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Local Builder Preserving Local Resources: LEEDing the Way

December 1, 2014 10:27 pm

When Accredited Master Builder, Chad Collins was approached in late 2013 to build one of Durham’s first LEED for Homes... View Article


Collins Design-Build Wins Remodelor’s Outstanding Construction Award

October 22, 2014 10:03 am

Collins Design-Build was recently awarded The ROC (Remodeler’s Outstanding Construction) Award for an addition project completed in Chapel Hill earlier... View Article


Fox Hill Farm

September 10, 2014 6:17 pm

Accredited Master Builder and Master Certified Green Professional, Chad D. Collins of Collins Design-Build, showcases his award winning homes in... View Article


The Cornwallis Story

August 19, 2014 1:48 pm

Drafted by Architect Nathan Isley, the Isley Residence is a LEED for Homes Certified, NAHB Home Innovation’s GREEN Certified, Environmental... View Article


The Story of The Belle

August 12, 2014 1:26 pm

Our clients visited our Parade Home last year and were intrigued by our custom green construction. Walking through an existing... View Article


The Greenwich Story

August 12, 2014 1:20 pm

On New Year’s Eve of 2011 I received an e-mail from our clients who were living in Athens, Georgia and... View Article


Mid ‘80s Standard Home Revamped into Current Day Wow!

July 5, 2014 9:41 am

According to Chapel Hill home owner Ofri Leitner, she and husband Carl pondered at length on just what they wanted... View Article


Go Green, Reduce Energy Bills With Smart Technology

June 28, 2014 11:44 am

From “learning” thermostats to energy saving smartphone apps, it has never been easier to monitor and control your home’s energy... View Article


ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Result in Lower Utility Costs

May 12, 2014 4:33 pm

Since 2010 every home we’ve built has been ENERGY STAR Certified.  Why? With ENERGY STAR, you know you are making... View Article


Green Home Buyers Are Happy Home Buyers

May 12, 2014 4:25 pm

Are green home buyers happy home buyers? A new survey shows that they are. The National Association of Home Builders... View Article


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