"Buyers wanting to upgrade to a new home but who are concerned about the subsequent tax increase should consider renovating existing homes. These buyers can reduce their environmental footprint and gain substantial long-term tax savings. Sarasota is ripe with renovation opportunities.”

-Grant Castilow

Living the Green Dream

NPR Radio - The Story | January 24, 2011

Most home builders in Florida have been struggling to get by, but Steve Ellis' construction business is thriving. Steve renovates older houses to be cooler and more energy efficient. And in the process he's made green living affordable. Steve tells Dick Gordon how the values his father taught him shaped both his business plan, and Steve's plans for his own new green vacation home.

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