Want to win a green dream home?

HGTV Green Home Giveaway 2008

It’s that time of year again – HGTV is giving away a custom built home with amazing features. This year, the dream home embraces a number of green technologies.

These features include:

  • A deep concrete pad designed to take advantage of the soil as a heat sink
  • Gypsum wallboard made from waste material
  • Extra insulation on the walls windows
  • Solar panels that provide up to 50% of the energy needs
  • A tankless water heater
  • Low flow water faucets and showers
  • Stormwater cisterns that capture 100% of rainwater for irrigation and toilet use
  • Energy Star appliances, including a front loading washing machine
  • Low VOC paints and hardwood floors for healthy indoor air quality
  • On the HGTV website, there’s an interactive map of the green home, video tours, and links to more information about energy and water saving innovations. Oh, and you can also enter to win the home. Good luck!