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Truckee Home andamp; Building Show

TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Are you getting ready to build, remodel, redecorate, landscape or create an addition to your home? Then make plans to attend the 18th Annual Truckee Home andamp; Building Show Memorial Day weekend. This event pulls together all the suppliers, services and professionals you need in one place for your convenience: Truckee High School.Visit a wide array of Home Show exhibits and enjoy extensive, free presentations in the 2010 Regional Green Building Symposium, organized by the Contractorandamp;#8217;s Association of Truckee Tahoe (CATT). Drop in and out of easy-to-access 15 minute sessions. Visit and for a complete schedule of presentations.Learn about green buildings, LEED certifications, solar, wind and micro-hydro alternative power systems, solar hot water systems as space heating and snow melt systems, legal resources available and sustainable living. Sierra Pacific Power and Truckee Donner PUD will be available to demonstrate energy and money savings by incorporating simple energy and water saving devices. Many are being given away free! SPP and TDPUD customers may take home a 12-pack of florescent light bulbs, low-flow shower heads and more. Bring your power bill to show you are a customer.Economic swings come and go, but in the end the Truckee/Lake Tahoe might be the best place to invest. Now is a great time to find good prices and service for your building projects.At the Truckee Home andamp; Building Show meet with top-quality builders and architects who have been serving the area for decades. Take a look at the most innovative products from countertops to flooring, garage doors to appliances, fireplaces and spas, stone, metal and copper roofs, even clog-free rain gutters and low-voltage ice melt systems. Landscapers will offer ideas for efficient and easy-to-maintain outdoor designs. Interior decorators and one-of-a-kind furniture displays add the final touch. Compare the variety of bear-proof garbage enclosures, snow blowers, different home heating and cooling systems. Shop for woodstoves and fireplaces. Look into a tankless hot water system. Learn about audio/video components to plan a new home theater set-up. Meet with painting and staining professionals. The newest Bobcat tractors will be on display.At the Truckee Home andamp; Building Show explore the many ways to create a structure. Discover majestic timber frame and log home structures. Check out the advantages of insulated concrete forms (ICFandamp;#8217;s) where sound proofing, strength and high-energy efficiency come into play. Understand the convenience of structural insulated panels. Eliminate the guess work by meeting with the experts. For two full days you will have great access to all of the exhibitors Memorial Day weekend.andamp;#8212; Submitted to the Sun via e-mail to

The Truckee Home andamp; Building Show and the 2010 Regional Green Building Symposium will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 29 and 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located at the Truckee High School, 11725 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Admission is $6 and benefits the local schools and more.Find more information about all the events, get directions, print out a map and a 2-for-1 admission coupon, visit or call 587-3477.