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Winners - 2006

Broken down by category, here is the complete list of Product Reports 2006 winners, including company name, product name, and a hot link to the company web site.
— Rita Catinella Orrell


Editors’ Picks Finishes
Prototypes Specialties & Equipment
Top 10 Green Building Products Furnishings
Concrete Plumbing
Metal, Woods, Plastics & Composites HVAC
Thermal & Moisture Protection Electrical & Communications
Openings Special Construction & Pollution Control



Editors’ Picks

Interior Paint, Yolo Colorhouse

My Studio, Herman Miller

Reynobond with Kevlar, Alcoa

180 Walls Collection, Designtex

Modular Column Refrigeration and Freezer System, Gaggenau



Hanabi Lamp, Nendo

LED Roof Tiles, Lambert Kamps

Solid Poetry Concrete, Terratorium

Synthetic Gecko, BAE Systems

Power Plastic, Konarka

Active Protection System, Dow Corning

In-Out Curtain, IwamotoScott Architecture

Concrete Canvas, Crawford Brewin Ltd.


Top 10 Green Building Products

Polished Concrete System, RetroPlate

Underwater Standing Timber Salvage, Triton Logging

SageGlass Tintable Glazing, Sage Electrochromics

PaperStone Certified Composite Surface Material, KlipTech Composites

Varia and “100 Percent” Recycled-Content Panel Products, 3form Inc.

Recycled-Content Interior Moulding, Timbron International

Water-Efficient Showerhead, Delta

WeatherTRAK Smart Irrigation Controls, HydroPoint Data Systems Inc.

Coolerado Cooler Advanced Indirect Evaporative Air Conditioner, Coolerado LLC

Renewable Energy Credits, Community Energy Inc.


Cast-in-place concrete - Precast concrete - Concrete forming and accessories

Engineered Cement Composites, University of Michigan

Light Concrete, The Company of Arts

Nucrete stainless concrete, Sonoma Cast Stone

Thermomass Building Insulation System, Composite Technologies

Cubic Concrete Collection, Architectural Systems


Metal, Woods, Plastics & Composites
Metal stairs and railings - cold formed metal framing - Decorative metal - Metal specialties - Rough Carpentry - Wood treatment - Plastic and composite fabrications

100 Percent, 3form

Bendywood, Decorative Components

Mediamesh, GKD-USA

Maplex, EHV-Weidmann Industries

Veritas ResinArt Panels, Robin Reigi Inc.

Silver Collection, Abet Laminati

Dye Sublimation in Corian, R.D. Wing Company

Steel Strong Wall, Simpson Strong-Tie

Push-Lock, The Cable Connection

Accoya, Titan Wood

Danback Wood Backing, Arch Wood Protection


Thermal & Moisture Protection
Air barriers and vapor retarders - Sealants, caulking, and seals - Ridge veins - Membrane roofing - Rood accessories

Décor Roof Systems, Sarnafil

Extruded TerminEdge, W.P. Hickman Systems

Roof Saver, Roof Saver

StraightFlash Versatile Flange, DuPont

Gorilla Wrap, Johns Manville


Door and frames - Windows - Window screens - Roof windows and skylights - Window and door hardware - Security door hardware - Glass and glazing

Okawood insulating glass, Schott N.A.

Dialock door terminal, Hafele America

TruScene insect screens, Andersen Windows

IWP Exterior Folding Door System, Jeld-Wen

Cyprium Collection, Loewen

Stones, Joel Berman Glass Studios

Scintilla Glass, Sensitile Systems

High Performance Daylighting System, Huvco

Solarban 70XL glass, PPG Industries

Push-Out Casements and Awnings, Kolbe Windows & Doors

Solarscreen VRE-59, Viracon

Convex Glass, Nathan Allan Glass Studios

Collections, Weather Shield Windows & Doors

Monti Hinge, Custom Hardware Manufacturing

Piccolo, Bendheim Wall Systems


Plaster and gypsum board - Prefinished panels - Carpeting - Ceilings - Wood and resilient flooring - Acoustic insulation - Ceramic, metal and wood tile - Wall coverings

Cerdomus Sculpture Tiles, Italian Trade Commission

TechZone Ceiling System, Armstrong Ceilings

Cell Carpet, Lama Concept

Metal Freeform Collection, Soli

Fortis Arbor Wood Mosaics, Flux Studios

PlybooSport, Smith & Fong

Recycled Leather, Spinneybeck

POP Plywood Panels, Hightower Group

Bas-Relief and Perforated Partitions, Erwin Hauer Studios

Vesale Stone, Marazzi

Ecotextures, Architectural Systems

Papyra, Danskina

EcoCycle Series, Crossville

Rubber Stair Treads, Johnsonite

Case Study Collection, Kibak Tile

EasyMat, Custom Building Products

QuietRock, Quiet Solution

Sound-Engineered Drywall, Supress Products

Sheetrock Brand Lightweight All Purpose Joint Compound PLUS 3, USG


Specialties & Equipment
Exterior grilles and screens - Kitchen hoods and ventilation - Residential appliances - Signage

Induction Cooktops, Thermador

Ceramic Electric Cooktops, BSH Home Appliances

Om mini, Zephyr

Velocity, Cambridge Architectural

SBS 24i5 and SBS 245 refrigerators, Liebherr

Capture-Jet, Halton Company

Photoluminescent Safety Signs, American Permalight


Curtains and drapes - Countertops - Office accessories - Office furniture - Seating - Systems furniture - Fabric treatment - Bicycle racks - Site furnishings

Steven Holl Seating and Tables, Horm

Cycloc, Cycloc

Softseating, Molo Design

Flukes, Meld

Antibodi, Moroso

Ingeo Drapery, Designtex

Abacá Decorative Laminate, Lamin-Art

Bernù Aero, Arconas

Egalité Bench, Bernhardt Design

Enso Collection, Momentum Textiles

Spline, Offecct

Clerk, Allsteel

x-Stack Chair, Vecta


Patterns, Haworth

Ellipta, Hafele America

End-Grain Block, Smith & Fong Plyboo (through Robin Reigi Inc.)

Trees, Brayton International

Ply, Maharam

Loom, Matteo Grassi

Shin and Tomoko Azumi ZA Bench, Davis Furniture Industries

Spoon Lounge and Sushi Daybed, PIE

Architect-designed collections, Appoggi

Shetkastone, All Paper Recycling


Residential plumbing fixtures - Commercial plumbing fixtures

Istanbul Collection, VitrA

Terra bath tub, Boffi

Eve, KWC America

Happy D toilet & 2nd Floor Collection washbasin, Duravit


Ice storage - Air distribution - HVAC fans - Air-cleaning devices

CleanEffects, Trane

IceBank Cool Storage, Calmac Manufacturing

Linear Diffuser System, LTG

Ultra Silent humidity sensing fan & SmartSense Intelligent Ventilation,  Broan-NuTone

Electrical & Communications
Interior lighting fixtures, lamps and ballasts - Exterior lighting - Lighting control devices - Data communications software

Volcano, Louis Poulsen Lighting

Aella table lamp, Leucos USA

Tufted Architect Series Dimmer, International Fashion Machines

Leaf LED task light, Herman Miller

Oblivion pendant, Litecontrol

LumeLex track-based solid-state lighting fixture, Lighting Service Inc.

Night Elements column, HessAmerica

SMD LED semiconductor diodes, Nimbus

FireTight, Prescolite

Anigmo Touchless Dimmer, Anigmo

Nalu landscape fixture, Dreamscape Lighting

TCP pin-based socket fluorescent lamps, TCP

Z-Bar LED desk lamp, Koncept Technologies

Gé pendant, Kartell US

Exterior 1200, Martin Architectural

Acrobat Connect Professional, Adobe Systems

Linear Lighting Elements, Bega/US

Sky, inter-lux

Pharos Lighting Playback Controller, ETC


Special Construction & Pollution Control
Glazed structures - Whirlpool tubs - Noise-abatement barriers

IllumaWall, Duo-Gard Industries

Saphyr whirlpool spa, Neptune

Noise Barrier System, Quilite