Past Performance:

Developer & General Contractor, The Great A&P Grocery (1927), United States Building Council’s Leaders in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) – Platinum Rating

  • 1st historic LEED building in North Carolina
  • 2nd LEED Platinum building in North Carolina
  • 7th smallest LEED building on Earth

Designer and General Contractor for the first historic home (known) to achieve US EPA Energy Star Rating (704 N Buchanan, Durham, North Carolina, 74 HERS).  Owner’s estimated 10-year energy savings exceeds $65,000.

Honors and Awards:

  • 2014 Trinity Park Home Tour – 212 Watts St. (c.1910) & 1005 Gloria Ave (1925)
  • 2012 Neighborhood Conservation Award, 1814 Vale St (1920)
  • 2011 Pyne Preservation Award, Snipes-Kanter House (1925)
  • 2010 Golden Leaf Sustainable Properties Award, Winner, The Great A&P Grocery (1927)
  • 2010 Pyne Preservation Award, Eakes House (1923)
  • 2010 Pyne Preservation Award, Kantner House (1910)
  • 2010 Pyne Preservation Award, M.I. Tilley House (1910)
  • 2009 Pyne Preservation Award, W.I. Cranford House (1910)
  • 2009 Pyne Preservation Award, The Great A & P Grocery (1927)
  • 2009 Neighborhood Conservation Award, High House (1903)
  • 2009 Pyne Preservation Award, William Ivey Cranford House (1910)
  • 2009 Pyne Preservation Award, The Great A&P Grocery (1927)
  • 2009 Neighborhood Conservation Award, William and Lucille High House (1903)
  • 2008 UNC Kenan Flagler Business Accelerator for Sustainable Entrepreneurship (BASE) Member
  • 2008 Downtown Durham, Inc. The Art of Cool Award: Best Sustainable Re-development
  • 2008 Outstanding Downtown Renovation, Downtown Durham Inc., The Great A&P Grocery (1927)
  • 2007 Neighborhood Conservation Award, Duke University Acquisitions
  • 2007 Neighborhood Conservation Award, M. Webb Thompson House (1923)
  • 2006 Pyne Preservation Nominee, Lula Jones House (1906)
  • 2006 North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association Green Building Tour, M. Webb Thompson House (1923)
  • 2005 Pyne Preservation Award, Walter and I.C. Farabow Duplex (1923)
  • Downtown NCSEA Solar Home Tour Showcase, invitee 2004, 2005, 2008
  • NAHB Green Building Tour 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009

Books:

  • Green Restorations: Sustainable Buildings and Historic Homes. 2010, New Society Publishers.

Professional Associations:

  • United States Green Building Council
  • National Association of Homebuilders
  • North Carolina General Contractor, Unlimited License 58699
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Not-So-Big House Professional Member
  • Preservation North Carolina
  • Preservation Durham
  • Clean Energy Durham

Key Team Members:

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