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"Drive Home"

Addison Homes spent a fun day with a film crew from the National Association of Home Builders. We are one of eight builders across the country selected for NAHB's "Drive Home" campaign to promote the myriad benefits of homeownership. Love every…
Oct 20, 2016
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Oct 10, 2016
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Insulation Institute’s Blog Features Addison Project

We love talking high-performance — with clients AND colleagues — so it’s cool to be featured on North American Insulation Manufacturers Association/Insulation Institute’s blog on using fiberglass insulation, along with other products and processes, to build Zero Energy Ready Homes.Following is a copy of NAIMA’s blog post:“Trades may grumble but customers are lining…See More
Oct 10, 2016
Michelle Usher liked Home Energy Magazine's blog post Zero Energy Homes: Economical and Eco-Friendly
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Insulation Institute’s Blog Features Addison Project

We love talking high-performance — with clients AND colleagues — so it’s cool to be featured on North American Insulation Manufacturers Association/Insulation Institute’s blog on using fiberglass insulation, along with other products and processes, to build Zero Energy Ready Homes.Following is a copy of NAIMA’s blog post:“Trades may grumble but customers are lining…See More
Oct 3, 2016
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Lessons in Green Builder Math: How to Make Zero Energy Equal a Perfect Ten

We love talking Zero Energy Ready Homes -- with clients AND industry colleagues! So we were happy to oblige when the National Association of Home Builders asked us to outline lessons we've learned whilst building ultra-efficient homes, so fellow builders could learn from our experience. Our guest blog on NAHB Now, “Lessons in…See More
Sep 8, 2016
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Lessons in Green Builder Math: How to Make Zero Energy Equal a Perfect Ten

We love talking Zero Energy Ready Homes -- with clients AND industry colleagues! So we were happy to oblige when the National Association of Home Builders asked us to outline lessons we've learned whilst building ultra-efficient homes, so fellow builders could learn from our experience. Our guest blog on NAHB Now, “Lessons in…See More
Sep 2, 2016
Michelle Usher commented on Michelle Usher's blog post Two Addison Projects Win Housing Innovation Awards
"Thanks y'all!"
Sep 2, 2016
Jan Green commented on Michelle Usher's blog post Two Addison Projects Win Housing Innovation Awards
"Nice to see so many winners in many areas of the country.  Woo hoo!"
Sep 1, 2016
Carl Johnson commented on Michelle Usher's blog post Two Addison Projects Win Housing Innovation Awards
"These homes look great! Congrats!"
Aug 30, 2016
Michelle Usher's blog post was featured

Two Addison Projects Win Housing Innovation Awards

DOE’s Housing Innovation Awards program recognizes nation’s top builders on the path to Zero Energy Ready HomesTwo Addison Homes projects have earned 2016 Housing Innovation Awards from the U.S. Department of Energy. Addison Homes won in both the Innovation in Custom Homes (For Buyer) and…See More
Aug 29, 2016
Diane Chojnowski commented on Michelle Usher's blog post Two Addison Projects Win Housing Innovation Awards
"Congratulations!"
Aug 16, 2016
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Two Addison Projects Win Housing Innovation Awards

DOE’s Housing Innovation Awards program recognizes nation’s top builders on the path to Zero Energy Ready HomesTwo Addison Homes projects have earned 2016 Housing Innovation Awards from the U.S. Department of Energy. Addison Homes won in both the Innovation in Custom Homes (For Buyer) and…See More
Aug 15, 2016
Steve Waclo commented on Michelle Usher's blog post Addison Talks with BUILDER Magazine: Why Closed Crawlspaces Make Sense
"I'm puzzled by the (but no returns) statement. Our 2002 home has a 6" supply duct to the crawl space, dropping from the attic distribution system. I discovered the duct by accident years ago while looking for a path to feed a TV antenna…"
Jul 3, 2016
Bryan Gabriel commented on Michelle Usher's blog post Addison Talks with BUILDER Magazine: Why Closed Crawlspaces Make Sense
"How does the "gap along the top portion of perimeter foundation walls to facilitate inspections for insects" vary from state to state?"
Jun 17, 2016

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Addison Homes Wins Pinnacle Award for Best Achievement in Energy Efficiency

Posted on December 7, 2016 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Addison Homes was amongst the home building industry’s best and brightest honored with a 2016 Pinnacle Award during the 13th annual Celebration of Excellence. Presented by the Home Builders Association of South Carolina, Pinnacle Awards recognize the state’s builders and remodelers who have achieved the hi

ghest standard of quality craftsmanship, innovative problem-solving and customer satisfaction.…

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Four Addison Homes Projects Featured on Tour of Zero

Posted on November 16, 2016 at 12:30pm 1 Comment

Tour of Zero: Take a Virtual Walk Through Homes of the Future … Today

Are you ready for a home that lives better, works better and lasts better?

The home of the future – a better home – is available today! See for yourself at the U.S. Department of Energy’s…

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Insulation Institute’s Blog Features Addison Project

Posted on October 3, 2016 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

We love talking high-performance — with clients AND colleagues — so it’s cool to be featured on North American Insulation Manufacturers Association/Insulation Institute’s blog on using fiberglass insulation, along with other products and processes, to build Zero Energy Ready Homes.

Following is a copy of NAIMA’s blog post:…

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Lessons in Green Builder Math: How to Make Zero Energy Equal a Perfect Ten

Posted on September 2, 2016 at 10:10am 0 Comments

We love talking Zero Energy Ready Homes -- with clients AND industry colleagues! So we were happy to oblige when the National Association of Home Builders asked us to outline lessons we've learned whilst building ultra-efficient homes, so fellow builders could learn from our experience. Our guest blog on NAHB Now, “…

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At 8:58pm on October 7, 2015, Diane Chojnowski said…

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