BD+C's 101 Top Products Report for 2018

Building Design+Construction readers select their top products for the past 15 months in the second annual 101 Top Products report.

January 10, 2019 |
Western Window systems in use in a home

The following 101 products represent a snapshot of the products included in any of the past 15 issues of Building Design+Construction that our readers found to be the most interesting, innovative, or useful. The products were selected based on the number of reader service inquiries during the past 15 months. 

The products are organized across eight categories: Building Envelope, Building Systems, Flooring, Glass and Glazing, Interior, Plumbing, Structural, and Windows and Doors. To view each product included in a category, click on any of the titles or images below. Additionally, you can find an index of all 101 products included in the report (in alphabetical order by company) at the bottom of the page. Enjoy!

 

Building Envelope

Petersen ALuminum used on a building

Among the best building envelope products included in BD+C's 2018 101 Top Products report are Laticrete's MVIS Veneer System, 3A Composites' Natural Terra Series, and LP's Flameblock Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing.

 

Building Systems

Woman using Thyssenkrupp's AGILE system

Among the best building systems products included in BD+C's 2018 101 Top Products report are Friedrich's FreshAire PTAC Unit, Hubbell Lighting's SpectraLoc LED, and Zumtobel's Basys LED II Downlights.

 

Flooring

Walker Zanger anti-slip around a pool

Among the best flooring products included in BD+C's 2018 101 Top Products report are Walker Zanger's Grain Collection Porcelain Tile, Ecore's Strait Rx, and SlipNOT's Grip Plate walking surface.

 

Glass + Glazing

Among the best glass & glazing products included in BD+C's 2018 101 Top Products report are AGC Glass' Clearvision, Viracon's Enhanced VRE and VE coatings, and Safti First's SuperLite II-XLB.

 

Interior

Among the best interior products included in BD+C's 2018 101 Top Products report are Scranton Products Aria Partitions, Artaic's Custom Mosaic Tiles, and Bendheim's +2 Collection.

 

Plumbing

BestBath 30x30 shower in a bathroom

Among the best interior products products included in BD+C's 2018 101 Top Products report are California Faucets Ultra-Thin Showerheads and BestBath's 30x30 Shower.

 

Structural

Icynene classic ultra in use

Among the best structural products included in BD+C's 2018 101 Top Products report are Rockfon's Plenum Barrier, Nudura Duramax ICF, and USG's Concrete Subfloor Panels.

 

Windows + Doors

Weather Shield windows in a bedroom

Among the best windows & doors products included in BD+C's 2018 101 Top Products report are Schlage's M Collection, Marvin's Mulling Options, and Ross Technology's High-Security Steel Doors.

 

3A COMPOSITES, Natural Terra

AGC GLASS NORTH AMERICA, Clearvision   

ALPOLIC, Timber Series   

AMERICAN HYDROTECH, Garden Roof   

AMERICAN STANDARD, ActiClean   

ARCHITECTURAL SURFACES, Linwood   

ARMSTRONG CEILINGS, MetalWorks Blades   

ARMSTRONG FLOORING, Rejuvenations StoneRun   

ARRISCRAFT, ProGUARD DP   

ARTAIC, Custom Mosaic Tile   

ASSA ABLOY, IN100 Aperio    

ATAS INTERNATIONAL, Versa-Line   

BANKER WIRE, S-12   

BENDHEIM, +2 Collection   

BEST BATH SYSTEMS, 30x30 Shower   

BILCO, Thermally broken roof hatch   

C.R. LAURENCE, Full Vision Doors   

CALIFORNIA FAUCETS, Ultra-Thin Showerhead   

CARLISLE SYNTEC SYSTEMS, RapidLock   

CARPETCYCLE, Quiet-Tech   

CECO, Attack Resistant Openings   

CENTRIA, Formawall Halogen-Free   

CERTAINTEED, Flintlastic SA roof membrane   

CERTAINTEED, Silent FX Quickcut Drywall   

CORNELL COOKSON, ControlGard   

DAVINCI ROOFSCAPES, Nature Crafted   

DORMAKABA, MUTO   

DOW CORNING, 904H   

DRYVIT, Tech21   

DURO-LAST ROOFING, Duro-Shield   

ECORE, Strait Rx   

EXTECH, Flexi-Panel   

FABCON PRECAST, Precast panels   

FABRAL, HPL Wall Panels   

FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS, Secure Bond   

FLORIDA TILE, NY2LA   

FRIEDRICH, FreshAire PTAC   

GEORGIA-PACIFIC, DensDeck    

GKD, Solar Omega   

GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES, Jumbo Glass   

HENRY COMPANY, Tropi-Cool   

HUBBELL LIGHTING, SpectraLoc LED   

HUFCOR, InVista   

HUNTER DOUGLAS, Frameworks   

ICYNENE, Classic Ultra   

JAMES HARDIE, Aspyre   

JOHNSON CONTROLS, Tyco RFIII    

KEMPER, Kemperol Reflect   

KINGSPAN, GreenGuard XPS   

LAPOLLA, FOAM-LOK 2000 4G   

LATICRETE INTERNATIONAL, MVIS   

LP BUILDING PRODUCTS, LP FlameBlock   

MAGLEV GLIDE, Maglev Glide   

MARLEY ENGINEERED PRODUCTS, Qmark   

MARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS, Expanded Mulling Options   

METL-SPAN, Santa Fe Panel   

MODERNFOLD, ComfortDrive   

MOZ DESIGNS, Moz System   

NANAWALL SYSTEMS, Cero   

NORA SYSTEMS, Norament Grano   

NUDURA, DURAMAX   

OLDCASTLE BUILDING ENVELOPE, Mirage   

OWENS CORNING, Thermafiber   

PATCRAFT, Deconstructed Metal   

PETERSEN ALUMINUM, Pac-Clad   

PLY GEM STONE, Engineered shingles   

PROSOCO, Defacer Eraser Graffiti Remover   

ROCKFON, Plenum Barrier Board   

ROCKWOOL, Multifix   

ROSS TECHNOLOGY, Security Steel Doors   

S-5!, SolarFoot   

SAFTI FIRST, SuperLite II-XLM 60-120   

SAGEGLASS, Dynamic Glass   

SCHLAGE, M Collection   

SCRANTON PRODUCTS, Aria Partitions   

SEFAR ARCHITECTURE, Retractable canopy   

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COIL COATINGS, Architectural Coatings   

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS, LOXON   

SIERRA PACIFIC WINDOWS, FeelSafe   

SIMPSON STRONG-TIE, FRCM   

SLIPNOT, Non-slip flooring   

SMITH & FONG, Living Hinge   

SNOWSOUND USA, SnowSound   

SOPREMA, Colphene LM Barr   

STO, Sto RapidGuard   

SUNBRELLA, Clarity   

SUNTUITIVE, Prel-Shade   

TECHNICAL GLASS PRODUCTS, SteelBuilt   

THERMA-STOR, Ultra-Aire MD33   

THYSSENKRUPP, AGILE   

TUBELITE, Phantom 5000   

USG, Structural Panels   

VIRACON, VRE & VE Coatings   

VITRO ARCHITECTURAL GLASS, Starphire   

W.R. MEADOWS, Air-Shield LSR   

WALKER ZANGER, Grain Collection   

WEATHERSHIELD, Oversized Windows   

WESTERN WINDOW SYSTEMS, Series 7000   

YKK AP AMERICA, YHC 300 SSG   

ZUMTOBEL, BASYS LED II   

ZURN INDUSTRIES, EZ1   

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