SOURCE: HouseRaising, Inc.

April 26, 2005 07:30 ET

HouseRaising Recruits Director of Architecture

CHARLOTTE, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 26, 2005 -- HouseRaising, Inc. (OTC BB: HRAI) ("HRI" or the "Company") announced today that it has selected Daniel J. Robinson as its National Director of Architecture and Vice President of HouseRaisingUSA.

Creating unique residences for discriminating homebuyers is at the center of HouseRaising's national business. With 20 years of accomplishment in Residential Architecture, Mr. Robinson (AIA, CSI) brings a wealth of design and management experience to HouseRaising's national management team. As Director of Architecture, Dan will supervise zone architects and design teams developing residences throughout the United States.

During his career, Dan has demonstrated an ability to interpret the design goals of an exceptionally diverse client base. "Being able to accurately understand the unique desires and needs of our clients in such a way that fits their lifestyle, dreams and budget is part of what sets HouseRaising's design/build process apart. I'm confident that Dan will champion this key initiative with excellence," said Rick Hubbell, President & General Manager of HouseRaisingUSA. His outstanding portfolio includes a balanced array of coastal and mountain estates. Dan's work can even be seen in such places as Universal Studios in Hollywood, CA, and the Copper Mountain Ski Resort area in Summit County, CO. He also has extensive major remodeling design experience in restoring Historic residences.

Mr. Robinson successfully pioneered the Architectural Department for the TOLD Corporation based in Thousand Oaks, CA. As owner of an architectural design firm based in Denver, CO, Mr. Robinson received a MAME award and spent three years studying under Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, the granddaughter of Frank Lloyd Wright.

"We are fortunate to have recruited an individual of Dan's caliber. He will play a vital role in HouseRaising's development and in the company's quest to become a leader in innovative residential design nationwide," stated Bob McLemore, President of HouseRaising, Inc.

About HouseRaising, Inc.

HouseRaising, Inc.'s operations consist of three (3) wholly owned subsidiaries: HouseRaisingUSA (HR-USA); HR HomeBuyerDirect (HBD) and HouseRaisingAcademy (HRA). HR-USA manages regional companies that design and build homes for discriminating homebuyers. HR-HBD is an Internet-based company working for homebuyers desiring to act as the builder of their own home. HRA is an Internet-based technology company providing management software and support structure for all HouseRaising activities. Each entity functions as a profit center for HouseRaising, Inc.

Certain information contained in these materials is "forward-looking" information, such as projections, estimates, pro formas, or statements of intentions, expectations or plans. All forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of the control of the company. Consequently, actual results may, and probably will, differ materially from the results contemplated in such forward-looking information.

For more information, please visit the company's website at

Contact Information