December 11, 2017
Filed Under: News Mentions

Austin’s Whisper Valley Makes Green Housing More Affordable

Residents are moving into their new homes in Whisper Valley, an eco-friendly neighborhood in eastern Travis County. According to Austin’s NPR station KUT, the new development, located just 20 minutes from downtown Austin, is intended to make green housing options more affordable.

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Source: Neighborhoods.com

Energy-efficient houses worth more than their counterparts

NRG Energy Inc. and Reliant Energy showcase an energy-efficient home at MainStreet America in Houston. The home features energy-saving framing and insulation systems, solar panels on the roof and a separate solar-powered canopy.

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Source: Houston Business Journal

Developing the Future in Master Planned Communities

As master planned communities shift toward natural amenities, landmark features, and mixed demographics, developers keep a watchful eye on what’s to come.

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Source: Probuilder.com

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Further northeast along Texas 130, developer Taurus of Texas has broken ground on Whisper Valley, a mixed-use project planned for 7,500 energy-efficient homes. Taurus also plans another mixed-use development called Indian Hills nearby, west of Texas 130.

SOURCE: Austin American Statesman

WHISPER VALLEY SHOWCASES SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Whisper Valley, a master-planned community in the Manor area, offers a unique package of green features, including solar panels, a geothermal heating and cooling system, and community gardens.

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Source: BluebonnetElectric.coop

GEOTHERMAL AND SOLAR COMBINE IN NET-ZERO COMMUNITY

At first glance, Whisper Valley looks like yet another new upscale housing development in a region where developers are working feverishly to build living spaces for the 150 new people who move every day to the Austin area for its booming economy.

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Source: ContractorMag.com

AUSTIN PROJECT BAGS 2019 SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY AWARD

Whisper Valley has been recognised as the 2019 sustainable community of the year.

Whisper Valley partnered with EcoSmart to develop the smart community.

Houses within the community are smart and connected to maximise efficiency.

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Source: Smart Energy International

ECO-FRIENDLY EAST TRAVIS COUNTY COMMUNITY NOT SWEATING THE HEAT THANKS TO SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES

In the Whisper Valley community, solar and geothermal technologies are bringing down residents’ utility bills.

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Source: KVUE.com

WHISPER VALLEY – A NEW KIND OF MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITY IN AUSTIN

Whisper Valley is an eco-conscious master-planned community in East Austin. Featuring zero-energy capable homes, healthy lifestyle amenities and high tech products, Whisper Valley is a community unlike any other.

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Source: Whisper Valley YouTube

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON WHISPER VALLEY DEVELOPMENT NEAR MANOR

A new development in northeast Travis County promises to bring thousands of affordably priced green homes to the Austin-metro area. KUT’s Syeda Hasan reports.

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Source: KUT News

AUSTIN-AREA DEVELOPMENT AIMS TO MAKE GREEN LIVING MORE AFFORDABLE

The first residents are beginning to move into new homes in Whisper Valley, a green housing development near Walter E. Long Lake in eastern Travis County.

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Source: Austin’s NPR Station KUT 90.5

FIRST ECOSMART, ZEROENERGY COMMUNITY IN AUSTIN, TEXAS

A blueprint for a new kind of planned community. Whisper Valley is an environmentally-sensitive development dedicated to energy efficiency and cutting-edge technology.

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Source: Green Home Builder

SETTING A NEW STANDARD FOR SUSTAINABLE PLANNED COMMUNITIES IN WHISPER VALLEY

The Whisper Valley sustainable community project first came onto my radar screen at last year’s GridNEXT event. There I met Axel Lerche, an articulate and passionate spokesman talking about a new way of creating sustainable communities.

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Source: TREIA.org