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Plumbing & Electrical

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    Backlit LED

    Its maker says the TerraLux Decorative LED looks just as nice in a pendant fixture as a conventional halogen bulb

     
  • Designed for Reliability

    Rinnai’s Ultra Series condensing tankless water heater puts the heat exchanger on the bottom

     
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    Wall-Outlet Toilet

    The two-piece Riose toilet is designed for retrofits where the floor won’t accommodate a drain pipe

     
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    Q Premier Boiler

    A 132,000-Btu boiler and a 24-gallon charged indirect hot-water tank in one compact unit

     
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    PEX Alternative

    Zurn Pex hy-PE-RTube is flexible, so it can be made to lie flat during installation

     
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    Deck Lights

    Fiberon's Accent Lights are recessed into the deck surface

     
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    Residential Condensing Tank

    Rheem's High-Efficiency Condensing PDV Water Heater uses high-efficiency condensing technology

     
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    Bulblike LED

    The Advanced Light LED has the same look and temperature as a traditional incandescent bulb

     
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    Smart Dimmer

    Levitonís Decora SureSlide Dimmer provides full-range dimming for incandescent and dimmable LED and CFL lamps

     
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    Itís Raining Music

    The Moxie Showerhead produces a combination of water and sound

     
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    Fluorescent Replacement

    Larson Electronicsí 4-foot LED T-Series style bulb replaces the companyís T8 and T12 fluorescents

     
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    GE Home Generator System

    This compact unit gives small and medium-sized homes enough power to run essential circuits when the grid goes down

     
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    Safer Fish Tape

    Volt-Guard is designed to be used around live circuits

     
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    Seamless Drains

    Lenova has redesigned its stainless steel sinks to eliminate the yuck factor

     
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    Lenox Tubing Mini Cutter

    The Tight Space Tubing Cutter is a knuckle-saver

     
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    A Smaller GFCI

    Leviton says the SmartlockPro Slim Self-Test GFCI is 25 percent smaller than a typical GFCI receptacle, making it easier to fit the wires in the box

     
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    Lightning-Safe Gas Pipe

    TracPipe CounterStrike tubing has a conductive jacket that is supposed to help prevent damage from lightning

     
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    Product: 45 Kilo Hallo Wall

    The wall-mounted light fixture uses an ingeniously simple device to enable users to adjust its head height.

     
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    Fiberglass Sidelights for Entry Doors

    A stylish new option for Therma-Tru's Classic-Craft entry doors

     
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    Rotating Shower

    The FlipSide showerhead rotates to deliver four different sprays

     
 
 
 
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