If some folks told you about a home that had a geothermal heat pump that was buried 300 feet into the ground beneath it to provide eco-friendly warming and cooling, would you think they were talking about the home of a Hollywood celebrity? What about if they also mentioned it had a 25,000 gallon underground cistern to recycle rainwater along with trees positioned strategically to make the home blend into the natural surrounding area? Would you think they were talking about a director of an environmental group? Well believe it or not, they might be talking about President George W. Bush and his ranch in Crawford, Texas who, despite being criticized as insensitive to the earth, nevertheless lives an eco-friendly lifestyle. Who would have guessed!

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