Best of IBS™ 2020: Most Innovative Construction Tool

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BILT 3D Intelligent Instructions by BILT Incorporated

BILT 3D Intelligent Instructions is a free app that features interactive, 3D step-by-step instructions for products requiring assembly, installation, set-up, repair or maintenance. Easier than paper instructions, BILT makes assembly straightforward, intuitive and easy to understand, regardless of language barriers.

BILT features:

  • An overview of the time, tools, parts, steps and the number of people...
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Best of IBS™ 2020: Most Innovative Building Material

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2810HR Joist Reinforcer by Metwood Building Solutions

The Metwood 2810HR Joist Reinforcer is an innovative product that allows up to a 6” diameter hole to be cut through a 2x10 or 2x12 wood floor joist and a 4” diameter hole in a 2x8. The main purpose of this product is to allow for plumbing, HVAC and other utilities to pass through.

Section 2308.4.2.4 (Notches and Holes) of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) states that holes bored in joists shall not be...

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Best of IBS™ 2020: Best Outdoor Product

Best of IBS: Best Outdoor Product

The SMART All-Season Patio by Somfy, StruXure Outdoor and Phantom Screens

The SMART All-Season Patio is the ultimate retractable enclosure created through a collaboration of leading specialist—Somfy, StruXure Outdoor and Phantom Screens. Designed to be a true all-season retreat, this product allows homeowners to enjoy dining or lounging in outdoor areas without the sun in their eyes, pesky insects flying around their food or being rained out.

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Best of IBS™ 2020: Best Indoor, Best Window & Door Product

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Marvin Skycove and Marvin Awaken

Marvin was honored with not one, but two 2020 Best of IBS Awards! Their Marvin Skycove won Best Indoor Product and their Marvin Awaken Skylight won Best Window & Door Product.

Skycove by Marvin is a concept product that is planned for launch in April. It is the first fully constructed, projected glass window box structure that lets in more natural light, and the integrated bench provides 14 to 18 square feet of usable space. The...

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Best of IBS™ 2020: Kitchen & Bath Product

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MASST by Atlas Granite, Inc.

MASST by Atlas Granite, Inc. (or “Making Any Solid Surface Touchscreen”) is a technology that converts any solid surface into an interactive touchscreen—giving consumers access to the Internet. It works with a combination of projection, lasers and sensors. Just like a tablet, users can search, scroll and select by pushing the buttons projected onto their countertop while cooking without the worry of smudges, spills or stains on their...

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Best of IBS™ 2020: Best Green Building Product

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AeroBarrier by AeroBarrier

AeroBarrier is an advanced building envelope system that uses a computerized process to pressurize the building and install AeroBarrier 1x to seal leaks in the building enclosure from the inside. The particles deposit only at the leak sites and build to form a complete and tight seal – remaining firmly in place for years while staying completely pliable and flexible.

AeroBarrier is faster, simpler and more effective than manual envelope sealing and makes it...

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Best of IBS™ 2020: Best in Show

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Enginuity Micro-Combined Heat and Power System by Enginuity Power Systems

The Enginuity Micro-Combined Heat and Power System (Micro-CHP) earned the top award, Best in Show, in the Best of IBS Awards 2020.  It also was the winner of two product categories: Best Home Technology Product and Best Energy Efficient Product.

Enginuity Power Systems is bringing Private Home Power Generation into the mainstream with an innovative "plug and play" combined heat and power...

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Best of IBS 2019: Best Kitchen Product

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CAFÉ 5-in-1 Oven with Advantium Technology by GE Appliances

Making its debut at the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in February is the CAFÉ 5-in-1 Oven with Advantium Technology by GE Appliances. This product offers the versatility of five ovens in one.

The CAFÉ 5-in-1 oven with Advantium Technology delivers amazing results, no matter the type of meal is being prepared—all in the space of one built-in product. The oven harnesses the power of light,...

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Best of IBS 2019: Best Home Technology Product

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Leviton Load Center Wi-Fi-Enabled Circuit Breaker by Leviton Manufacturing Co.

Leviton unveiled its next generation of the Leviton Load Center at the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in February. It is the first load center on the market to offer Wi-Fi connectivity.

In addition to its easy installation and enhanced safety features (including GFCI circuit breakers that exceed the UL/ANSI 943 standard), contractors and homeowners will now be able to...

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Best of IBS 2019: Best Window & Door Product

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Easy Connect Joining System by Andersen Windows, Inc.

According to NAHB, the number one challenge builders face is the cost and availability of labor; the Easy Connect Joining System by Andersen Windows, Inc.* helps address this challenge.

The patented Easy Connect Joining System makes it easier for builders to install large or heavy windows while reducing the number of resources needed on the jobsite. In a recent Andersen quantitative...

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