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What's New: Trends & Technology

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What's New: Trends & Technology

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Bosch® Power Box™ 360

According to Bosch, their new radio is designed to withstand the toughest job site. The Power Box™ 360 has a built-in digital media bay and plays MP3 players, portable CD players, SD memory cards, and USB storage devices. It even charges cell phones. The Power Box is housed in an aluminum and rubber roll cage and runs on a lithium-ion battery.

Fiberglass Windows by Serious Materials

SeriousWindows 1125 series exceeds ENERGY STAR® requirements by 300 percent with an R-11 insulation rating, helping homeowners lower energy bills, according to its manufacturer. The fiberglass frame offers durability and resists fading, chipping, cracking, expansion and contraction. Five exterior colors are available.

Schlage LiNK™ System

Schlage has introduced the Schlage LiNK™ home-management system, which it claims allows homeowners to self-monitor and control access to their homes. The basic system includes a wireless keypad lock that is built around Z-Wave® technology, enabling homeowners to lock and unlock doors and control other enabled devices from any computer and most web-enabled mobile phones.


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