The PATH Concept Home Omaha, a 2,000-square-foot craftsman-style house designed with sustainability, efficiency and affordability in mind, will be opened to the public June 6.
The PATH Concept Home Omaha, a 2,000-square-foot
craftsman-style house designed with sustainability, efficiency and
affordability in mind and located in a dynamic urban neighborhood, will be opened
to the public June 6. The home combines dozens of innovative products and
systems with traditional design elements to create a comfortable and affordable
home. The home was created through HUD’s Partnership for Advancing Technology
in Housing, an initiative between the U.S. government and America’s
The Concept Home was designed for flexibility - easy to
update and expand for different life stage, new owners or the latest
technological innovations; efficiency - easy to build and easy to live in; and
sustainability - featuring green, energy-efficient products, systems and
materials. The Concept Home meets ENERGY STAR™, Environments for Living and
LEED for Homes criteria.
The Concept Home will be open to the public from 11:30 a.m.
- 5 p.m. on June 6th, and then by appointment throughout the month. Visitors
can learn about more than 50 innovative products, technologies and systems in
For additional information on the PATH Concept Home
including the plans, videos and photographs documenting the construction
process and the builder’s blog, visit www.pathnet.org.
June 1, 2007 - HUD Debuts First Sustainability Design PATH Concept Home
June 1, 2007