Building Pensmore

Building Pensmore: Select individuals and companies have come together in collaboration to bring this living laboratory to life. On this page you will find information about these individuals and companies, and the roles they play in building Pensmore.

CORE TECHNOLOGIES

TF Forming Systems developed and manufactures the TransForm super-insulating energy storing concrete forming system that is used to form the structural components of Pensmore. TransForm results in very straight and true walls of incredible strength.

Helix: The TF forming system can utilize any type of concrete and reinforcement. For Pensmore we use a combination of conventional steel rebar and Helix, a unique ultra-high performance steel fiber from Polytorx. Helix reinforces in all directions and makes the concrete much stronger and more elastic.

Country Home Elevator and Stair Lift is the provider and installer of the Symmetry Elevating System elevators located throughout Pensmore.

We have Selected the In-Line Gear Drive for the Energy Efficient counter Weight VVVF drive. The Symmetry System is low maintenance and easy to service. The reduced foot print allows for a small machine space for the Controller.

Country Home Elevator & Stair Lift Associates are excited to begin this leading edge project.
1549 E. 559th Road Brighton, Mo. 65617 866-638-5438 

Meek's The Builder's Choice is Pensmore's preferred source for building materials. We turn to Meek's to supply Andersen windows, roof LVLs, shingles, and more because of the personal attention they provide. We also utilize the unique tools at their one-of-a-kind design center.  

Meek's has many locations in the Midwest. You can find your nearest Meek's online here.

Andersen Corporation is the selected manufacturer of windows and doors for Pensmore. The developers chose products with Stormwatch® protection and SmartSun™. Specifically designed for coastal applications, windows with Stormwatch® provide added weather and security protection 24/7. SmartSun™ blocks 95 percent of UV light, which can be instrumental in reducing energy consumption and reduce fading of interiors. This combination provides a window and door solution that is both disaster resistant and energy efficient.


Comfort Design Inc. collaborates with Pensmore on its unique HVAC system.

CDi is located in Winchester, Virginia. They can be reached at their office line in Winchester at:  (540) 665-2846.

City Wide Concrete is the Ready Mix plant that supplied the concrete for our TransForm walls. City Wide adds Helix steel fibers at the plant. Superplasticizers allow a very strong but highly pumpable mix. Vulcraft supplied the steel joists and pan used to support the concrete deck floors of Pensmore. Deville Steel supplied rebar and various steel components including beams and bearing plates.