PATH - A Public Private Partnership for Advancing Housing Technology
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James Hardie manufactures fiber cement siding, backerboard, and pipe homebuilding products.
Field Evaluation Participation:
The Clay Street project entailed the construction of a two-story duplex with fiber-cement siding, insulated concrete forms (ICFs), and engineered wood to reflect Habitat for Humanity International's Environmental Initiative to promote energy-efficient, environmentally friendly construction.
In the Green Valley Ranch Project, the NAHB Research Center worked with Oakwood Homes of Denver to gather information about PATH technologies and construction techniques for frost-protected shallow foundations, PEX plumbing pipes, and plastic manifolds.
La Plata, MD
The Washington Square 80-unit community designed for senior housing incorporated several PATH technologies that included: ICFs, tankless water heaters, fiber-cement siding, amongst many others.
The Vistas at Kensington Park is an urban infill subdivision project which provides low-income families an energy efficient and durable home at a reasonable price. Features include cathedral ceilings in most rooms (made practical by the structural insulated panels construction), brick veneer street facades, and fiber-cement siding.
Content updated on 8/4/2006
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