Vision House

Vision House

Southern Traditions Development has teamed up with Green Builder Magazine to create two demonstration homes. The VISION House 2011, a newly constructed home, the ReVISION House 2011, a retrofit house. Both homes have been designed to inform and educate International Builder Show Participants, The National Green Building Community and Central Florida Residents about and to showcase sustainable building technologies which will preserve resources and protect the earth for future generations.

VISION House 2011

Newly constructed demonstration home showcasing the latest in energy efficient and sustainable technology. Built to the standards of LEED, Florida Green Building Coalition, Energy Star, Water Star.

Sustainability Features:

  • ICF block
  • Icynene sprayfoam insulation
  • Fabral Metal Roof
  • Resisto underlayment
  • Andersen 100 Series windows
  • Sentricon protection system

Water Conservation:

  • Low flow toilettes and plumbing fixtures
  • Micro Irrigation
  • Florida Native Landscaping

Indoor Air Quality:

  • Sealed HVAC Ducts
  • Sealed Building Envelope
  • Indoor air quality system
  • No VOC paints

Innovation & Design:

  • Solar thermal hot water
  • Wired for EV charging station

Energy & Atmosphere:

  • Barnlight Electric fixtures
  • Solar hot water
  • EnergyStar appliances

2011 ReVISION House

A remodeled demonstration home showcasing the latest in energy efficient and sustainable retrofit technology. Remodeled to the standards of Florida Green Building Coalition, Energy Star, Water Star.

Sustainability Features:

  • Spray foam insulation & home weatherization
  • Cool roof
  • High performance impact resistant windows by PGT

Water Conservation:

  • Low flow plumbing fixtures
  • Hybrid heatpump hot water
  • Micro Irrigation
  • Florida Native Landscaping by Teresa Watkins
  • Pervious pavers

Indoor Air Quality:

  • Sealed HVAC Ducts
  • Sealed Envelope

Innovation & Design:

  • EIFS insulation stucco by Masterwall
  • Suretouch exterior stone insulation system

Energy & Atmosphere:

  • EnergyStar appliances
  • Hybrid heatpump water heater
  • LED Lighting
  • ICF Construction
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