Deltec homes panoramic view

The first newsletter of every year features a “best of” the previous year.  As we look back, we realize 2015 was quite a year! We had some great highlights including a feature on the DIY Network show Breakneck Builds, construction of a new net-zero model home, a new planbook…

Post by Leigha Dickens, Deltec Green Building and Sustainability Manager & Certified HERS Rater What’s Your HERS Score? If you haven’t heard of the RESNET HERS index and you’re interested in energy efficient building, prepare for a brief lesson (and take notes!).  The HERS (Home Energy Rating System) index…

hurricane proof home

Deltec is so excited to have our first Florida Homebuilding Seminar in St. Petersburg on February 6! Attendees will get an in-depth look at what makes a Deltec the perfect coastal home: from panoramic views to hurricane resistance. One of the most important aspects of our seminars is taking…

rotating deltec home

Earlier this year, Deltec did a trip giveaway to Around the Sea, the world’s first rotating bed & breakfast located in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Did I mention it happens to be a Deltec? Our winners, Edwin and Rhena, couldn’t believe they had actually won. In fact, they thought…

Steve Linton, president of Deltec and Leigha Dickens, green building and sustainability manager were invited to speak at the National Association of Home Buiders’ International Builders’ Show on January 21st in Las Vegas. In their interactive presentation, you’ll not only discover the essential elements of a high performance home,…

deltec homes ridgeline net zero prefab home

Many may remember our excitement a few months ago about the very first Renew Collection home under construction in Virginia.  Today, the Ridgeline B model is complete and we’re in awe of how beautiful it turned out! The active solar home has 1604 sqft, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths….

Deltec Homes camp cabin

Since the beginning, Deltec Homes as been passionate about building homes for the future. Best known for their strength and ability to blend well with nature, our homes can truly bring the outdoors in. So when the YMCA of Western North Carolina approached us to build the cabins at…

deltec homes sustainability report

This past year at Deltec we focused on growing our company while continuing our environmental stewardship. In our 2014 sustainability report you’ll find updates on our activities and performance in relation to our environmental and community outreach commitments. Highlights of the report include case studies of three of the…

Leigha Dickens, Deltec’s green building and sustainability manager is featured in this blog post about her adventures at Building Science Summer Camp I just got back from the 19th Annual Westford Symposium on Building Science, often referred to as Building Science Summer Camp. Just like with any good camp,…

Deltec Homes delivered their first home to the yurt’s country of origin, Mongolia. “Yurts are the traditional homes in Mongolia, so we’ve seen the benefits of living in a round structure firsthand,” said new Deltec homeowner Agar Batkhuyag of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. “I think keeping the traditional round shape in…

Just months after the launch of the Renew Collection, Deltec Homes delivered the first net-zero home to Dr. Marie DeVerneil, a professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Located in Virginia, the home will feature passive solar design, solar panels with battery backup, a double stud wall…

Deltec Homes ships 5000 homes

When Theresa and Tom Whetstine decided to build a Deltec, they didn’t realize their home would mark a major milestone for the company: It’s the 5,000th home since the company started in 1968. “Finding out that our future home was the 5,000th made us even more excited,” said Theresa….

With demands for more energy efficient homes in general, and rising interest in Deltec’s Renew Collection in particular, Deltec Homes has added a new lineup to their signature homebuilding seminars. On October 18, 2014, the first seminar dedicated to building a net-zero Deltec home will take place at the…

It’s good to remember every now and again that problems can often be resolved by stepping back and taking a fresh look at the big picture. A case in point: Deltec’s insulated headers. Deltec uses GreenGuard® wrap for insulating, and we have done so for many years. GreenGuard® helps…

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