PATH - A Public Private Partnership for Advancing Housing Technology

For Manufacturers

The PATH Concept Home is both a realistic response to changes in American households, and a visionary statement of how technology can help our industry advance. With the plans for prototype construction in 2006-2007, the Concept Home will showcase innovative building systems and technologies that support the Concept Home Principles. These include market-ready, imported, prototype, and emerging products and materials.


To see the Concept Home designs? View the PATH Concept Home Design Guide [.pdf, 890 KB] [Hi-res PDF, 4 MB] to determine if your innovative product or system should be showcased in the first demonstration home. To learn more about the demonstration home, contact us.

To showcase your innovative building systems and technologies? PATH is seeking innovative market-ready, imported, and prototype products and materials for the construction of the first PATH Concept Home demonstration. The demonstration will have groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting events with extensive media coverage, industry outreach, and homebuyer tours. If you would like to contribute, contact us.

To get involved in strategic visioning and R&D? PATH is seeking innovative manufacturers who are dedicated to developing and demonstrating building systems that will meet the evolving needs of tomorrow's homebuyers. To receive advance copies of the Technical Research Papers on the Concept Home Principles and learn more about participating in the program, contact us.

To learn more about the PATH Concept Home Principles guiding the choice of products and technologies that will be used in the Concept Home?

To meet our current Product Partners? These leading manufacturers are committed to making the PATH Concept Home an ongoing technology development and demonstration effort to advance America's housing.

Other PATH opportunities for manufacturers include:

PATH Technology Inventory, which is a free, non-commercial tool for your buyers.

PATH Technology Scanning, which identifies technologies and materials from outside the home building industry that have potential application to residential construction, as well as demonstrations and evaluations of building systems.

Content updated on 5/12/2008

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