2023 Small Residential
2nd Runner-Up

Project Statistics 

Location: Santa Clarita, California

Type: Residence

Size: 2,521 sq. ft.

ICF Use: 4,795 sq. ft.

Cost: $1,000,000

Total Construction: 44 weeks

ICF Installation Time: 50 days

Construction Team 

Owner: Ryan and Ann Palos

General Contractor: Penna Construction Inc.

ICF Installer: Penna Construction Inc.

Form Distributor: Forming Solutions Inc.

Architect: LCFA Studio

ICF System: Fox Blocks

Fast Facts 

  • This is the first Type II non-combustible, Net Zero energy home in the U.S.
  • Rebuilt home after the Palos family lost their home in the 2019 Tick Fire
  • The PHNX streamlined design and building method is easier to navigate
  • Designed and completed in under 21 months, same cost as a traditional build
  • Absence of wood created a home with close to zero maintenance required
  • Net Zero energy per California building code


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