Sable Homes to Feature Toxin-Free Home in Grand Rapids Spring Parade of Homes

Sable Homes 4631 Wren, Caledonia
Sable Homes
4631 Wren, Caledonia

ROCKFORD, Mich., May 19, 2016 – Sable Homes will feature a new house in the 2016 Grand Rapids Spring Parade of Homes that is built with health-conscious technology. The “Healthier Home” is located in the Paris Ridge development in Caledonia and is built with volatile organic compound (VOC) free paints and toxin free flooring glues. These advanced materials have been proven to reduce airborne toxins as the house and its materials age. In addition, Sable uses WhisperGreen fans for clean air exchange and ventilation and a VOC absorbing gypsum board drywall which reduces VOC levels in the air.

Sable Homes also uses eco-friendly Superior Walls Xi Foundation System insulation in basements, which increases a home’s energy rating. Sable’s entry into the Parade of Homes earned a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) 5+ star rating. This is the highest achievable rating on the HERS system and is only awarded to homes that are 30 percent more energy efficient than code.

The 2016 Grand Rapids Spring Parade of Homes will run from May 20 to June 5. The Sable Homes entry will be open for viewing Wednesdays 5-9 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays and Memorial Day 1 – 9 p.m. Sable Homes will be showcases a house in following neighborhood:

Paris Ridge
Parade number: 10
Location: 4631 Wren Dr.
Caledonia, MI 49316
Home style: Bayberry ranch
Square footage: 2,424 finished
More details here:

Sable recently posted the strongest first quarter in its 20-year history, selling 51 houses, a nearly 60 percent increase over the same period last year. The numbers back up recent reports that the West Michigan housing market is booming. In January, named Grand Rapids the hottest real estate market in the country.

To keep up with the demand for new housing, Sable Homes is building and selling houses in 11 developments throughout Kent, Barry and Allegan counties in the following school districts: Rockford, Sparta, Cedar Springs, Kent City, Caledonia, Thornapple-Kellogg and Wayland. Sable Homes also recently announced it will build an additional 44 new homes in Sparta after completing construction of 20 homes in Sparta’s Central Square Village. That development was the first large-scale new home project in the village in nearly a decade.

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Combining affordability with craftsmanship, Sable Homes has been building high-quality, energy-efficient homes for West Michigan families since 1996. For more information about our communities, visit our web page,, or follow us on Facebook.

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