Home Building Articles

Nucleus with Brillion™

March 21, 2011
Engineered Wood No. 05

GE Nucleus™ Home Energy Monitor and Management System
General Electric anticipates introducing the Nucleus with Brillion™ technology this year. Designed for areas where utility rates are based on time-of-use, GE states that the product will work in homes with smart meters, plugging into any standard electrical outlet to track electricity use and allow users to view and control energy consumption.

JELD-WEN FiberLast™ Exterior Doors
JELD-WEN states that its FiberLast Exterior doors offer homeowners a product that combines "durability, style, and energy efficiency." The ENERGY STAR® qualified doors are SCS certified to contain at least 35 percent pre-consumer recycled wood.

TEK4 Inspection Scope by Ryobi® Powers Tools
Ryobi Power Tools offers the TEK4 Inspection Scope to provide visibility behind walls and in dark areas. The scope has a 3-foot-long cable, a digital zoom, a 2.7inch high-res LCD screen, and a 4 -volt lithium-ion battery.