Casa Grande featured on Fredericksburg Shines Home Tour 9-20-14

by MPI Traveler on September 19, 2014

Fburg Shines home tour 2014Casa Grande at The Willows is proud to announce our participation in the Fredericksburg SHINES Home Tour.  We are the 3rd home on the tour and will have Lynn Herrmann, designer and builder of the house, on the property to answer visitors’ questions. 

Fredericksburg SHINES hosts their second annual Fredericksburg fall tour of homes to spotlight local examples of sustainable-living practices. Nine homes (ten locations) are on the tour which will be Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sustainable practices to be showcased on the tour include solar applications for electricity generation, water heating, and solar tubes as interior light sources. For those interested in water applications, there will be examples of xeriscaping and rainwater collection systemCasa Grandes.  Compressed earth block, rammed earth, strawbale, and “cool roof” type constructed homes will be included on the tour.  

Tickets for the event are $25 and include a map and a description of what is available for viewing at each home. Tickets are available at these locations in Fredericksburg:   Judy’s Liquor, Memorial Presbyterian Church, and Peach Basket.  Tickets may also be purchased in Ingram at the office of Rainwater Systems, Inc. and Solar Power Systems.  For your convenience, tickets may also be purchased online. Maps will be emailed to online ticket purchasers.  Program booklets will be available at our base home, listed as home #1 on the map.

For more information:  Email:   Phone: (830) 997-3543, ext. 27

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