Winter Park show home flashes retro style while remaining energy-efficient

Date: 25 October 2011
WINTER PARK — Tucked on a dead-end street near Park Avenue is a sleek, white house reminiscent of shaken martinis and polka-dot bikinis.

And it stands to be one of the country's highest-profile show homes in coming months.

Built to wow the tens of thousands of builders who will be in Orlando on Feb. 8-11 for the International Builders' Show, the 29th New American Home hides enough energy efficiencies under its retro-style design that it is on track to become the first custom home in Central Florida to win the U.S. Green Building Council's coveted platinum award.

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