Furnishings Manufactured Planters/Healthcare Furniture/Window Treatments Related Video: Compass furniture Listen as Gianfranco Zaccai, the President and Chief Design Officer of Continuum, discusses the development of the Compass health care furnishings line for Herman Miller.
Plumbing Lavatories and Sinks/Shower Receptors & Basins/Flushometers Related Video: Vero Black Sink You might want to turn down the soundtrack before viewing this animated slideshow of Duravit’s Vero family of ceramic bathroom furnishings (not shown in new Black option). Related Video: Simple Flush An explanation and installation demo of Brondell’s Simple Flush and how it saves water.
HVAC & Equipment Ventilation Hoods/Heating Boilers/Unit Kitchens Related Video: Dyson fan A simple, air-filled latex balloon travels through carefully arranged groupings of Dyson fans in this mesmerizing video.
Concrete & Exterior Improvements Cement | Precast Concrete | Site Furnishings | Tree Grates “This product [Novacam Carbon Negative Cement] has the potential to make a big impact on the construction industry as a whole. Truly carbon-negative products, performing at the same levels as their carbon-burning predecessors, should become the new standard.” — Adam Zimmerman
Materials Metal Specialties | Metal Railings | Decorative Metal | Wood Framing “My top picks were based either on real innovation in performance with sleek-looking design (BrightShelf), wide applicability in the market (TJ-insulated products), or pure beauty and seductive appeal (Crystal Titanium).” — Gina Bocra
Thermal & Moisture Protection Roof Tiles | Thermal Insulation | Vegetative Roofing Systems “Fiberglass insulation is such a widely used category that this product [Owens Corning EcoTouch] has a huge potential impact.”—Stephan Jaklitsch
Equipment Residential Appliances | Health-Care Equipment | Unit Kitchens “The 14kW & 20kW residential home generator updates a product that has become increasingly in demand for our practice. A composite shell that is corrosion-proof is appropriate for coastal areas especially prone to power loss.” — Robert Luntz
Finishes Gypsum Board | Tiling | Ceilings | Countertops | Flooring “I’ve seen and specified the Barz Ceiling System. It can provide integration with HVAC systems and access to the ceiling. It’s a nice product, if used well.” — Stephan Jaklitsch