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Banister Homes

Banister Homes

USGBC member

600 Ashworth Road
Charlotte, NC 28211


Service area: 30 miles

Service Area: Charlotte metro area

Banister Homes, Inc. is a custom builder specializing in new homes and dramatic renovations in historic Charlotte neighborhoods. The company has particular experience and knowledge in green residential construction, with a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) as a company principal, with two additinoal principals who have completed the NAHB Green Professional course. Owners Rod Spence and Ken Smith established the general contracting firm in 1999. The Company takes pride in projects that fit seamlessly into established neighborhoods while keeping the modern conveniences that make homes livable today.

Banister Homes has built new homes and transformed existing ones in many established Charlotte neighborhoods, including Myers Park, Dilworth, Elizabeth, Plaza Midwood, and Cotswold. The company has also worked with the Charlotte Historic District Commission on multiple projects.

Awards include
Charlotte Business Journal Green Awards
Remodel Award Winner, 2008, Dagenhart Project
Single Family Award Winner, 2009, Lyndhurst Project

Banister Homes is recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the 5000 fastest growing companies in America

Banister is a certified Green Builder in the North Carolina Solar Center Healthy Built Homes program and builds EnergyStar™ and certified North Carolina Healthy-Built homes in the Charlotte area. The company is committed to building LEED homes and recently completed the first LEED™ Certified home in Charlotte, in historic Dilworth.

Some of the items in Banister Homes projects include
custom cabinets with low VOC finishes custom countertops, including recycled paper, quartz, recycled glass, granite, stone, bamboo, and salvaged wood
wide-plank floors from salvaged wood historic trim, coffered ceilings, custom moldings
elevators, rainwater collection and usage systems salvaged wood from demolished houses
tankless water heaters bamboo flooring
radiant floor heating systems automated lighting and audio systems
formaldehyde-free spray foam insulation low VOC paints and finishes
thermal Low-e windows high-efficiency HVAC systems
home theaters passive solar

Banister Homes, Inc. is a North Carolina general contractor with unlimited residential and commercial licenses. Banister has completed office and retail renovations as well as an entire restaurant remodel at the Charlotte International Airport.

U.S. Green Building Council Member
U.S. Green Building Council Member

The U.S. Green Building Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation. More...