Applicants will be evaluated on their homes’ energy value, design, construction methods and processes; marketing and customer relations efforts; and participation in voluntary energy programs. The panel of judges will be comprised of experts on energy efficiency representing the engineering, construction, design and marketing fields.
AN EVHA Builder of the Year will be selected from the gold award winning companies.
All award applicants will receive a detailed evaluation of their entries, complimentary tickets to the awards dinner ceremony and a free copy of the “EVHA Guide: How to Build and Profit With Energy Efficiency in New Home Construction.”
EVHA winners are featured on the NAHB Research Center’s Web site; can market themselves as EVHA winners in advertisements and press releases; can be featured in publications; and can share their success stories at workshops, educational programs or conferences.
All professionals in the U.S. whose primary occupation is constructing or developing real estate are eligible. The homes must have been completed after January 2002 and before the application is submitted.
Entries must be postmarked by Aug. 9; there is a discounted application fee for those submitted by July 12.
The awards are coordinated by the NAHB Research Center in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and NAHB.
For an application, the rules for the competition and other information, click here, or send an e-mail.