Energy-efficient custom home and home remodeling contractors

Master craftsman Sean Van Gelder is a licensed building contractor specializing in high performance homes in the Sacramento and Davis, California, region since 1985. A certified Green Building Professional, Sean has an established reputation in fine home construction. He’s a hands-on builder with an eye for details, managing a team equally focused on the homeowner’s satisfaction.

Ceiling beams


Designer Clay Johnson has been associated with Van Gelder Construction Company since 1991. Together, they’ve designed and built many home projects in the Davis area. A member of the American Institute of Building Design (AIBD), Clay is a past president of the California Society of the AIBD. He has been designing homes and remodels since 1982.


The Van Gelder Construction Philosophy

We practice honest, open discussion when it comes to building your custom home or remodel. Every detail of the design should fit your budget and lifestyle. We listen to your needs and keep you apprised throughout the life of the project – from plan to finish. There are no surprises. We won’t compromise on details or take shortcuts. Our reputation is based on your satisfaction.

Sean Van Gelder, Owner

Kevan Calvert and James Jenkins are two
of the talented carpenters working on the
Van Gelder team.