Natural Home Show House Opens in August

Visit the Natural Home Show House to learn about the latest green building technologies.


| July 2009 Web



Natural Home Show house

The Natural Home Show House combines green technology with a traditional design.


Natural Home

An open house for the Natural Home  Show House , a sustainable model home that showcases energy and water-saving building methods, will take place August 1 through August 9.

Located in Tapatio Springs, Texas, the Natural Home Show House is a traditional two-story rock and stucco structure loaded with the latest in green technologies. Some of the green features of the home include geothermal heating and cooling; passive solar design; a water harvesting system; native landscaping; energy-efficient appliances; and recycled-content cabinets, countertops and furnishings.

The house is on track for LEED Platinum certification, the highest level designated by the U.S. Green Building Council .

The open house will feature an interactive forum with educational exhibits throughout the home about the latest green products and technologies.

The open house will take place:

• Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.





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