- Green Project of the Year, Affordable Category — Artistic Homes, of Albuquerque, received this award for its comprehensive and cost-effective green building strategies, from pre-construction analyses through third-party certification and testing. This category recognizes green design and construction techniques in new homes that are priced at or below 110% of the area’s median sales price.
- Green Project of the Year, Production Category — McStain Neighborhoods of Boulder, CO. The award is presented to a company that has built at least 10 green homes to the same specifications. McStain built 98 homes to the same specifications as their award-winning entry.
- Green Project of the Year, Custom Category — Coho Construction Services, Inc., of Portland, OR., was honored for its solid mission statement, impressive energy efficiency package, outstanding waste-management plan and its commitment to closing the loop on the materials usage process. The award in this category goes to a new home that is priced at or above 110% of the area median sales price.
- National Green Building Program of the Year, New Category — Seattle’s Built Green™ program, coordinated by the HBA of King and Snohomish Counties, was cited for its excellent potential for future market penetration. The program has certified about 1,500 homes since its inception in 2000. The category recognizes exemplary green building programs that are less than three years old.
- National Green Building Program of the Year, Established Category — Built Green Colorado of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Denver won the award in a category that recognizes an exemplary green building program that is more than three years old. The program has certified more than 13,500 homes since it began in 1995.
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