February 26, 2021

Whisper Valley GeoGrid Delivers During Texas Winter Storm

The devastating February 2021 Texas winter storm left millions across the state without power and heat during frigid temperatures. While state leaders and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) are currently assessing the shortcomings of the grid, Whisper Valley’s revolutionary...

October 21, 2020

Introducing Sense Energy Monitoring in EcoSmart Homes

Keeping up with the latest home technology is an important component of the EcoSmart Solution package in Whisper Valley homes. In addition to new home automation products we introduced earlier this year, all new EcoSmart homes in Phase 2 will include Sense Energy Monitoring, a new energy...

September 29, 2020

The Importance of Nanogrids in Low-Carbon Residential Communities

Whisper Valley is a large residential development in Texas, USA, that combines a community-wide geothermal energy grid with solar photovoltaic (PV) generation and advanced battery storage and management technologies to deliver zero-energy-capable homes.1 This development, and others, signals a...

April 10, 2020

It Pays to Be Green…Especially During Tax Season!

Although the government recently issued an extension to file your taxes due to COVID-19, this time of year is traditionally filled with endless emails to accountants and piles of receipts. However, it’s no myth that going green helps put a little more green back in your pocket. While year-round...

March 4, 2020

What We Will Miss Most About SXSW 2020

For the first time in 34 years, SXSW will not music, tech and pop culture enthusiasts to Austin in 2020. While we are happy that precautions are being taken to keep Austin safe, we were really looking forward to excellent speakers and exhibits this year, especially in the area of sustainability....

February 21, 2020

EcoSmart Product Highlight: Nest x Yale Lock and Nest Hello

There’s a new lineup of home automation products offered in Whisper Valley homes. We recently announced the EcoSmart Solution package includes four products that come standard in every home, and we’ve profiled two on our blog earlier this month: Nest Learning Thermostat and Google Nest Hub....

February 5, 2020

EcoSmart Product Highlight: Nest Learning Thermostat and Google Nest Hub

Whisper Valley recently announced a new lineup of home automation products in the EcoSmart Solution package that come standard in every new home. Home automation technology is becoming more advanced and is constantly evolving, so we’re featuring these new products on our blog today to help...

January 15, 2020

EcoSmart Introduces New Home Automation Products for Whisper Valley Homes

Keeping up with the latest home automation technology is an important component of the EcoSmart Solution package in Whisper Valley homes, and that’s why we are proud to announce a new lineup of home automation products designed to help homeowners manage their new homes more efficiently. EcoSmart...

August 7, 2019

The Benefits of Google Fiber in Your Home

In Austin, we’re lucky to be one of the few cities with access to the coveted Google Fiber gigabit Internet service. At Whisper Valley, we’ve taken full advantage of this service, as every home in Whisper Valley is prewired for Google Fiber. If you’re asking yourself, what exactly is Google...