Multiple Award-Winning Green Builder


Experience & Certifications

Experience & Certifications
2×6 insulated exterior panelized walls with
round log siding on interior & exterior

Building Alternatives, Inc. is certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an ENERGY STAR builder, adept in the construction of high-energy, environmentally friendly homes. They are expert contractors and consultants who have built a total of 19 (to-date) energy star homes, all tested by a third-party inspection to prove energy star compliance.


We combine our strengths & experience to provide you the best service and minimize your stress through the process

  •  Building Green Homes for over 28 years. We were building green back when green was just a color
  •  Education, Bob has a Civil Engineering Technology degree and an MBA, while Kathe has a BS in Business and an MBA in Finance
  •  Bob was a civil engineer for modular companies & an assistant construction supervisor in NYC High Rise construction
  • Kathe has worked 20 years for a manufacturing company which provided the skills to deal with our manufacturers
  • Have built 19 Energy Star Homes and won 11 awards to date


We strive to stay on top of the latest technologies in renewables and energy efficiency.

  • Bob is BPI Building Analysis certified
  • Bob is a Certified HERS rater, which means he inspects the work of other builder for energy efficiency
  • Certified Energy Star Builder
  • Certified Master Green Builder
  • Certified Graduate Builder
  • Master Chief Construction man, Navy Seabees Reserves (retired)

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