Woodside Homes to introduce a new net-zero energy-efficient building model in the US

 

After the acquisition of Woodside Homes in 2017, Sekisui House, Japan’s largest homebuilder, best known for building net-zero energy-efficient homes, has been working to bring its know-how to the US market. A new concept house built by Woodside will showcase Sekisui’s innovations to the US market for the first time when it debuts at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and International Builders Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. This nearly 5500 square foot house has four bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms and a three-car garage. Sekisui homes use a specific post and beam structure called Shawood which is very different from the typical modular, boxy home, but rather offers a range of choices. The concept home was built four to five times faster than a traditional stick frame model would have been, even with the learning curve for the US crew.

 

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