Our Clients Say...

Please know that I still walk around the house daily smiling and saying out loud "I love our home." … you were able to sustain the spirit of the old house while adding so many wonderful features.

Joyce Graham, December, 1995

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Welcome to Shelter Alternatives, Inc.

green company of the year

Custom Homes, Home Additions, and Home Remodeling

As an experienced custom home design-build team 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.

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Custom Homes

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Home Remodeling

Driven by customer service and satisfaction, we've worked hard to create a company you can count on - from the first design meeting to the last detail of construction.

Together with our clients, we are building dreams from visions.

Our Work

Visit Our Project Gallery - a small sample of our work from 25 plus years in business

Project Portfolios - a review of some of our recent work


Shelter Alternatives Awarded 2014 NRV Green Company of the Year

At their 2014 Annual Meeting and Awards, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce awarded Shelter Alternatives of Blacksburg with the New River Valley Green Company of the Year Award Read more ...


Energy Efficiency Retrofit Work by Energy Check

Energy Check is our affiliate company created to address the needs of New River Valley homeowners who wish to improve the energy efficiency and comfort of their existing homes; whether remodeling or addressing existing issues. Learn more.

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