Talk about Sexy Green Homes! You don’t have to sacrifice style and comfort to live in a sustainably built home and Ty Pennington will show you why and how. Incorporating smart technology and high quality sustainable building practices, your home can be any size yet, stylish, healthier and efficient.
Designed by The Martin Architectural Group which has established the Martin Green Studio, headed by Mike Rosen AIA, LEED AP ND and a dedicated team of LEED accredited and NAHB Certified Green professionals committed to exploring sustainable, yet affordable solutions to the built environment. His design philosophy is the belief that every project presents the opportunity to rethink the relationship between humans and nature and thus, introduce sustainable design practices.
“First of the Future Home” project located in Palm Cost Florida, will showcase what it takes to make a home energy efficient, weather and storm resistant, healthy, smart and much more.
Here are some of the sustainable products from these companies that this home will have incorporated.
Advanced Conservation Technology, Inc. DBA ACT Inc. D’MAND® Systems started in 1993 in Southern California. ACT is an American company, with our products made in America, developed with American technology. ACT Inc. D’MAND® Systems have been funded and tested by the U.S. Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in existing homes. Test results have proven to save both water and energy at a cost of less than one dollar a year.
Amarr Garage Doors will be featured on NextGen TV’s “First to the Future” Home series. The garage doors are part of our Heritage Collection, made with heavy-duty 24 gauge steel for extra durability and polystyrene insulation for improved energy efficiency needed when the garage is next to living space. These garage doors are certified impact-resistant and wind load approved to meet the stringent building code pressures required for this coastal Florida project location.
Setting the standard for over fifty years, DECRA Roofing Systems is the original and leading manufacturer of stone coated steel roofing, committed to sustainability, quality and innovative product design. DECRA is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, the Cool Roofing Rating Council and an ENERGY STAR® partner. All DECRA profiles are manufactured in Corona, California in a state of the art facility that has achieved ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OSHSA 18001 certification and maintains permits with the South Coast Air Quality District.
Icynene Classic™ (LD-C-50™) has been used throughout the NextGen Home. This open-cell, light-density product is a high-performance insulation and air-barrier product that can expands up to 100 times its size upon application to seal difficult spaces such as attics, crawlspaces and cathedral ceilings to help minimize drafts and help reduce the infiltration of airborne irritants such as moisture, allergens and noise. Icynene Classic™ can help deliver up to 50% in heating and cooling savings making it a sound choice for anyone seeking to live comfortably and smartly.
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