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April 25, 2016
Hardscapes used to be simple – and, simply put, a little bit boring. It wasn’t so long ago that the only option offered by most new home builders was a white slab of concrete approaching the garage and the front door. With any luck, there’d be another slab in the backyard to function as a small... Read more
April 22, 2016
This eco-friendly occasion – celebrated every April 22 since 1970 – is designed to raise environmental awareness. An estimated 1 billion people across the globe participate in Earth Day-related activities, making this annual observance the largest civic event in the world with an emphasis on... Read more
April 19, 2016
"The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now." ~ AnonymousIt’s springtime, so that old proverb is right: plant a tree now for the best results. Survival rates decrease when trees are planted in hot summer months. Here are some tips from our friends at TreesGreenville.... Read more
Kitchen in model zero energy home
March 21, 2016
Addison Homes won the Southern Home & Garden Bridge Award for Green Building for the third consecutive year.This award-winning green home enjoys a savvy-yet-simple aesthetic – neutral palette, granite counters, hardwood floors, classic craftsman crown molding – but underneath the charming élan... Read more
September 1, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Addison Homes has received a 2015 Housing Innovation Award from the U.S. Department of Energy. A new home builder in Greenville and Upstate SC, we are being recognized among the most progressive companies in the country for innovation on the path to Zero Energy Ready... Read more
October 3, 2014
The South Carolina Chapter of the US Green Building Council has honored Upstate builder Todd Usher with a 2014 Duke Energy Leadership in Green Building Award.This award — presented during the organization’s annual meeting Oct. 1 – recognizes Usher’s “above and beyond” efforts to further the cause... Read more
February 3, 2014
It’s always a special honor to be recognized by one’s peers, so we’re delighted to announce that Addison Homes, a Greenville SC builder, won the Southern Home & Garden Bridge Award for Green Building.Presented by the Home Builders Association of Greenville – and sponsored by GBS Building Supply... Read more
January 22, 2013
ADDISON HOMES ENJOYED an excellent start to the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas: last night, during a Designation Achievement Reception, Todd Usher received the Master Certified Green Professional of the Year award from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).Todd – who holds the... Read more
November 5, 2012
We are delighted to announce that Addison Homes received an EarthCraft House Gold Project of the Year Award during last week’s EarthCraft Celebration of Excellence in Atlanta.The October event, hosted by Southface and the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, recognized 17 industry leaders... Read more
August 8, 2011
Addison Homes has earned national recognition for its commitment to worksite safety.The Greenville-based homebuilder won a first-place Safety Award for Excellence from the National Association of Home Builders and Builders Mutual Insurance Company. Presented in the Single Family Builder Safety... Read more
June 15, 2011
Greenville SC builder Addison Homes competed amongst the nation’s top companies for the title of “America’s Best Builder.”Addison Homes was a finalist in the annual contest conducted by BUILDER, a leading media brand focused on the residential construction industry. The America’s Best Builder... Read more
May 23, 2011
Addison Homes has earned national recognition for its consistent commitment to sustainable building practices.The Greenville-based homebuilder was named Green Building Advocate of the Year (builder category) by the National Association of Home Builders. This award — one of only 13 presented to... Read more