Whisper Valley Featured on Ask This Old House

(Austin, TX) — Austin’s Whisper Valley, the $2 billion sustainable community being developed by Taurus Investment Holdings, is getting more national recognition. The community was featured in an episode of Ask This Old House. The episode, which began airing nationally on May 31, aired in the Austin area Sunday, June 3 at 5 p.m. on KLRU Channel 18.2 and at […]

From Sky to Tap- Zero Mass Water Literally Pulls Drinking Water from Thin Air

Last week on vacation with the family in Puerto Rico, I took a small detour from the touristy stuff to check out a cool new technology. Driving just over an hour west of San Juan, I headed south, and soon found myself passing through an intensely green forested and serrated landscape of karst limestone outcroppings. […]

Green Community Meets Water Needs

The green community in East Austin, Whisper Valley had access to clean water during the boil water notice time period through hydro panels. Those take moisture from the air to provide clean drinking water. The company’s Katlyn Fitzgerald says the hydro panel array can generate 3-5 liters of water a day. She says that was […]

Whisper Valley showcases sustainable living

Whisper Valley showcases sustainable living

Unfolding in the rolling hills south of Manor in Travis County is a community offering a unique combination of renewable energy generation, energy-efficient homes and sustainable living. Whisper Valley, a 2,060-acre, master-planned development on FM 973 just east of the Texas 130 toll road, began constructing homes in July 2017. The developers’ goal is that […]

Geothermal and Solar Combine in Net-Zero Community

Geothermal and Solar Combine in Net-Zero Community

The neatly trimmed boulevard that leads visitors into the 2,063-acre Whisper Valley planned community development east of Austin, Tex., meanders past immaculate newly built one- and two-story contemporary homes, a lush community vegetable garden, and a modernistic Discovery and Amenities Center with spacious offices and a fitness center overlooking a spectacular outdoor swimming pool.

Whisper Valley Taste of East Austin Festival

Whisper Valley Taste of East Austin Festival

The Taste of East Austin Festival will kick off with a 5K run, followed by live music and food from East Austin restaurants and food trucks, local artisans and boutiques, and fun activities for the kids. Participants will receive a complimentary craft beer as they cross the finish line in addition to an event swag bag, […]

IFMA members at our monthly luncheon

IFMA members at our monthly luncheon

The next membership luncheon in September will feature Axel Lerche, co-founder of EcoSmart Solution LLC (ESS). EcoSmart is an energy service company that helps land developer and production builders to build better and more sustainable homes.