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New-product showcase illuminates builders show

Interesting changes in home insulation, interior doors

Learn the New Luxury Playbook at Luxury Connect | October 18-19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel

New products and services in 300 building industry categories, from appliances to building materials to home electronics, will be on display at the 2005 International Builders' Show Jan. 13-16 in Orlando, Fla. Following is a brief description of just some of the innovations that can be seen at Orlando's Orange County Convention Center: Appliances Bosch Home Appliances will introduce its 18-inch dishwasher designed for consumers with limited kitchen space and its DHD downdraft ventilation system. EEmax/Climistar will exhibit its "Thermostone" product line for space heating and towel warming. MTI Whirlpools will display its freestanding Melinda air bath that offers thermo-air massage. Wall and Floor Products Contact Lumber will exhibit its natural wood-wrapped molding that allows builders to add real wood molding and trim to a room without the hassles of working with solid hardwoods. Hacker Industries Inc. will unveil TRUE-SCREED, a cement based floor underlayment and DYNA...