Winner of the 2014 MAX Award for Best Green Home

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About Solluna Builders

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Solluna Builders is a builder and remodeler in the Austin, Texas, and Hays County area. Known as a long-time green building advocate in central Texas, we’re passionate about helping our clients build the green, sustainable home of their dreams.

Services

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Solluna Builders specializes in green, high-performance custom homes, major home additions, and whole-house remodels. We take a whole-house approach–people, budget, design, materials, techniques–and work closely with home owners from

Our Clients

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Our clients want a rock-solid home that lasts longer, is healthier, and saves money because it’s designed and built for super energy efficiency. They focus on honest quality, comfort, and enduring value. Many are last-time home buyers. “This is the last house I’m going to build, so I want it to be right, and

Value Accurate Pricing

Do you know how hard it is to get an accurate price on a home remodel down at one of the big box retail stores?  Or, try this:  Google “cost to build a green home,” and you will get 92 million results in .20 seconds.  Pick one. Building a custom home or doing a home remodel is often the biggest purchase most of us will make in our lifetime.  And there is not an easy way to figure out what it’s going to cost. At Solluna Builders, we value accurate pricing.  We know you value accurate pricing, too. Solluna Builders and our clients value accurate pricing because we both want to know what a project will truly cost to build.  When you have confidence in the accuracy of the pricing for your new home or remodel project, you can make smart, informed decisions. Our accurate pricing adds value to your budget and plans, because we gather all the information necessary to create a detailed estimate for your project.  No surprises. Nothing left to chance.  No cost overruns down the road.... 

From the blog

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5 Ways to Make Your Home Construction Project a Success

Planning a custom home or remodel? Here are some things to consider. 1.  Put together a reputable team at the beginning. You might be asking, “Well, which comes first – the builder or the designer?” The answer is Yes. You need both, from the beginning. And here’s why: One of the saddest things we’ve encountered is homeowners who have spent months, years even, designing every little aspect of their dream home. They’ve fallen in love with their plans and can’t imagine wanting... 

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Ways to Save Energy, Cut Your Bills

Last week, we met with representatives from Green Mountain Energy, who asked to tour the net-zero energy home we built in Round Rock a few years back. Their company is the electrical provider for the home. They’re interested in helping their customers find ways to live more sustainably and reduce their energy costs at home, so they asked lots of questions about what motivated the homeowners to invest in energy-efficient features, in the geothermal heating/cooling system, and in solar... 

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Why you need this book

Thinking about building a new home?  Thinking about building a green, energy-efficient home? Just dreaming about it but don’t know what to dream? Let me tell you why I like the new book Green Home Building: Money Savings Strategies for an Affordable, Healthy, High-Performance Home, and why you need it on your bookshelf. I mentioned this book in a recent newsletter, but let’s drill down. How do you know what you need to know? Let me frame this for you: In my first career, I was...