16 Oct 2015

The future is bright for solar powered vehicles in Charlottesville!

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The future is bright for solar powered vehicles in Charlottesville!

With the help of Altenergy, we installed a grid-tied solar photovoltaic alternative energy system on the roof of our office headquarters. This 82-panel system provides power to charge the company’s Nissan Leaf as well as provide electric energy for the entire office. If you’re in the Belmont area, our charging station is free to the […]

13 Oct 2015

Electric feel: City powers ahead with charging stations (updated)

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Electric feel: City powers ahead with charging stations (updated)

Via:  C-ville By Samantha Baars   General contractor Martin Horn has been generating its own energy for months with an array of rooftop solar panels, and the company just gave passersby a new energy-saver to ogle. Martin Horn had already installed 82 grid-tied solar panels that produce 260 watts each, enough to run the office […]

15 Sep 2015

Martin Horn Installs Sprinkler System at Charlottesville High School

Facilities Development project manager, Tim Breitenbach muses: “this project did turn out well. It was the one that I worried most about [due to the constrained timeline], and it’s the one that has been pulled off most successfully.”

11 Aug 2015

Martin Horn Provides Reception for Coronal, Formerly HelioSage

The crew at HelioSage Energy, a solar company based in Charlottesville, Va. was recently acquired by Coronal-Panasonic Group  the North American leader in the solar energy industry. In addition to new ownership, the Charlottesville team was re-locating across the downtown mall to new digs at 321 West Main and wanted to update the space before […]

28 Apr 2015

No Holds Barre.[d] Renovation

No Holds Barre.[d] Renovation

While many of Martin Horn’s projects take months and even years to complete, many more are finished in a matter of weeks. One of these latter projects is the renovation of a 228-square-foot space within the 1581-square-foot Barre.[d] Studio in Downtown Charlottesville. Barre.[d] offers a number of fitness classes combining techniques found in Pilates, yoga, and […]

22 Apr 2015

Charlottesville-based Building Goodness Foundation begins work on headquarters

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Charlottesville-based Building Goodness Foundation begins work on headquarters

Via:  The Daily Progress By Bryan McKenzie The Building Goodness Foundation has built medical centers in Haiti, a high school in Guatemala and hurricane relief shelters in Mississippi. Now it’s building something for itself in Charlottesville. Leaders and volunteers with the Charlottesville-based foundation turned dirt Wednesday afternoon for their first-ever office and headquarters on Carlton […]

18 Mar 2015

Region Ten’s Peterson Health Center: A Single Vision for a Better Community

Region Ten’s Peterson Health Center: A Single Vision for a Better Community

Sometimes, it’s better just to start over from scratch. When Region Ten, a mental health services provider throughout Central Virginia, hired Martin Horn to update the Peterson Health Center, we knew that it would be more than a simple renovation. Originally built as a data processing center and then converted into a bank before being […]

5 Mar 2015

What’s Happening with Charlottesville’s Historic Coca-Cola Building?

What’s Happening with Charlottesville’s Historic Coca-Cola Building?

Martin Horn has been busy breathing new life into an historic property. A well-known fixture, the Coca-Cola Building on Preston Avenue dates back to 1939, and has been expanded twice since its original construction. Today, the 38,000 square foot building is undergoing a complete renovation, while preserving its Art Deco roots and charm. Under the […]

24 Feb 2015

Martin Horn is Going to Make You Jump!

Martin Horn is Going to Make You Jump!

We like a challenge. We’ve done breweries, cemeteries, academic buildings, and condos. But converting a movie theater into a trampoline park? Now that’s one we hadn’t heard before. When we sat down with representatives from Jump and heard the ambitious vision for turning the 21,000 square-foot Carmike Cinema into a play space with 15,000 square […]

5 Feb 2015

Building a Strong Foundation: Mountaintop Montessori

Building a Strong Foundation: Mountaintop Montessori

Watch as the Martin Horn team pours the concrete slab for the new building at Mountaintop Montessori. Our partners for this project include Grumpy’s Concrete Pumping, concrete furnished by Allied Concrete Company and place and finish by Blue Ridge Concrete Company.