NowHouse Demo Home Showcases Digital Living and Environmentally Friendly Homebuilding
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San Francisco, October 25, 2004 — The Affordable Green Development Corporation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting positive efficient home building knowledge and resources in the community, today announced its presentation of the NowHouse by Clever Homes, featuring CNET Digital Living (www.cnet.com). The NowHouse, a fully functional demonstration home currently being erected in the parking lot of SBC Park, represents one of the most environmentally friendly and technically advanced homes ever made and available for anyone to purchase. The homewill be open to the public through December 20, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays, other times by appointment.
The NowHouse presents a unique opportunity to educate the general public, as well as builders, about the environmental benefits and advantages of building homes made from safe advanced green and sustainable materials. The stylish modern, high-tech home features an intelligent digital network, extensive security monitoring, as well as parts, appliances, and accessories that are available today for anyone with a digital lifestyle who is interested in constructing their own environmentally friendly home.
In order to further showcase the NowHouse as a truly modern, green, and digitally integrated home, Clever Homes called upon CNET and its expert editors to help create the ultimate digital home set up. CNET, the trusted source for unbiased personal tech reviews and information on the digital lifestyle, will use the NowHouse as a stage to present the most cutting edge technology and consumer electronic products available today, similar to the virtual digital homes on CNET Digital Living (http://living.cnet.com). The NowHouse project brings together best-of-breed architects, engineers and agencies to assemble a structure that will feature state-of-the-art products, technologies and systems for the public to view. Lead sponsors of the NowHouse include: Clever Homes LLC, CNET, Della Robbia, Ecotimber, Kitchenaid, Mscape, Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing, Premier Building Systems and Whirlpool.