This is What the Future of Home Design Looks Like

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Take a tour into the future. What do you envision? Think beyond chrome finishes, flashing lights and sharp angles. Future home trends are all about fashion with function. Your home will be the mothership of these evolving house design ideas, integrating all the elements of your daily life. The four walls will go beyond the basic purpose of shelter and become intuitive, instinctive and reactive.

Showcasing these skills is the First to the Future Home. Heat & Glo is partnered with NextGen Home TV and host Ty Pennington to show you what it takes to make this home energy efficient, weather and storm resistant, healthy and smart. These are the focuses that make up this first of its kind next generation home, and subsequent houses are sure to follow in its footsteps.

Photo Credit: NextGen Home TV

Energy Efficient
Energy efficiency is a win-win for all those involved. It saves you money on utility bills, is good for the environment and enhances quality of life. Efficient homes allow you to savor comfort minus the guilt of a negative impact on the world and your wallet. The First to the Future Home is constructed with this prioritized, selecting appliances, building products and construction processes that save green in every way.

Weather and Storm Resistant
Storms, droughts, heat waves, blizzards and more pelt and pound against your home. These natural phenomena wear and tear, making it crucial that futuristic homes are built for safety and resilience. The First to the Future Home takes this into consideration with impact resistant windows, steel roofing and fireplaces that can be used even when the power is out.

A healthy home is a happy home. From water treatments and air quality to your walls and windows, what you surround yourself with on a daily basis can greatly impact your health down the road. Ty Pennington and crew kept this in mind when selecting Direct Vent fireplaces. These sealed fireplaces provide optimal heat, conserve energy and ensure clean, safe indoor air quality with 100 percent of combustion exhaust and fumes removed from the home.

Modern interior design ideas revolve around working with you. A truly smart home gives you control over every aspect, integrating technology and interior design. The whole house system becomes seamless, power stemming from a remote.

Photo Credit: NextGen Home TV