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New Products from July 2007 Professional Builder
This new product overview features unique wash basins, an energy-efficient air conditioner and a deck board fastener.
The Stylo collection from Briggs Industries adds flair to traditional wash basins with 13 geometric and organic styles, such as the wide-walled and shallow-bottom Castelli and the classically-shaped Rotondo. All are made of vitreous china that resists staining and discoloration. The company offers a limited lifetime warranty and produces the basins in white and biscuit. For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5334-130
The Latitudes Equator hidden fastener delivers automatic, consistent alignment of deck boards. Y-shaped "gap wings" let boards expand and contract to prevent lifting. The fastener is engineered to work together with Latitudes Equator slotted composite decking to yield a blemish-free surface. The Equator decking line is available in gray, cedar, redwood and walnut. For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/2334-133
The 5T 15+ SEER Echelon air conditioner by Coleman Heating & Air Conditioning features a swept-wing fan design to move air smoothly with minimal turbulence to result in uniformly cool the home. Two-speed operation minimizes energy consumption during mild weather. The unit produces 24,000 to 60,000 BTUs an hour, at a peak efficiency of 15 SEER. For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5334-131
Fashioned out of brushed stainless steel, Sirius Range Hoods' SU207 features minimalist looks huffed into a 16-inch wide seamless welded hood that allows the chimney to reach a height of 45 inches. The hood blows 600 cubic feet per minute with its quiet-operation, four-speed motor. A 50-watt halogen lamp illuminates the cooking area. For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5334-132