Storm Resistant Home
Storm Resistant Home
This 2007 built FIRST TO THE FUTURE™ home was the first-ever two-story home that featured the next generation of homes for stronger, greener, more efficient and technologically advanced home building.
FIRST TO THE FUTURE™ Recognized
Fortified...for safer living® Designation
Builder Partner: Town Homes
Square Footage: 2,700 SF
Heat: Heat Pump, Solar
Interior: Bath of Master, Jetted Tub,Wallk-in Closet, Hi Tech Cabling, Storm Room
Exterior: Stucco / Fiber Cement Siding
Built to the Institute for Business & Home Safety’s (IBHS) Fortified…for safer living® program, designed to raise national awareness of the need to build more disaster-resistant homes. Designed to showcase more than 15 technologies selected by PATH (Partnership for the Advancement of Technology in Housing), the FIRST TO THE FUTURE™home included some of the following exciting features like Storm Room shelter, and impact resistant windows, as well as a whole house automation system.
Foundation: Crawl Space
Walls System: Wood Frame
Floor System: Open Web
Roof System: Metal Shingles
130 Mph Storm Resistant
On Demand Hot Water
Digital Systems: Light Control, Motorized Shades, A/V
Appliances - Ariston Home Appliances
Automated Window Coverings - Somfy Systems, Inc.
Cabinets - Armstrong Cabinets
Cables / Structured Wiring - Belden CDT Electronics
Electric Grill - Kenyon International, Inc.
Entry Doors - Signature Door, Inc.
Escape and Rescue Ladder - PEARL Protected
Faucets - Delta Faucet Company
Fireplace - Rinnai Corporation
Floor Joists - Open Joist 2000
Garage Door Systems - Overhead Door Corporation
Home Connectivity Solutions - Life|ware
HVAC - Carrier Corp.
Insulation - Icynene, Inc.
Insulated Siding and Composite Decking - Alcoa Home Exteriors
Intelligent Oven - TMIO
Lighting - Maxim Lighting International
No VOC Paint - Sherwin-Williams Co
Photovoltaic Panels - NSESI
Plumbing and Fire Protection - REHAU Incorporated
Power Cleaning - Gaia Power Technologies
Radiant Floor Heating - Warmboard Radiant Floor
Roofing - DECRA Roofing Systems
Shutters - Sunland Shutters
Skylight System - VTech Industries
Solid Surfaces - DuPont Surfaces
Stone - Tejas Textured Stone by Pavestone
Stone Hearth Ovens - Wood Stone Corporation
StormRoom - DuPont StormRoom
Stucco System - Sto Corp.
Tankless Water Heater - Seisco
Termite Blocker - IMPASSE Termite Blocker by Syngenta
Tubs, Sinks, Showers, Surrounds - MTI Whirlpools, Inc.
Tyvek House Wrap - DuPont Tyvek
Windows Doors - PGT Industries
Windstorm OSB - Norbord Industries, Inc.