Original article by: BUILDER Online Magazine

Despite this year’s challenges, new offerings are in play across all building product types.

According to the latest Census data, new-home sales rose by 16.7% month over month from April to May and 12.9% year over year from May 2019's new-home sales estimate. At the same time, the Meyers Research New Home Pending Sales Index rose by 16.7% MOM from April to May—all indicators of a housing market on the rebound.

Here's a sampling of the newest products builders can try across all product types.


Legrand has introduced a new mounting plate and network interface module for its On-Q plastic structured wiring enclosure system. The mounting plate allows a number of third-party devices to be mounted into the enclosure, while the network interface provides strong data throughput through a connection to an existing Wi-Fi router or wired networking throughout the home. The AC106A6 network interface module supports Cat 6a cable connections and terminates up to six data lines for high-speed device connections. legrand.us