|ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 12 - The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named the winning products in its fifth annual Best of IBS Awards during the NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) in Orlando, Fla. The awards were presented during a ceremony on the final day of the show.
This year's Best of IBS Awards received over 400 entries. Decided by a panel of independent judges made up of attending reporters and building professionals, the awards were given in nine categories, plus an overall Best in Show award.
The winners were:
Best in Show Winner: AquaBoy® Pro II by Aquarius Brands
Best Kitchen Product: AquaBoy® Pro II by Aquarius Brands
Best Bath Product: Marble Attache by Daltile
Best Energy Efficient Product: Intelli-Balance 100 by Panasonic Eco Solutions North America
Best Green Building Product: The Greyter HOME by Greyter Water Systems
Best Home Technology Product: Biorev 360 by Biorev LLC
Best Indoor Living Product: Brinks Home Security Array Deadbolt by Hampton Products International
Best Outdoor Living Product: OUTDECO Decorative Panels by Outdeco USA LLC
Best Window and Door Product: MultiGlide Door by Andersen Windows Inc.
Most Innovative Building Product: Regal Aluminum Railing w/LED by Regal Ideas Inc.
"We've seen a wide range of innovative new products this year at IBS, but these award winners really do stand out," said Ann Garvey, NAHB's 2016 Conventions and Meetings Committee Chair and principal of A&J Construction & Consulting in Charlotte, Mich. "I'm proud that IBS is the event where our exhibitors bring their A game so our builders and remodelers can bring the latest and best products and services to their clients."
Awards were given to exhibitors with a product or line that shows the best combination of design, functionality and innovation, as well as its usefulness to consumers and/or home builders.
ABOUT NAHB. The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 700 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year.