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Features & Benefits.

Food Production

The Z Sphere has two options for food production, one interior and one exterior. Both are low-maintenance hydroponic solutions.

Water Filtration / Treatment

The Z Sphere has a water filtration system for treating impure water to filter out particles and pollutants.

Emergency Relief

The Z Sphere is the ideal solution for introducing basic survival needs, medical treatment and more into disaster areas.

Power Generation

Solar, wind and other power options based on your needs. The Z Sphere can be configured as your own dedicated micro power utility!

Disaster Protection

Designed to withstand the harshest of environments, including hurricanes, typhoons, floods, earthquakes, wildfires, extreme cold and more.

Living or Working Space

Why not get back to what we used to do and work where we live? The Z Sphere brings that concept back into the limelight.

Potable Water Source

The Z Sphere has two options for creating potable drinking water; atmospheric and rainwater harvesting.

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Interior Views.

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Z Sphere Products.

The Z Sphere is a geodesic sphere, made of modular concrete panels designed to withstand natural disasters including – Hurricanes, Floods, Storm surge, Earthquakes, Wildfires and more
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The Z Sphere comes in three sizes (diameter):

20’ Feet

Ideal for tiny house type living or up to 3 people (approx. 500 sq. ft.)

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30’ Feet

Ideal for a small family of 4-5 or small multi-office business (approx. 1000 sq. ft)

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40’ Feet

Ideal for a large family, retreat or medium size office (2000+ sq. ft.)

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  • Well or municipal water hookup
  • Sewer or septic hookup
  • Grid power interface (100A Service in 20′ & 30′, 200A in 40′)
  • Advanced thermal insulation
  • Zoned HVAC
  • Building wind rating of 250MPH (SUSTAINED)
  • Brushfire & forest fire resilience
  • Flood resilience up to 9’ – 5’ of standing water plus up to 4’ of wake/waves
  • Superior impact resilience – hail, blown debris, etc.
  • (12) Double pane thermally insulated windows with screens – Both fixed and operable
  • Interior and exterior spiral stairs
  • Window impact protection covers for high wind events
  • Move-in ready (including basic kitchen appliances)
  • Modular – optional features can be added at a later date
  • Conventional solar power (both fixed frame and tracking options available), non-resilient
  • Conventional wind power, non-resilient
  • Integrated, resilient solar power appliance
  • Integrated, resilient wind power appliance
  • Integrated, resilient  solar water heater appliance
  • Power storage appliance
  • Integrated freshwater management appliance – rainwater or atmospheric water vapor source
  • Integrated grey water recycling appliance
  • HRV/ERV System
  • Full wrap-around deck
  • Brushfire and/or forest fire exterior suppression system (to protect the structure from elevated temps and fire damage)
  • Interior and/or exterior elevator (full accessibility, including wheelchairs)
  • Storm surge base (up to 25′ storm surge or standing water flood) or advanced earthquake base – Coming in late 2020
  • Standard plus up to 8 more thermally insulated windows (up to 20 total) – Both fixed and operable, depending on position
  • Impact resilient glass with UV protection
  • Entry door electric rolling storm shutter
  • Z Sphere integrated, secure home automation and personal internet

Residential

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A home designed to withstand nearly every natural or man-made disaster.
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Resilient utilities reduce or eliminate dependence on the grid after a disaster.
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The Z Sphere is the home of the future – economical, resilient, energy efficient and low-maintenance.

Commercial

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A building design to mitigate disruption of commercial businesses after a disaster – medical clinics, restaurants, etc.
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Secure shelter for your team, inventory and utilities
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The Z Sphere keeps you in business when your competition is out of business!

Community

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School stays in session with the Z Sphere!
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Essential public services will continue after a disaster strikes.
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The Z Sphere can double as a community shelter – provide water, power and stored food when needed most!

Why Choose
Z Sphere.

Z Sphere, Inc. is bringing to market the world’s FIRST and ONLY home and small office building architecture with unrivaled features in a single package:

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Simple Design

A geodesic SPHERE. Economical and elegant design
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Extreme Natural Disaster Resilience

including; hurricanes, storm surge, floods, tornadoes, fires and earthquakes (for example, resilient up to 250mph SUSTAINED wind). Best-suited for remote or disaster-prone areas ANYWHERE in the world.
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Long Lasting Architecture

Built to last 100+ years

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Disaster Resilient Utilities

Potable water, solar power, wind power, greywater treatment and more
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Quick Build Time

Watertight in less than 30 days once site is ready

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About Z Sphere Development LLC.

Z Sphere, Inc is a REAL sustainability solutions company. We’ve created a simple, durable, yet highly efficient building solution intended to save lives and reduce dependence on today’s unsustainable water, food, power and building methods.

The Z Sphere system incorporates unique sustainability features (such as fresh water, food and power production) that will revolutionize the way we live & work anywhere in the world. The Z Sphere is not for everyone. It’s not intended for major cities which are by design, promoting dependency and complexity. We’re looking for those customers that know they need to make a change to reduce dependency on current “systems” of living and begin making a difference for generations to come! If you are an individual, mother or father responsible for your family, like-minded group, church, firefighter, government representative, military leader or other person concerned for the well-being of those around you, then the Z Sphere is for you!

Meet The Z Sphere Team.

We are pioneers, with not only a focus on bringing manufacturing and meaningful jobs to America, but also ensuring the well-being of our clients while supporting their local economies.
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David Atkinson

Founder, President & CEO


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  • 30+ year seasoned entrepreneur
  • Multi-decade small family business owner/operator in Atkinson Fishery, Inc. ( 50+ years in operation)
  • Senior Information Technology Engineer & Design Architect for 20+ years in the world’s largest banks, insurance companies, manufacturers, pharmaceutical and healthcare providers including; ABN Amro, Aon Insurance, American Medical Association, Lucent Technologies, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and many more
  • 20+ years leadership experience in marine operations, construction and fisheries research – including a current USCG Master Captain (100Ton) License
  • Organic and non-organic complex systems expert
  • College of Lake County Graduate with further study in Business, Engineering and Environmental Science at the University of MN and Northern IL University
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Kory Schuerr
Co-founder & Vice President of Field Operations


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  • Licensed private single-engine VFR pilot at the age of 19
  • CAD and Architecture design expert
  • Schuerr Construction – 20+ years of residential construction in a family owned business and expert in all construction trades, especially concrete
  • Multi-project site Director for RRCD in Southeast WI and Western SC, building custom residences up to 10,000+ sq. ft, recently moved to an independent role in preparation for the transition to the Z Sphere business on a full-time basis
  • Homesteader, resilient living expert, husband and father of four
Charlie DeFelice
Vice President of Sales


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  • 35+ years in technology leadership roles in the financial services Industry with both internal and external sales roles
  • Technology and Business Operations Management lead of 17 global mergers and acquisitions with JP Morgan Chase
  • Expert analog and digital systems integrator
  • Systems automation expert – currently working closely with UiPATH and Oracle
  • 35+ years experience in Fortune 500 Enterprises and Government Agencies including HUD, Freddie Mac, ODNI (including testimony for the Federal Appropriations Committee) and more
  • Global speaker on Business Transformation, CRM, Customer Centricity and Global Financial Business Architectures.
Charlie A. Serrano
Charlie A. Serrano

Strategic Planning
Director Puerto Rico


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  • 35 yrs in Urban Planning Policy, executing strategic sustainable practices and International Relations
  • Managing Director of an International strategic planning, governmental relations and regulation consulting business operating in the Caribbean Basin.
  • Expertise in strategic planning and creating economic development processes to improve quality of life and full participation strategies for low income, people of color and disadvantaged populations.
  • Experienced applying sustainable strategies in urban and rural areas, renewable sustainable energy, vertical agriculture, biotechnology, nanotechnology and zero footprint resilient housing.
  • UIC / HUD Fellow 1988-1990, Fellow, The American Assembly, Fellow, Leadership Greater Chicago, Member of the Abundance Digital Community and Singularity University.
  • Masters in Urban Planning Public Affairs in Urban Housing Development; Undergraduate degrees in Theology, Biblical Languages, Secondary Education and Applied Investigative Technology. University of Illinois Chicago, Andrews University, Michigan.
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Jorge Ramirez
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  • NBA Miami Heat Team Operations – Courtside support of coaches, players and other staff during seasonal games and practice
  • Avid Entrepreneur in S. FL, Caribbean and S. America – Real Estate, Financial Services and Personal Wellness, including:
    • Co-Founder of OPM Management, an AirBNB Luxury Apartment Rentals Service
    • Real Estate development in Columbia, South America
    • Business Development lead from 2015-2017 for PersonalGofer.com (a high-end courier service)
    • Consumer Financial Services company (currently in development)
    • Founder of Smartairsolution.com and Petsprayusa.com, both offering Probiotic based NSF Approved products for mitigating bacteria & viruses such as Covid-19, improving general air quality and improving pet hygiene
  • 2015 – Graduate of Florida International University Business and Sport Management Program Bachelor’s Degree.