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In our quest to find new and interesting products on display at IBS2011, we came across this nifty product from Kohler. Makes life a little easier, no? (Not to mention a bit more germ-free.)

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We’re exploring the jungle that is the International Builders’ Show. Windows, doors and patio heaters, oh my. First up: the next generation in outdoor space heaters, Lava Heat.

As we roamed the show floor at the 2010 International Builders Show, talking with builders, reporting on the new products and key trends we found in Las Vegas, one thing was clear: The worst of the worst is likely behind us, and builders and suppliers are eagerly taking an “optimistic but realistic” approach to 2010. […]

The energy-efficiency tax credit our federal government is offering homeowners will continue to be a driving force for much of the building and remodeling industry, and that’s evident from the focus on efficiency at the 2010 International Builders Show. The tax credit gives homeowners back 30 percent — up to $1,500 — when they install […]

After spending the week with architects, builders and suppliers at the International Builders Show, Lou Manfredini files this report on the industry’s outlook for 2010. Kevin Morrow, senior program manager for NAHB, foresees growth in “green building” — perhaps no surprise, driven by consumers’ desire for green products. Susan Marvin, president of Marvin Windows, is […]

Continuing his reporting from the International Builders Show, Lou Manfredini uncovers some of the more innovative products on the show floor. He meets with a representative from Bosch Appliances to learn about their new dishwasher, which operates with a focus on efficient use of energy and water. Lou also gets an introduction to a home […]

Lou Manfredini reports from the show floor at IBS on Wednesday, “Green Day.” Sponsored by Marvin Windows, the day is focused on a number of sustainability and efficiency-related topics. Lou shows us a residential wind turbine from Windtronics as well as GAF’s reflective shingles and ventilation systems for cooling your roof — thereby reducing cooling […]

Marvin Windows and Doors brought home improvement expert and Today Show contributor Lou Manfredini to the International Builders Show in Las Vegas this week to roam the show floor and find the most interesting and most innovative new products on display. In today’s first video report, Lou shows us: DuPont’s new roof liner, a replacement […]

It seems just about everyone in the construction industry is buzzing about the International Builders Show, taking place this week in Las Vegas. Whether you’re heading to the Vegas to attend in person or just trying to follow the highlights while staying closer to home, we have a wealth of resources to help you find […]

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