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What’s New: Trends & Technology

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What’s New: Trends & Technology

APA Builder Tips for Mobile Devices

APA Builder Tips are now available in mobile format for easy viewing on tablets and smartphones, according to APA – The Engineered Wood Association. These tips, updated regularly on APA’s website, highlight helpful building recommendations from industry experts to industry professionals.

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QuARTz by ACO Polymer Products

Designed with the wetroom concept in mind, the QuARTz linear channel shower drains easily integrate into tile, granite or marble flooring, according to ACO. Channel sizes and matching grates are offered in five standard lengths: 700mm (27.55˝), 800mm (31.50˝), 900mm (35.43˝), 1000mm (39.37˝), or 1200mm (47.25˝). The standard width is the same for all channels at 144mm (5.6˝).

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Hue by Philips

A web-enabled LED home lighting system, Philips Hue allows users to control home lighting with a tablet or smartphone, including shades of light, according to the manufacturer. The updated Hue 1.1 app adds location-based functionalities, alarms and timers. The app also features expert LightRecipes: four pre-programmed lighting settings based on Philips’ research around the biological effects that lighting has on the body.

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