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OurTown Sarasota spearheads a project to make a home more energy efficient and hurricane proof. The Sarasota Green House Project  begins to take shape with: MySafeFlorida Home Survey, FPL  Energy Survey, replacement of 17 windows with hurricane impact and energy efficient windows, heat pump, programmable thermostat, air duct remediation, extra insulation, 3 foot overhangs, low volume toilets and showers, rain barrels, polyfoam hurricane tile, seven ceiling fans, low-energy light CFS bulbs, energy efficient major appliances, tree canopies, creek irrigation, mulching. Watch as this 1973 Sarasota Florida cypress front house transforms. Future projects include a hurricane garage door, low energy pool pump, salt chlorinator, efficient pool filter and vacuum and solar pool heating, solar water and a solar electric grid.