The New American Home would not be possible without the support of the members of the National Council of the Housing Industry (NCHI)/Supplier 100, as well as a legion of local and regional suppliers and installers. More than 40 NCHI members contributed products to this year's house and provided consulting services and installation support to the design-build team for a truly memorable collaboration.

NCHI/SUPPLIER 100 MEMBER CONTRIBUTORS

  • Andersen Corp. (windows, patio doors)
  • Bose (home theater, sound system)
  • Broan-NuTone (bath fans, range hood)
  • CertainTeed Corp. (roofing)
  • The Closet Factory (closet storage system)
  • Closet Maid (closet storage system)
  • Dal-Tile Corp. (ceramic tile)
  • Dow Building Solutions (insulation)
  • Eaton's Electrical Business/Cutler-Hammer (generator, structured wiring, electrical system components)
  • Formica Corp. (solid surface countertops)
  • GAMA/Vent Free Gas Product Alliance Charleston Gas Lights (exterior lighting) Rheem Water Heating (water heater)
  • GM Fleet/Commercial Group (promotional vehicles)
  • Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association Robert H. Peterson Co. (outdoor grill)
  • HGTV-Pro (production and educational program video)
  • Honeywell International (environmental controls, security system components)
  • Hilti (tools)
  • IBACOS (energy use consulting and testing)
  • Icynene (insulation, air barrier)
  • InSinkErator (waste disposers, hot water dispensers)
  • James Hardie Building Products (fiber-cement siding)
  • Kährs International (hardwood flooring)
  • Kohler Co. (including Canac Kitchens) (plumbing fixtures and faucets, cabinets, bath accessories)
  • Lutron Electronics Co. (lighting controls)
  • Lennox Industries (heating and cooling equipment)
  • Masonite International (interior doors)
  • Noveon/FlowGuard Gold Pipe & Fitting (plumbing system components) Component manufacturers include: BOW Plastics, Charlotte Pipe, Cresline Plastic Pipe, Genova Plastics, and NIBCO
  • Overhead Door Corp. (garage doors and openers)
  • Owens Corning Corp. (cultured stone, veneer brick)
  • Pactiv Building Products (housewrap, door/window sealer)
  • Portland Cement Association Essroc Italcementi Group (stucco) Flagstone Pavers (pavers)
  • Gate Concrete Products (hollow-core concrete floor panels) Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (precast concrete structural system support) Standard Precast (precast concrete walls and accessories)
  • Progress Lighting (interior/exterior lighting, landscape lighting)
  • Rinnai Corp. (tankless hot water heaters)
  • The Sherwin-Williams Co. (paints, stains)
  • Simpson Strong-Tie Co. (metal connectors)
  • Steel Framing Alliance (steel framing)
  • Sub-Zero Freezer Co. and Wolf Appliance Co. (major kitchen appliances)
  • ThyssenKrupp/Access Corp. Elevators (elevator)
  • United States Gypsum Co. (gypsum, cement wallboard)
  • Whirlpool Corp. (secondary kitchen appliances, laundry equipment)
  • OTHER CONTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, TRADE PARTNERS, AND CONSULTANTS

  • Dell/Home and Small Business Division (personal computers/printers, flat-screen televisions)
  • 31-W Insulation (wall insulation installer)
  • A-1 Block Corp. (concrete block supplier)
  • All Glass (shower door, glass shelving, mirror supplier-installer)
  • Allsolar Service Co. (photovoltaic system installer)
  • American Reprographics (blueprint services)
  • Bluworld of Water (interior water feature supplier-installer)
  • Bob's Barricades (traffic control signage)
  • Bradco Supply Corp. (roofing supplier)
  • Bright House Networks (telecommunications provider)
  • Castle Elevator (elevator installer)
  • Central Florida Stone Works (hardwood flooring installer)
  • City of Orlando (building permit services)
  • Closets By Courtois (closet storage system installer)
  • Counter Tech (countertop/surfaces supplier-installer)
  • CNL Bank (lending services)
  • Crystal Blue Construction (interior trim installer)
  • Deatrick Engineering Associates (private inspection services)
  • Del Air Heating & Air (HVAC contractor)
  • Delgado Painting (painting services)
  • DRMP (site engineering services)
  • Elan Home Systems (audio/video distribution components)
  • Electronic Systems Design (low-voltage systems integrator)
  • Elite Stone (brick and stone installer)
  • E-Scape (site clearing and grading contractor)
  • FAS Windows & Doors (window and exterior door installer)
  • Florida Solar Energy Center (energy and environmental design consulting)
  • Four Seasons Gas Services (gas piping and appliance installer)
  • GarageTek and GarageTek of Orlando (garage storage system supplier-installer)
  • General Caulking & Coatings Co. (waterproofing materials installer)
  • Glass Block Warehouse (glass walkway installer)
  • Grace Construction Products (waterproofing materials)
  • Hall Brothers Roofing (shingle roof installer)
  • Holloway Plumbing Co. (plumbing contractor)
  • Home Team Pest Defense (termite protection system)
  • Howard Concrete Services (form/pour concrete and masonry block contractor)
  • Hydrocks (expanded clay/media mix – green-roof)
  • Impact Lighting (LED lighting installer)
  • Inland Materials (Redi-mix concrete)
  • JC Advertising (sign supplier-installer)
  • Keller Outdoor (roll-off dumpster services)
  • Klem Commercial Systems (metal framing installer)
  • Layout To Lintel Masonry (flatwork and masonry block contractor)
  • Lightstyle (lighting supplier)
  • M.A. Construction Enterprises (siding installer)
  • Magic Sealers (waterproofing installer)
  • Marimekko (designer fabric supplier)
  • Master Works Marble (ceramic tile installer)
  • Maxitrol (gas line valve controls)
  • Messick Irrigation Systems (landscaping and irrigation contractor)
  • Metro Waste (temporary restroom services)
  • Milcarsky's Appliance Centre (appliance distributor-installer)
  • Miller Miller & Mac Florida (floor leveling services)
  • Nana Wall Systems (patio doors)
  • National Concrete Masonry Association (masonry support services)
  • National Engineering Corp. (mechanical engineering services)
  • National Graphic Imaging (reprographic services)
  • Neff Rental (equipment rental)
  • Newman-Crane Insurance (builder's risk, general liability, and workers' compensation insurance provider)
  • Nighttime Reflections (landscape lighting installer)
  • Olde World Brick Pavers (paver installer)
  • ONM&J (structural engineering services)
  • Orlando Utilities Commission (utilities services)
  • Overhead Door of Central Florida (garage doors and openers supplier-installer)
  • Preferred Cleaning and Maintenance (interior cleaning services)
  • PWS Metal Works (structural metal supplier-installer)
  • Quality Precast (precast and reinforcement material supplier)
  • Quietly Making Noise (acoustical engineering services)
  • R.J. Walker Inc. (Nana Wall Systems installer)
  • Resource Recovery (stormwater management subcontractor)
  • Rinker Materials (stucco supplier)
  • RK Edwards Inc. (drywall installer)
  • Rock Art (faux paint artist)
  • Rogers Signs (sign supplier)
  • Safety Rails of Florida (temporary railing supplier-installer)
  • SAT (framing subcontractor)
  • Schluter Systems (ceramic tile underlayment)
  • Siegle Enterprises (construction cleaning services)
  • SmartPic (construction progress photography)
  • Solar-Ray (photovoltaic system installer)
  • St. Sebastian Fence Co. (fence installer)
  • State of Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection (regulatory standards and guidelines)
  • Stock Building Supply (framing materials supplier)
  • Styro Systems (flat roof material supplier)
  • SunTrust Mortgage (lending services)
  • Sure Seal (lcynene installer)
  • TC Water Features (pool contractor)
  • Thomas Lumber Co. (trim and framing materials)
  • Tip-Top Roofing Co. (roof gutter and flashing supplier-installer)
  • Tour Turf (artificial turf supplier-installer)
  • Tri City Electrical Contractors (electrical contractor)
  • Trim-Pak (interior trim supplier)
  • Trinity Tile (ceramic tile supplier)
  • University of Central Florida Storm Water Management Academy (green roof and stormwater management consulting)
  • Victor's Stucco (stucco installer)
  • Western Waterproofing Co. (flat roof waterproofing contractor)
  • Westye Group Southeast (appliance distributor)
  • Yovaish Engineering Sciences (geotechnical engineering services)
  • TOUR INFORMATION

    The New American Home 2007 will be open for free guided tours for registered attendees of the annual International Builders' Show (IBS), Feb. 7–10 in Orlando. Free, round-trip shuttle service between the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) and the house is provided during show hours. The house is approximately a 25-minute drive from the OCCC, but parking is extremely limited; see driving directions below. IBS attendees can get more information about the convention at www.buildersshow.com.

    Directions (from the convention center) International Dr. to Interstate 4 East (toward downtown Orlando); Exit 83B (Robinson/SR-526); right on W. Robinson; left on N. Broadway Ave.; house is on the corner of N. Broadway and E. Ridgewood St.

    Learn more about markets featured in this article: Orlando, FL.