual impact.

Oikos Group (Booth S4110) of Italy is premiering its entire line of innovative interior wall finishes. Finishes such as Cor-ten steel, Travertine, marble, ceramic and concrete can easily and inexpensively be applied to standard walls and are ideal for use in everything from modern to traditional styled architecture.

Westech Building Products (Booth C7937) features TruGrain® made with Resysta®, a bio-based hybrid material with the look and feel of tropical hardwood. It is available in decking, siding and façade profiles. TruGrain products contain rice husks, an agricultural waste by-product. When combined with a synthetic plastic polymer, salt and other additives, the result is almost indistinguishable from wood. TruGrain products provide similar workability, design flexibility and a beautiful finish. TruGrain products are water-resistant, will not shrink or crack and result in great durability and long life span. TruGrain may qualify for several LEED points, depending on usage.


Abod Shelters Foundation (Booth C49) is a registered 501(c)3 organization and is dedicated to providing affordable housing wherever it is needed around the world. Designed for strength, maximization of space and for customization, Abod Shelters have been used for many meaningful community purposes. Designs have been developed to accommodate housing for families, students and teachers and rooms for medical clinics, libraries, classrooms, stores, bathrooms/shower facilities and more.

Amantii Electric Fireplaces (Booth S3808) will feature the 2016 Panorama Series, the industry’s first indoor- and outdoor-rated electric fireplace. Available in five widths and two depths, the Panorama series is a great fit inside or out. Huge glass viewing areas, state-of-the-art vibrant flame and unique decorative media options made this series stand out from the rest. Electric fireplace places are an excellent alternative to gas installs where venting may not be possible or too costly.

Aqua-Rex (Booth S2654) will premiere the Physical Water Conditioner, a unique product, designed and developed in the UK, now widely used in the United States and especially in Las Vegas, which will be shown for the first time at IBS. Aqua-Rex is an effective low-cost alternative to the conventional water softener to treat hard water and is installed in homes and condos where it requires no servicing or maintenance, nor does it pollute waste water with chlorides.

Arbors Direct (Booth C9520) has introduced a line of easy-to-install structural fiberglass pergola kits that define an outdoor living space and create a family retreat. With a limited lifetime warranty, its beautiful, prefinished pergolas arrive with all the hardware necessary for installation, which normally is less than four hours.

ClosetMaid (Booth C6126) will showcase new hardware options, several styles of drawer and door fronts, and a new Coastal Gray finish now available in its MasterSuite® line of professionally-installed products. MasterSuite is completely customizable for use in any room of the home and includes standard features such as solid wood drawer boxes, soft-closing full-extension glides and hinges, three-quarter-inch partition panels, European-style hardware and chrome fixtures.

DekTek Tile (Booth C9139) has just launched its new and beautiful alternative concrete decking product that goes on standard wood-framed elevated decks and roof decks. The elegant DekTek pavers are the first concrete deck tiles to be 1-inch thick, (the same thickness as wood and composite decking), while engineered to span across 16-inch o.c. wood joists, without having to beef up your deck – just minor modifications required.

Franklin Electric/Little Giant (Booth C1836) will exhibit the new Little Giant 6EC and 10EC Series of sump/effluent pumps that provide lower current draw, higher energy efficiency, and improved performance. These new units feature cast iron covers and a polypropylene base that includes the stainless plate. Additional models are now available with a durable cast iron base, providing increased intake area and reducing intake velocities. The 1/3 hp 6EC Series consumes only 5.0 amps while producing 53 gpm at five feet of head and reaching a maximum shutoff of 28 feet. The 1/2 hp 10EC Series touts a full-load rating of only 6.5 amps and produces 67 gpm at 5 feet of head with a maximum shut-off of 36 feet.

HomeFront Software (Booth C2053) is a leader in construction software for home builders. HomeFront Software provides solutions from CRM & Sales Management to Estimating & Purchasing, Production & Scheduling, through to Service & 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.

Lowe’s ProServices (Booth C4108) will showcase its newly launched website,, a complete online solution designed to save Pro customers time and money through exclusive offers and industry-leading resources. Pro customers can now browse through and purchase more than 500,000 items, choose between in-store pickup or direct delivery, take advantage of bulk bundled savings via contractor-pack items, create catalogs of frequently purchased items and link their accounts receivable for quicker shipping, all while saving 5 percent with Lowe’s signature Business Credit.

Morgan Corporation (Booth C8137) will be highlighting its Service Pro truck body, with added features that essentially make the Service Pro a contractor’s “shop on wheels.” With increased durability and flexibility, Service Pro owners can transport more of what contractors need on any given day.

Ore Vaults (Booth S3704) manufactures innovative and aesthetically pleasing solutions that enhance the home and support modern lifestyles. The company’s Ore Vaults mail and parcel box designs, with multiple configuration and color choices, satisfy the most discerning home owner. Ore Products’ obsession with innovation and quality means home owners can rely on great products along with an easy purchase and installation process.

Otter & Arrow Land Planning (Booth S963), a full-service land planning and landscape architecture firm, designs the layout and placement of building structures, roads, and landscape plants on any size property –whether a single-family home or a 4,000-acre community design, from conceptual raw land to complete construction documents of the final masterplan. We specialize in the masterplan marketing graphics, consultations of land purchases, master plan design, grading plans, erosion control, 3D modeling and movie fly-through, and city/county submittal compliance. We believe in using local native plants for landscape plans and design.  Our intention is for our designs to function like an ecological machine, which require minimal human input after installation.

Surface Protection International (Booth S3708) will be introducing TubWrap, its bathtub protection system designed to protect bathtubs and showers from damage during the construction process. TubWrap not only protects the tub but also is lightweight and holds over 1,200 pounds per square foot, creating a great platform for contractors to work while protecting the tub.

Visual Sports Systems (Booth S2453), the world leader in golf and sport simulation, brings the outdoors inside, unveiling new hunting games for its SwingTrack™ golf and sport simulator.  The new HD, interactive games add to SwingTrack’s industry-leading lineup of sports, joining golf, football, baseball, basketball, hockey,  soccer and more, as well as fun activities, in zombie dodgeball and carnival games. SwingTrack provides the complete entertainment experience for the entire family and can be custom designed for homes and multi-unit residential developments.

Media Contacts

Abod Shelters Foundation, Ginny Shiverdecker, 816-588-9008

Airhome, Jimi Gonzalez, 321-243-6503

Allmet Roofing Stone, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

Amantii Electric Fireplaces, Brian Richards, 604-644-2091

Aquarius Brands, Reid Goldstein, 805-886-5174

Aqua-Rex, Jonny Seccombe, 949-887-2170

Arbors Direct, Lydia Beumer, 334-670-6512

Atlantic Premium Shutters, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

ATMOX Inc., Myriam Breedlove, 704-248-2858

Bio-Microbics, Inc., Jennifer Cisneros, 913-422-0707

Bosch Power Tools, Michael A. Monahan, 813-335-2814

Bosch Thermotechnology, Michael A. Monahan, 813-335-2814

Budmat Poland, Sylwester Klarowicz, 312-420-8184

Byers Products Group, Richard Byers, 405-491-8550

Cadsoft Corporation, Chantale Pitts, 519-801-5622

Clare Controls, Joyce Essig, 201-906-9367

Clopay, Mischel Schonberg, 513-617-9499

ClosetMaid, Heather McLain, 941-773-6533

Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, Lauren Hughes, 289-859-4834

DaVinci Roofscapes, Kathy Ziprik, 678-521-1426

DekTek Tile, Pete Bigelow, 218-380-9330

Dogberry Barn Doors, Michael Shaver, 888-801-3393

Duradek, Jennifer Ogilvie Brackett, 1-866-591-5594

Eaton, Karin Martin, 847-754-5699

Eldorado Stone, Brenda Forman, 916-285-9835

EZ-Access, Dave Henderson, 253-736-2356

Fiberon, Edie Kello, 704-905-4726

Fireplace Xtrordinair & DaVinci Custom Fireplaces, Hannah Taylor, 425-609-2500

Fortifiber, Laura Munro, 775-333-6400

Foundry Specialty Siding, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

Franklin Electric/Little Giant, Eric Pulley, 260-827-5677

FreshBrix, Dullah Nawroz, 703-470-4178

Gaggenau, Kristen Miller, 772-215-7136

Gerard Premium Stone, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

Grayne Engineered Shake & Siding, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

Halo Smart Labs, Phil Smith, 646-354-0067

Harry Harry Home, Allison Maestas, 619-504-3443

HB&G Building Products, Jeff Byers, 334-268-9337

HomeFront Software, Melanie Tornqvist, 403-202-7291

Huber Engineered Woods, Ashley Moran, 704-926-1376

Innovative Hearth Products, Richard Wilkes, 615-969-2045

Inspire Roofing, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

JELD-WEN, Colby Reade, 503-320-1040

Kleer Lumber, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

Kwikset, Brittany Greff, 310-936-7125

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

Lennox Industries, Joan Allen, 214-379-3709

Lowe’s ProServices, Matt Michaels, 704-758-4929

Mid-America Siding Accessories, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

Milgard Windows & Doors, Cathy Ma, 253-961-4112

Morgan Corporation, Stephen Vajda, 610-781-0946

NanaWall Systems, Luis D. Sosa, 916-285-9835

Oikos Group, Daniel Beck, 801-671-5814

Ore Vaults, Jordan Sanders, 865-392-5432

Organized Living, Jennifer Dusina, 513-277-3746

Otter & Arrow Land Planning, Kevin Tate, 828-551-1414

Real Carriage Door and Hardware, Matt Haver, 253-358-3419

Reliance Detection Technologies/FloodMaster, Kathleen Anthony, 888-771-4929 x126

Sengled, Megan Johnson, 757?635?2807

SnapPower, Sean Watkins, 435-630-0722

Spruce/RadonAway, Pat Everett, 800-355-0901

SturdiMount by Mid-America, Mary Lou Denny, 708-341-9023

Surface Protection International, Ray Blake, 586-531-4962

Therma-Tru Doors, Mary Miller, 248-229-0175

Trespa North America, Troy Brown, 253-661-7333

Triodetic Multipoint Foundations, Tim Staniszewski, 613-857-9872

TruStile Doors, Mike Nesladek, 314-489-8086

Turada Hardwood Shingles, Carlos Orta, 305-793-1077

TYPAR, Michael Clark, 317-873-8100

VELUX America, Inc., Keith Hobbs, 919-844-0064

Viega, LLC, Rachel Kerstetter, 216-242-0415

Visual Sports Systems, Bessie Schenk, 416-476-9131

Weather Shield Windows & Doors, Amy Nugent, 651-450-9222

Westech Building Products, Carrie Stallwitz, 713-320-8165

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