FIRST TO THE FUTURE® Home - Ty Pennington

FIRST TO THE FUTURE ® Home - Ty Pennington 

This FIRST TO THE FUTURE® home built for Ty Pennington is no ordinary home, it’s a demonstration of a next generation approach to home construction. It is beautiful, of course, but when you ‘look under the hood’ the smart building systems and products are the real stars of the story.

  • FIRST TO THE FUTURE® Recognized Home

  • Location: Palm Coast, FL

  • Built: 2014-2015

  • Builder Partner: Palm West Home Builders

  • Architect: Martin Architectural Group

  • Square Footage: 6,800

  • Bedrooms: 6

  • Baths: 5

  • Garage(s): 3

  • Fireplace(s): 2 

  • Stories: 2

  • Heat: Electric, LP, Solar

  • Interior: Bath of Master, Guest Suite, Florida Rm, Hi Tech Cabling, Jetted Tub, Walk-In Closet

  • Exterior: Stucco / Cypress Siding


This FIRST TO THE FUTURE® home has so many great, smart, next generation products.  For example, paint that actually improves indoor air quality, mold resistant drywall with the ability to absorb off-gassing VOC’s, and a solar hot water system that can produce up to 90% of the hot water for the home from the power of the sun combined with a re-circulation plumbing system, eliminating the need to wait for hot water to arrive.  

On the entertainment side, the home boasts hidden speakers throughout for a multi room music experience, a hidden projector and several HD monitors all controlled by a universal home automation system. Auto tinting windows, motorized shades, and light control complement the system.

Construction Highlights:

  • Type: Custom

  • Foundation: Slab

  • Walls System: CMU /
    ​Wood Frame

  • Floor System: Open Web Trusses

  • Roof System: Roof Trusses with Metal Shingles

  • Insulation: SprayFoam

  • On Demand Hot Water

  • Digital Systems: High Tech Cabling, A/V System,  Light Control, 
    Motorized Shades, Security System, Backup Power


Upper Level - Click image to Enlarge

Ground Level - Click image to Enlarge


Anti-mould Anti-insect Coatings - NexGen ECOatings

Appliances - Sears

Appliances - Kenmore

Audio/Video Furnishings, Mounts and Accessories - SANUS

Back-Up Generator - Eaton Corporation

Cabinets - Cabinets To Go

Commercial Vehicles - Nissan North America

Composite Decking - Fiberon

Counter Top - ECO by Cosentino

Doors, Exterior - Signature Door

Doors, Exterior - LaCantina Doors

Electrical - Eaton Corporation

Fireplace - Heat & Glo

Garage Doors, Impact Rated - Amarr Garage Doors

Gypsum - CertainTeed Gypsum

Home Audio Distribution System - CasaTunes

Home Control - Loxone

Home Security & Automation - AT&T

Hot Water Recirculation Systems - ACT

Insulation - Icynene

Insulation, Spray Foam - Lapolla Industries

LED Lighting - Viribright Lighting

Lighting - Kichler

Lighting, LED Recessed - Eaton Lighting

Metal Roof - Decra

Moisture Control Systems - Fortifiber Building Systems Group

Mortarless Stone Veneer - ClipStone

Motorized Window Coverings - Somfy Systems

Paint - Sherwin-Williams

Plumbing Kitchen & Bath - Hansgrohe

Plumbing, Bath - MAAX Bath

Retractable Screens - Phantom Screens

Shading Systems - J|Geiger Shading Technology

Siding, Soffit, Fascia, Trim and Ceilings - Atlanta Hardwoods and SCMA

Solar PV System - SolarCity

Solar Mounting Brackets - Quick Mount PV

Solar Panels - Yingli Solar

Solar Thermal - Alternate Energy Technologies

Speakers - Amina Technologies

Steam Shower - Mr. Steam

Tile - Interceramic

Vanities and Sinks - Ronbow

Ventilation - Panasonic

Wall Mounts - Wall-Smart

Water Purification System - Environmental Water Systems

Windows, Electrochromic Glass - SageGlass

Windows, Impact Resistant - Viwinco Windows

Yale Locks & Hardware - Yale



14205 S.E. 36th St. Suite 100

Bellevue, WA 98006