Does your inventory need a refresh? Do you need some cool tech products to make your business run more smoothly? Look no further. We've gone through our 2016 products list and pulled out all of the technology-focused products that were released during the first half of the year. They're sorted from oldest to newest. Browse the list to find the next tech update your customers, and your staff, will love.

  • RenoWare launched a new app for installation services.
  • Pentair announced that its electric floor heating system, Nuheat, now works with the Nest learning thermostat.
  • James Hardie Building Products has launched a new exterior measurement app for contractors.
  • Cadsoft has announced its new Envisioneer software integration with virtual reality.
  • Franklin Electric has introduced its Constant Pressure system.


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  • Overhead Door has announced its OHD Anywhere smart device enabled garage door controller.
  • WaterFurnace has released its HydroLogic radiant heating. Read more here.
  • Leviton has introduced its Decora Digital Controls to control lights using Bluetooth technology.
  • Simpson Strong-Tie introduced a Deck-Drive DCU Composite screw.
  • Milwaukee Tool has announced an update to its One-Key app that will let users track all One-Key compatible tools.
  • AeroVironment has announed its new PosiCharge ProCore charger for a range of equipment. More info here.
  • CertainTeed has launched its ColorView Mobile App.
  • Coleman HVAC of Johnson Controls has announced its new Fault Detection and Diagnostics (FDD) technology available exclusively through its Simplicity Smart Equipment Controls.
  • SEPCO has announced its SolarAlpha LED panel.
  • Padio Systems, Inc. has announced its new PaDIOLOCK for sliding glass doors
  • Leviton has announced its new SmartLock Pro AFCI/GFCI Receptacle.
  • NuTone has released its Haven Backyard Lighting and Mosquito Repellent System.


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  • Milwaukee Tool introduced its new M12 M-Spector Flex System recordable inspection camera
  • Milwaukee Tool’s One-Key App will now have Incorporated Tool Tracking to let users track their tools with their phones.
  • Watts has introduced its new SunStat floor-heating thermostats with Core model.
  • Ryobi has announced its new Bluetooth speaker and laser park assist modules for its Garage Door Opener Module System.
  • Smart Picture Technologies has announced its Smart Picture Measurement cloud that will take measurements of rooms without needing a tape measure.
  • Airhome announced its multi-room wireless speaker system.
  • DMSi Software announced its new Agility l Mobile P.O.D. app that lets business better track the delivery process. More.
  • Dewalt is putting out its own smartphone. Read more.
  • Marvin introduced its new Sliding Door Automatic Control (SDAC) that lets homeowners open their large doors from a distance.
  • Thomas & Betts announced its new Steel City Residential Floor Box with any floor covering.
  • Berko released its new Electric Fan-Forced garage heater.
  • Legrand launched a line of outdoor charging stations for mobile devices. More.
  • Schlage has released its new Schlage Control Smart Interconnected Locks.
  • Leviton has announced its new Industrial Wiring Device Selector mobile application.
  • Sooner Alarms has released its line of early-detection fire alarms.
  • EcoNet Controls has updated its water shut off controller to include a universal mounting kit.


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  • General Tools has introduced its new ToolSmart line that includes a free Android or iOS mobile app that connects to measuring and inspecting tools.
  • Lutron has announced its Quantum Vue 3.2 Software.
  • RDI has announced its new RDI Railing Designer app to help users design railings virtually.
  • MiTek has released its Sales Simplicity X (SSX), a platform that is independent of the company’s Sales Simplicity.
  • Schluter has begun to offer a touchscreen thermostate for its Ditra-Heat system.
  • Uponor has introduced its new touchscreen radiant thermostat.
  • Johnson Controls has announced a new residential touch-screen thermostat to its Champion brand.
  • Pella has introduced its new online consultation program for windows and doors.
  • MovinCool has announced its portable spot air conditioners with dehumidification technology.
  • FireAvert has released its device designed to plug into your stove and turn it off if the fire alarm sounds for more than 15 seconds.


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  • Seek Thermal has released its new line of high-performance infrared thermal imaging cameras for smartphones.
  • Johnson Controls has introduced its OmniElite single package rooftop units to its TempMaster line.
  • Mockett has introduced new finishes to its power options.
  • Legrand has launched its new RadioLink EasyTouch Keypad II to replace 3- or 4-way switches.
  • Icynene has launched its Home Owner App to let customers understand the benefits of spray foam insulation
  • LP SmartSide has released its Go Figure app designed to allow contractors to snap a photo of their project and let the app determine the amount of product required for the job.