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HBA Smart Home Tour Raises Money for Cleveland Fisher House Construction

Consumers who are thinking about building a new home or remodeling an existing one can get a first-hand glimpse of the latest technologies for making their life easier and their homes greener – and do so while giving back to veterans and their families. This year the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Cleveland is donating tickets sales for its annual Smart HomeTour toward the construction of a Fisher House, a“Ronald McDonald House” property to be built adjacent to the grounds of the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center in Cleveland, said HBA ExecutiveDirector Brenda Callaghan. When complete, family members of hospital patients will be able to relax comfortably and free of charge in one of the 16,500-square-foot home’s 18 suites. HBA hopes to help Fisher House organizers close the gap on raising $3 million before groundbreaking on Veterans Day. Approximately $2.8 million has been raised to date. “We are asking consumers to come out and help us support the Fisher House while they take part in the educational tour,”Callaghan said. Step Inside The nine new homes on the 2015 HBA Smart HomeTour encompass a variety of features that fall into three categories–green building, energy efficiency and home technology, according to […]