Houston Home to Illustrate Safe, Inexpensive Housing
With technical assistance from PATH and DOE's Building America program, the Federation of American Scientists Housing Technology project is constructing a model home in Houston, Texas, to demonstrate the use of structural insulated panel construction.
Pulte Homes Begins Building the Factory Way
Pulte Homes, the nation's second largest homebuilder, has erected a factory in Chantilly, Virginia, that has begun producing the components for hundreds of factory-built homes. Pulte says that in a computerized factory environment, it can build better-performing homes quicker and at less expense.
John Wesley Miller Wins 2005 EnergyValue Housing Award
PATH Partner John Wesley Miller of Tucson won the NAHB Research Center's 2005 EnergyValue Housing Award for Builder of the Year. In partnership with the NAHB Research Center and Tucson Electric Power, Miller built the Tucson Zero Energy Home, which is designed to produce as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year.
Carl Seville Receives Green Advocate of the Year Award for Remodeling
On March 14, PATH Partner Carl Seville, Vice President of SawHorse Construction in Atlanta, received NAHB's Green Advocate of the Year Award for Remodeling. Among his green building accomplishments, Seville helped the Southface Institute expand EarthCraft House training to include renovations.
Content updated on 7/5/2005