Green Builder® Media Announces Grand Opening Date of VISION House® Tucson
VISION House Tucson to Open December 19
Eastsound, Wash., November 22, 2013 – Green Builder Media recently announced the date for the Grand Opening of VISION House Tucson– a joint project with Tucson-based builder, John Wesley Miller, a national leader in energy conservation and green building practices. VISION House Tucson is located in Armory Park del Sol in the historic neighborhood of Armory Park.
The house was designed by local architect Hank Krzysik who brings his knowledge of Southwest living to the project and understands the need to live in harmony with the desert landscape surrounding Tucson. Robin Motzer of RLM Designs headed up the interior design elements.
The Grand Opening event is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 4pm to 6pm at 413 S. 3rd Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701. Visitors will have the opportunity to take tours and learn about the sustainable systems and products in the home. Solar energy, water harvesting, home fire protection, energy and water efficiency, indoor air quality and proper building techniques for a desert climate are all topics the VISION House Tucson covers.
National sponsors include Boral (concrete tile roofing); Panasonic (ventilation fans); Rheem (Net-Zero Air and Water System); Johns Manville (insulation); Schneider Electric (solar inverters, EV charger, Wiser Home Management System); MI Windows and Doors (MI EnergyCore Windows); Whirlpool Corporation (kitchen appliances, washer and dryer); Beam Electrolux (central vacuum system); National Fire Protection Association (home fire sprinklers); Vetrazzo (countertops); KOHLER Company (plumbing fixtures); Crossville Inc. (floor and wall tile); Gladiator (garage storage accessories); OneRoof Energy powered by Hanwha Solar (solar panels).
VISION House Tucson is part of Green Builder Media’s VISION House Series - a compilation of demonstration homes built around the country that showcase the latest in green design, building techniques and products. Each house utilizes site-specific solutions for key green building issues. Other VISION House projects are located in Pacific Palisades, CA; Lake Buena Vista, FL; Orlando, FL; Las Vegas, NV; and Aspen, CO.
Learn more about the VISION House Tucson.
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Green Builder® Media, LLC is the leading media company in North America focused on green building and sustainable living. With a comprehensive suite of print and digital media solutions, demonstration projects, case studies, online training and live events, Green Builder Media assists building professionals in preparing themselves for the new green economy and helps homeowners understand how to live more sustainably.