Some advertisers are also listed in the Green Living Guide section of our Locations Guide.

Planning and Design


Alicia Ravetto, Architect
105 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510

Green and sustainable architecture since 1997, NC HUB vendor, City of Raleigh MWOB. Advanced building technologies and clean renewable energy. Daylighting. LED consulting. LEED Faculty.

Andrew Osterlund, Architect, PLLC
313 S Blount St, Suite 200-A
Raleigh, NC 27601

Full service architecture firm in downtown Raleigh with special interest in sustainable civic and commercial design; reuse, new construction, applications for LEED certification. Green / urban / smart architecture

Bizios Architect
1502 Hwy 54 W, Suite 602
Durham, NC 27707

Additions / renovations, consulting, new construction. Design for healthy, sustainable, energy efficient homes.

Center Studio Architecture
339 W Main St, Suite A
Durham, NC 27701

Great designa foundation of sustainability. Greater than just the right materials and methods, it’s the essence of how we thrive in our community and respect the impact we have on others and the environment.

119 Brookstown Ave, Suite 100
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Full service architecture, engineering and interior design firm with LEED- accredited professionals providing green and LEED-certified design for the past 10 years.

Ellen Cassilly Architect, Inc.
600 Foster St
Durham, NC 27701

We seamlessly integrate the latest in sustainable technologies into intelligent designs that foster vibrant urban communities for your home or office. LEED-AP staff.

Tina Govan, Architect
513 Holden St
Raleigh, NC 27604

We are committed to designing places, not just buildings, which honor the surrounding environment and sustain life, where human and environmental healths are mutually supportive.


The Cadmus Group
4826 Rembert Drive
Raleigh, NC 27612

Cadmus helps government and corporate clients address complex challenges in the energy and environmental sectors, including building energy improvements, water quality and communications.

Interior designers

Artistry in Plants
2727 Sparger Road
Durham, NC 27705

Durham’s only family-owned and operated interior landscape design company. Bring healthy air and serenity indoors. Interior plant design, installation and maintenance, commercial and residential service.

Residential designers

Green Level Landscapes
206 Luther Road
Apex, NC 27523

Offering design services for any outdoor environment to include water gardens, outdoor kitchens, green roofs, waterfalls, landscapes and rain gardens. An NC registered landscape contractor.

Clothing/ Housewares/ Supplies

2013 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Organic SavvyRest mattresses and pillows now delivered in the Triangle! 100% natural latex is chemical free and fully customizable. Check out our new showroom, by appointment only.

Fiberactive Organics, LLC
4224 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606
Call before you visit 919-612-3765

Organic cotton table linens, aprons, tote bags & quilts. Organic cotton sewing/ quilting supplies: fabrics, thread, batting, ribbon & custom lace, all US made.

Natural Resources

Non-toxic, biodegradable laundry and household cleaning products. Get better cleaning power, save money and support Kilowatt Ours by switching to Get CleanTM. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

99 S Elliot Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-929-8944 (TWIG)

Earth-friendly choices for the home; contemporary, comfortable, organic clothing, stylish accessories, precious baby gear, safe toys plus energy saving devices. Practical, sensible and sustainable.

Food & Drink

Cane Creek Farm
1203 Longest Acres Road
Snow Camp, NC 27349

Home of the Ossabaw Island Hog and other breeds of pigs, cows, goats, sheep, chickens, turkeys, ducksall rotating through woods, ponds and pastures of Snow Camp, NC.

Chapel Hill Restaurant Group
(411 West, 518 West, Squid’s, Spanky’s, MEZ Contemporary Mexican)
PO Box 7
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

The Chapel Hill Restaurant Group was named the 2007 Sustainable Business of the Year, and is the first Green Plus Certified Business in North Carolina.

1800 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Burgers, fries and shakes that are 50%-70% less fat. Finally, fast food you can feel great about. Franchise opportunities available in North Carolina.

213 Fayetteville St
Raleigh NC 27601

Specializing in handcrafted cocktails with local, fresh ingredients. Beer from NC microbreweries. Regional and domestic wines and spirits. House made cola, ginger ale and tonic.


Golden Belt
807 E Main St
Durham, NC 27701

This LEED-registered, historic, textile mill campus draws a dense arts energy to downtown Durham with artist studios, live/ work lofts, offices, restaurants, retail, music and more..


Interior Finishes

Common Ground Green Building Center
326 W Geer St
Durham, NC 27701

Eco-friendly options for a healthy home from completely non-toxic paints and cabinetry to beautifully sustainable flooring, countertops and tileCommon Ground has your green options covered.


Stephen Peters Design Works
619 Foster St
Durham, NC 27701

Design, recreation, restoration and sales of architectural antiques. The largest selection of antique door hardware in the region. All recycled vintage materials.


Charlotte Environmental Inc.
4017 Camrose Crossing
Matthews, NC 28104

Offering green building materials that are environmentally friendly and sustainable, non-toxic, safe, conserve energy, conserve water and improve indoor air quality.

Sustainable Wood Products

Buckley Lumber
1303 Dawson Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Cypress Wood SidingThe NC green choice from Buckley Lumber. Your regionally grown, sustainably harvested source for beautiful cypress lumber products. Call us at 919-929-4144.

Old Growth Riverwood
1407-B Castle Hayne Road
Wilmington, NC 28401

Reclaimed from old buildings, we provide wood products for your home or business. We transform this unique wood into a wide variety of products. Flooring, countertops, paneling, mantels and custom trims. We do not cut down any living trees to produce our products.

TimberFab, Inc
PO Box 399
Tarboro, NC 27886

A timber framing company that fabricates sustainable solid timber structures, roof trusses, decorative components, cabinetry and unique artisan millwork. Offering an individualized, handcrafted approach to each project.

Windows, Doors & Shutters

Southern Accent Shutters
5684 Wilson’s Mills Road
Clayton, NC 27520

Southern Accent Shutters is a local manufacturer of interior plantation shutters. Made from US hardwoods, nontoxic water-based paint, lifetime warranty, fast turnaround

Construction & Green Build Professionals


Alphin Design Build
PO Box 10330
Raleigh, NC 27605

An award-winning company working in the Triangle since 1995. Featuring full service design and construction committed to sustainability, architectural integrity and high quality construction.
17 Riggsbee Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-240-5209 are pioneers in introducing high-performance sensible architecture and sustainable ingredients to Chapel Hill-area residential/ commercial new construction and remodeling.

Brouillardbuilt Inc.
5805 Kiger Road
Rougemont, NC 27572

A leader in designing and building energy-efficient, sustainable, solar homes and remodeling since 1980. A history of innovation and craftsmanship.

Carolina Country Builders
1459 Redbud Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312

We design and build homes that are at the forefront of solar and green building in Orange and Chatham County. We also provide consulting assistance.

Eco Building Group
3121 Glen Royal Road
Raleigh, NC 27617

Eco Building Group designs and build green homes that make people feel good. Our model home is next to Umstead Park in Raleigh.

Green Home Builders of the Triangle (GHBT)
20 W Colony Place, Suite 180
Durham, NC 27705

GHBT, a project of the Triangle-area Home Builders Association, promotes construction of homes that are more durable, healthier, and use less energy and natural resources.

Natural Homes & Solarco
8208 Whispering Glen Lane
Raleigh, NC 27614

Natural Homes designs and builds custom green homes, including timber frame and modular. Solarco sells and installs solar electric (photovoltaic) systems for residential and commercial.

Silverwood Inc.
5424 Hough Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278

Silverwood Inc. is a residential real estate development and design firm specializing in green communities with energy-efficient solar homes. Custom design services offered.

Studio B Architecture | BuildSense
600 Foster St
Durham, NC 27701

Architecture & construction. Inspiration & realization. Vision & focus. Planning & execution. Environmental design & green building. We listen, plan, design and build.

Energy Audit and Remodeling

Offices in Raleigh & Charlottee

Greenmodeling is a full service environmental consulting, remodeling and technology firm helping homeowners and businesses make their property more healthy, comfortable, energy-efficient and sustainable.

Build, Renovate and Remodel

HouseTech Construction
3606 Old Vine Trail
Hillsborough, NC 27278

HouseTech is an eco-friendly framing and structural repair specialist serving the Triangle. HouseTech provides homeowner’s framing, structural repair, window restoration, estimating, design and much more.

Space Builders, Inc.
112 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510

Full service remodeling, additions and kitchens, with a reputation for exceptional quality and service since 1978. Certified Green Professional, Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist.

Sustainable Building Solutions
4608-L Industry Lane
Durham, NC 27713

Making your home healthy, efficient and green. Our services include: energy remodels, insulation, HVAC, rainwater harvesting, closed crawl spaces and waterproofing.

Vireo LLC
1212 Chaney Road
Raleigh, NC 27606

Environmentally responsible remodeling and additions, home improvements, outdoor structures and landscape design all produced with the highest quality craftsmanship and courteous service. Free initial consultations.

Green Energy & Sustainable Practices

Carolina Home Energy Solutions
PO Box 17174
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Save your money, improve your comfort, protect your health and reduce your footprint! Comprehensive home energy consulting by certified professionals using diagnostics and thermal imagery.

Center for Community Alternatives
PO Box 931
Mebane, NC 27302

Creating local, sustainable alternatives to failed and failing systems of economics, food supply, community, water use, energy production, housing, education and governance.

Clean Energy Durham
PO Box 2223
Durham, NC 27702

Clean Energy Durham’s mission is saving energy and building community, neighborhood by neighborhood. We help create neighborhood organizations where neighbors help each other save energy.

e3 Services
PO Box 51304
Durham, NC 27717

e3 Services provides residential and commercial energy efficiency audits. Our unique focus is on low-and no-cost efficiency improvements.

316 Glen Valley Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609

Affordable REnU solar power rental program. Guaranteed fixed rate. No system purchase, no installation costs, no maintenance fees. Reserve your system now for lowest rate.

Comprehensive written evaluation: health, money savings, lower carbon footprint, solar potential, cisterns. Unbiased, honest, local, green! Typical fee $375. Eat more tofu!

Energy-Earth LLC
PO Box 291
Willow Spring, NC 27592

Energy Earth LLC specializes in sustainable energy. Providers of geothermal heating and cooling, solar hot water for space heating and domestic hot water use, photovoltaic solar electric.

IntelliGreen, LLC
2729 Goshawk Lane
Raleigh, NC 27603

IntelliGreen is a green technology company that provides energy efficient products for use in the homes and businesses of environmentally conscious consumers.

North Carolina Solar Center
NCSU, McKimmon Center
Campus Box 7401
Raleigh, NC 27695-7401
1101 Gorman St
Raleigh, NC 27606
800-33-NCSUN (800-336-2786)

The North Carolina Solar Center at NCSU serves as a clearinghouse for solar and other renewable energy programs, information, research, technical assistance and training.

Solar Tech South
1119 US 15-501 S
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Solar Tech South offers integrated Schüco photovoltaic and thermal solar systems for commercial and residential applications, completely customized to fit each client’s needs.

Southern Energy Management
101 Kitty Hawk Drive
Morrisville, NC 27560

Southern Energy Management is the leading sustainable energy company in the Southeast providing solar and energy efficiency solutions for residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Triangle Sustainability
Raleigh, NC

Triangle Sustainability offers energy and environmental consulting services for families and businesses. Call for a free consultation and we can make the world greener together.

Health & Wellness

Blue Lotus Yoga & Movement Arts
401 N West Street, #105
Raleigh, NC 27603

Blue Lotus is downtown Raleigh’s eco-friendly, urban sanctuary for yoga, offering a full schedule of Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative and Foundations classes and more for all levels.

Recycle & Create

Purple Elephant Computer Factory for KIDS!
6808 Davis Circle
Raleigh, NC 27613

Skip the Landfill! Donate PCs (desktops and laptops) and peripherals to the Purple Elephant. They will be refurbished and placed back into the community.

Education & Inspiration

Green Solar Eclipse, LLP
4441 Six Forks Road, Suite 106-121
Raleigh NC 27609

Be a part of the Green Movement. Take a class in sustainable living, organic gardening, energy and water conservation. Sign up for a class today!

Keep Durham Beautiful, Inc.
2011 Fay Street
Durham, NC 27704
919-560-4197 ext 260

Keep Durham Beautiful is a nonprofit volunteer organization that engages and inspires individuals to take ownership of their environment through litter prevention, recycling and beautification.

North Carolina Interfaith Power & Light, a program of the NC Council of Churches
1307 Glenwood Ave, Suite 156
Raleigh, NC 27605
30 Macon Ave, Suite 4
Asheville, NC 28806

NC IPL works with faith communities to address the causes and consequences of global climate change through education and public policy advocacy. Free programs/ resources available.

Sales, Financing & Investing


Charlotte Kania, CFP® AIF®
First Affirmative Financial Network, LLC
22 Clover Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Offering socially responsible fee-based investment programs, annuities/ life insurance/ long term care/ Medigap/Medicare advantage. Member Social Investment Forum 20 years, accredited investment fiduciary.

Invest For Change, LLC
112 South Blount St, Suite 103-A
Raleigh, NC 27601

Securities & investment advice offered through FSC Securities Corporation, a registered broker/ dealer & registered investment advisor; member FINRA/SIPC. Invest For Change is not affiliated with FSC Securities.

Lazarus Financial Planning Jennifer Lazarus, CFP®
5614 Welkin Court
Durham, NC 27713

Providing comprehensive financial planning, SRI consultations, and cash flow consultations. Specializing in community investments, no-load SRI mutual funds and LGBT planning issues.


Springleaf Strategies
PO Box 99101
Raleigh, NC 27624

Springleaf Strategies is a marketing/ consulting firm in the real estate and sustainability industries. We help companies grow through sustainability-focused business and marketing initiatives.

Eco-certified brokers & realtors

Bronze Key Real Estate & Development
7301 Costa Verde Court
Wake Forest, NC 27587

LEED® AP (2007) Owner /broker, 16 years Wake County experience in residential development, home design, sales, investor rep, consulting for all vertical tiers of NC real estate.

Danette Kuru, Broker/RealtorPeak, Swirles and Cavallito Properties
5102 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham, NC 27707

Buying or selling, you can benefit from going Green! Danette Kuru is Green-certified and will help you keep more of your own green in your pocket.

Eric J. Miller and Mariana Fiorentino, Brokers/ Realtors, EcoBrokers
Terra Nova Global Properties
605 W Main St, Suite 101
Carrboro, NC 27510

We offer advice on buying or selling your home, development, construction, and green renovations. Focused on YOU – or Serving Durham/ Orange/ Chatham counties.

Go Green to Sell with Mari Trosclair
1303 Dawson Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

READY TO SELL YOUR HOME?How can your older home compete against new green homes? Go Green to Sell! Find out how at

Liz Dean, Realtor/Broker
Peak, Swirles and Cavallito Properties
5102 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham, NC 27707

Thinking “Green” can all make a difference in the way we live. Whether you are buying or selling your home, Liz Dean can help. Find Liz in your

Heather Rand, EcoBroker
Prudential York Simpson Underwood Realty
311 Oberlin Road
Raleigh, NC 27605

70% of homebuyers would choose a “green” home over a conventional home in a down market. Let me help you find savings in your next home!


Grass Roots Press, Inc.
401 1/2 W Peace St
Raleigh, NC 27603

Environmentally sensitive union printer combining progressive politics and sustainability. Recycled, chlorine–free papers, soy/ vegetable inks. Focusing on spot color, small runs. Hablamos español. Green America member.



Cleaning Authority
Raleigh/ Durham/ Chapel Hill

The Cleaning Authorityan environmentally responsible company. Clean homes, clean earth. We use Green Seal Certified House cleaning chemicals. Call today for a free estimate.

Indoor Environment/ Wellness

Stay Healthy
1100 Navaho Drive, Suite 119
Raleigh, NC 27609

Certified Wellness Homes. Your house can make you sick or make you healthy. Which do you want? Schedule your free home evaluation.

Public Garden

North Carolina Botanical Garden
UNC-Chapel Hill
Corner Old Mason Farm Road/ Fordham Blvd (US 15-501/ NC 54)

Visit our native gardens and nature trails to learn about sustainable gardening practices and purchase native perennials, vines, ferns, shrubs and trees for your garden


Bountiful Backyards
723 N Mangum St
Durham, NC 27701

Bountiful Backyards specializes in edible landscape design and installation. We use permaculture inspired principles and techniques to create living soils and beautiful self-sustaining gardens.

Green Level Landscapes
206 Luther Road
Apex, NC 27523

Since 2000, Green Level Landscapes has cared for the environment and provided a “green level” of service to all of its residential, commercial and estate properties.

Green Sky Sustainable Design
173 Viburnum Way
Carrboro, NC 27510

Comprehensive landscape and roofscape (vegetative/ green roof) consultation, design, installation, maintenance with emphasis on edible, native, drought-tolerant plants. Locally-owned with 16 years’ experience.

Greenstone Gardens
PO Box 2837
Durham, NC 27715

Greenstone Gardens provides high quality, knowledgeable care and design for your landscape and garden using fair business practices in concert with the environment.

3725 Benson Road
Garner, NC 27529

Justrees is your best source for quality trees and screening plants installed. We specialize in larger sizes and include delivery, installation and a two-year warranty.

Spring Branch Landscapes
708 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510

Fine four-season gardens of color and texture. Thirty years of organic methods. Gardens large and small. Design/installation/consultations.

Lawn Care

Clean Air Lawn Care
Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Durham
Environmentally friendly lawn care. We use advanced electric equipment powered by solar energy and natural organic fertilizers to keep your lawn looking its best.


Carolina Green Paint Contractors

Specializing in the use and application of environmentally friendly paints. With responsible clean-up and care for the local flora and fauna.


Raleigh Recycling
PO Box 590
Raleigh, NC 27602-0590

Raleigh has provided curbside recycling to residents since 1989. Additional recycling opportunities include drop-off centers for businesses and collection programs for computers and rechargeable batteries.


Green Level Environmental
206 Luther Road
Apex, NC 27523

Providing the design, installation, and maintainance of residential green roofing systems to include gutters, downspouts, cisterns, rain gardens and/or bio-retention systems. A local USGBC member.


Green Level Environmental
206 Luther Road
Apex, NC 27523

An NC licensed contractor serving the Triangle since 2000, offering installation, repairs, inspections, and modifications for all types of systems, including alternative treatment dispersal/ reuse systems.

Structural systems

Green-Source Products, Inc.
7301 Costa Verde Court
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Contact Adam Abronski local rep. High Performance Green Building System®, custom engineered wall and roof systems for superior energy efficiency in residential, commercial and industrial applications.

Water Conservation

Green Level Environmental
206 Luther Road
Apex, NC 27523

Providing the design, installation, repair and ongoing maintenance of bio-retention, riparian and wetland buffers, lakes, ponds and streams for home association, commercial, residential and estate properties.


Cycle 9 Sports
601 W Main St, Suite D
Carrboro, NC 27510

Unique solutions to transform your bike from recreation to transportation. Electric-assist, cargo/ kid carrying bikes, folding, commuter. We make it easy to use your bike.

Auto Logic
200 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510

Intelligent service for imported automobiles including Volkswagen, Volvo, BMW, Honda, Toyota, Subaru, Nissan and more. Experience award winning customer service and technical excellence. Since 1986.
PO Box 13787
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
919-485-RIDE (7433)

Go Green: Bus, carpool, vanpool, bike, walk, telework. We can help you and your workplace get started.

Urban Farming

HouseTech Chicken Coops
3606 Old Vine Trail
Hillsborough, NC 27278

Chicken coops for urban chickens. Coops built, delivered and installed in the Triangle and surrounding areas. Contact HouseTech at 919-201-8346 or visit our Web site for more information.