Eldon R. Stoltzfus started his professional career in 1979 after graduating from Virginia Poleytechnic Institute with a professional Degree in Architecture. Work experience includes:
- Charles Burnette and Assoc., Phila., PA: Draftsman and Design/Builder·
- Consolarnation Corp., Kutztown, PA: Draftsman and Design/Builder
- Lee Cassacio & Assoc., Havertown, PA: Draftsman and Designer
- The Knabb Partnership, Frazer, PA: Architect and Managing Partner
In July 2008 Eldon R Stoltzfus purchased the Althouse, Martin & Associates Inc. firm, which was founded in 1967 by Harold H Althouse and joined in 1977 by John H Martin who later took over the company in Lancaster, PA. In 2014 the firm was moved to Strasburg, the current location of the Architectural offices.
Along the way, Eldon R Stoltzfus Architect has gained extensive experience providing needs assessments for existing facilities, master-planning exercises and construction documentation, working with Owners and Contractors as a unified team to create a substantial list of successful projects.
While there is considerable diversity of experience and project types, expertise is in campus planning, affordable and crisis intervention housing, sustainable architecture, renewable energy resources and building efficiencies, adaptive reuse of existing buildings, historic building renovations and technical expertise and quality assurance
ELDON R. STOLTZFUS, Firm Manger
Eldon R. Stoltzfus, Architect brings considerable diversity of experience and project types to the company. A large variety of residential, church, office, financial institutions, schools and commercial projects produced under his direction enhanced the firm’s portfolio. Diversity comes with Eldon Stoltzfus’ expertise in affordable and crisis intervention housing, sustainable architecture, new construction, adaptive reuse of existing buildings, historic building renovations and technical expertise and quality assurance, with a particular interest in new technologies emerging in the industry.
Consideration to renewable energy sources and green construction is given to special projects, and is now being considered for all projects. Eldon Stoltzfus participated in design and construction of numerous passive and active solar homes while at Consolarnation Corp. and while self-employed. Recent green architectural projects include a zero net energy use retreat center in West Virginia and a Manufacturing Facility using solar arrays and natural lighting to reduce costs. Consultants are contracted for LEED Certification of projects where required, but many projects have been designed to exceed LEED Certification requirements. Architectural licenses are held in ten states.
The Eldon R. Stoltzfus is currently licensed to do architectural work in the following 8 states with the ability to obtain licenses in the others through NCARB certification:
Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia