The learning and innovation from the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt comes from the unique integration and collaboration of a premier top builder and its suppliers. Those suppliers have dedicated time and resources to supply ideas and to risk visibility for the sake of moving the industry forward in terms of affordable sustainability.
We had the chance to talk to some of the suppliers involved in the project who attended a collaboration summit where new ideas were the key ingredient. Watch these videos to learn about the products that they are offering and their thoughts behind the projeKt.
Dan Ross, director of business development at Savant, talks about bringing luxury to the masses with a home automation system. This product allows the technology to not only manage energy savings, but also to differentiate homes for the savvy, energy conscious buyer.
Sustainability also can be about saving money, explains Walter Cuculic, director of business development at SunPower Corp. He discusses how we can move toward energy independence with a clean, renewable product built into the home.
Bob Bergeth, general manager, contract builder sales at Whirlpool, offers technologies that help the home buyer manage energy use and opportunities to save costs. Bergeth also explains how the technology of appliances has plateaued and how today, it’s all about creating a connected suite of appliances.
Quality and durability can be attainable. Dave Rosebery, business market leader, residential insulation at Owens Corning, talks about how to advance the industry on a doable scale as consumers demand more from their homes.