Designing Spaces Takes A Second Look At APEX Block
Roseburg, Oregon June 06, 2012 Business News(PRLEAP.COM) Benton City, Washington is known for its "little Tuscany" style wineries nestled at the bottom of the valley and for its yearly average of 300 days of sunshine, but soon it will be known for another reason. A new home is being built using a revolutionary, recycled building product called APEX Block™ that will be featured on national television.
Often referred to as "The Greenest Wall System In The World™ the unique eco-friendly properties of APEX Block™ has once again peaked noteworthy attention from the media. The home improvement television series Designing Spaces are back to feature APEX Block Corporation in a second green episode of the show. The show specializing in new and innovative building materials and structures and has the team at APEX Block™ excited and quite busy ensure all of the detailed arrangements are taken care of before the weeklong filming event.
The home being built for the Lifetime Television® home improvement series has a unique twist and not just because it is built with a "green" materials. Most people tend to think that when it comes to having a built in safe-room or storm shelter it has to be underground to be affective but this new home will have it built right in to a room that is used everyday without looking any different. The idea behind the secret shelter is to build awareness of the superior protection APEX Block™ can provide residents while they still benefit from all the wonderful green attributes that have made APEX Block™ so popular. It's no secret that consumers appreciate a product that will continue to benefit them year after year and APEX Block™ does just that! Homeowners can earn up to 22 of 26 LEED credits and save an average of 50% on heating and cooling costs.
"The construction of this unique 1,700 square foot home is scheduled to take only one week. We want to show people how fast you can build a quality home capable of withstanding destructive wind speeds of 250 mph and provide 4 hours of fire protection." Says President & CEO, Dale R. Siens.
In addition to the Designing Spaces film crew, APEX Block Corporation will have also have an in-house videographer and photographer on location. The goal for in-house media crew will be a documentary style training video for professional contractors and the do-it-yourself homeowner.
All the excitement of this busy week of filming will be part of Designing Spaces Green episode airing this September. For more information about this project and to watch video clips visit www.apexblock.com
APEX Block™ is a revolutionary energy saving building product that provides protection against flood, fire, high winds, earthquakes and infestation. Unlike other Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs), APEX Block™ fits together in a Keystone Interlocking System™ and eliminates the time and cost of expensive bracing and connection methods. By simplifying the construction process one is able to Build Smart, Build Faster and Build Greener. APEX Block™ can be utilized in consumer DIY projects, rehabilitation construction, residential construction and commercial construction. For more information, ApexBlock.com.