January 10 - 12, 2017
Orlando, FL

Best of IBS Awards 2017

Congratulations to the finalists and winners of the 2017 Best of IBS Awards! The companies below vied for the title of the best of the best products, in their respective categories, at the 2017 NAHB International Builders' Show® in January. Below are our finalists and category winners, as well as our overall Best in Show winner, which was announced at the Best of IBS Awards event on Thursday, January 12. Check out the awesome products here and see what these sterling companies will bring you at the 2018 International Builders' Show®, January 9-11, 2018 in Orlando.

Over 400 entries in nine categories were received in the 2017 Best of IBS Awards. Our 28 industry and media judges considered the following criteria in order to select our 2017 finalists:

Best in Show Winner
AquaBoy® Pro II by Aquarius Brands

Best Bath Product
Marble Attache by Daltile - WINNER!
Glance by Glance Displays, Inc.
Peel and Heat Cutting Edge by Protecto Wrap Company
PC Fan with IAQ Sense by S&P USA Ventilation Systems, LLC
Encore Pattern - Sonata Blend by SOCI
Redi Trench Barrier Free Shower Pan by Tile Redi USA, LLC

Best Energy Efficient Product
Trilogy 45 Q Mode (QE) by ClimateMaster Inc
Pro High-Flow Combo by Enviro Water Solutions LLC
Geo Dream Heating Film by Geo Dream Heat Products Inc
ODL Tubular Skylight by ODL Tubular Skylight
Intelli-Balance 100 by Panasonic Eco Solutions North America - WINNER!
Rhino Headers by Rhino Steel Corporation
WaterWay Rainscreen & Ventilation Mats by Stuc-O-Flex Int'l Inc

Best Green Building Product
Bissell Commercial Push Power Sweeper by Bissell Big Green Commercial
Centennial Wood Reclaimed Wood Planks by Centennial Woods
ChargePoint Home by ChargePoint
The Greyter HOME by Greyter Water Systems - WINNER!
Combination Boiler by Noritz America Corporation

Best Home Technology Product
AquaBoy® Pro II by Aquarius Brands
Biorev 360 by Biorev, LLC - WINNER!
Spiral Cellars by Genuwine Cellars Inc.
Glance by Glance Displays, Inc.
Brinks Home Security Array Deadbolt by Hampton Products International
Laundry Jet by Laundry Jet

Best Indoor Living Product
Scene-Setter Chandelier by BuildersLighting.com
Tension Cable Wine Racking - The Ring by Genuwine Cellars Inc.
Brinks Home Security Array Deadbolt by Hampton Products International - WINNER!
FusionFire by Modern Flames
Rustic Barnwood by Synergy Wood Products, Inc.

Best Kitchen Product
AquaBoy® Pro II by Aquarius Brands - WINNER!
Alterna Engineered Stone by Armstrong Flooring, Inc.
Marble Attache by Daltile
CL241WBV Wine & Beverage Center by Summit Appliance div Felix Storch, Inc.
FFBF181ES Bottom Freezer Refrigerator by Summit Appliance div Felix Storch, Inc.

Best Outdoor Living Product
Digitally Printed Aluminum Siding by DIZAL Inc.
OUTDECO Decorative Panels by Outdeco USA LLC - WINNER!
QuickStep Complete Outdoor Stair System by Regal Ideas Inc.
The Sundial Starlight Awning by Sundial Starlight Awnings
Viewrail Stainless Steel Cable Rail by Viewrail

Best Window & Door Product
MultiGlide Door by Andersen Windows, Inc. - WINNER!
VeriLock Wireless Security Sensors by Andersen Windows, Inc.
Studio Collection doors by JELD-WEN
VistaLuxe® Collection Configuration by Kolbe Windows and Doors
PrivaSEE by Nana Wall Systems Inc.

Most Innovative Building Product
DuPont Tyvek Protec roofing underlayment by DuPont
Eemax AutoBooster by Eemax Inc.
FLIR MR160 by FLIR Systems, Inc.
Regal Aluminum Railing w/LED by Regal Ideas Inc. - WINNER!
Rheem Hybrid Electric Water Heater by Rheem Manufacturing

See who won in 2016!

More Info

Thanks to the 2017 Best of IBS Judges!

Matty Adler
Echelon Custom Homes
Rehobeth Beach, DE

John Barrows
P3 Builder Group, Inc.
Wainscott, NY

John Becker
Schumacher Homes
Canton, OH

Kathy Browning
Design Consultants
Virginia Beach, VA

Amanda Johnson Bryant
Redtree Builders
Asheville, NC

Hallie Busta
Construction Dive
Washington, DC

Kim Chambers
Charter Construction, Inc.
Missoula, MT

Cassie Cherry
Danielian Associates
Irvine, CA

Ken Clark
Hardware + Building Supply Dealer
New York, NY

Patrick Coveny
Arch Construction Management
Hinsdale, IL

Tammy Crosby
he House Designers
Monroe, CT

Denise Dersin
Professional Builder Magazine
Arlington Heights, IL

Denise DiBlasio
Toll Brothers
Horsham, PA

Sibet Freides
Idea Associates
Atlanta, GA

Kim Hefner Hines
H & H Design Consultants
Wentworth, SD

Camilla McLaughlin
Unique Homes Magazine
Princeton, NJ

Jane Meagher
Success Strategies
Manalapan, NJ

Nonnie Preuss
Wellness Within Your Walls
Atlanta, GA

Jillian Pritchard Cooke
Atlanta, GA

Vicki Reczkowski
Ferguson, a Wolseley Company
Norwood, NJ

Aaron Rice
Keller Home Annapolis, Global Luxury Homes Division
Annapolis, MD

Greg Romes
Lake Pointe Construction Inc.
Avon Lake, Ohio

Mike Rosen
BSB Design
Philadelphia, PA

John Sanders
Integrated Environmental Solutions
Winston Salem, NC

Beverly Smirnis
Building SAVVY Magazine
N2 Publishing
Dallas, TX

Steve Smirnis
Building SAVVY Magazine
N2 Publishing
Dallas, TX

Fred Tobin
Tobin Construction Co.
North Canton, OH

Tom Wong
Danielian Associates
Irvine, CA

Interested in judging the 2018 Best of IBS Awards? Send us your bio and we’ll add you to our potential judges' list!

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