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Product Reports 2007

December 2007

Architectural Record’s 35th Annual Product Reports presents more than 300 of the year’s most innovative new Building products selected by a jury of architects and designers.

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By Rita Catinella Orrell


Top Ten Green Products
Greenplay's children’s furniture


Editors' Picks
DuPont Corian’s Illumination Series

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Top Ten Green Products

Solmetric Sun Eye, Solmetric Corporation
www.solmetric.com

180 Walls self-adhesive, polyester fabric wall covering, Milliken & Company
www.180walls.com

FreeForm FSC-certified, formaldehyde-free particleboard,
The Collins Company
www.collinswood.com

Cube3 Ultra low-water-use commercial urinal, Caroma USA
www.caromausa.com

Greenplay Children’s Furnishings, Skyline Design
www.skydesign.com

LR6 LED downlights, LED Lighting Fixtures
www.LLFinc.com

EnOcean Wireless Controls,EnOcean
www.enocean.com

Bosch energy-efficient dishwasher,
BSH Home Appliances
www.boschappliances.com

LifeGuard low-smoke, zero-halogen, lead-free electric cables, Houston Wire & Cable Company
www.houwire.com

Alpen fiberglass windows, Alpen Energy Group
www.alpeneg.com

 

Editors' Picks

Second Look Wallcoverings, LSI Wallcoverings
www.secondlookwc.com

Lace Fence, Demakersvan
www.demakersvan.com

Iannone furniture, Iannone
www.iannonedesign.com

SmartScan door lock system, Kwikset
www.kwikset.com

Stumble Light, Philips
www.philips.com

Exterior Folding Door System (90 degree), Jeld-Wen
www.jeld-wen.com

Translucent solid surfacing, DuPont Corian
www.corian.com

Airblade hand dryer, Dyson
www.dysonairblade.co.uk

Reveal Lamp, Adam Frank
www.adamfrank.com

Panoramic Twin Elevator System, Thyssenkrupp Elevator
www.thyssenkrupp-elevator.com

 

Divisions 3 & 4: Concrete & Masonry

Transparent concrete screen, Innovation Lab
www.innovationlab.dk

ecoX cement, Meld USA
www.meldusa.com

Ducon micro-concrete, Excend Inc.
www.excendinc.com

Apex Block, Apex Construction Systems Inc.
www.apexblock.com

Artisan Stone, New World Stone Works
www.newworldstoneworks.com

 

Divisions 5 & 6: Metals, Woods, Plastics & Composites

Reelease, Cambridge Architectural
www.cambridgearchitectural.com

GreenT Hardwood Plywood, Timber Products Company
www.greentproducts.com, www.timberproducts.com

Sensitile Jali, Sensitile Systems
www.sensitile.com

Alowood, Evertech
www.alowood.com

Flatweave Tapestry, Aswoon/Susan Woods Studio
www.aswoon.com

Woodworks Ekos Walls
Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Systems
www.armstrong.com

iLevel Shear Brace, iLevel by Weyerhaeuser
www.iLevel.com

Myriad Wall Systems, Marlite Inc.
www.marlite.com

Wolmanized L3 Outdoor Wood, Arch Treatment Technologies Inc.
www.wolmanizedwood.com

Two-Story, Stacked Steel Strong-wall Structural Panel, Simpson Strong-Tie
www.strongtie.com

Chroma Resin, 3Form
www.3-form.com

Durapalm, Smith & Fong Company
www.durapalm.com

PureBond Particleboard, Columbia Forest Products
www.columbiaforestproducts.com

Wood-wrapped window louvers
Contact Industries
www.contactind.com

 

Division 7: Thermal & Moisture Protection

Interchar 212, International Paint LLC
www.interchar.com, www.internationalpaint-pc.com

Sarnafil Green Roof Systems, Sika Sarnafil Inc.
www.sarnafilus.com

Green-Lock, The Garland Company
www.garlandco.com

DuPont Roofliner with Elvaloy, DuPont
www.dupont.com/roofing

DuPont CommercialWrap D, DuPont Tyvek
www.construction.tyvek.com

DuPont Weatherization Sealant, Dupont Tyvek
www.construction.tyvek.com

Doublestick Tape, Eternabond
www.eternabond.com

Austrian wood cladding, HolzBuild
www.holzbuild.com

EnkaRetain & Drain, Colbond
www.colbond-usa.com

Advanced Vegatative Roof System, Columbia Green Technologies
www.columbiagreenroof.com

 

Division 8: Openings

NanaWall SL70 Energy-Star Hurricane Folding System, Nana Wall Systems Inc.
www.nanawall.com

Greenguard certified Architectural Wood Doors, VT Industries
www.vtindustries.com

Green Doors, VT Industries
www.vtindustries.com

90 Degree Exterior Folding Door System, Jeld-Wen
www.jeld-wen.com

Lift & Slide Folding Door Systems
Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc.
www.kolbe-kolbe.com

Tru-Defense system for entry and patio doors
Therma-Tru Doors
www.thermatru.com

Eucalyptus frame, Bieber USA
www.bieberusa.com

Impervia double-hung window, Pella Corp.
www.pella.com

Convex Circles and Triangles, Nathan Allan Glass Studios Inc.
www.nathanallan.com

Bio-Glass, Coverings Etc.
www.coveringsetc.com

TS93 System in Contour Design, Dorma Architectural Hardware
www.dorma-usa.com

Studio Collection, Metro Elements, Sargent Manufacturing
www.studiocollection.com/home.html

 

Division 9: Finishes

Progetto Aperto tiles, Ceramiche Mutina SRL
www.mutina.it

Sasan carpet, Alexander Munk
www.munk-a.de

Mold Tough panels, USG
www.usg.com

Coast Paper Yarn Carpets, Woodnotes
www.woodnotes.fi

Induroshine flooring system, W.R. Meadows, Inc.
www.wrmeadows.com

Dressed To Kill carpet, Shaw Contract Group
www.shawcontractgroup.com

Sticks panels, Offecct
www.offect.se

Digital tiles, Etruria Design
www.etruriadesign.com

Stream tiles, Ceramica di Treviso
www.ceramicaditreviso.it

Mikado tiles, Ergon Engineered Stone
www.ergontile.com

DensArmor Plus Abuse Guard Paperless Interior Drywall, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
www.gpgypsum.com

Trend Q, Trend USA
www.trendgroup-usa.com

 

Division 10: Specialties

Recessed convertible paper towel dispenser/waste recceptacle, Bobrick
www.bobrick.com

SPS Stacking Partition System, C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
www.crlaurence.com

ThermaShade, YKK AP
www.ykkap.com

e3 environmental ceramicsteel surface, PolyVision, A Steelcase Company
www.polyvision.com

Redeveloped Xlerator Hand Dryer, Excel Dryer
www.exceldryer.com

 

Division 11: Equipment

Bosch Wall Ovens, Bosch
www.boschappliances.com

Bosch dishwashers, Bosch
www.boschapplicances.com

Bosch Nexxt 500 Plus/800 Laundry Washers, Bosch
www.boschappliances.com

BL253 Lift Oven
www.gaggenau.com

Silver Mirrored Induction Cooktop, Thermador
www.thermador.com

Exubera Sparking & Chilled Water Appliance, Everpure, LLC
www.everpure.com

 

Division 12: Furnishings & Exterior Improvements

Key bicycle rack, Ameico
www.ameico.com

Swirl & Ogee window fabrics, Kova Textiles
www.kovatextiles.com

Illumination Series, DuPont Corian
www.countertops.dupont.com

Misfits seating system, Moroso
www.morosousa.com

Sonic Fabric, Designtex
www.designtex.com

Leather lounge chair, Pastoe
www.pastoe.nl

Context table & Xcone chair, Rosenthal Einrichtung
www.rosenthaleirichtung.de

Grimshaw street furniture, Cemusa
www.cemusany.com

Studio Dror’s bathroom cabinet, Boffi
www.boffi.com

Amusement fabric collection, Unika Vaev
www.unikavaev.com

Revolt chair, Ahrend (available in U.S. through Allsteel)
www.allsteeloffice.com

Slim table, Arco
www.arco.nl

Lace Fence, Demakersvan
www.demakersvan.com

 

Division 14: Conveying Systems

Twin Elevator System, ThyssenKrupp
www.thyssenkrupp-elevator.com

Schindler ID, Schindler Elevator Corp.
www.us-schindler.com

CabForms Elevator Systems with over 90% Recycled Content
www.Forms-surfaces.com

 

Division 22, 13 & 22: Plumbing, HVAC & Special Construction

Under the Tree outdoor shower, Conmoto
www.conmoto.com

KWC Ono, KWC America
www.kwcamerica.com

RSVP bath suite, Brizo
www.brizo.com

Model SH-1.5 ADP, Watermark Designs
www.watermark-designs.com

Hansapurejet, Hansa Metallwerke AG
www.hansa.com

Destiny Hands-free faucet, ShowHouse by Moen
www.Showhouse.moen.com

HousePure Whole-House Water Filtration System, Water Inc.
www.waterinc.com

EverGreen toilet, Vitra
www.vitra-usa.com

Axor Massuad Lav Mixer, Hansgrohe Inc.
www.hansgrohe-usa.com

DTV II, Kohler Co.
www.kohler.com

Antilia Wading Pool Lavatory, Kohler Co.
www.kohler.com

Syndecrete Sinks, Syndecrete
www.syndecrete.com

AromaSteam Steamhead, Mr.Steam
www.mrsteam.com

Blue Moon, Duravit
www.duravit.com

FahrenHEAT floor warming system, Laticrete
www.laticrete.com

Outline radiator, Bisque Radiators
www.bisque.co.uk

Toughgard Max, Certainteed Corp.
www.certainteed.com

Model TF-HC Therma-Fuser, Acutherm
www.acutherm.com

 

Division 26: Electrical & Electrical Power Generation

Dura-One Ecologic compact fluorescent lamps, Osram Sylvania
www.sylvania.com

LINEARlight Colormix LED modules, Osram Sylania
www.sylvania.com

Heyco-Tite large-sze liquid-tight cordgrips, Heyco Products Inc.
www.heyco.com

The Talak Series, Artemide
www.artemide.com

LIT-16 LED tiles, Lightspace Corporation
www.lightspacecorp.com

Slot fixtures, FontanaArte
www.fontanaarte.com

Toobo lamps, FontanaArte
www.fontanaarte.com

Stumble light fixture, Philips
www.philips.com

Alto II Linear Fluorescent lamp technology for T8 lamps, Philips Lighting company
www.philips.com/alto2

LC Series, Martin Architectural
www.martinarchitectural.com

Lane lamp family, Luceplan
www.luceplan.com

Vierti touch dimmer, Lutron
www.lutron.com

Reno, HessAmerica
www.hessamerica.com

Wall luminaire with one-sided/two-sided light output, Bega/US
www.bega-us.com

Intelligent Transfer Switch, Kohler Power Systems
www.kohler.com

Convia Programmable Infrastructure, Convia Inc./A Herman Miller Company
www.convia.com

Gear driven downlights, Lucifer Lighting Company
www.luciferlighting.com

Brazo task light, Haworth
www.haworth.com

Vetro Downlights, Lightolier
www.lightolier.com

eW FlexSLX
Color Kinetics Inc.
www.colorkinetics.com

Marlowe table lamp, Leucos USA Inc.
www.leucosusa.com

Skystream residential power appliance, Skystream Energy
www.skystreamenergy.com

iSign Fixture, iGuzzini
www.iguzzini.com

Skygarden pendant, Flos USA
www.flos.com

Gear 3, XAL Inc.
www.xal.com

 

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