If home is where you feel safe and loved, then building homes with healthier indoor air quality is the best match we could imagine! Our high-performance, certified-green homes are constructed with better ventilation, low VOC paint, and higher-quality materials that guarantee healthier indoor air — so no matter what’s going on outside, you can be sure that you’re always safe and secure inside your home.
From relaxing in your family room to cooking in your kitchen, everything you do at home is accompanied by fresh, clean indoor air that effectively reduces pollutants, increases comfort, and of course, gives you and your family peace of mind. The need for comfort and security is greater than ever… and we’re excited to say that you and your family can finally take a deep breath and relax!
Built For Health
Our homes are unmatched when it comes to craftsmanship and design — but what truly sets us apart are the products and materials we use behind the walls to make sure your home operates at peak efficiency.
- Exterior Air Barrier: ZIP System® reduces the risk of water vapor moving into the wall system. Air barrier also assists with maintaining conditioned air. Maintaining conditioned air means less energy is needed to recondition the air. Less energy means lower utility bills. And since all building systems must perform well together to optimize the energy efficiency of a home, the savings can add up.
- Low VOC Paint and Carpet: Some paints may emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can serve as an irritant to people with certain allergies. Our homes feature low-VOC paints that help improve indoor air quality. Low-VOC carpets help reduce airborne irritants that can cause problems for allergy sufferers and help improve indoor air quality.
- MERV 11 Filter: The MERV rating is a measurement scale designed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) to rate the effectiveness of air filters. MERV ratings go from 1 to 16, with higher ratings corresponding to a greater percentage of particles captured. MERV 11 filters capture more than 95% of airborne particles including pet dander, dust, and smoke. Every HBD home features a MERV 11 air filter for your HVAC System that is designed to help remove dust and allergens from your home.
- Electronic Air Dampers: The HBD building process includes full home ventilating which brings in fresh air from the outside.
- Sustainable Materials: Our host of vendors choose materials that are not only good for the environment but also for the health and comfort of your family.
Comfort and Peace of Mind
Now more than ever, you deserve a home that prioritizes your health and well-being just as much as you do. Whereas older homes may lack the features that provide fresh, clean indoor air, our brand new, efficient homes are specifically designed to let you breathe easier than ever before. Every moment you experience at home is enhanced by healthy air — which means comfort and peace of mind, 24/7.
Since 2009, our team has embraced high-performance green building, and we are honored to have built the most single-family homes certified to the NGBS in the country. This year, we look forward to showing you how one of our healthy homes will make your life extraordinary. For more information about our healthy new homes in the Triangle, NC, please contact us at 919-205-3404.
As a nationally recognized builder of high-performance homes, Homes By Dickerson is excited to share the most recent accolade of Wendell Falls featured in Green Builder Magazine!
We could not be more proud to be a partner of the developer, Newland Communities, or of the community itself. Check out this link which will take you to the publication:
Not only will you notice on page 33 that Newland Communities won an Honorable Mention as a 2018 Eco-Minded Leader but there is also a 6-page spread (pages 46-51) delving into the green practices and mindset of the builders and community as a whole. You will not want to miss page 51’s in-depth coverage on the Tesla powerwall and how that is just one of the many resources (not to overshadow solar panels of course!) that can lead you to net zero living!
For more than 10 years, Homes By Dickerson has been a leader in building each and every custom design to the highest green building standards available. Not only are they Energy Star certified but they are also crafted to the National Green Building Standard and voluntarily built to the NC HERO Code. It is just one more reason why Homes By Dickerson is the premiere custom builder of The Triangle and Pinehurst areas of North Carolina.
For more information on how you can build “The Home of Your Life” with all of the included high-performance features we offer, please contact Whitney White at 919-917-3132 or Whitney@HomesByDickerson.com
It is no secret that Homes By Dickerson has a passion for and a commitment to building high-performance homes. In fact, each of our custom designs are Energy Star Certified, crafted to the National Green Building Standard and voluntarily built to the NC HERO Code. On an even larger scale, Homes By Dickerson builds more homes to the NGBS standard than any other builder in the state of North Carolina resulting in our homes accounting for 5% of all homes in the United States built to the NGBS standard.
As impressive as all of this sounds, what does this mean about the value of our homes, especially the value of our homes to our buyers? The list of reasons why one should purchase a home built to the highest high-performance expectations possible is eye-opening. It includes saving money on monthly bills, better health opportunities for you and your family due to a better air quality, and benefits to our environment-just to name a few.
The report below, sent out by The North Carolina Building Performance Association (a third party) reports that high-performance homes bring more value to the market than the alternative. Check out these interesting statistics and findings!
PRESS RELEASE: Report finds 9.5% premium for high performance homes sold in North Carolina’s metro markets
Interested in learning more about how we can build a custom, high-performance design to be “The Home of YOUR Life!”? Contact Whitney at 919-917-3132, email us at info@HomesByDickerson.com or visit our website at www.HomesByDickerson.com
Thank you to Energy Star for recognizing Homes By Dickerson as an Energy Star Certified Homes Market Leader! We are honored to receive this award which recognizes our work in promoting energy-efficient construction for 2016.
Building custom, high-performance homes is our passion. We are committed to not only saving our clients money but also bringing them peace of mind about their comfort, their health, and their impact on the environment. This accolade is the most recent in a long line of very valued awards and recognitions as each of our homes are Energy Star certified, crafted to the National Green Building Standard, and voluntarily built to the NC HERO code.
We achieve our whole home approach by including such high-performance green features as:
- Properly-sized HVAC systems with programmable thermostat and jumper ducts
- Green Label Carpeting
- Certified Cabinetry
- Formaldehyde-Free Insulation
- Conditioned Crawl Spaces
- Zip Exterior Wall Sheathing
- Radiant Barrier Roof Decking
- 2×6 Exterior Walls with R-19 insulation
- Low-E windows
- Fresh air damper
- Tankless Water Heaters
For more information on any of our custom-built, high-performance homes, please contact us at 919- 917-3132 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Come see what our high-performance, green homes are all about during the 2017 Green Home Tour in Wendell Falls! This event spans two weekends: April 29-30 and May 6-7, from 12noon to 5pm each day. Meet our team, tour high-performance, custom designs, register for exciting prizes and more! Wendell Falls, The Windham C (Home site 349) 353 Liberty Star Road, Wendell, NC. We look forward to seeing you there!
For more information on any of our custom, high-performance homes located throughout The Triangle, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or email@example.com and don’t forget to visit our Green Home Tour home in Briar Chapel–The Brookdale, Lot 324, at 247 Bennett Mountain Trace, Chapel Hill.
Come see what our high-performance, green homes are all about during the 2017 Green Home Tour in Briar Chapel! This event spans two weekends: April 29-30 and May 6-7, from 12noon to 5pm each day. We are holding events at Briar Chapel each day of the tour showcasing our high-performance, green features. Meet our team and knowledgeable industry reps, attend informative educational sessions, register for exciting prizes and more! Briar Chapel, The Brookdale (Home site 324) 247 Bennett Mountain Trace, Chapel Hill, NC. We look forward to seeing you there!
For more information on any of our custom, high-performance homes located throughout The Triangle, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or firstname.lastname@example.org and don’t forget to visit our Green Home Tour home in Wendell Falls-The Wyndham, Lot 349, at 353 Liberty Star Road, Wendell.
The Wild Poppy in Wendell Falls is simply charming! A sweet southern front porch and red door welcomes you into the almost 3000 square foot design which features a first floor guest suite and gorgeous wooded views! Enjoy a formal dining/study area which leads through a butler’s pantry and into an open living space with a gourmet kitchen, cozy family room and an abundance of beautiful, large windows. Journey up the hand-stained staircase where you will find a sizable master suite, two secondary bedrooms and a convenient bonus room.
The charm of this home extends to its outdoor living space as well! Enjoy dinner or drinks on your lovely screen porch while you enjoy your backyard with its wooded views and grill pad. Take a stroll from your cul-de-sac homesite to the many different parks, nature trails and of course to The Falls!
Come tour the beautiful Wild Poppy and see all that this high-performance, green certified home can offer you and your family! Do not forget to visit The Farmhouse where you can sit by the pool or grab a snack at the quaint Grounds Cafe!
For more information on how you can make The Wild Poppy “The Home of YOUR Life!”, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or email@example.com
Wendell Falls:: The Wild Poppy
1740 Drift Falls Lane, Wendell, NC
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4 bedrooms, 3.0 baths
2835 square feet
Homesite 29-MLS #2075894
If you are looking for traditional elegance and spacious living in a peaceful, wooded setting then look no further than the beautiful St. James in Barton’s Grove by Homes by Dickerson. Gorgeous double doors lead into a great foyer space, home office and versatile dining area with stunning details in the elegant trim and lighting fixtures. Incredible oversized windows highlight the site-finished hardwoods and the carefully chosen color palette as you move into the open living concept featuring a gourmet kitchen and family room complete with coffered ceilings and built-in bookshelves. A private master suite can also be found on the first floor. Up the beautiful stairway are four additional bedrooms with a jack-and-jill bath, a generous recreation room and an abundance of storage! Plus the wooded views from your screen porch of your almost 2-acre home site are absolutely breathtaking!
This custom design extends over 4000 square feet and is one of the 13 homes included in this year’s Red Ribbon Package Event! Receive $5000 to “use as you choose” when you close on this move-in ready home by December 20, 2016.*
For more information on The St. James in Barton’s Grove or any of our other move-in ready homes across The Triangle, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Barton’s Grove:: The St. James
7005 Barton’s Grove Way, Raleigh, NC
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5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths
4089 square feet
Homesite 1-MLS #2054340
*See Agent for details on the Red Ribbon Package Event
The interior of this Homes by Dickerson ranch plan, The Lakewood, combines elegant fixtures, custom trim, stone and rough-hewn beams to create the feeling of a luxurious mountain retreat. The earth tone color palette used in this home, from the beautiful clay colored walls to the unique fireplace mantel and surround in the family room, support that atmosphere. The charm and character of the study with its vaulted ceilings, hand-stained beams, floor-to-ceiling stone surround and dulled brass and copper light fixtures will make you envision calm, cozy evenings. Dark walnut stain on the site-finished hardwoods lends a warmth to each of the rooms on the first floor including a master suite, guest suites, family room and gorgeous gourmet kitchen. Upstairs you will find a generous guest suite along with a bonus room and ample storage. Additional features include a large screen porch, 10 foot ceilings, Electrolux appliances, an oversized home site and so much more!
For more information on how to make this move-in ready home “The Home of Your Life!” please contact us at 919-917-3132 or email@example.com
Briar Chapel:: The Lakewood
1431 Briar Chapel Parkway, Chapel Hill, NC
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4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths
3811 square feet
Homesite 100-MLS# 2043540
Since building high-performance homes is a passion of ours, we are excited to once again participate in The Triangle’s Green Home Tour, sponsored by the Home Builder’s Association of Durham-Orange-Chatham Counties! Not only is every Dickerson home Energy Star certified but they are each crafted to the National Green Building Standard and voluntarily built to the NC Hero Code so it is hard to choose which homes we want to put on the tour every year. However, we are very excited about the two custom plans being featured this spring! Here is a sneak peek at these beautiful floorplans, both of which are chock full of energy and cost saving features for you and your family!
The Fairfield in Wendell Falls
This Fairfield home is a traditional-style home design featuring a wrapped covered front porch, a first-floor guest suite and an expansive, open living area. Three additional bedrooms, including a spacious master suite, and a generous rec room are found upstairs. Builder features include ample closet space, custom trim, granite counter-tops and an abundance of windows! A two-car garage and screen porch complete this desirable floor plan which is just waiting to be “The Home of Your Life™!”
Wendell Falls:: The Fairfield
1705 Drift Falls Lane, Wendell, NC
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4 beds, 3.0 baths
2636 square feet
Homesite 118-MLS # 2042484
The Riverwalk II in Briar Chapel
Our new Riverwalk II floor plan, is move-in ready and green certified! Come tour this beautiful home which sits on a large, wooded home site. The open floor plan boasts a kitchen that is central to the family room and formal dining/stud while the guest bedroom/private office is convenient to the owner’s entry. Upstairs you will find a gorgeous master suite, a large bonus room as well as ample storage on the third floor.
Briar Chapel:: The Riverwalk II
293 Landover Circle, Chapel Hill, NC
4 beds, 4.0 baths
3519 square feet|
Homesite 1275- MLS #2042660
For more information on any of our high-performance homes in The Triangle, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on any of our high-performance green features, please see our website at //www.homesbydickerson.com/#green