How We Build

Richard Bergman is Western New York’s Premier Home Builder

Committed attention to design and understanding family. We design… we build – you inspire.

We build your Home… On Time and Within Budget.

  • Tough markets can make everything seem like a numbers game.
  • Searching for a great deal on a new home, you can forget to fall in love!
  • Below is the combination of our own methods and the most innovative products and materials
  • Designed for beauty and to future proof your home.


Working with you, the future home owner, we select a site that meets your family needs.


When walking the new site we a look at views from the new home and the sun direction.


When designing your home we walk through the complete plan – show and describe family movement, making sure that the plan works and satisfies as inspired


Construction is poured concrete walls with steel rebar

Green+ option, Superior Walls® prefab wall system

Waterproofing – Delta-MS® foundation wrap, a premium choice in foundation protection

Interior drain tile to move ground away from the foundation


2×6 walls, kiln dried lumber

Plates are all sealed

Windows are all sealed with spray foam

Engineered subflooring (stronger, waterproof and less squeaks)

Options: I-Joists, Zip System™ wall systems (creates a thermal break and moisture capillary transferr)


50 year architectural shingles (certified CertainTeed installers)

Minimum 6 feet of Ice and Water Shield® at the roof eaves

Ice and Water Shield® in valleys and other critical areas


Dual pane high-efficiency glass with Low E and Argon gas filled

Installed with our 5-step moisture protection system (90% of all leaks are at windows)

Installed after the roof is installed to protect interior of new windows


Designed to waterproof your wall and let your home breathe


All windows, doors, electrical boxes are sprayed foam first

Flash-and-Batt is our favorite Green+ option


Before drywall, we test the studs for moisture content (we will not drywall if too high)

Moisture resistant concrete board is installed to water proof behind tiled shower walls


High energy-efficient systems (Heating and Cooling)

3rd party Blower Door and Ductwork tested for efficiency

Ducts are spray sealed internally and externally

Quiet bathroom fans

Programmable thermostats

Green+ options

Geothermal earth energy heat and cooling

Heat Recovery Ventilation System


Direct vent high-efficiency hot water tanks

Green Plus option

Tankless hot water system

FlowGuard Gold® piping system

Water saving fixtures


200 amp service

Onsite walk through to insure proper placement of lights and switches

Contact us for your custom home project.