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Taurus Investment Holdings Receives Investment from Shell New Energies for its EcoSmart Solution, LLC Subsidiary

Austin News | 02 Apr, 2019

Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC, a global real estate private equity investment firm, announced today Shell New Energies LLC will invest in Taurus’s subsidiary EcoSmart Solution, LLC (EcoSmart).

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Francis Solar will add rooftop arrays to 7,500 homes in new Texas net zero community

Austin News | 28 Feb, 2019

Francis Solar and Quick Mount PV are supplying Texas’s first NetZero Capable Community, Whisper Valley, with equipment to go solar.

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Travis County’s Whisper Valley named Sustainable Community of the Year by ‘Green Builder Magazine’

Austin Media | 25 Feb, 2019

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — East Travis County’s Whisper Valley community is known for its eco-friendly homes and lifestyle, so much so it has now been named the Sustainable Community of the Year by Green Builder Media.

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Austin project bags 2019 sustainable community award

Austin Media | 21 Feb, 2019

Whisper Valley has been recognised as the 2019 sustainable community of the year. Whisper Valley partnered with EcoSmart to develop the smart community.

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Whisper Valley Recognized as Sustainable Community of Year, EcoSmart Solution Wins Green Innovation Award

Austin News | 18 Feb, 2019

Whisper Valley, the $2B sustainable master-planned community in East Austin developed by Taurus Investment Holdings, has been recognized as the 2019 Sustainable Community of the Year by Green Builder Media.

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Whisper Valley – East Austin’s New Zero-Energy Capable Community

Austin Media | 25 Jan, 2019

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Whisper Valley Featured on Ask This Old House

Austin Media | 25 Jan, 2019

(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 […]

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

Austin News | 12 Dec, 2018

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. […]

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Green Community Meets Water Needs

Austin Media | 25 Nov, 2018

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 […]

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East Travis County community using sun, air to make clean drinking water

Austin Media News | 26 Oct, 2018

The community is able to make clean water by using hydro panels to draw in water vapor and then condense it into clean water.

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