New! 80 About 80% of distributors have indicated to AHR Expo officials that they will be displaying new or enhanced products, systems and technologies at the forthcoming event in January in Las Vegas. 42.3 HARDI’s most recent Trends Report (covering the August timeframe) shows days sales outstanding, a measure of how quickly customers pay their bills, is at 42.3. “August has been the annual seasonal low for DSO,” HARDI Benchmarking Analyst Brian Loftus said. “This report matches the prior year and indicates a sturdy market.” 161 According to new research from the National Kitchen & Bath Association, the average size of a kitchen in newly-built single-family homes is 161 sq. ft., just under 13 ft. By 13. Ft. The research also finds the size of American kitchens varies by geographic location, house size and number of stories in a home. The study shows the West South Central region has the largest average kitchen size in the U.S. 2015 Moen points out a 2015 bathroom study by Houzz shows a contemporary bathroom aesthetic is the most preferred across the country. Pictured is Moen’s new Genta bathroom suite that delivers mass appeal, essential for multifamily and hospitality, the manufacturer points out. 1.51 Via Crownia Holdings, a global specialty steel trader and distributor, the global steel sector is expected to grow 0.5% to 1.51 billion tons by 2017. China produces and consumes about half the world’s steel with an estimated over-capacity of 300 million tons. 50 Channel Marketing Group research shows rebates have a special place in the joint-business planning process. More than 50% of distributors feel planning improves their potential of achieving goals tied to rebates. 238 More from the NKBA survey: Kitchen sizes range from a low of 103 sq. ft. On average for houses less than 1,500 sq. ft., to an average of 238 sq. ft. For the biggest homes (more than 4,000 sq. ft.). 74 WaterSense data shows bathroom are the largest water users in the home and account for more than half of all indoor water use in households. The company says if one in every 10 homes in the U.S. upgraded a full bathroom with WaterSenselabeled fixtures, that savings would amount to about 74 billion gal. Of water and $1.6 billion on our utility bills nationwide annually.
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