DesignBUILD Selector Best New Product Awards 2010


OPEN TO all exhibitors and carrying the prestige of being endorsed by Australia’s premier online product information network, the Selector Best Product Award exemplifies excellence in new product design.

The winner receives national product exposure valued at $6259 including editorial in the August / September issue of Architectural Product News, a one year product listing on the Selector website, coverage in a special issue of the weekly Selector newsletter (sent to 23,000 subscribers), and a commemorative plaque.

Low-energy Downlight
The jury was impressed with the well executed response to an important need. The product is a design led solution, well-researched and technology driven. Brughtgreen is the world’s first halogen equivalent LED downlight.

Finalist 1
Creative Drain Solutions – Absolute
Designed by a plumber to address a common installation difficultly, this drainage system avoids cutting into floors to create fall. The jury was impressed by the innovative flashing system constructed with short lead times in Australia from 316 Stainless Steel.

Finalist 2
Green Energy Bricks
Clever, well thought through solution. Light-weight, highly insulated, simple construction and fire resistant. This product would suit both the professional and D.I.Y. market. Good potential for remote projects, bushfire prone areas and extreme climates.

Shorlisted Companies / Products
Australian Tianyu Pty Ltd (Renhurst)
Creative Drain Solutions
Clear Solar
Green Energy Bricks
Issey Sunshade Systems
Robert Bosch

Clare Newton, Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne.

Robert Watson, Principal, Watson Architecture + Design.

Simon Knott, Director, BKK Architects. Presenter of The Architects on RRR.

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