Wireless Home Security System Installed

Project: Accessible Home, Episode 13, Part 1

The nine-unit affordable housing project in Roxbury, MA is complete. Kim Beasley, who consulted on the layout of the wheelchair-accessible unit, walks through the house with Bob.

Bob reviews the home's great new accessible kitchen, with its energy-efficient appliances installed to allow a wheelchair user to get cooking.

Bob also tours the Roxbury project's other finished units, and meets George Evans, who learns he is about to become the accessible unit's new owner.
Part 1: Wireless Home Security System Installed
Bob learns about the features of the newly-installed security system. This system includes several wireless sensors and a "pet immune" motion detector.
Part 2: Touring the High-Efficiency Kitchen
Part 3: Tour of the Completed Handicapped-Accessible Home
This project follows an urban renewal story, involving grass-roots activism and affordable housing. Bob Vila reports on nine newly built three-bedroom homes, including one with accessibility for people with disabilities.

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