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January 21 - 23, 2020
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Best of IBS Awards 2019

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Best of IBS Awards™! The companies listed below were named the best of the best in their respective categories at the 2019 NAHB International Builders' Show®. Category winners and our Best in Show winner were announced at the Best of IBS Awards on February 21, 2019. 

This year, more than 300 product entries were received in nine categories. Visit the 2019 Best of IBS Finalist page to view a complete list of top product category performers.

Best in Show

Easy Connect Joining System by Andersen Windows, Inc.


Here's what the judges had to say:

With the innovative Easy Connect Joining System, Andersen Windows allows contractors to put in place a wide range of window compositions without breaking the installers' backs. At the factory, interlocking fiberglass joining plates are pre-applied to the window frames. The combinations arrive ready to install, making life on the job site easier.

See why it is a game changer!

2019 Winners

Best Bath Product

Redi Your Way by Tile Redi USA, LLC 

Redi Tile

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Best Energy Efficient Product

POWERHOUSE™ 3.0 Solar Shingle by RGS Energy


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Best Green Building Product

Heatlok HFO by Demilec Spray Foam Insulation


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Best Home Technology Product

Leviton Load Center Wi-Fi-enabled Circuit Breaker by Leviton Mfg Co


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Best Indoor Living Product

Heat & Glo Foundation Series Luxury Gas Fireplace by Heatilator, Heat & Glo and Majestic (Hearth & Home Technologies) 


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Best Kitchen Product

CAFÉ 5-in-1 Oven with Advantium Technology by GE Appliances 

GE Appliances

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Best Outdoor Living Product (Tie)

CAMO DRIVE by CAMO Fasteners 


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Best Window & Door Product

Easy Connect Joining System by Andersen Windows, Inc. 


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Most Innovative Building Material Product

NTI GF200 Combi-Furnace by NTI Inc. 


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Judging Criteria

Innovation: The product is either new (this type of product has never been offered) or has been significantly changed and would be deemed a game-changer in its product class.

Functionality: The product will be well-used by the builder in/for their business or the consumer in their daily lives.

Good Design & Builder/Consumer Friendly: The product will help the builder solve a specific issue, help them add to their bottom line and/or helps solve a specific problem for the consumer/will be a product that a consumer is excited about having in their home.

Enter the 2020 Best of IBS Awards

Email Damaris Duarte at to be notified when the awards open. 

Become a 2020 Best of IBS Awards Judge

Email your bio to to be added to our list of potential judges. 

Thank you to our 2019 Judges!

William Allen
WA Allen Consulting
Kari Armstrong
HRI Design
Anthony Bosco
Quality Windows and Doors
Amanda Bryant
Red Tree Builders
Keith Butz
K-B Builders, LLC
Cassie Cherry
Danielian Associates
Patrick Coveny
Arch Construction Management, Inc.
Tanya Cromwell
Idaho Home Design/NEXT Construction
Gabriel DaSilva
DaSilva Homes
Mike Demboski
Warmington Residential California
Denise Dersin
Professional Builder Magazine
Marla Esser Cloos
Green Home Coach
Gabrielle Golenda
Architect's Newspaper
Alma Jacobs
Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group
Troy Johns
Urban NW Homes
Dustin Johnston
Liberty Homes Inc.
Alex Knuth
Robert Lord
Lord General Contractors Corporation
Nigel Maynard
Custom Builder and Products Magazine
Stephanie McFetters
Wellness WithinYourWalls
Dan Mitchell
Eagle CDI Inc.
Wes Robbins
Quick Tie Products Inc.
Brandon Salisbury
Craig Sharp Homes
Sherry Schwab
HCS Construction Services Co.
Debra Simon
Carolina Woman Magazine
Tom Slater
Timberland Lumber Company
Beverly Smirnis
Building SAVVY Magazine
Steve Smirnis
Building SAVVY Magazine
Kathy Wall
Window Fashion Vision Magazine
Adam Weaver
Ashton Woods Homes
Tom Wong
Danielian Associates
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