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READERS CHOICE 2012
GreenBuilder
Green Builder Media announces its 2011 Readers Choice Awards!
We asked our readers to vote on which companies have the greenest products, and here are the results:


Overall green brand that is most strongly associated with sustainable products and environmental stewardship:
Winner: GE
Runner up (tie): Weyerhaeuser / Boise Cascade


Greenest INSULATION products:
Winner: Owens Corning
Runner up: Icynene


Greenest ROOFING products:
Winner: CertainTeed
Runner up: EcoStar


Greenest STRUCTURAL SYSTEM products:
Winner: Boise Cascade(EWP)
Runner up: iLevel (Timberstrand—EWP)


Greenest SIDING products:
Winner: James Hardie (Fiber Cement)
Runner up: LP (Smartside)


Greenest APPLIANCE products:
Winner (tie): GE / Bosch
Runner up: Whirlpool


Greenest COUNTERTOP products:
Winner: Cosentino (Eco)
Runner up: Cambria


Greenest HEATING, VENTILATION, and AIR CONDITIONING products:
Winner: Trane
Runner up (tie): Lennox / Carrier


Greenest HOT WATER system:
Winner: Rinnai (tankless)
Runner up: Rheem (tankless)


Greenest DECKING products:
Winner: Trex 
Runner up: TimberTech


Greenest PAINT and COATING products:
Winner: Sherwin-Williams
Runner up: Benjamin Moore


Greenest WINDOW and DOOR products:
Winner: Andersen
Runner up: Jeld-Wen


Greenest PHOTOVOLTAIC system:
Winner: SunPower
Runner up: Uni-Solar


Greenest PLUMBING FIXTURES products:
Winner: Kohler
Runner up: Moen


Greenest BUILDING WRAP products:
Winner: Tyvek (HomeWrap)
Runner up: Dow (Weathermate) / Owens Corning (PinkWrap)


Greenest CABINET and SHELVING products:
Winner: KraftMaid
Runner up: Merillat



Greenest FLOORING products:
Winner: Armstrong
Runner up: Mohawk



Greenest JOBSITE WORK WEAR products:
Winner: Carhartt
Runner up: Patagonia


Congratulations to all of the winners! And a sincere thanks to all of you who participated in the 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards.


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