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Plumbing & Electrical

  • Foolproof Shutoff

    Prefab washer and dryer boxes take the hassle out of roughing in those appliances. The Pull Stop Box aims to do the same for toilets.

     
  • Solar Roofing

    Apollo is a low-profile photovoltaic array that can be installed along with the shingles by a certified roofing contractor.

     
  • Prestige Excellence Combination Boiler

    The Prestige Excellence Combination Boiler provides 110,000 Btu per hour for space heating and a 14-gallon indirect water heater that delivers up to 180 gallons per hour of domestic hot water.

     
  • Nora Lighting. The Diamond Series of LED recessed downlights for new construction, remodels, or retrofits include 4-inch, 5-inch, and 6-inch models. Fixtures in the Energy Star-rated series offer up to 50,000 hours of performance and come in reflector or baffle models with finishes including bronze, natural aluminum, copper, chrome, black, and white. 800.686.6672. www.noralighting.com.

    LED Downlights from Nora Lighting

    Nora Lighting. The Diamond Series of LED recessed downlights for new construction, remodels, or retrofits include 4-inch, 5-inch, and 6-inch models.

     
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    Product: Parans Solar Lighting Collection System

    Technology that brings natural light into interior spaces.

     
  • Retrofit LEDs

    Nora Lighting recently added a 4-inch 10-watt model to its Diamond Series of LED retrofit downlights.

     
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    Gentle Style: Kichler Arminda Collection

    Graceful lines create a delicate aesthetic for this lighting collection.

     
  • Pipe Dream: Pipe Birst Pro Leak and Flood Prevention System

    Smart wireless sensors and fast-acting controllers detect water line leaks and prevent damage.

     
  • Wall Outlet with USB Recharging Port

    Grounded receptacle supports 120V plugs and USB cables

     
  • High Point: Mansfield Summit Dual-Flush Toilet

    The popular Summit 3 toilet is now available as a dual-flush model.

     
  • Turning Japanese: Inax Eco-X Series Toilets

    Discharging all its water at once in a whirlpool effect beginning below the rim, Eco-X Series toilets clean the bowl from the top down.

     
  • Look, Ma, No Tools: American Standard Saver Toilet

    With tool-free installation, Saver toilets deliver high-efficiency water savings and require only hand-tightening to install.

     
  • LED Bulb

    Philips Lighting. The EnduraLED A19 is the first Energy Star–rated LED replacement for 60-watt incandescent light bulbs.

     
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    No-Cover-Plate Electrical Outlets

    If you can’t stand the sight of cover plates, consider Bocci’s 22 Series Wall Accessories.

     
  • Floor Heat Cable

    WarmWire floor heat cable makes it easy to incorporate radiant heat into a kitchen or bath: You simply tape cable straps to each side of the subfloor, weave the cable between the straps, and cover with a cement-based or gypsum-based mortar.

     
  • LED Replacement Bulbs

    Switch Bulb Co. says its new LED replacement bulbs combine the color and dimmability of incandescents with the efficiency and longevity of LEDs at an affordable price — $20 per bulb.

     
  • Pop-Up Power Outlet

    The Kitchen Power Grommet provides convenient access to electricity on virtually any countertop.

     
  • Brighter Fan Lights

    Broan and NuTone recently announced that they've improved the lighting for their Ultra Silent Ventilation Fans With Lights.

     
  • LED Light Bulb

    According to GE, fins surrounding the new 9-watt Energy Smart LED bulb dissipate heat and disperse light, making it the world's first omnidirectional LED replacement bulb.

     
  • Three Milwaukee 12-Volt Cordless Plumbing Tools

    Earlier this year, my crew and I tested three cordless plumbing tools from Milwaukee's M12 lithium-ion line.