Energy-efficient homebuilder TerraWise finds a home in Springfield

Mar 6, 2015, 6:00am EST
Reporter- Jacksonville Business Journal
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TerraWise Homes Inc., an energy-efficient homebuilder with developments primarily in Springfield, started nearly two years ago, buying old houses in the historic district and rebuilding them into energy-efficient homes.

David Shacter, president of TerraWise Homes, said that when he first started the business, he looked at several neighborhoods on the Westside before he decided, "Springfield was the perfect match."

"Springfield has a really tight-knit community, and the residents look out for each other here," Shacter said. "We've never had anything stolen from a job site here. We built a home on the Westside last year and ...

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