A sampling of the project’s high-performance products and
The iSeries can connect ducted and high wall mini-split units to one outdoor unit. Inverter technology uses only as much power as is needed to match indoor needs. www.unicosystem.com.
The 20kW generator uses PowerBoost technology to handle large loads without dropping power, backed by a commercial-grade engine. www.kohlergenerators.com.
When set to the 12-hour defrost cycle, the French door refrigerator will go into energy saving mode if not opened for 24 hours. It offers 22.6 cubic feet of storage. www.frigidaire.com.
The San Raphael toilet features pressure vessel technology to deliver commercial-grade flushing and water savings. The 1-gallon flush setting reduces water usage by more than 30 percent compared with 1.6-gallon units, says the company. www.us.kohler.com.
Smooth-Pro Fiberglass Exterior doors provide the look of traditional wood along with added energy efficiency and durability. Various glass options, including Energy Star qualified low-E glass, are available. www.jeld-wen.com.
StraightFlash is designed to protect the heads and jambs of rectangular windows, areas that can be subject to wind-driven rain that can find its way into the window opening and cause water damage. www.dupont.com.
Fiberglass Sustainable Insulation is made using a high percentage of recycled glass and a plant-based binder, with no added formaldehyde, acrylics, or dyes, and reduced water and energy use during manufacturing. www.certainteed.com.
AdvanTech subflooring is engineered for superior strength, stiffness, fastener-holding power, and moisture resistance. The panels’ high density and advanced resins ensure a sturdy, quiet floor. www.huberwood.com.
Eco is a durable and multi-purpose hard surface made from 75 percent recycled materials, such as glass and porcelain. The manufacturing process uses 94 percent reused water. www.ecobycosentino.com.
100 Series patio doors are made of Fibrex composite material, which is 40 percent reclaimed wood. Twice as strong as vinyl, it blocks thermal transfer better than aluminum. www.andersenwindows.com
The WhisperGreen Select ventilation fan features a “Pick-A-Flow” speed selector and plug and play modules: multispeed operation, motion and condensation sensors, and an LED night light. www.panasonic.com.
The company’s roof systems are 100 percent recyclable and allow thermal movement and blanket insulation. The ms-HT self-adhesive membrane can be used under metal or asphalt roofing. www.metalsales.us.com.
As a full service solar energy provider, Solar City handles design, installation, and maintenance. Its low-profile Zep Solar mounting system blends with the roof and has fewer contact points. www.solarcity.com.
Calibra II cabinets are available in Advanta’s Origin construction series, made with a soy-based adhesive. A solid slab design and full overlay doors provide a modern look. www.advantacabinets.com.
Epic engineered wood is made from EnviroCore, Shaw’s high-density recycled wood fiber core board, and is Cradle to Cradle certified Silver. The wood is durable and impact-resistant. www.shawfloors.com.
Tankless water heaters operate on an as-needed basis to efficiently provide hot water for the whole home. The timer controller sets recirculation patterns to save hot water during periods of inactivity. www.rinnai.us.