Western Rim Property Services CEO Marcus Hiles began building attractive luxury communities in Texas thirty years ago, and his success can be attributed to a unique vision of what luxury living can be. Through staying well informed of design trends and knowing the most in-demand styles that people are looking for, Hiles has been able to note vast changes in what renters expect of room partitions, exteriors and even the functionality of homes themselves. Groundbreaking architectural advances have led to the development of net-zero buildings that strike a balance between total energy consumption and renewable energy generation. Passive and active houses offer two separate energy conservation techniques to virtually eliminate heating and cooling costs. With the exciting progress in construction methods, fundamental technological improvements are delivering more convenience, space and light into homes and reshaping the way we live.