THE NEW AMERICAN HOME 2005 WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE without the generous support and contribution of products and services by the members of the NAHB's National Council of the Housing Industry (NCHI)/Supplier 100 and other consultants, contributors, installers, suppliers, and trade partners.

Supplier 100 Member Contributors

  • Aprilaire (electronic air filters, zoning systems, thermostats)
  • Armstrong World Industries (Bruce hardwood flooring)
  • AVAD (integrated electronics) Bose (whole-house audio) Dirt Devil (central vacuum system) Draper (projection screen) Fujitsu (plasma TV) InFocus (projector TV) Panasonic (phone system, cameras) Samsung Electronics America (LCD and DLP TVs) Wilson Technologies (electrical systems coordination)
  • Black & Decker Hardware/Home Improvement Baldwin Hardware Corp. (interior door hardware)
  • BUILDER magazine
  • ClosetMaid (guest suite closet shelving)
  • DuPont Tyvek (weatherization system)
  • Eaton's Electrical Business/Cutler-Hammer (electrical load center, structured wiring, generator system, A/C disconnect, sub panel and breakers, pool/spa controls)
  • Formica Corp. (solid-surface countertops, metal ceiling treatment, decorative garage wall)
  • Fortune Brand Home Products (Moen plumbing fittings)
  • GAMA/Vent-Free Gas Products Alliance Maxitrol (gas valves, connectors, disconnects) Rheem Water Heating (water heaters)
  • Georgia-Pacific Corp. (drywall, wood panels, tile backer board, subfloor panels)
  • Hearth & Home Technologies (Heat & Glo gas fireplace inserts)
  • Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (coordination of fireplaces, barbeque, and accessories) The Coleman Co. (patio heaters, bug zapper) Rasmussen Gas Logs (outdoor gas grill, gas logs) Superior Clay Corp. (chimney caps) Travis Industries (fireplace)
  • Hilti (tools and fasteners)
  • Honeywell (security controls)
  • Hurd Millwork Co. (windows, hinged patio doors)
  • IBACOS Consortium/National Renewable Energy Laboratory (design/engineering services, energy-performance testing and monitoring)
  • Icynene (insulation)
  • In-Sink-Erator (hot/cold water dispenser, waste disposer)
  • Kelon USA (appliances)
  • Kohler Co. (plumbing fixtures, fittings, and accessories)
  • Lennox Industries (integrated home comfort systems)
  • Lutron Electronics Co. (lighting design and controls, motorized window treatments and accessories)
  • Masco Corp.
  • Brass Craft Manufacturing (shut-off valves, risers)
  • Masonite International Corp. (interior doors)
  • Maytag Appliance Sales (laundry equipment, beverage center appliances)
  • Mohawk Industries Dal-Tile (glazed floor and wall tile, accents)
  • NEC Solutions (America) (personal computers) Stampede (consumer electronics supplier)
  • Noveon (fire sprinkler system) Flowguard Gold (CPVC piping) Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers (fire sprinkler system installation)
  • ODL (skylight)
  • Overhead Door Corp. (garage doors and openers)
  • Owens Corning Corp. Cultured Stone Corp. (cultured stone)
  • PACTIV Corp. (foam insulation and tape)
  • Portland Cement Association (exterior walls, structural and decorative concrete) Cemex (concrete supplier) Florida Concrete & Products Association (concrete coordination) Florida Rock Industries (concrete supplier) Rinker Materials of Florida (concrete supplier) Tarmac (concrete materials)
  • Propane Energy Research Council (propane tank, gas lights) Four Seasons Gas Services (gas system supplier and installation)
  • Sharp (LCD TV)
  • Shaw Industries (carpet, pad)
  • Simpson Strong-Tie (metal connectors, structural hardware)
  • Timberlake Cabinet Co. (cabinets, built-ins)
  • 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (home warranty products)
  • Whirlpool Corp. Gladiator Garageworks (garage storage system) KitchenAid (appliances)
  • Other Contributors, Suppliers, Trade Partners, and Consultants

  • Acme Glass/Basso Enterprises (shower/bath door enclosures, seeded glass, glass for wine cellar floor)
  • Advanced Coating Technologies (Durafleck garage flooring)
  • All Solar Service Co. (solar hot water heater) Florida Department of Environmental Protection/ SunBuilt program (funding) Florida Solar Energy Research & Education Foundation (SunBuilt program implementation)
  • Alpha Tile & Stone (flooring supplier)
  • Alpha Vision (virtual tour)
  • Amick Custom Woodcraft & Design (decorative garage wall installation)
  • Ann's Window Workroom (window treatments)
  • Apex Sauna & Wine Cellars (wine cellar and installation)
  • Apgar & Apgar Construction (carpentry labor)
  • Aquatic Consultants (pool, waterfall, water features design)
  • Baldwin Park Community (subordinated lot)
  • Barbara Tattersfield Design (natural stone fireplace surrounds and kitchen hood design, supply, and installation)
  • Bob & Elliott's Piano Shoppe (grand piano in living room)
  • Booth's Cobblestones (cobblestone installation)
  • Bright House (telecommunications and Internet cabling and installation)
  • Builders Insulation (fiberglass and foam insulation installation)
  • Bureto Metal Studio (wrought iron fabricator and installation)
  • CalSpas (hydrotherapy spa)
  • Cantera Doors (front entry doors)
  • Champagne Aquatech Pools (pool construction)
  • CJS Aluminum (aluminum soffit)
  • Cobble Systems (cobblestone supplier)
  • Comfort House (temporary restroom facilities)
  • Contemporary Upholstery (window treatments)
  • Crane Rental of Orlando (heavy equipment)
  • Creative Tile Installations by Carolyn (tile installation)
  • Crown Heritage (stair parts)
  • Cross Enterprises of Florida (concrete pumping—slab)
  • Danco Roofing (roof installation)
  • Danny's S.W.D. Concrete Pumping (concrete pumping—lintel)
  • Danver (outdoor kitchens)
  • Del-Air (air conditioning and heating installation)
  • DKay Specialties (window treatments)
  • Evening Sun Landscape Lighting (low-voltage landscape lighting)
  • Exterior Expressions (cultured stone installation)
  • Fanimation (ceiling fans)
  • Ferguson Enterprises (plumbing supplier)
  • Fine Art Lamps (lighting)
  • The Flooring Center (carpet supplier and installation)
  • Florida Design Solutions (engineering services)
  • Foreign Accents (copper pedestal sink, decorative tile)
  • Frankie Kitchen Systems (pasta faucet)
  • Fypon (molded trim)
  • Garner Window & Door (window distributor)
  • Garys Quality Mirrors & Glass (leaded glass supplier and installation)
  • Get Organized (closet and garage storage systems installation)
  • Hanson Roof Tile (roof tile supplier)
  • Henrich-Luke & Swaggerty (surveys)
  • Holcim (U.S.) (stucco supplier)
  • Holloway Plumbing Co. (plumbing labor)
  • Home & Graphics Painting (painting labor)
  • House Parts (drapery hardware)
  • Isokern (guest suite fireplace)
  • J. Rolfe Davis Insurance (insurance)
  • Jandy (faux painter)
  • Joe Knight, ASLA (landscape architect)
  • Julie Telford—Art Design (faux painting services)
  • KS International (drop cloths)
  • Lightolier (closet rods)
  • Lightstyle of Orlando (ceiling fan retailer)
  • Massey Services (termite prevention system)
  • Maxim Lighting International (exterior lighting)
  • Metro Tile & Marble Restoration (cleaning and sealing floor services)
  • Miele (coffee system)
  • Milcarsky Appliance Centre (kitchen vent hood supplier)
  • Moore's Concrete & Masonry (masonry labor)
  • Mosaicist (mosaic pool tile and installation)
  • Nana Wall Systems (folding glass walls/doors)
  • Old World Door (custom doors)
  • OnSite Safety Systems (safety railing)
  • Paradise Awning & Graphics (awning material and installation)
  • Pumpco (poured concrete labor)
  • Quartz Solutions (solid surface fabricator)
  • Residential Elevators (elevator)
  • Resinart/Resinart East (molding)
  • Rexel (light bulbs)
  • Rey Homes (heavy equipment)
  • R.K. Edwards (drywall installation)
  • R.M. Coco/The Finial Co. (window treatments)
  • Rutland Gutter Supply (copper gutters and installation)
  • SCS Hardwood Flooring (hardwood floor installation)
  • Sealoflex Waterproofing Systems (waterproofing system)
  • The Sherwin-Williams Co. (interior and exterior paint)
  • Smyth Lumber Co./Stock Building Supply (structural lumber supplier)
  • Sta Green Landesign (landscape materials and installation)
  • Stair-Smith (stair installation)
  • Stone Crazy (granite materials and fabrication)
  • Style Solutions (exterior corbels)
  • Sun Trust Bank (financial services)
  • Suncoast Roofing Supply (roofing and adhesive distributor)
  • Tri City Electrical Contractors (local electrical products and services)
  • Vervain, S. Harris, Fabricut (textiles)
  • Vintage Timberworks (reclaimed interior beams)
  • White River (decorative moldings)
  • Yovaish Engineering Sciences (engineering services)
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    TOUR INFORMATION The New American Home 2005 is open for free guided tours during the International Builders' Show (IBS), Jan. 13–16, 2005, in Orlando, Fla. Free shuttle bus service is provided from the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) during show hours. The house is approximately a 40-minute drive from the OCCC, in Baldwin Park. IBS attendees can get more information at the convention or online at www.buildersshow.com/NCHI or www.builderonline.com. See driving directions below.

    DIRECTIONS (FROM THE CONVENTION CENTER): Start out going south on International Dr.; make a u-turn onto International Dr.; turn left onto FL-482 W./W. Sand Lake Rd.; merge onto I-4 east toward Orlando; take the Amelia St. exit—exit 83B toward U.S.-17/Naval Training Center/U.S.-92/SR-50; stay straight to go onto N. Garland Ave.; turn slight right onto U.S.-17 92/W. Colonial Dr./FL-50; continue to follow W. Colonial Dr./FL-50; turn left onto Bennet Rd.; turn right onto New Broad St.; the house is on your right.

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