NAHB Announces Finalists for Best of IBS™ Awards

Contacts: Stephanie Pagan
Director, Media Relations
(202) 266-8254

Elizabeth Thompson
AVP, Media Relations
(202) 266-8495

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for its 10th annual Best of IBS™ Awards for the 2023 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas. Over 400 submissions in nine categories were judged by 26 industry and media representatives. Finalists were evaluated on criteria such as innovation, functionality and design. Winners in each category, including overall Best in Show, will be named at the conclusion of the show on Thursday, Feb. 2.

Here are the finalists for the 2023 Best of IBS Awards:

Most Innovative Building Materials

  • Elevation Cable Rail by Barrette Outdoor Living – Booth C6544
  • EXACOR™ Magnesium Oxide (MgO) panels by Huber Engineered Woods – Booth C3319
  • Mobile Carpenter Workshop Trailer by On-Site Building Solutions – Booth SU668
  • ZIP System™ Peel & Stick Underlayment by Huber Engineered Woods – Booth C3319

Most Innovative Construction Tool

  • Higharc’s Procure by Higharc – Booth W2454
  • Mobile Carpenter Workshop Trailer by On-Site Building Solutions – Booth SU668
  • NO-COAT® PRO by CertainTeed – Booth C2530

Best Energy Efficient Product

  • Rheem® ProTerra® Plug-in Heat Pump Water Heater by Rheem Manufacturing Company – Booth C2525
  • SPAN Drive by SPAN – Booth W2064
  • Whirlpool® 4.5 Cu. Ft. Ventless All In One Washer Dryer by Whirlpool Corporation – Booth W3000

Best Home Software Product

  • BILT by BILT Incorporated – Booth C6948
  • Canvas by Canvas – Booth W1459
  • Houzz Pro by Houzz – Booth C3830

Best Home Technology Product

  • Brilliant Home Control System by Brilliant – Booth W2077
  • GE Profile™ UltraFast Combo with Ventless Heat Pump Technology by GE Profile – Booth W3020
  • Lennox S40 Smart Thermostat by Lennox Industries – Booth C4942
  • SPAN Panel by SPAN – Booth W2064
  • Vacuum Elevators by Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators, LLC – Booth C7150

Best Indoor Product

  • CANTILEVER by Viewrail – Booth W2600
  • Overture® Automated Indoor Air Quality System by Broan-NuTone – Booth C6714
  • Performance™ Series V-Coil with Vertex™ Technology by Carrier – Booth C1813

Best Kitchen & Bath Product

  • BlueStar Dual Fuel Range by BlueStar – Booth C2108
  • Broan Elite® 21-Inch Custom Range Hood Power Pack, with SmartSense® by Broan-NuTone – Booth C6714
  • radiant Wave Switch by Legrand – Booth W2464

Best Outdoor Product

  • Emerald® Rain Refresh by Sherwin-Williams – Booth C5830
  • HydAway Hydraulic Walls by HydAway Hydraulic Walls – Booth SU1621
  • Rheem HotWave by Rheem Manufacturing Company – Booth C2525

Best Window & Door Product

  • Axolotl by Axolotl – Booth C6327
  • Door Stud by Door Stud, LLC – Booth SU1469
  • MasterGrain Premium Fiberglass Door by Weber Technologies/MasterGrain – Booth C1058
  • PAGEN greenEvolution by PAGEN – Booth SU1058

For more information on the Best of IBS Awards, visit