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NAHB announces finalists for Best of IBS Awards

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for its ninth annual Best of IBS Awards for the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando. Over 200 product entries in eight categories were judged by 24 industry and media representatives. Finalists were evaluated on criteria such as innovation, functionality and design. Winners in each category, as well as a Best Overall winner, will be named at the conclusion of the show on Thursday Feb. 10. LBM Journal‘s publisher and executive editor, Rick Schumacher, serves as a judge in the Most Innovative Building Material category.

Here are the finalists for the 2022 Best of IBS Awards:

Best Energy Efficient Product
.       HALO/Cooper Lighting Solutions with HALO Home QuickLink Low-Voltage LED Lighting System, Booth W5945
.       Rheem Manufacturing Co. with Rheem ProTerra Hybrid Electric Water Heater, Booth W2970
.       SPAN with SPAN Gen 2 Smart Panel, Booth W7251

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Best Home Technology Product
.       Aerus LLC. with Guardian Air Home, Booth S313
.       Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators LLC. with Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators, Booth W5291
.       Schneider Electric with SquareDT Energy Center, Booth W5671
.       SPAN with SPAN Drive, Booth W7251
.       SPAN with SPAN Gen 2 Smart Panel, Booth W7251
.       SPAN with SPAN Meter Panel, Booth W7251

Best Kitchen & Bath Product
.       BlueStar with BlueStar Electric Wall Oven, Booth W3153
.       Murphy Door Inc. with Flush Mount Closet French Door, Booth W4261
.       Murphy Door Inc. with Flush Mount Hamper Door, Booth W4261
.       Murphy Door Inc. with Flush Mount Pantry Door, Booth W4261
.       Swidget Corp. with Swidget 20/40/60 Control Switch, Booth W6362
.       SZKILNIK  DESIGN/Medica Karolina Kabot with Pearl Collection, Booth S1634
.       Whirlpool Corp. with JennAir 30″ Panel-Ready Built-In Column Refrigerator, Booth W2554
.       Whirlpool Corp. with Whirlpool 5.0 cu. ft. Smart Single Wall Oven with True Convection Cooking, Booth W2554

Best Indoor Product
.       Genuwine Cellars Inc. with Lumina Cable Wine Display, Booth W5953
.       HALO/Cooper Lighting Solutions with HALO Direct Mount Slope LED Downlight, Booth W5945
.       Hearth & Home Technologies with Stellar by Heat & Glo, Booth W2920
.       Murphy Door Inc. with Flush Mount Closet French Door, Booth W4261
.       Murphy Door Inc. with Flush Mount Pantry Door, Booth W4261
.       Viewrail with Stratus Wave, Booth S2606

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Best Outdoor Product
.       Barrette Outdoor Living with Decorative Screen Panels, Booth W2784
.       CAMO Fasteners with CAMO ClipDRIVE, Booth W5758
.       Feeney Inc. with DesignRail Top Rail in Wood Grain Finish, Booth S3440
.       Genie Garage Door Openers/Wayne Dalton Garage Doors with BenchSentry by Genie, Booth W7479
.       Mbrico Tile Decks with Mbrico Rooftop Deck Systems, Booth W7951
.       Unilock with U-Cara Multi-Face Wall System, Booth W5177

Best Window & Door Product
.       Endura Products Inc. with Endura FusionFrame, Booth W3670
.       Endura Products Inc. with Panolock Multi-Point Lock, Booth W3670
.       UNILUX GmbH with FineLine Facade System, Booth S2027

Most Innovative Building Material
.       Arcitell LLC. with Qora Cut LedgeStone TightStack, Booth P2
.       Evolve Stone with Evolve Stone, Booth W7789
.       Huber Engineered Woods LLC. with AdvanTechT X-Factor, Booth W3652
.       Modern Mill with ACRET by Modern Mill, Booth W4347
.       Novoform by Schauenburg with Novoform, Booth S1534
.       Trusscore with Trusscore Wall&CeilingBoard, Booth S606

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Most Innovative Construction Tool
.       CAMO Fasteners with CAMO ClipDRIVE, Booth W5758
.       Canvas by Occipital with Canvas, Booth W6941
.       GAF Energy with Timberline Solar Energy Shingles (ES), Booth W4033

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