Joining the NAHB’s International Builders Show for the first time, KBIS 2014 was the place for manufacturers from around the globe to unveil their latest and most efficient products yet. Here are nine of our favorites.
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Cambria Coastal Collection Made with quartz harvested mostly from North American mines, these natural stone countertops are GREENGUARD Gold certified and contribute LEED points. cambriausa.com
Wilsonart Laminates and Adhesives Adding to its GREENGUARD Gold certified, paper-based laminates, Wilsonart now offers GREENGUARD adhesives. wilsonarthd.com
Dekton by Cosentino This new ultra-compact surface is made from the same inorganic raw materials found in glass and porcelain but uses a proprietary process to forge an extra-strong, high-performance surface that can withstand outdoor temperatures and moisture in any climate. silestoneusa.com
Poggenpohl ARTESIO Quality and craftsmanship are unsung heroes when it comes to sustainability. Poggenpohl’s beautiful kitchens are an investment for life. KBIS attendees saw them installed at the Mandarin Oriental in Vegas. poggenpohl.com
Bosch Benchmark Ovens New ADA-compliant ovens have the option of a side-opening door and new features like EcoChef uses residual heat to conserve energy. bosch-home.com
Kohler Awaken with Eco-Assist The popular shower head and handshower is now equipped with an Eco-Assist button that ups the flow for activities such as hair-washing, saving water (at 1.5 gpm) the rest of the time. kohler.com
ROHL Perrin & Rowe Lavatory Faucet Offering filtered water in the bathroom with the highest-quality filtering technology, this faucet also uses a dedicated waterline within the faucet to avoid any cross-contamination. rohlhome.com
Blanco ATTIKA Sink Using the highest-quality steel, the ATTIKA sink is manufactured sustainably with reclaimed heat and water, in addition to being eye-catching for its architectural distinction. blancoamerica.com
TOTO Neorest 750H This clean new offering from TOTO is dual flush, offers personal cleansing and drying, and employs an innovative Cyclone system that uses a maximum of only one gallon per flush. totousa.com