When many people envision the house of the future, they might think of the high-rise apartment where the Jetsons lived. In today’s reality, the house of tomorrow is a modest home in North Omaha, Neb., conceived by the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH). The PATH Concept Home features a number of innovations: a flexible floor plan that evolves with the homeowners’ family, panelized framing, an insulating-concrete-form foundation, soy-based foam insulation, an on-demand water heater, and a state-of-the-art gray-water system, among many other features.
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