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April 25, 2016
hicks-cabin-for-hardscape-article-480x370.jpg Effective hardscapes enhance a home’s architectural style. This stone pathway, for example, accents the rustics aesthetics of an Addison-built mountain retreat that’s beautifully situated amidst a Certified Wildlife... Read more
April 22, 2016
earth-day-image-300x300.jpg Addison Homes builds upon the belief that every day is Earth Day.Happy Earth Day!This eco-friendly occasion – celebrated every April 22 since 1970 – is designed to raise environmental awareness. An estimated 1 billion people across the... Read more
April 19, 2016
“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” ~ Anonymous trees-greenville-logo.jpg Want to plant a tree? Our friends at TreesGreenville can help!It’s springtime, so that old proverb is right: plant a tree now for the best results.... 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. 1-trails-edge-court-kitchen-480x357.jpg This award-winning green home enjoys a savvy-yet-simple aesthetic – neutral palette, granite counters, hardwood... Read more
December 21, 2015
insulation-test1.jpg We can tell clients about our exacting specifications – but it’s easier to demonstrate construction quality during job site visits and show how these standards ensure reliable comfort in the finished home. Many new home builders talk about “quality,” but few... 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
March 3, 2015
Our model home at Trailside has made the news! Check out this TecHome Builder article profiling the high-performance features in this Zero Energy Home,  which meets the US Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home standard and also qualifies for Active House certification.  The Sun Will Come... Read more
January 17, 2015
benjamin-moore-2015-color-of-the-year.png If you want a home that’s truly your own, build new. Rather than buying an existing home, choose a new home builder in Greenville SC so you can be sure to get exactly what you want – customize the interior to your own... Read more
January 7, 2015
cold-weather-cartoon.gif The weatherman predicts unseasonably cold temperatures over the next couple days – lows into the teens! – so we’d like to share a few simple suggestions on how to take precautions in your Greenville SC home.Protect Your PipesOne of the most... Read more
November 24, 2014
truck-trusses-300x246.jpg Quality builders have long used roof trusses to build new homes better and faster. One of the most exciting and dynamic periods of building a new home in Greenville is the structural framing stage. This is when two-dimensional plans take on... Read more
November 18, 2014
fireplace.jpg Owning an Addison-built home means living in a healthy, highperformance home with a variety of components – comprehensive air sealing, quality-installed insulation and high-efficiency windows, just to name a few – that will increase your comfort and... Read more
November 6, 2014
blown-insulation.jpg Properly installed insulation is a vital step in building a new home that’s comfortable, durable and energy efficient.Thinking of building a home in Greenville SC? Avoid common – and costly – construction mistakes by choosing a seasoned,... Read more