BY LEIGHA DICKENS, GREEN BUILDING & SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER AT DELTEC HOMES It was a conversation that occurred in a car ride, on our way back to Deltec from attending a Benefit Corporation meeting, when Steven Linton, our company President—and one of my most respected mentors in sustainability—said it.  We…

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As an RN and aging-in-place care manager, Kathleen took her home design into her own hands when she decided to build a Deltec in Carolina Beach, NC. “I saw a larger plan that I liked years ago and spent about nine months on my own figuring out how to…

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Building on the success of our flagship round homes featured in our 360 Collection, we are pleased to announce a new partnership with Piggs Brothers, Inc. This partnership marks a great opportunity for us to showcase the ultimate resilience of our flagship round design. Piggs Brothers—a Certified B Corp,…

By Steve Linton, President of Deltec Homes We had the opportunity to host a large group of business owners last month who were at all different stages of their journey in exploring or becoming a B Corp.  Our B Corp journey was recent enough that I remember how many…

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With the shell set finished in two days, the student crews put the siding up on an especially exciting new Ridgeline build here in Deltec’s home city of Asheville, NC. Based on the Ridgeline F, this build marks an exciting new phase in a collaboration between the Asheville Housing…

By Steve Linton, president of Deltec Homes Why is it that most American homes have so many walls on the inside? I was recently having a cup of coffee with an old professor of mine and he made the most fascinating statement: “I hate walls.” Hate walls? What? Why?…

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When chef-turned-organic farmer, Evan Chender, decided to make the move from New York City to Weaverville, NC—following stints in Italy and Denmark—he knew one thing for certain: “It was important for me to live on my farm,” he said. The owner of The Culinary Gardener, which provides specialty produce,…

Our 50th year in business was quite a success! Here, we wrap up some of our favorite highlights: Top Milestones Celebrating 50 years! This year was a huge year for Deltec: we celebrated our 50th anniversary! Since 1968, we’ve been committed to innovation, quality & the environment. To commemorate,…

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By now you’ve watched me argue against the common reasons people fail to seek green certification on their home, and you’ve read my follow-up detailing common problems that can happen in  homes that don’t bother to certify. Intrigued, hopefully you’ve then gotten a better understanding of the process of…

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When you have a view like this, how could you build anything other than a Deltec? Located in Sonoma County, California, this home is 2,546 square feet made up of two stories of our 1,000 model, a 16′ x 32′ crescent wing used as a master suite and a…

If you’ve been on our website or read about Deltec, chances are you’ve seen a thing or two about green building, or about its components: energy efficiency, air quality, material sustainability or building durability.  But have you heard about an umbrella term that encompasses many of these topics, the…

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When Deltec homeowners, Jean and Gordon, decided to build a second home, they knew it had to be in a country setting. Having both grown up on a farm — Jean in the Irish midlands and Gordon on the Canadian prairies — they were drawn to a rural setting tucked away…

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Over the past several years, there has been an increase in multigenerataional homes across the country. In fact, Pew Research found that in 2016, a record of 64 million people—20% of the population—lived with multiple generations in one home. With the aging baby boomers and more millennials moving back…

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One thing—among others—that makes Deltec homes unique is that nearly all of the materials we use craft each home come from the United States. In fact, each Deltec is 99.9% made in America. The .1% is one single stainless steel nail vital to Deltec construction that, despite our ongoing…

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When Peter and Jenna decided to build a new home, they wanted the layout to take what they loved, and what they didn’t love, from their former addresses—including a Victorian flat in San Francisco, built in the 1870s. Deltec’s Ridgeline model and its open floor plan fit the bill….

(Flawed) Reasons People Don’t Use Green Building Certification Programs By Leigha Dickens, Green Building and Sustainability Manager for Deltec Homes If I had a dollar for every time a client chose not to certify their new Deltec through a third party green building program (e.g. Energy Star for Homes,…

We recently noticed a comment on a picture of one of our round houses that read “it’s weird” and it got us thinking…Yes! That’s true. We want to personally thank that person because they get it. This compliment reminds us of a great quote: “Convention is the enemy of…

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