Northern Home & Cottage managing editor, Elizabeth Edwards takes us on a tour of the 2009 LTAHB (Little Traverse Association of Home Builders) Home Show in Petoskey, Michigan. Join us for a sampling of the 70+ vendors where we will learn more about geothermal heating, green building, infrared grills, tax breaks and more!

And now that we’ve inspired your renovation spirit, here are some additional articles and resources to help you build your dreams Up North:

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To learn more about the Home Show visit