Life in the Mainstream GreenHome

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In August 2007, Cherokee Investment Partners senior director Jonathan Philips and his family moved into their new home in Raleigh, N.C. On its face, it was an event that happens for thousands of families every day. What made it historic was that the 4,000-square-foot Mainstream GreenHome is the nation's first house to be built under the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) model green home building guidelines.

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