Green homes: Building on eco-friendly solutions
The Green Changemakers
OCTOBER 19, 2008
Mark Matson For the Chronicle Native trees and flowers surround the Austin home of Laurel Treviño and Carlos Torres-Verdín. The home received a Platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council and a 5-star rating from Austin Energy's Residential Green Building Program. Tonalacalli: The House of Sun and Water The modern Texas ranch home of Laurel Treviño and Carlos Torres-Verdín is perched on 10 acres in southwest Austin. Green Building Council.