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    Haiku by Big Ass Fans

    Haiku ceiling fans bring Big Ass air movement to even the smallest spaces. A 60-inch (152-centimeter) wingspan and lightweight minimalist design make them ideal for rooms with lower ceilings. Haiku's airfoils and motor housing blend together into a single, seamless organic form. Internally, its award-winning motor and controls deliver silent operation and an 80% improvement in efficiency over conventional ceiling fan motors. All of this engineering comes beautifully wrapped in a sleek, modern package, with two bamboo and two composite blade options to choose from. No bells, no whistles. Just the world's most perfect small ceiling fan.

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    New ColorMax® Stains Available for CertainTeed® Weatherboards™

    Six enhanced ColorMax® stains — Redwood, Mahogany, Maple, Cedar, Emerald and Slate — are now available for CertainTeed WeatherBoards™ fiber cement siding. Each includes FiberTect® primer/sealer, base coat, and a semi-transparent top coat to intensify the TrueTexture™ natural grain pattern and simulate a rich, stained wood look for Perfection Shingles, Random Square Straight and Staggered Edge Shakes, Cedar Lap, Soffit and trim. The stains join 16 vivid solid ColorMax colors. WeatherBoards is also the only fiber cement siding with a third-party validated life cycle assessment, NAHB Green Approved and GreenCircle™ Certified, and qualifies for the new LEED transparency double credit.

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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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