Introductions, insights, and inspirations from the world of building products this past week, including two big names expanding the market’s LED options, a decline in green product purchases, and homeowner trends galore.
• Samsung has entered the LED market with seven bulbs, including several screw-in options.
• Not to be outdone, Toshiba has introduced its own A19 LED lamp.
Water-saving showerheads, modern pellet stoves, slate-look porcelain tile, and two more products that caught our attention this week.
Unique door handles, an industry-first inspection camera, an outdoor cooktop, and two other products that caught our attention during the past week.
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To craft this outdoor pizza oven in London, Ontario, Cambria Stone Design began with a small pizza oven kit, then framed it out into a larger, custom piece. Eldorado Stone’s manufactured stone veneer, supplied by Grand River Stone, was applied to the outside; the oven also is outfitted with a poured-concrete shelf and topped with a traditional roof (still under construction) and a chimney.
Introductions, insights, and inspirations from the world of building products this past week:
• Products Insider loves the WaterSense label, so we’re happy to see that the EPA certification is expanding to outdoor products with a pending program for irrigation controllers.
• Research by Professional Remodeler reveals that 54% of remodelers have seen a slight to significant decrease in window business since the tax credits expired.