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Man Calls 72,000 Sq. Ft. Home a "Monument to Environmental Sustainability"

Steven Huff, who is chairman of a concrete company, is building a 13 bedroom, 14 bath home in Highlandville, Missouri out of his company's energy-efficient concrete. When built, it will be one of the largest homes in the U.S.

Huff says he's "not a tree hugger", but "Wanton consumption of energy is not good for any of us."

Kevin Collison interviewed Huff:

"The design of the gigantic house on the hill is his creation. Huff was inspired by the grand country mansions of France and England. The English architect Christopher Wren is one of his favorites."

The mega-home will have solar panels and geothermal heating:

Huff says that they are "...trying to show a cost-effective way to be green by being more energy efficient."

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