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    Energy-Saving Skylight for any Climate

    Duo-Gard's Maximizer skylight offers versatility by using a building-integrated approach to daylighting that considers the function of the structure, the climate, and the performance needs of the individual project. The clear acrylic dome covers a panel of insulating translucent multiwall polycarbonate glazing with high diffused light transmittance. Six models of the skylight offer a range of performance values allowing designers to choose the level of daylighting performance and the desired ROI. Available in 4 by 4 feet (1.2 by 1.2 meters) and 4 by 6 feet (1.2 by 1.9 meters) standard sizes.

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    SCHOTT Wall System Provides Complete Package of Glass Solutions for Interior Design

    The SCHOTT Wall System provides a complete package of quality glass solutions with installations to suit interior applications, such as illuminated walls and stylish partitions. Utilizing extruded aluminum profiles, the Wall System is both strong and durable, while light and attractive in appearance. The modular construction offers diverse design and set-up options, ranging from free-standing individual display modules to more extensive connected walls. The modules can be equipped with door options, integrated multimedia technology, SCHOTT LED lighting and display cases. The range includes various sizes of wall frames and accessories, which can be installed up to 30 feet high.

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    Ecological Solid Surface

    LG Hausys introduces HI-MACS® Eden, a solid eco-surface product created from 70% natural stone bauxite powder, 25 % high quality acrylic resin, and 5% natural pigments. The pre-consumer recycled materials are certified for recycled content by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), and the product is GREENGUARD Certified for indoor air quality as a "low emitting product" - available for LEED credits. Eden is inert, completely non-porous, fire-resistant, has a high level of durability with color fastness, and the uniform thickness allows for subtle joints. The thermoformable capability allows the product to be molded, increasing its architectural versatility by offering a variety of shapes and designs. Eden comes in 13 botanically inspired colors.

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    Smart Water Softener

    The new GE Salt Saver™ water softener reduces hard water with the option to monitor and adjust the degree of water softness. The Custom Select™ blending valve offers households the ability to adjust the softness of the water with the turn of a knob. The accompanying SmartSoft™ technology learns a family's water-use patterns in 30 days and accommodates their needs, increasing water heater efficiency. The Salt Saver helps reduce salt consumption by using up to 34 percent less salt. Easy indicator on the control panel measures salt refill status. Consumers can use up to 50 percent less detergent for laundry and dishwashing with softened water.

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    WAC LED Wall and Step Lights Need No Transformer

    WAC Lighting has introduced the LEDme Line Voltage Step and Wall Lights, suitable for interior and exterior use on stairs, walls, and pathways. These lights are available in horizontal and scoop designs for seamless installation and can be wired without using an LED driver or transformer. Square and rectangular shaped units can be mounted to a standard junction box, while round lights come with a special junction box. The light's cast aluminum body is available with white, bronze, or brushed Nickel faceplates. LEDme lights are IP66 rated and UL listed for wet locations and come with a five-year warranty.

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