General Questions

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The majority of our work involves the following services:

• Green certifications for new construction:

Green Built NC
LEED for Homes
NAHB Green
EPA Indoor AirPlus
Environments For Living

• Energy Audits for existing homes
• ENERGY STAR certifications for modular housing plants
• Design consultations with homeowners, architects, and builders
• Green architectural design for renovations and new construction

Being a third-party rater means that we do not sell any other products or services. There are no potential conflicts of interest by inspecting something that we also sell. Our only interest is in helping our clients build efficient, healthy, and environmentally-friendly houses.

Extensive Training – We have the technical credentials and resources to understand what you are doing and to help you implement new ideas.

  • Amy Musser has a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering, and has been conducting research and analysis related to building energy performance and indoor air quality for 15 years.
  • Matthew Vande has a professional degree in Architecture and a Master of Science degree in Architectural Engineering, with an emphasis in Construction Management. He has worked extensively in both residential and commercial construction as well as in architectural offices and has an in-depth knowledge of integrated building systems. He is also a LEED-accredited professional with an emphasis in residential certification.

Courteous and Professional Service – We do our best to work within your construction schedule and to give you the information that you need to get the job done. We’re here to be a resource for you and your clients.

About Us

Headquartered in Asheville, NC, VandeMusser Design provides technical consulting and certification services for green residential construction to builders, architects, developers, and homeowners in Western North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia.

Contact Us

Vandemusser Design, PLLC

26 Crabapple Lane
Asheville, NC 28804
P (828)348-4723
F (828)253-8347