Greenville SC Builder Founded on Green Principles


Addison Homes was built to be different.


Founder Todd Usher is a Clemson University grad who worked eight years at Milliken & Company while renovating houses on the side. Inspired to build his own business, he experienced an "aha" moment while attending an EarthCraft House™ training course: Todd realized a personal commitment to sustainable principles—complemented by well-defined processes and procedures—could be the keystone of a residential construction firm.

Thus in 2002, Addison Homes became the only Greenville SC builder to certify 100% of its homes to rigorous "green" performance standards.

Todd's wife, Michelle—herself a 15-year marketing veteran at Milliken & Company—joined the Addison Homes team as VP/Sales & Marketing in 2008. Together they've assembled a top notch staff along with a network of vendors and trade partners all dedicated to building beautiful—and beautifully efficient—HighPerformance homes.

The Greenville SC builder's commitment to sustainable design/construction has been recognized with multiple awards, including US Green Building Council-South Carolina Chapter's Leadership in Green Building Award, National Association of Home Builders' Green Advocacy Award, EarthCraft House Regional Builder of the Year and Greenville Home Builders Association Builder of the Year. Addison Homes projects have garnered honors such as the EarthCraft House Gold Project of the Year and Southern Home & Garden Bridge Award for Green Building, just to name a few.

Addison Homes' goal is to be the Greenville SC builder of choice for clients who want a Healthy, HighPerformance Homewithout necessarily paying a "high performance" price. The mission is minimizing environmental impact while maximizing homeowner value.


The Addison Homes Difference

As Upstate South Carolina’s premier green home builder, we take a different approach to home construction. Every home we build is designed to offer optimum comfort, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and more. Whether you want to build a Zero Energy Ready Home that utilizes renewable solar energy, or simply get the most from your home investment, we’re your trusted local home builder.


Our Homes Are Healthy, Green & Energy Efficient

As Addison Homes, we believe in giving our customers the best possible value for their home investment. We also believe in adhering to green building standards that make our homes healthier and more energy efficient. When you build a home with Addison, you’ll get not only a home that is beautiful and comfortable but also added benefits like healthy indoor air quality, lower utility bills, and reduced maintenance expenses.


We Build Beyond Code to Give You a Better Home

Though today’s home building standards are more advanced than those of 50 or even 10 years ago, they are still constantly evolving. That’s why we always build far beyond code. Our homes earn certifications like ENERGY STAR, EPA Indoor airPLUS, and the Zero Energy Ready — meaning you can expect a truly high performing home. Our high building standards not only make your home better now but also ensure your home will stay up to code down the road.


We’re Committed to Doing Things Better

We build every home with you in mind, because we build your home with you. Our homes have valuable, convenient features like open, integrated spaces; energy and water efficiency; natural daylighting; enhanced durability; and improved insulation for comfort and quiet. You may also opt for universal design features for increased utility, like zero-step showers and no steps leading into the house from your garage. Your new home will not only look beautiful but also run beautifully.



Learn more about the benefits of building a home with Addison Homes. Whether you already have land or are in the early stages of the home building process, call 864-848-2667 or contact us to schedule a consultation!