Winners announced during 2018 Design & Construction Week
January 12, 2018 | 10:31 am CST
Artis Wall, a 2018 Best of IBS winner, is a removable, lightweight decorative panel.

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ORLANDO, Fla. - 2018 Best of KBIS and Best of IBS award winners were announced during the 5th annual Design & Construction Week, a co-located event held in Orlando, Florida, Jan. 9-11 featuring the International Builders Show (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS).

The Best of KBIS awards recognized and honored the best of the best from the kitchen and bath industry on display during the show. One of the top winners in the Kitchen category, Tresco Lighting by Rev-A-Shelf, featured its Snap Lighting Panels (see a complete list of winners below).

Artis Wall by ARTISWALL, a lightweight decorative panel, won Best Kitchen Product in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Best of IBS Awards (see complete list of winners below). Best of IBS Awards were given to exhibitors with a product or line that shows the best combination of design, functionality and innovation, as well as its usefulness to consumers and/or home builders.
The Best of KBIS 2018 award winners:
Best of Kitchen: Gold – Tresco Lighting by Rev-A-Shelf
Best of Kitchen: Silver – FlexWash + FlexDry by Samsung Electronics
Best of Bath: Gold –  Grid by Kallista
Best of Bath: Silver – D-KAURI designed by Daniel Germani for Cosentino
Best of Smart Home Technology – Front Load Washer with QuickDrive by Samsung Electronics
Best in Show – Grid by Kallista
The Best of IBS Award winners:
·Best in Show Winner: AeroBarrier by AeroBarrier, a division of Aeroseal LLC
·Best Kitchen Product: Artis Wall by ARTISWALL
·Best Bath Product: Precision Frameworks Easy Frame by Precision Frameworks
·Best Energy Efficient Product: ecobee4 by ecobee
·Best Green Building Product: DLS Series SL280NV Ultra-Low NOx Furnace by Lennox Industries 
·Best Home Technology Product: Onelink Safe and Sound Smoke/CO alarm by BRK Brands Inc.
·Best Indoor Living Product: Home Automation Hub by Eaton
·Best Outdoor Living Product: Aero-Therm Innovative Coatings by Advance Coatings Group 
·Best Window and Door Product: VELUX Active by VELUX America Inc. 
·Most Innovative Building Material Product: AeroBarrier by AeroBarrier, a division of Aeroseal LLC

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Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Woodworking Network editor. She has more than 20 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing, and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.