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Western Window Systems:

The VISION House will use Western Window Systems Series 7000 aluminum windows, which offer U-value ratings as low as 0.19 and design pressure ratings above 50.

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Premier SIPs:

Premier’s incredible framing systems create turn-key high-performance building envelopes for homes, multi-family residences, schools, medical facilities, and an array of commercial and institutional buildings.  Other benefits include construction time and money savings for builders, design flexibility and environmental products benefits for architects, and healthier, more comfortable structures with reduced utility costs for building owners. As a leader in the SIPs industry, Premier Building Systems is proud to be at the forefront of residential, commercial & industrial high-performance building envelope systems

Premier SIPs are stronger than conventional framing, straighter based on engineered materials and the elimination of traditionally inconsistent conventional lumber, and predictable for wall, roof, and floor construction. The large-section panels install fast, helping reduce building cycle time and jobsite labor. They are virtually airtight for improved indoor air quality and a healthier living environment, providing superior insulating values and a tight building envelope. This helps reduce heating and cooling energy use up to 60 percent and help reduce jobsite waste up to two-thirds. They can also help contribute toward points in leading green building programs, including up to 46 points in LEED® for Homes and up to 39 points in LEED® for New Construction.

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) from Premier Building Systems span the full length of the 12-foot roof on the Seattle Cascades Vision House. Using SIPs for the roofing material drastically reduces the need for supports in the roof structure. By using SIPs, we create incredible opportunities to utilize the space in the home without adding to the footprint of the floor plan. The SIPs roof is airtight, watertight, and structurally sound, which controls energy gains and losses.

 
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SCHOTT ROBAX: 

SCHOTT ROBAX heat-resistant, transparent glass-ceramic panels, shown below in an application by Spartherm, provide a visually appealing, closeup view and feel of the fire without danger from flying sparks. Image courtesy of Spartherm

 

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Rheem:

The Rheem® Prestige® Series High Efficiency Combination Boilers offer both space heating and domestic hot water in a single unit. So whether you need the living room to be extra cozy for movie night or you’re ready for a hot relaxing bath, the Combi has you covered.

The ENERGY STAR® certified Combi Boiler produces domestic hot water when you need it, so you save energy and money. It also saves valuable space by replacing your both boiler and tank water heater. Integrate your Combi Boiler with a Rheem hydronic air handler to maximize energy efficiency and minimize energy costs.

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Schneider Electric:

In the VISION House Seattle Cascades,  Schneider Electric’s second generation of Wiser Energy residential energy management provides clear, easy-to-understand notifications and tracking of home appliances. Real-time monitoring enables homeowners to maximize electrical savings and return on solar investments.

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Cultured Stone:

The VISION House will feature Cultured Stone's Country Ledgestone in Gunnison. The Gunnison product reveals hues of brooding charcoal and gunmetal punctuated by highlights of powdery light gray. Country Ledgestone profiles provide trade professionals with an extensive variety of colors (in addition to Gunnison) and incorporate easily into any space. The stark, cut lines and rugged edges of each stone shape complement both rustic and contemporary designs, and the dry grout look makes installation quick and easy.

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Control4:

In VISION House Seattle Cascades, Control4’s EA-5 Controller is the hub or brain of the whole-house control system. This unit communicates with all the connected products in the house, such as the Cosmos and Wiser Energy system. In addition, it has music streaming services built into it, which can be used as an audio source for up to five zones.

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Quicksilver

QUICKSILVERTM from Systems Components is a cutting-edge synthetic roofing underlayment created for projects where durability and performance are a must. The most recent innovation in synthetic roofing by System Components Corporation, QUICKSILVER is the first mechanically-fastened synthetic roofing underlayment designed specifically for demanding tile and metal roofing systems. QUICKSILVER’s design innovation offers hybrid performance that is traditionally available from a self-adhered underlayment in a mechanically fastened synthetic underlayment. The durability and stability of QUICKSILVER allow it to be exposed to the elements for up to 180 days before final roof covering.

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Viewrail

Viewrail FLIGHT floating stairs are a customized modern floating stair system that creates a light-filled, airy open space to replace a typical drywall box filled with stairs. With FLIGHT, the treads appear to float in mid-air and the wide-open space on the sides and underneath create new wide, panoramic views.

In addition to FLIGHT, Viewrail also crafts Terrace, a waterfall stairway design introduced this year, Vedera Glass railing, designed to work perfectly with a FLIGHT system, and Ascend Talons, a stunningly clean solution for frameless glass railing.

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Nudura

Nudura are global leaders in the design and manufacture of Insulated Concrete Form products and accessories for residential, commercial, medical, and educational structures, along with a variety of other structure types.

We manufacture a range of product and accessories for a variety of applications which provide, maximum energy efficiency, superior strength, healthier indoor working and living environments and a structure that offers lower overall maintenance costs over its lifetime compared to traditional building applications.

All Nudura Forms have our patented DURAFOLD, DURAMAX, DURALOK Technology ® and a 4-Way Reversible system giving you a form that can’t be matched.

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MoistureShield Composite Decking

MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, proudly manufactures composite deck boards and related products serving a range of retail and distribution customers across North America and several international markets. The development of new technologies and patents has enabled MoistureShield to manufacture superior composite products from recycled wood fiber and recycled polyethylene plastic. The MoistureShield brand embodies the same global sustainability practices found in CRH’s sister companies, taking steps throughout the manufacturing process to conserve both energy and materials, while diverting common waste items from landfills. CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group with operating locations in 32 countries worldwide.  

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Panasonic

Panasonic N330 HIT® Photovoltaic Module, 330-watt, 40mm The 96-cell high-efficiency HIT® N330 40mm solar module provides your home with a powerful combination of immediate energy savings, guaranteed long-term performance, and sleek beauty. A remarkably low temperature coefficient of -0.258%/°C helps generate greater electricity output even on the hottest days. Panasonic home solar panels are backed by our TripleGuard warranty which covers performance, parts and labor for 25 years, and guarantees minimum power output of 90.76% after 25 years. na.panasonic.com/us/solar

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WhisperFresh Select™ Fresh Air Supply Fan, 50-150 CFM WhisperFresh™ Select provides a filtered fresh air solution for today’s tightly built, energy-efficient homes.  WhisperFresh Select can operate as a stand-alone filtered supply fresh air solution to meet ASHRAE 62.2 requirements for make-up/supply air or when paired with multi-speed exhaust fans, it brings in filtered air from outdoors while stale, moist, polluted air is exhausting out of the home to create balanced ventilation.  With the turn of a dial, Pick-A-Flow lets users customize airflow to nine settings from 50-150 CFM, ensuring the required air-moving power on any project. Easily integrates with central HVAC and enhances ductless systems for maximum IAQ benefits. Can be used to comply with the strictest green building codes and standards. whisperfreshselect.com

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The Panasonic Cosmos Healthy Home System—a combination of the Command Center, indoor air quality (IAQ) Sensors and Panasonic’s WhisperHood IAQ Range Hood, WhisperGreen Select, and WhisperFresh Select Fresh Air Supply Fan—maintains IAQ and comfort, and provides passive heating and cooling.

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Unified Steel

Unified Steel's stone-coated roofing boasts durability and efficiency. Not only does Boral Steel stone-coated roofing perform, but it also comes in a variety of profiles and colors to both enhance the curb appeal and value of a home.

Since steel roofing lasts longer and requires less maintenance than other materials, Boral Steel offers a 50-year warranty which includes 120 mph wind protection and a Class 4 Hail rating. When installed with a specific underlayment, Boral roofing panels achieve a Class A fire rating. 

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Sponsors

WhirlpoolCorp

Whirlpool Corporation accepts the responsibility to develop high-performance appliances that conserve the earth’s resources and help homeowners do the same. They continually monitor the environmental effects of their business, not only by creating many new and innovative products that consume less water and energy, but also by improving  manufacturing and distribution processes, and using materials that minimize the impact on the planet.  

SCHOTT

SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics.  With more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise, we offer a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions that contribute to our customers’ success.

SCHOTT ROBAX® is a leading manufacturer of heat-resistant, transparent glass-ceramic with over 100 million fire-viewing panels sold in 40 years. SCHOTT ROBAX® fire-viewing panels engineered in Germany, ensure enjoyment while providing full protection, visual appeal, warmth and heat.  ROBAX® panels enable a close-up view and feel of the fire, with no danger from flying sparks. 

Our comprehensive knowledge of products, markets and consumers worldwide, allows us to provide fireplace manufacturers complete product development opportunities from concept ideation to development to consumer launch, backed by exceptional customer service.

Viewrail

Viewrail, based in Goshen IN, is the leading manufacturer of modern stairs and railing in the US. Viewrail manufactures floating stair systems along with premium glass, rod, and cable railing. All components are manufactured in-house in one of seven specialized manufacturing facilities. Viewrail products are sold directly to consumers and professionals at www.viewrail.com

MoistureShield

As a leader in composite decking, MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, recognizes that plastics are a becoming a threat to the planet, especially to marine life, while at the same time, forests are being eradicated at an alarming rate. MoistureShield's decking products are manufactured with 95% post-consumer products including recycled plastics and reclaimed wood fibers, diverting more than 100 million pounds of waste from landfills every year (equal to a staggering 7.5 football fields stacked 10 feet high). Designed with LEED certifications, their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility maintains a low carbon footprint at all levels of production.  MoistureShield also helps reduce the impact on the world’s forests by offering a durable, attractive alternative to wood for decking surfaces with realistic wood grain looks. By choosing MoistureShield’s technology-driven deck products, it is easy for consumers to have a positive impact on the environment without sacrificing beauty, comfort or performance. Learn more at www.MoistureShield.com.

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Premier Building Systems

As the largest producer of structural insulated panels (SIPS) in the US, Premier Building Systems has been manufacturing SIPS since the 1970’s. Building industry professionals have rated Premier Building Systems as the preferred brand of SIPS nationwide and Premier has been selected consistently as the top-rated SIPS producer through various industry publications. 

 

SquareD

For over 100 years, the Square D by Schneider Electric brand has powered homes, schools, factories, and commercial buildings. We are focused on delivering peace of mind with the reliable and proven performance you can trust.  Its parent company, Schneider Electric, is a global leader in energy management and automation. With a corporate culture committed to sustainability, the Square D brand enables our customers to achieve success in a constantly changing environment with the products, solutions, and tools to help them save time and money. 

Control4

Control4 is a leading global provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, comfort, security, communications, and more into a unified smart home system that enhances the daily lives of its consumers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making networks more robust, entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and provides families more peace of mind. Today, every home and business needs automation horsepower and a high-performance network to manage the increasing number of connected devices. The Control4 platform interoperates with more than 13,000 third-party consumer electronics products, ensuring an ever-expanding ecosystem of devices will work together. Control4 is delivering intelligent solutions for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world.

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Since our founding in 1918 and through the 100 years since, we’ve developed innovative sustainable technologies across ever-changing social landscapes. Now, from smart city technology to green home building, we’re helping to protect the next generation and pave the way for the future.

Panasonic has been pioneering solar power since the green revolution began. Starting with production of amorphous cell technology in 1975, no one has spent more time on solar R&D. In 1997, our HIT® modules introduced high-efficiency solar panels to the world.

For 25 years, Panasonic has also developed innovative ventilation and IAQ solutions that promote better indoor air quality and healthy home building. As part of our mission to help deliver healthier, more energy efficient homes, we’re enabling green builders to design beyond code and meet the nation’s strictest green building standards.

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Western Window Systems is focused on helping people live better through remarkably beautiful moving glass walls and windows that blend the indoors with the outside. Powered by an ambitious business model, proprietary technology, and some of the most amazing people on the planet, we’re in a position to challenge norms and inspire new thinking.

By giving people access to products that remove boundaries and expand space, we’re revolutionizing the way people live — and changing construction in the process.

Rheem

From industry-leading technologies to next- generation energy efficiencies, Rheem has been a pioneer in developing some of the most innovative advancements in heating, cooling and water heating. With a long list of award-winning solutions, Rheem continues to deliver advanced comfort, savings and experiences to our customers—just as we’ve done for nearly 100 years.

Rheem is committed to making a difference with the products we create, for the people we serve and through the processes that drive us. From innovating energy-saving products to supporting the trade, our sustainability efforts know no bounds—including our 2025 commitment: We’re designing for zero waste.

Whether you need high efficiency water delivery or low energy costs—or both, we have your next ENERGY STAR® certified water heater. Browse our impressive line of sustainable, high efficiency tankless water heaters, tank water heaters, and the most efficient water heater on earth – the Rheem hybrid electric water heater.

Nudura

Projects specifying Nudura ICF blocks provide much greater potential for saving valuable environmental resources, reducing energy consumption and C02 emissions, two major factors facing today’s commercial and residential buildings. Nudura is proud to contribute to the LEED program for both Canada and the United States.

Today's buildings demand reliable, robust, high thermal performance building envelopes that provide maximum energy efficiency, prevent heat loss, and eliminate thermal bridging, all of which, Nudura ICF blocks can deliver. These performance criteria are key factors in minimizing energy running costs while maximizing property value for building owners.

It is vital that the correct insulation systems and materials are specified at the design stage to ensure that thermal performance is maintained throughout the lifetime of the building. Additionally, high-performance ICF block buildings can reduce annual running costs by as much as 70% in conjunction with other high-performance products included through the building design.

Unified Steel

Westlake Royal Roofing Solutions™ is the combination of DaVinci® Roofscapes and the former Boral North America roofing product lines. The company is a recognized, national leader in durable and sustainable clay, composite, concrete, and steel roof systems and components. The company’s offerings include US Tile® products, a legacy line of premium, stunning clay tile solutions manufactured to the highest standard of sustainability and craftsmanship: DaVinci® Roofscapes, beautiful and durable composite slate and shake roofing tiles; Newpoint™ Concrete Tile Roofing, the enduring line of concrete tile known for its superior strength, Class A fire rating and long-lasting beauty: Unified Steel™ Stone Coated Roofing, the ultra-lightweight roofing system which benefits from the structural strength of steel; and Westlake Royal™ Roofing Components, a full line of integrated roof components designed to deliver a higher standard of roof installation and performance.

Cultured-Stone

Cultured Stone originated the manufactured stone veneer category and continues to lead the industry in innovation, reliability and precision. For more than 55 years, Cultured Stone has produced stone and brick veneers of the highest quality for interior applications, such as fireplace surrounds and kitchen backsplashes, or exterior accents. Backed by a 50-year limited warranty, Cultured Stone products are engineered to meet the strictest requirements in the industry and contain an average of 50 percent pre-consumer recycled content. They are available nationwide from more than 850 dealers and globally in Europe, Asia and Australia. The company operates two manufacturing facilities in North America: Napa, California, and Chester, South Carolina.  

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System Components offers a full range of superior synthetic roof underlayments that exceed industry standards and code compliance in commercial and residential sloped roof applications, including asphalt shingle, synthetic shingle, cedar shake, metal, and tile roofs. Our products are engineered with unique design properties and durable construction which simplifies installation and improves the performance of any sloped roofing system.

System Components synthetic roof underlayment collections:

  • QuickSilver – Cutting-edge performance with a lifetime warranty. Ideal for tile, metal and other durable roof systems.
  • FelTex  – The original, with a lifetime warranty. Ideal for asphalt shingle, metal, tile, and slate roofs.
  • CoverPRO – Available in multiple performance grades and warranty options. Ideal for asphalt shingle, synthetic shingle, cedar shake, and metal roofs.

FelTex and CoverPro also include a Peel & Stick Self-Adhered option.

Sustainability 

Sustainability ensures the future of the environment, that’s why System Components® products are engineered to be environmentally responsible.

  • System Components products are termite- and water-resistant, reducing structure degradation from the elements and enhancing longevity.
  • System Components products contain no asphalt and are 100% recyclable in regions with established recycling programs.
  • System Components products are more stable in wetting cycles than traditional roofing felt.
  • System Components products may contain up to 10% recycled material.
  • Because System Components products weigh less than conventional underlayments, there is less transportation pollution than traditional underlayment materials.
  • System Components products weigh less than Type 30 felt or other asphalt-saturated underlayments and comes in efficient sizes to help reduce construction waste.
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