OUR CERTIFICATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Certifications: Best custom Home Builder of Black Mountain 2011 Unlimited Licensed Building Contractor Bachelor of Science in Business Management Accredited Master Builder Energy Star Builder/Partner Certified Green Professional HBH Certified MCAD Certified Clear Water Contractor Lightning Protection Certified “Builder of the Year” twice President of the Asheville Home Builders Association (AHBA) AHBA Board of Directors for five years North Carolina Home Builders Association (NCHBA) Build-Pac Chairman EPA Certified Lead Renovator Recipient of a NCHBA Stars Award 5 years running NCHBA Regional Vice President Winner of the Parade of Homes “Gold Craftsmanship,” “Viewers Choice” and “Special Projects” awards ARC (Architectural Review Committee) for the Village of Cheshire CAPS - Certified Aging in Place Specialist Publications: Television: American Green TV Dream Smart TV Periodicals: Builder/Architect Magazine [PDF] Carolina Home & Garden [GO] Constructech Magazine Green Building & Design Magazine [GO] [PDF] Green Business Quarterly [PDF] NC Builder Our State Southcliff Promo [PDF]

Living Stone Featured in Carolina Home & Garden Magazine

Challenge of the Century : How to update a 100-year-old house without disturbing an inch of antique charm

Winter 2011 Issue

Visually residing somewhere between a village cottage and a mountain farmhouse, the sharp-gabled Montreat residence owned by Rick and Meredith Harbaugh was built in 1909. Used for many years as a summer home, it features only one add-on, a cluster of rooms accrued in the ’40s. Interestingly, that area is in worse shape than the century-old bulk of the house, according to architect Maury Hurt.

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Laura Kirkpatrick Sullivan, ID.ology Interior Design

Laura Kirkpatrick Sullivan, ID.ology Interior Design

Home and hearth, and the comfort they engender, figure prominently in Asheville interior designer Laura Kirkpatrick’s work. Her firm, ID.ology, offers interior design services to private and commercial clients, staging services for home sellers and consultation for anyone wishing to put their best, well-designed foot forward. Kirkpatrick has had a lifelong love of the visual — and she likes to mix things up. Working a treasured family heirloom into a contemporary design is the type of challenge she enjoys. And she’s as comfortable in a hardhat as she is flipping fabric swatches. The daughter of a real estate broker/contractor dad, Kirkpatrick earned her real estate brokerage and general contractor licensures in 2006. Read More

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