Green Credentials 

Awards and Commendations

* First certified PassiveHouse builder in NC & the Southeastern US.  

* 10th builder in Southeastern US to achieve the NAHB’s new National Green Building Standard’s top level of “Emerald”.

* Department of Energy - “NetZeroReady" builder.

* Original “100% Energy Star” construction company in 1993.

* A quarter-century of non-stop greenbuilding reading, writing, thinking, sleeping, eating, breathing, dreaming, & doing green building.

* 25 years of building both near and actual Net-Zero-Energy homes.

* Annual presenter at 5 recent North American Passive House Conferences.

Designations and Training

* CPHC - Certified PassiveHouse Consultant - PassiveHouse Institute US (PHIUS), Chicago IL (in 2nd US class) & PassivHaus Institut (PHI), Darmstadt Germany.

* MCBP - Master Certified Green Professional – Charter.  National Association of Home Builders  (NAHB).

* CPHBCertified PassiveHouse Builder - PassiveHouse Institute US (PHIUS), Chicago IL.

* CGP - Certified Green Professional – Charter.  NAHB.

* "NC HealthyBuilt", extensively AdvancedEnergy trained ’80’s-’00’s.

* Charter/Teacher - National Association of Realtors-GREEN designation.


Professional Activities and Memberships

* Chairman ’17-’18 - the important NC Building Performance Association (

*  Former board member of the NC Sustainable Energy Association.ž

*  Former board member Town Of Chapel Hill Sustainability Committee.

*  Member – National Association of Home Builders for 25 years.

*  Member – Durham-Orange-Chatham Home Builders Association (HBADOC).

*  We have an Energy Engineer/LEED-AP on call.  

*  We work with the nicest greenest architects & designers in the area.

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