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Explore the Products Used to Create The New American Home 2022

From finishes to fixtures to weatherproofing, here's a look at the products used in The New American Home 2022


By Pro Builder Staff January 7, 2022
Products used in The New American Home 2022
With a focus on connecting to the outdoors, the centerpiece of The New American Home 2022 is an open-air, 760-square-foot courtyard. | Photo: Jeffrey A. Davis
This article first appeared in the January 2022 issue of Pro Builder.

The New American Home 2022 built in Laureate Park in Lake Nona, Orlando, Fla., is both beautiful and practical, with a design that responds to post-pandemic consumer demands and aims to reach a broad audience.

Built by Orlando builder Envy Homes, the two-level, three-bedroom home eschews the opulence of its recent brethren with a more modest, if certainly well-appointed, model for the industry. Scroll down to see the building products and materials that went into creating this year's New American Home.


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Laundry Equipment From LG

*LG’s suite of laundry equipment is headlined by the Mega Capacity Front Load Washer, a 5.0-cubic-foot unit with proprietary TurboWash, and its companion Ultra Large Capacity Front Load Electric Dryer (both shown), a 7.4-cubic-foot unit with TurboSteam technology. The company’s space-saving LG WashTower puts washer and dryer controls at just the right height, and the Studio Styler steamer reduces odors and refreshes a variety of fabrics. Platinum partner

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LG laundry

Sherwin-Williams Coatings

Garage floors rarely get much love; enter *Sherwin-Williams’ Resuflor 3746 two-component, recoatable epoxy and binder resin, which creates a unique look and resists impact, abrasion, and chemicals, is easy to clean, and is available with an antimicrobial agent. The company also provided all of the home’s interior and exterior paints and stains. Silver partner, IBS #W3333  Click for more info

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Circuit Protection and Wiring From Eaton

*Eaton’s broad portfolio of smart, code-compliant, reliable electrical products includes load centers, breakers, receptacles, timers, occupancy/vacancy sensors, surge protection, and smart Wi-Fi solutions. Eaton also helps customers lower energy costs and become more sustainable and resilient by incorporating renewables, storage, and electric vehicle infrastructure into their energy mix. Platinum partner, IBS #W5833  Click for more info

Eaton circuit

Signature Kitchen Suite Kitchen Appliances

*Signature Kitchen Suite provided a full line of luxury built-in kitchen appliances for the home, including its 48-inch Pro Rangetop (shown), the only one on the market with built-in sous vide, four gas burners, and two-zone induction—everything needed to prepare restaurant-quality meals with less space, the maker says. SKS also supplied a 30-inch Combination Wall Oven, various refrigeration, freezer, and wine columns, a microwave oven drawer, and other appliances—all with ready-to-ship inventory and a three-year warranty. Platinum partner  Click for more info

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Interior Doors by TruStile

The Tambour (TMB) Series of interior doors in TruStile’s Contemporary Collection feature distinctive panel designs created by CNC computer-controlled routers. Tambour doors in a variety of installations throughout the home are finished in matte black. The high-quality, made-to-order MDF doors are offered in more than 500 styles, while customized details help achieve unique design visions. Bronze partner  Click for more info

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Solar Screens by Phantom Screens

*Phantom Screens’ exterior mounted motorized solar shades screen the glass doors facing the home’s interior courtyard, reducing solar heat gain as well as helping the home retain heat on cooler evenings. Choose from roller assemblies that recess into structural cavities above the door opening or track systems that recess into wall channels. Compatible with home automation systems and environmental sensors. Bronze partner  Click for more info

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Finished Flooring From Armstrong

Empower from *Armstrong Flooring features a rigid reinforced mineral core, premium visuals, and best-in-class protection, the company says, offering the look of hardwood with stain-proof protection. Also, the flooring requires no acclimation to install or once in place, speeding the installation process. Armstrong also provided its VersaStyle engineered tile, offered in slate, travertine, concrete, and marble. Bronze partner  Click for more info

finished flooring

ClosetMaid Closet Storage Systems

MasterSuite is *ClosetMaid’s premium closet and storage system. Manufactured from robust, industrial-grade engineered wood with a durable melamine finish and with solid-wood drawers, the system offers a host of attractive design options and convenient accessories (pictured in Natural Blonde finish). Gold partner, IBS #W4753  Click for more info

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Cabinets From Wellborn Cabinet

*Wellborn Cabinet supplied several of its American-made product lines and accessories for the home, from the full-access frameless Aspire brand to its framed cabinet lines, such as Estate (shown) for the kitchen island. Modular deep-drawer pegged organizers, deep divider drawers, and drawer knife holders highlight a range of convenient accessories that make storage easier and more logical. Silver partner, IBS #W1536  Click for more info

kitchen cabinets

Kohler Plumbing Fixtures + Fittings

*Kohler outfitted the entire house with a variety of its high-quality, high-design plumbing fixtures and fittings, including the Vox 20-inch vessel sink in the en suite bath of a secondary bedroom, as well as the Tone kitchen faucet collection in the cabana and the touchless Eir Intelligent Toilet in the lower-level powder room. Gold partner, IBS #W1100  Click for more info

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Benjamin Obdyke Roof and Wall Protection

Benjamin Obdyke’s HydroGap SA is a self-adhered weather-resistive barrier that incorporates a 1 mm drainage space combined with a continuous breathable acrylic adhesive to deliver a superior air and moisture barrier. The company’s Slicker MAX Rainscreen includes a filter fabric, providing enhanced UV and compression resistance and drainage and ventilation behind fiber cement, stone veneer, and stucco cladding applications. Bronze partner  Click for more info

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LP Siding and Weatherproofing

LP SmartSide Lap Siding from *LP Building Solutions comes in smooth (shown) and cedar textures as well as 16 prefinished colors or a primed option. The lightweight cladding is available in 16-foot lengths, enabling fewer seams and faster installation. Behind it, LP WeatherLogic Air & Water Barrier is a water-resistant panel that installs like regular sheathing but is then sealed with LP WeatherLogic tape to create a tight building envelope. Silver partner, IBS #W3321  Click for more info

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Rooftop Solar Array From LG Solar

The advanced cell structure of the LG NeON R module from *LG Solar USA locates all of the module’s electrodes on the back side of the panel to maximize light utilization, especially when the angle of light is lower. Modules are engineered to perform at a minimum of 90.1% after 25 years in service in all weather conditions. Platinum partner  Click for more info

rooftop solar

Exercise Equipment and Training From NordicTrack / iFit

Showcased in the home gym, NordicTrack’s fitness equipment and the iFit interactive fitness system include the Commercial S22i Studio Cycle, an F-series elliptical, and a fitness mirror—all of which are enabled with iFit’s live, programmed immersive workouts directed by professional fitness trainers. Gold partner  Click for more info

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Clopay Garage Doors

Canyon Ridge Modern garage doors from Clopay combine realistic wood textures with key elements of contemporary architecture, in this case metal inlays. The doors are constructed of a durable, low-maintenance faux wood composite material that resists rot and weathering. An energy-efficient, polyurethane foam insulated steel core provides an 18.4 R-value. Bronze partner, IBS #W6943  Click for more info

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LX Hausys Quartz Surfacing

In the 2022 New American Home’s main kitchen, Calacatta Sol from the Viatera Quartz Surfaces line by *LX Hausys USA offers a striking white appearance shot with large-pattern golden veining. Viatera surfaces contain up to 93% natural quartz, offering advanced durability and higher tensile strength than natural stone products, the maker says, and as a nonporous product, the surfacing resists harmful bacteria and mold, everyday stains, chemicals, and heat. Platinum partner  Click for more info

quartz surfacing

Gas Piping From Omega Flex

CounterStrike CSST flexible pipe from *Omega Flex is designed with a proprietary black jacket material that features energy-dissipating properties, protecting the stainless-steel pressure liner and other fuel gas systems from becoming energized due to lightning. The product requires no additional bonding and installs easily, the manufacturer says. Bronze partner  Click for more info

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VintageView Wine Racking Systems

Tucked between the home’s staircase and elevator, label-forward wine racking solutions from *VintageView provide flexible wine-collection display that works in either tight or expansive storage spaces. The home features the company’s W Series Luxe, its Evolution Wine Tower, and the Perch. Bronze partner, IBS #W7343  Click for more info

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Belwith Keeler Cabinet Hardware

Belwith Keeler Décor Solutions provided all of the pulls and handles for interior cabinetry, including drawer pulls and door handles from its Emerge Collection in a Brushed Golden Brass finish (shown) for the kitchen island. The collection offers a contemporary, classic look inspired by bold architectural designs that incorporate refined organic movement. Bronze partner  Click for more info

cabinet hardware

Garage Door Opening System From LiftMaster

The DC Battery Backup Wall Mount Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener from *LiftMaster frees up ceiling space in the garage and reduces noise and vibration, and built-in battery backup allows owners to open/close their door during a power outage. Smartphone control is enabled with the myQ app, which dead bolts the door automatically after closing. Bronze partner  Click for more info

garage door opener

Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchen Cabinets

*Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchens supplied stainless steel cabinets for the home’s two outdoor kitchens. On both the roof deck and in the cabana adjacent to the pool, the company showcases its Key West frame (shown), one of several door styles available in exclusive designer colors. Bronze partner, IBS #S2610  Click for more info

outdoor kitchen cabinets

Windows From Ply Gem

The 1570 Vinyl Impact Casement windows series from *Ply Gem Windows & Doors features an overall LC 50 rating and is Florida Approved (FL 15317). Available in a variety of on-trend exterior colors, including Black, Dark Bronze, and Dove Grey. Ply Gem products are engineered and built to deliver exceptional performance, the company says, and to enhance architectural character with a variety of design and material options. Bronze partner  Click for more info

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Propane Energy

Sponsored by the *Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), propane provides the performance homeowners demand without relying on a public utility. Properly sized propane storage serves home appliances, firepits, and other products from above- or underground placements and provides gas energy for portable generators and temporary construction heaters during the build process. Bronze partner  Click for more info

propane energy

LG Home Comfort Systems and TV Displays

*LG Electronics USA’s Multi V S Heat Pump & Heat Recovery units are designed to provide quiet operation, energy efficiency, and simultaneous heating and cooling, even in the most extreme weather. Units offer a compact footprint and some units are Energy Star-certified. LG’s Class 4K Smart OLED televisions deliver perfect black, intense color, and infinite contrast. Platinum partner, IBS #W6583  Click for more info

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Fi-Foil Continuous Insulation

Flex Foam from *Fi-Foil Co. is a continuous insulation with a low-emissivity aluminum reinforced facing that reduces radiant heat transfer by up to 95%, the manufacturer says. Perforated to allow vapor transmission and coated for long-term performance and corrosion resistance, Flex Foam works to reduce thermal bridging to maintain indoor comfort. Bronze partner, IBS #S2425  Click for more info

flex foam insulation

StruXure Pergolas

*StruXure designs and manufactures luxury pivoting-louver smart pergolas that marry function, durability, and aesthetics. Standard sizes up to 12 by 20 feet and custom sizes are available. Built to accommodate lighting, fans, speakers, and space heaters to achieve a seamless, built-in look. A library of drawings and 3D models is available in CADdetails. Bronze partner  Click for more info

pergola

Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters

The Rinnai Sensei Water Heater provides unlimited hot water from a compact unit that can be installed either inside or outside and offers space savings that add saleable square footage to the home, the company says. Rinnai’s expanded product portfolio for water and home heating needs consists of condensing gas boilers, direct-vent wall furnaces, vent-free fan convector heaters, infrared heaters, and hydronic air handlers. Bronze partner, IBS #W3153  Click for more info

tankless water heater

Home Operating System by Crestron

Products and solutions featured in the Crestron Home Operating System (OS) are built from decades of the company's experience designing home automation technology for indoor comfort, entertainment, security, and overall health and wellness. An intuitive user experience synchronizes across touchscreens, keypads, mobile devices, and remote controls: one app, one solution, for the entire smart home. Bronze partner  Click for more info

home operating system

 

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