Active West Builders

Our Projects

We are committed to providing healthy green homes.

ActiveWest Builders is proudly building, on a production level, the MOST energy efficient homes and buildings in the Pacific North West! From custom homes, an entire active adult community, to a state-of-art, high performance, healthy, green co-op dormitory housing building at Gonzaga University, we are raising the bar in sustainable design and building practices. ActiveWest Builders – Preserving the Past & Planning for the Future…

New Featured Projects


Meadow Ranch
The G

Meadow Ranch

Coeur d'Alene's Premier Active Adult Community

A rural oasis located close to great shopping, recreational activities, medical, and many more conveniences. A refurbished, preserved 1940’s dairy barn and 80 year old windmill are the cornerstone of this quaint neighborhood.

Winner of the Idaho Smart Growth & Green Building Award, this community boasts high performance, healthy green cottage-style homes. Intelligently & Artfully designed and crafted, these homes are built to the stringent guidelines of the United States Green Building Council and are 3rd party verified. They are also built for Energy Start Certification and are surpassing their minimum standards for energy efficiency.

The old real estate investment term “Location, Location, Location, definitely applies as Meadow Ranch is next to Fred Meyer – a full-service store offering everything from groceries, clothing, furniture, and much much more.




Gonzaga Dormitory Housing

Active West Builders has begun another infill building project. A 14-unit co-op housing project near the Gonzaga Campus will be completed in summer of 2011. Following the United States Green Building Council practices, Active West Builders is targeting another LEED® Platinum Certified Building.

The Gee will be a 3-story 14-unit co-op housing project for Gonzaga University students. Amenities will include an atrium kitchen and lounge area, media pit, laundry services, wireless internet access, and a 1st floor radiant colored concrete slab. Not only will the high efficiency boiler heating the building be a real plus, but each floor will be equipped with mini-split heat pump unit providing supplemental heat as well as air condition. Also, extensive analysis was done on fresh air and airflow in the building and coupled with the low VOC and formaldehyde content of all materials; this building will have the cleanest air quality of any building in the area.

Active West Builders standard construction method is assembling wall panels off-site so that the waste factor as well as quality control is maintained. Wall panels are delivered to the site in phases due to the infill nature of the project and erected on a per floor method. Efficiency, construction waste, and quality of framing all are elevated based on the building practices. All construction waste from the demo of the existing building to the construction waste is over 90% recyclable which is verified.



Custom Craftsman Homes

The new value in home ownership and construction.

We know you have lots of options when choosing a builder to build probably one of your most expensive purchases ever. Selecting a builder is one of the most important decisions you will make and one to be carefully considered.

Our “Pod’s – or Points of Difference” are many and revealed throughout this web site. We are not just another “green” builder “green washing” the consumer.

Simply stated, our building practices are superior yet humbly based on the principles of common sense, care for the environment and healthy living, frugality, and economic savings.

We design and construct homes and buildings through out Idaho & Washington. Let us build your next home.



311 E. Coeur d'Alene Ave. Ste C
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814
Office Phone: 208.667.3619
Fax 208.667.3968

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