- Safe RoomOpen or Close
Multiple lines of defense including a steel door, small laminated glass windows with high impact glass, reinforced ceiling area, thicker, denser walls, and a grape vine wall just outside, give disaster victims a place of refuge as well as peace of mind in the face of future dangers.
- Structural StrengthOpen or Close
The steel chassis, the Structural Insulated Panels (SIP), and the roof trusses form a structure that is stronger than conventional framing. Designed to resist California earthquakes, the house can withstand tornado speed winds.
- Durable MaterialsOpen or Close
The fiber-cement exterior and the metal roof are selected for durability and resistance of the house envelope to high winds and fires. The recycled plastic decking has a life span much longer than conventional treated wood decking.
- Solar Panel ArrayOpen or Close
Producing 7.8 KW/H, it is supported on a wind-resistant metal frame connected to the standing seam roof.