Wilshire Homes is an integral part of a group of companies including Plantation Homes and Coventry Homes, which has been active in the Texas real estate market for 30 years. Wilshire Homes currently builds in Austin and San Antonio. The builder has won numerous awards for its innovative product design, including local, state and national honors. For more information, visit www.wilshire-homes.com. In their Austin division Wilshire Homes has been building to LEED standards since 2012. Created in 2008, the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Homes rating system is a way for single- and multi-family homes to achieve certification. Qualifying projects undergo a rigorous process to become certified including multiple on-site inspections and diagnostic tests. Building mandates include measures for water conservation, indoor air quality, energy efficiency that exceeds local codes by at least 15%, use of environmentally preferable products, and more.