HEB debuts home department section in Central Texas store

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) — Texas-shaped cutting boards and yeehaw pillows, H-E-B is adding more than groceries to its stores.

The Texas grocer recently opened a new location in New Braunfels and debuted its “Home by H-E-B” department. The “Home by H-E-B” department offers home goods and Texas-style decorations from Texas designers.

H-E-B plans to add more home departments in stores throughout the year, according to the company’s release. The department gives customers the chance to browse products from the Haven + Key and Texas Proud collections.

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This 4-bed Glenmary home remodel looks like it belongs on HGTV

Jennifer Eberle built her four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom Glenmary home in 1999. After 17 years in the one-and-a-half-story house, she decided to give it a minor facelift with some fresh wall colors.

“At first I was just going to do some painting,” she told The Courier Journal. “But I knew Leslie (Lewis, of LL&A Interior Design), and had her come over. (I said), ‘I’m open to your ideas.’ Then we decided to remodel the entire first floor.”

Ready for a revamp

Eberle took the local interior designer’s ideas and ran with them, and she compares the big renovation reveal to something you’d see on a TV show. In one day, she says, Lewis brought in her whole team, hung photos, placed decorations, and set up a completely new, redone space. Eberle had the option of purchasing any new pieces she liked and returning the ones she didn’t.

The kitchen in Jennifer Eberle house in Glenmary that was built in 1999.April 28, 2022

The kitchen in

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H-E-B to sell home goods, decorations from Texas designers

A new, 122,000-square foot H-E-B store in New Braunfels features a two-story True Texas BBQ and the first-ever Home by H-E-B department. The new location replaced the older, existing location on Walnut Avenue.

This is the first H-E-B to include a two-story version of the company’s barbecue restaurant. It includes indoor seating on both levels.

Another addition making this location so unique is the debut of Home by H-E-B, a collection of hundreds of items including decor, furniture, accent pieces, and home textiles from two brands- Haven + Key and Texas Proud.

H-E-B says the Haven + Key line includes on-trend seasonal items like candles, mirrors, toss pillows, rugs, throw blankets and more. Texas Proud will feature Texas style items made by Texas-based artisans and businesses such as antler art from Broke Antler in Converse, leather goods from Lucio Tailoring Co. in San Antonio, cowhide

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Energy Performance Certificates for listed buildings, explained

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  • Do you know the guidelines around Energy Performance Certificates for listed buildings? There are 4,000 listed buildings in the UK. Most were built before 1900, so they are unlikely to be very energy efficient. But since EPCs were introduced, the general understanding is that listed buildings are exempt.

    However, recently the government has been driving an agenda for increased energy efficiency of homes as a step to fight climate change. One of the key initiatives was Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), introduced in 2018, which focuses on the private rental sector.

    One of the main areas of confusion is around how legislation can be applied to listed buildings and properties in conservation areas. Confusion that we are hoping to clear up for you right here.

    What is an EPC?

    An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is

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