UltraTouch denim insulation is now easier to install thanks to its new perforated batts. Available in R-13, R-19, R-21, and R-30, the product, made from post-consumer blue jeans, is environmentally friendly and does not require installers to wear protective gear. Bonded Logic. 480-812-9114.www.bondedlogic.com.

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With a U-factor as low as 0.19, triple-pane, aluminum-clad Ultra Energy Performance casement windows meet U.S. and Canada Energy Star certifications. Pine frames are standard, but multiple wood species are available. The casements have a standard 3 ¼-inch jamb depth and a 2 ¼-inch-wide sash. Kolbe. 800-955-8177.www.kolbe-kolbe.com.