Ashland City, Tenn.-based A. O. Smith Water Products Co. donated a 120-gallon solar storage tank to the Hurston family of Cocoa Beach, Fla., project of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
“Having recently contributed to the local efforts of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition for The Nashville Build, A. O. Smith was pleased to be a part of the Cocoa Beach project and to make a difference for the Hurston family and their new home,” says David Chisolm, brand manager for A. O. Smith Water Products. “As a company that values philanthropic involvement and charitable giving, we enjoy giving back to the communities we serve.”
The Hurston family’s previous home and belongings were destroyed two years ago due to a burst water pipe while they were away on a charitable relief effort. The company's new home is a 3,400-square-foot, eco-friendly home.
Some of the home’s various green innovations include solar hot water, solar electric, energy-saving insulation, LED lights, and a high-efficiency heating and air conditioning unit, among others.