PB November 2014

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Now in its fourth year, the Professionl Builder Design Awards highlight beautifully designed projects that display and embrace new market trends.

While the original Freedom Induction Cooktop has a stainless steel trim around the cooking surface, the new trimless version features a solid dark gray surface that integrates seamlessly.

The NRCP line of residential tankless water heaters from Noritz America combines the high efficiency of condensing technology with the comfort and savings of hot-water recirculation.

The retro Victoria 36-inch, freestanding ranges and ventilation hoods from SMEG have launched in the U.S.

Dacor’s Distinctive 36” Four Door French Door Refrigerator offers three cooling zones with a single zone that allows users to easily transition between fresh and frozen cooling modes. 

The Bosch Benchmark Steam Convection Oven offers steam, true convection, and steam convection combination cooking options, and is the first steam convection oven for the premium market.

The PRO 1000LP food waste disposer from Insinkerator features SoundSeal technology to deliver a quieter performance.

Designed to offer greater flexibility and more upsell opportunities, the ventless Whirlpool HybridCare clothes dryer with Hybrid Heat Pump technology provides builders and designers the freedom to place dryers virtually anywhere in the home.

Wolf Appliance has introduced several enhancements to its line of induction cooktops.

The KitchenAid Architect Series II, a 24-inch, five-cycle/six-option dishwasher, features the AquaSense Recycling System, which recycles water from the final rinse cycle and uses it in the next load’s pre-rinse cycle.

Marnie Oursler, president of Marnie Custom Homes, Bethany Beach, Del., shares how she uses her family history in home building and American-made materials to bring her designs to life.

The House Review design team presents plans for detached and attached secondary living spaces.

Scott Sedam shares why many of his builders pointed out cultural differences in the industry and how builders can move in the right direction toward finding a culture that suits their business.

As part of an ongoing series, this article highlights what's going on in the zero-energy-ready home market including the U.S. Department of Energy's partnerships with builders across the country.

Your sales team should market the true value of your homes from the outside in.

The Kevo lock by Kwikset transforms your smartphone into a key.

Inspired by the commercial kitchen oven’s side swing doors, the Viking Professional French-Door Double Oven puts accessibility within arm’s reach.

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