the Bestof Best at Design & Construction Week 2018
Best Green Building Product SL280NV Ultra-Low NOx Gas Furnace by Lennox Industries The SL280NV Ultra-Low NOx Gas Furnace produces 65 percent lower emissions than a standard low NOx furnace. Specifically the low NOx furnace is at 40ng and the new SL280NV is at 14ng. The SL280NV Ultra Low NOx gas furnace offers 80 percent efficiency. This furnace technology allows it to burn more of the NOx emissions before they are released into the air, allowing homeowners to breathe easy while saving energy. lennox.com
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Best of IBS 2018 Award Winners

Each year at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show numerous companies enter their latest, spectacular, top-of-the-line products in the Best of IBS Awards contest. In 2018 over 300 entries in nine categories were received. Twenty-seven industry and media judges chose the winning products, basing their decisions on the following criteria: 1. Innovative, 2. Functionality, and 3. Good Design. The final award-winners in all categories were announced at the Best of IBS Awards event on January 11 in Orlando, Florida, with two products tied in one category. Take a look at the building industry’s most exciting products!

Best in Show and Most Innovative Building Material Product
AeroBarrier by AeroBarrier, a division of Aerosol LLC

AeroBarrier seals the building envelope easily and cost effectively, helping builders achieve the most stringent energy efficiency standards. It is a one step process that uses computer controlled emitters to spray the sealing solution into the building envelope where it conjugates into the smallest holes, sealing them. Results are guaranteed. AeroBarrier has been instrumental for projects targeting the performance requirements of LEED, ZERH, Passive House, and the 2015 IECC or better. aerobarrier.net

Best Bath Product
Precision Frameworks Easy Frame by Precision Frameworks

Precision Frameworks Easy Frame is a flat backed moulding designed for mirrors already installed on a wall. It can cover up the black edges that a mirror may have incurred over time, or simply give a mirror the look of a high quality framed mirror. Easy Frame is made from MDF finished with laminated vinyl/foil wraps. It adheres directly to the face of the mirror with industrial strength double sided tape. precisionframeworks.com