Think Energy Efficient, Think Green, Think Environmentally Friendly, Think Energy Star Certified

Minimizing Environmental Impact - Maximizing Energy Efficiency

Welcome to High Country Timberframe. Established in 1997 we are not only heavy timber construction specialists but also specialize in the design and construction of energy efficient, high performance homes. We are fully licensed general contractor primarily serving the North Carolina High Country and surrounding counties including Northeast, TN and Southwest, VA, however, will consider projects in other areas.

We specialize in design & construction methods that reduce waste during the building process and-onsite construction, utilize green materials and technologies that lessen energy consumption. We can help homeowners select everything from site to insulation and from sub-flooring, to HVAC systems, to hot water heater options. We are a true turn-key builder who can take your project from concept to final interior details.

We know that the building science and best practices are constantly being updated so it's important to stay current and evolve. In addition to the materials and construction methods used, the ability to make all systems work together as a cohesive unit is equally important.

We encourage you to browse our site and explore all the various aspects of our business and the types of services we can provide for you, with reasons why you should consider us for your building needs. Be sure to check out the Review section to see what past clients and professionals have to say about us.

Take time to review information under our "Educational" tab for helpful information on topics such as heating & cooling, choosing a general contractor and more.

*Free Consultation

*Budget Review

*Building Site Selection

*Floor Planning

*Design & Engineering

*Plan & Specs

*Grading

*Radon Mitigation

*Exterior Wall Options
Panelized or SIP's

*Radiant Floor Heat

*Energy Efficient HVAC systems

*Geothermal HVAC systems

*SIP's Roof Panels

*Insulation Choices

*Whole-House Ventilation (HRV/ERV)

*Healthy Home Air Quality

*Water Saving Options

nc energy star 3 certified home


A home, designed and constructed by High Country Timberframe, was the recipient of both NC Energy Star 3 and Greenbuilt Certifications - the first in the region to receive both awards.

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Building Associations and Accrediations

building associations associated with high country timberframe high performance homebuilding