Learn how a home in Long Island was rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy

The Story Behind Sunset Green Home

See why Kim Erle partnered with CertainTeed and how she addressed moisture management while achieving LEED Platinum in her home.

The Products That Helped Restore Sunset Green Home

Watch how CertainTeed Insulation & Gypsum products work together and are installed to restore Sunset Green Home after Super Storm Sandy in 2012.

Sunset Green Home Case Study

The Sunset Green Home in Long Island, New York – once a charming 1940s cottage resting five feet above sea level – was decimated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Read Kim’s story here and how CertainTeed Insulation is helping her achieve an environmentally sound and moisture protected home for years to come.


       Sunset Green Home Wins Green Builder's

      2016 Home of the Year - Best Resilient Design

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Learn more about the products used:

  • CertaSpray® - Spray Foam insulation that expands to fill every opening that can potentially leak air, resulting in a more energy-efficient living environment.
  • FortiCel™ - A spray-applied mold prevention product for homes. No mold will grow on professionally treated surfaces.
  • SilentFX®- A noise reducing drywall where acoustic management is needed.
  • Diamondback® GlasRoc® Tile backer- The superior tile substrate for walls, ceilings and countertops.


See How the Project Came to Life: