The New American Home® 2018

This was a unique opportunity to collaborate with a variety of different suppliers, such as Mitsubishi Electric, whose common goal is energy efficiency and sustainability. It’s our intention that many of our future projects follow suit.


Since 1984, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), in partnership with a leading residential building trade publication, has sponsored The New American Home (TNAH) project. A concept home that makes its debut each year at The International Builders’ Show (IBS), this year’s TNAH is a 6,600-square-foot home in Montverde, Florida’s Bella Collina Golf Community. With strict energy-efficiency guidelines, the builder utilized Zoned Comfort Solutions® from Mitsubishi Electric to secure a variety of green certifications including EPA’s ENERGY STAR® and Indoor airPLUS programs. Download the PDF below to read more. You’ll hear from the developer, HVAC contractor and energy consultant and see photos of the home and equipment.

The New American Home® 2018

Project Location: Montverde, Florida 
Completion Date: January 2018

Project Team

  • Developer/General Contractor: Legacy Custom Built Homes, Winter Park, Florida
  • Architect: Hyatt Design, Orlando, Florida
  • Energy Consultant/Verifier: Two Trails, Inc., Sarasota, Florida
  • Installing Contractor: M&S Air Conditioning & Appliance Service of Central Florida, LLC Fruitland Park, Florida

Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Installed

  • (3) MXZ-8C48NA Outdoor Units 
  • (1) MUZ-GL24NA Outdoor Unit 
  • (4) MVZ-A12/18/24AA7 Multi-Position Ducted Air Handlers
  • (2) SEZ-KD09NA Ducted Air Handlers
  • (2) MSZ-GL24NA Wall-Mounted Ductless Indoor Units 
  • (1) SLZ-KA09NA Ceiling-Cassette Ductless Indoor Unit
Product Category
VRF Zoning Systems
Home Residence
Completion Date
January, 2018
Case Study Type
For Homeowners
Text Box Type
energy savings/rebates/efficiency
new construction

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