Georgia Pacific. DensArmor Plus Abuse Guard is the newest product in the paperless interior drywall product line. The 5/8-inch sheets are designed to resist common wear and tear in high-traffic areas, and achieved ASTM Level-1 classification for indentation and soft-body impact resistance, and Level-3 classification for abrasion. DensArmor Plus Abuse Guard, DensArmor Plus, and DensArmor drywall all have received GreenGuard certification. 800.284.5347.

SMA America. For plans that call for solar power, Sunny Boy 3000US and 4000US inverters are available. A compact design and integrated DC disconnect make installation more convenient and cost-effective, the maker says. The inverters can be configured in the field for positive ground systems, and are designed to be more than 95% efficient, which can yield a fast return on investment for homeowners. 530.273.4895.


Lumber Liquidators. Bamboo Flooring from the Ty Pennington collection is produced from old-growth bamboo reeds that are at least four years old, thereby increasing hardness, the maker says. The planks measure 5/8 inches thick and 33/4 inches wide. Three finishes are available for the flooring and matching trim and accessories, including miso, Bordeaux, and sambuca (shown). The flooring carries a 30-year warranty. 800.356.6746.

Sonoma Cast Stone. With so much energy involved in cement production, the maker’s EarthCrete line is striving to offer a product that incorporates less Portland cement and more recycled material, such as fly ash, paper fibers, glass, ceramics, and locally available clays and other minerals. EarthCrete formulas vary according to the performance required for specific applications. 877.939.9929.