Situated in the foothills of Black Mountain overlooking the Las Vegas strip, The 2023 New American Home in Henderson, Nevada’s Ascaya Community is centered around entertainment, but with a focus on energy efficiency and a user-friendly selection of the latest smart home products, it’s designed to do so much more.
Built by Las Vegas-based LUXUS Design Build, the 7,575-square-foot “Byron Bay” property is a model of industry progress and cutting-edge innovation. Read below for a list of products that made The New American Home 2023 a reality.
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Broan-NuTone Indoor Air Quality System
Overture, Broan-NuTone’s fully automated, whole-home fresh air system, uses sensor technology to continuously monitor and exhaust air pollution caused by increased humidity, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), smoke, carbon dioxide, and small particles. The system automatically activates the nearest ventilation fan or range hood to remove contaminated air while bringing in fresh outside air. The system features three modules that can be monitored and controlled in real time using a mobile app.
Steel Garage Doors by Clopay
Clopay Modern Steel garage doors offer year-round comfort and noise reduction with the company’s patented Intellicore polyurethane insulation. Doors are available in three-layer, two-layer, or one-layer steel and insulation constructions with R-values up to 18.4. All Modern Steel doors offer a flush or grooved steel panel design and multiple finish options.
Exterior Stone From Environmental StoneWorks
Part of the Cornerstone Building Brands family, Environmental StoneWorks includes installation in its start-to-finish philosophy. The brand’s Grezzo Collection features a modern stone style with a full palette of colors and five size options for fireplaces, exteriors, and extensive remodels.
Crestron Smart Remote Control for the Home
Crestron‘s TSR-310 handheld, touch-screen remote can control thousands of connected devices in the home, including TV, audio, lighting, security, and temperature, the company says. The remote offers voice controls as well as custom engravable buttons and profile settings.
Signature Kitchen Suite French-Door Refrigerator
With precise temperatures and a five-mode convertible middle drawer, the built-in French Door refrigerator from Signature Kitchen Suite keeps food fresh and organized. Lift and Go Bins and Drawers offer organizational versatility, while the refrigerator’s movable snack drawer provides customizable space for extra-large serving platters. Available panel-ready or in stainless steel.
Outdoor Kitchen Cabinets From Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchens
The Elements Collection from Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchens is a modular, freestanding cabinet and drawer set available in a variety of colors and finishes. The collection includes nested drawers; doors and drawers with integrated handles; and a range of configurations, such as storage cabinets with the option of pass-through cabinets; as well as cabinets for grills, refrigerators, and trash.
Insulation by Fi-Foil
Fi-Foil’s HY-Fi Hybrid Wall & Ceiling Insulation is a multilayered radiant insulation solution for framed walls that can be combined with any mass insulation for improved thermal performance. The product is commonly used with spray foam to minimize excess waste and gain flexibility for last-minute electrical system changes. Solid and perforated versions are available in 16-inch and 24-inch widths.
Knauf Fiberglass Batt Insulation
Knauf’s R15 HD Performance+ fiberglass batt insulation products are designed for sound control, low dust, and superior fire rating, the company says. The insulation is asthma and allergy friendly and certified to be low-VOC to help enable improved indoor air quality.
Kohler Digital Shower System
Kohler’s DTV+ Digital Showering System integrates water, steam, lighting, and music for a multisensory showering experience that can be customized using a simple touchscreen interface. The DTV+ system features a completely digital thermostatic valve and is compatible with Kohler Konnect shower kits for consolidated control.
Back-Up Generator From Kohler
Kohler’s 20 kW and 24 kW generators automatically engage during a power outage or storm to deliver enough electricity to stand up to extreme weather and keep appliances working, heat or AC running, and security systems on. Units are equipped with heavy-duty, commercial-grade engines that and provide backup power within 10 seconds.
Home Heat by LG
The LG Multi V S Heat Pump and Heat Recovery unit VRF lineup offers a range of heat pump sizes, and all Multi V S models are compatible with the full lineup of Multi V indoor unit styles. The Multi V S offers a compact footprint, and models with LGRED Technology deliver continuous heat down to -13° F for residential and small commercial applications.
Power Monitor by Schneider Electric
The Wiser Energy connected energy monitoring system from Schneider Electric can be installed into any electrical panel. The system uses machine learning to understand how homes use electricity and presents that information via a user-friendly mobile app. Pairing it with the company’s Wiser Control Relays allows homeowners to automate which loads remain on during a power outage, thereby extending the life of any backup power source.
LG Front-Load Washer/Dryer Pair
LG’s front-load washer and dryer pair features the brand’s Artificial Intelligence Direct Drive (AI DD) motor for quiet but powerful performance, the company says. The washer detects the volume and weight of each load and uses AI sensors to identify fabric types to program an optimal wash cycle. It also uses the company’s patented Smart Pairing feature to automatically send the optimal setting information directly to the compatible dryer.
LiftMaster Garage Door Opener
LiftMaster’s Ultra-Quiet Smart Opener with Dual LED Lighting brightens high-traffic areas of the garage with 1,500 lumens. A subtle DC-powered motor pairs with a strong belt drive system for smooth performance, the company says, and Amazon Key In-Garage Delivery works with compatible LiftMaster garage door openers for convenient, secure package delivery inside the garage.
Underground Gas Pipe From TracPipe
The TracPipe PS-II Underground Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) System from Omega Flex is a pre-sleeved, “one-step” gas installation system for underground, rooftop, or exterior wall applications. TracPipe PS-II can be installed under building slabs, roads, or driveways, the company says.
Rinnai Tankless Water Heater
The Rinnai Sensei Water Heater is a compact unit that can be installed either inside or outside, saving space for usable square footage in and around the home. Sensei uses recirculating technology to provide “instant” and consistent hot water, even in homes without a dedicated return line, the company says.
Sherwin-Williams Air-Purifying Paint
Sherwin-Williams‘ SuperPaint with Air Purifying Technology reduces VOC levels from potential sources such as carpet, cabinets, and fabrics using technology that transforms air-borne VOCs into water molecules and a harmless inert gas, the company says. The coating’s antimicrobial agents also inhibit mold and mildew growth, mitigating bacterial odors.
Retractable Screens by Phantom Screens
Phantom Screens’ retractable insect screens enable all-season, pest-free indoor/outdoor living while providing effective sun shading to reduce cooling energy costs. The screens are easy to operate with the press of a button and remain out of sight until needed, preserving curb appeal and access.
Wine Rack by VintageView
The Helix Wine Rack from VintageView uses a helical design that allows homeowners to hang bottles off walls or posts. The ultra-lightweight, durable bottle storage mounts start at just 3 1/4 inches in total depth, making it the world’s slimmest label-forward, wall-mounted wine rack, the company claims. The system installs directly to drywall or wood surfaces, is available in two depths and three finishes, and features a post system for floor-to-ceiling mounting up to 15 feet.
Pergola by StruXure
StruXure’s newest product, Cabana X, is designed to create a nonpermanent shade solution in outdoor living spaces. The streamlined design consists of four posts, four beams, and 17 pivotable motorized louvers operated by a remote hand-held device. Cabana X requires no permits and can be assembled in a couple of hours, the company says.
Simpson Strong-Tie Wood Shearwall
The Strong-Wall WSWH high-strength wood shearwall from Simpson Strong-Tie is a prefabricated engineered wood panel that resists strong forces from high wind and earthquakes, the company says. The code-listed shearwall is field adjustable and can be trimmed and drilled on site to accommodate varying heights or rake walls. The shearwall features patented wood-fuse technology for strength and ductility plus design flexibility.
Transitional Cabinet Styles From Wood-Mode
The Moditional Collection from Wood-Mode includes Toulon, Cologne, and Linear doors as well as Pescara, a new introduction with beveled molding. These inset door styles comprise the latest collection in Wood-Mode’s full-overlay transitional offerings.