Because "smart building" doesn't have to mean hiring someone to do the work for you, check out TreeHouse: a RAD-designed, green home-improvement center from an eclectic team (Former president of Valero? Check. Aspiring Episcopal priest? Check.) who've stocked it with products chosen for sustainability, healthiness, performance, and corporate responsibility (unlike some deadbeats, these corporations never miss a subsidiary support check). What you'll find amongst their aisles:
To keep morale high they're brewing organic coffee from Progress at the front of the store -- so even if you're getting your DIY on, you can still pay someone to do something much better than you ever could.
Published: October 25, 2011 at 4:00am EDT
4477 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78745
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