Kathy Spence

Kathy Spence

Banister Homes

608 Ashworth Road
Charlotte, NC 28211


Kathy Spence is a LEED Accredited Professional with Banister Homes, a premier green custom infill builder and remodeler in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kathy is the Sustainability Director and manages green projects for the firm. Banister is well-versed in green residential construction, with many green renovations and new homes completed over the past several years.

Banister Homes completed the first LEED house in Charlotte, a new home in the historic Dilworth neighborhood.

Banister is a Healthy Built Homes builder, completing certified green homes through the NC State University Solar Center Healthy Built Homes program.

Banister has also completed over five Energy Star homes, with HERs ratings showing energy savings of over 35 percent compared to typical new homes.

The company has also built under the EarthCraft House program, provided by Southface.

Banister is a 10-year old firm that specializes in renovations, additions, and new homes in historic and established Charlotte neighborhoods. The company has over half of their new homes certified green, and is a national member of the US Green Building Council.

Kathy has completed the Healthy Built Homes builder training course and continuing builder education courses, EarthCraft House builder training, LEED for Homes Technical Review, and has taught classes and seminars on residential green building to realtors, builders, architects, and subcontractors.

Kathy has a BBA from the University of Georgia and a Master of Business Admininstration from Mercer University.