Welcome to Shelter Alternatives, Inc.
Shelter Alternatives specializes in custom homes design, home additions, and home remodeling. As eco-friendly custom home builders we are well-trained in energy-efficient design, the latest technology of green building and passive solar energy design.
We create sustainable construction projects with lower energy costs, lower maintenance, and lower impact on our environment. Based in Blacksburg, Virginia since 1988, we serve clients throughout the New River Valley area.
Custom Homes, Home Additions, and Home Remodeling
Are you wishing for a new home addition, contemplating a home remodeling, or planning to design and build a one of a kind new home? We've worked hard to create a company you can count on - from the first design meeting to the last detail of construction. So, whether you envision a 400 square foot addition or a 4000 square foot custom home, we can work together to design and build your dream.
Shelter Alternatives, Inc., is the only Six-Time recipient of the "Design Excellence Award" from the New River Valley Home Builders Association.
2013 NRVHBA Award Nominations Recognize Our Work
We are honored to be nominated by our local colleagues for several New River Home Builder Association Awards for 2013 including Builder of the Year Award, Design Excellence Award, Association Service Award and the Community Service Award. Read more....
Shelter Alternatives Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Shelter Alternatives Inc., a Blacksburg-based design-build team is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month. Read more....
2012 Project Portfolio
Here are a few of our recently completed projects
Shelter Alternatives, Inc. Wins Green Innovation Award
The Virginia Sustainable Building Network announced the winners of their 2012 Green Innovation Awards this week and Shelter Alternatives, the Blacksburg based design-build firm, was among the winners. Read more....
Shelter Alternatives Receives Statewide Award for Green Home Renovation in Blacksburg
EarthCraft Virginia recognizes our design build team for sustainability leadership. Read more....
Shelter Alternatives Receives Design Excellence Award
Shelter Alternatives was awarded the 2011 Design Excellence Award by the New River Valley Homebuilder's Association at their annual banquet held on January 28th 2012. Read more....
NRVHBA 2011 Nominees for Builder of the Year & Design Excellence Awards
Earthcraft Recognition January 17, 2011
A new home Shelter built in Floyd received an energy rating 61% lower than required by current energy code.
Shelter Alternatives has received recognition from Earthcraft Virginia for certification of two recently completed homes. Read more ...