This webinar about The New American Home 2022 explores the high-performance features of the 4,674-square-foot coastal-style Florida house in the Orlando area. (Click to view a webinar about the home's design, here.)
This year's New American Home is a two-level, three-bedroom house that delivers style and livability, with well-appointed spaces that meet the needs of today’s homeowner, as well as a range of high-performance features that help the home achieve net zero energy use.
Achieving Net Zero for The New American Home 2022
Wondering how to get to HERS Index of -15? (Yes, negative 15, you read that correctly.)
Green building guru Drew Smith and builder Steve Earl deliver a step-by-step tour of the energy, water, and other resource efficiencies that make The New American Home 2022 a comfortable, healthy net-zero home for today's homebuyers, with building practices and product selections that translate to any market and any price point.
What Webinar Viewers Will Learn:
• How a systems-wide approach to resource efficiency begins at the design stage
• Achieving superior comfort and indoor air quality for homes
• The essential role of collaboration among members of the design/build team, trade partners, and suppliers in achieving home performance goals
Drew Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Two Trails
Drew Smith is the COO of Two Trails, with offices in Parrish, Fla., and Las Vegas. He is the first and current governor-appointed Green Building Commissioner for the State of Florida, among other leadership roles in home energy and performance. Two Trails serves as the energy consultant and verifier for the National Association of Home Builders' annual New American Home program.
Steve Earl, President, Envy Homes
Steve Earl is the president of Envy Homes, in Orlando, Fla., the builder of The New American Home 2022. With more than three decades of experience in custom and production housing, Steve is highly proficient in all levels of the construction process, as well as design and procurement, business development, and sales.
Moderator: Rich Binsacca, Editorial Director, Pro Builder Media
As editorial director of Pro Builder Media, Rich oversees the editorial strategy and execution of three national media brands across their print and digital channels. He has covered the housing industry in a variety of roles since 1987 as a journalist and editor and has reported on several New American Home projects.