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June 2, 2013

What’s the secret to building a house to withstand hurricanes and high winds? Deltec Homes believes it has an answer: make them round.

Asheville, N.C.-based Deltec Homes makes prefabricated circular houses that have  sustained their structure through several rigorous storms, including Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy. During its 45-year history, the company says it has have never lost a house to high winds. 

March 15, 2013

Window World, a replacement window and home remodeling company, sponsored a mission through the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) to bring injured Army SSG Oliver Hughes and his family from San Antonio to Asheville, N.C.

North Wilkesboro, N.C.-based Window World, a replacement window and home remodeling company, sponsored a mission through the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) to bring injured Army SSG Oliver Hughes and his family from San Antonio to Asheville, N.C.

November 5, 2012

In Asheville, N.C., the combination of modern building techniques meet the centuries-old idea of sustainability in Deltec Homes’ new award-winning Solar Homestead.

The Solar Homestead is a self-sustaining dwelling designed to produce as much energy as it consumes. The home’s fully panelized building kit can be shipped anywhere in the world, and its sleek and functional layout and technology help maximize energy savings and minimize their impact on the environment, according to the Deltec Building Co.

March 15, 2012

Judy Dinelle, an 84 Lumber contractor sales representative in Asheville, N.C., has been named the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council “National Member of the Year.”

May 4, 2008

Johan van Tilburg, president and CEO of Tindell’s Building Materials in Knoxville, Tenn., took on...