The 2007 Remodeling Show in Las Vegas featured more than 300 manufacturer exhibits and an expected attendance of 10,000 remodeling professionals.
The 2007 Remodeling Show moved
to Las Vegas for the first time in its 16-year history. More than 300
manufacturers displayed a range of products for an expected attendance of
10,000 remodeling professionals.
The show runs Oct.
9-12, and includes more than 80 conference sessions and 100,000 square feet of
For the second year, the Kitchen & Bath
Showcase was prominent on the exposition floor. The pavilion featured four
separate demonstration areas for instructional presentations.
The Moen Rothbury Bath Suite delivers water at 1.5
gal/min by using a hidden aerator to control flow.
Among those manufacturers
synergizing with the Kitchen & Bath theme was Moen
which launched the Rothbury Bath Suite, a line targeting the professional trade
and not sold in the big box warehouses. The line includes faucets, showerheads,
tub spouts and accessories.
According to Moen Product Manager
Jerry Capasso, the Rothbury line features an upscale,
cottage style design aimed at homeowners with traditional tastes. The line also
helps qualify a building for LEED points by delivering water at 1.5 gal/min by
using a hidden aerator to control flow.
Moen Target Market Manager Jean
Munn said product launches are normally done at the International
Builders Show or the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, but Moen wanted to take
advantage of the opportunity to stand out this fall.
Miss Nevada, Jennifer Joseph, sings "Caulk-ee-oke" at the Henkle Corp. Polyseamseal booth.
One innovative booth featured “Caulk-e-oke.” Henkle Corp.
had Jennifer Joseph
, Miss Nevada 1995, providing vocals
while competing with contestants from the show floor. The promotion was
designed to draw attention to its new Polyseamseal EST Speed Seal, which cures
12 times faster than traditional shower caulks, according to the company.
Panasonic's new WhisperGreen ventilation fans are energy efficient.
showcased its new WhisperGreen single-speed ventilation fans, aimed at
improving energy efficiency in homes while maintaining very low noise levels.
Forster touted the benefits of the Eternal Hybrid Water
, a relative newcomer to water heating, featured its Eternal
brand hybrid water heater. Company representative Lyndsey
said a team of six engineers developed the heater to provide
the benefits of an on-demand water heater while minimizing thermal shock.
Lawrence Zane shared the convenience of installing granite over existing
provided alternatives to replacing entire counter tops with its Natural Granite
Resurfacing line, that provide real granite on top of exiting counters.
The 2008 Remodeling Show is scheduled for
Sept. 9-12 in Baltimore. For more information, visit www.theremodelingshow.com.