What’s New

Here’s what’s new with Asheville’s premier green building company.

The Roost Home For Sale

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Uncategorized, What's New | Comments Off on The Roost Home For Sale

The Roost Home For Sale

The Roost is a 3+ bedroom, 3.5 bath home of 2,300 square feet.  We designed this home specifically for its cozy nest on 2.5 Acres in Greenwood.  It is the perfect site for this small footprint 3 level home, and it affords a wonderful view of the surrounding woods and creek.  With 15 acres of protected woods for your enjoyment just a few steps away, the peaceful beauty of the mountains is the backdrop of everyday life. This home was designed with energy efficiency mind.   It employs our trademark package of passive solar design, a tight...

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Solar is sound investment

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in What's New | Comments Off on Solar is sound investment

  We have installed a few PV systems (solar electricity) in the past year.  Let us know if you are interested in doing this at your home.  The tax credits and incentives are only in affect for another year or two as of right now.  It could be the best time to install solar on your home.  Most of our home owners would experience a 5 year payback on the average PV installation.  Also, many of our clients get a kick out of seeing their already low electrical bills get even lower.  It’s definitely worth thinking...

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New Homeowners shocked that it’s cold outside

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in What's New | Comments Off on New Homeowners shocked that it’s cold outside

New Homeowners shocked that it’s cold outside

The new owners of this home call us routinely to say they have a hard time believing it’s cold outside when their home stays so warm.  The dress for warm weather based on the way their home feels and are shocked when they go outside and it’s 20 degrees.  I guess that’s a downside of living in one of our homes.  I’ll take it, though, and I think this couple will too.

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Mid-winter gathering and open house February 21

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in What's New | Comments Off on Mid-winter gathering and open house February 21

Mid-winter gathering and open house February 21

Please join us February 21 at 6pm at 28 Sourwood Ln. to meet homeowners, sub contractors and crew from Blue Ridge Energy Systems.  We’ll celebrate winter’s nearing end and another successful year for BRES.      

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One level living in Waynesville

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in What's New | Comments Off on One level living in Waynesville

One level living in Waynesville

We just finished this one level home in Waynesville.  It is a 2,100 square foot home that would safe and comfortable to live in for all ages.  It is a wonderful location with a great view to the south.  The owners continue to boast about how warm they are staying without even using the heat.

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The Roost takes shape

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in The Roost, What's New | Comments Off on The Roost takes shape

The Roost takes shape

The Roost is taking shape.  We realized when we framed the upstairs level that it has an even better view than we thought.  This Mountain Modern home has a great feel to it.  The land is wonderful.  Contact us to schedule a visit.  

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Staying warm in Greenwood, even at 0 degrees!

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Green community, What's New | Comments Off on Staying warm in Greenwood, even at 0 degrees!

Staying warm in Greenwood, even at 0 degrees!

Our homeowners marvel at how comfortable they are, even during record cold temperatures.

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The Perch comes out of the ground

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in What's New | Comments Off on The Perch comes out of the ground

The Perch comes out of the ground

‘The Perch‘ is our 1,900 square foot home for sale in Greenwood.  We are just getting stated on it and it is coming along nicely.  It’s in a wonderful spot with a great view and some nice fall colors for a little while longer.  Stay tuned for more pictures as this project comes along.  And please contact us if you might be interested in making this your home!  ...

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We recently finished a home in Greenwood

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in What's New | Comments Off on We recently finished a home in Greenwood

We recently finished a home in Greenwood

This client expanded our design repertoire to a modern style. It’s a great change of pace for us and it allowed us to get natural passive solar light into every living space in the home.  Check out more pictures of this home in the Sahlefeld Home...

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