Green Building Awards Deadline Approaches
Set yourself apart from your competitors and show your expertise in the nation’s fastest growing market niche by entering your project in the 2006 National Green Building Awards.
Entries are due Dec. 23.
The awards recognize those who have made a significant contribution to the principles of residential green building and will be presented at the 2006 National Green Building Conference on March 12-14 in Albuquerque, N.M.
You can compete in the following categories:
- Green Advocate of the Year — Builders, groups and individuals whose efforts brought about significant change in the field of resource-efficient new home construction in 2005
- Green Program of the Year — Home builder associations, municipal governments and other institutions for outstanding new (less than three years old) and established (more than three years old) green building programs
- Outstanding Green Marketing Program — Home building companies whose sales and marketing campaign of a product and housing development best advances the ideals of environmentally friendly, resource-efficient residential construction
- Green Project of the Year, Single-Family — Companies that incorporate green design and construction methods into attached and detached (including affordable) and custom-built/luxury homes
- Green Project of the Year, Multifamily — Companies that develop affordable housing, luxury condos or apartments that use green design and construction practices
- Green Project of the Year, Remodeling — Companies that modify and improve existing homes using water conservation methods, ventilation systems, energy efficient products and other green techniques
Past award recipients include:
- Pam Sessions, of Atlanta’s Hedgewood Properties, which builds more than 250 green homes annually
- Florida-based WCI Communities, for its green building education center, Web site, trained sales staff and public presentations on the need for sustainable and green building
- Veridian Homes, a Madison, Wisc.-based production home builder committed to Energy Star requirements as a minimum energy-efficiency standard
Information about the awards and applications can be found on NAHB’s Web site at www.nahb.org/greenbuildingawards.
Entries must be received by Dec. 23. A $300 fee is required for entries in all categories except Green Advocate of the Year and Green Program of the Year (new program).
All winners will be featured in NAHB publications and receive complimentary admission to the 2007 National Green Building Conference, the only national conference of its kind for the mainstream residential building industry.
Attend the 2006 Green Building Conference
Plan now to attend the 2006 Green Building Conference, March 12-14 in Albuquerque, N.M. The National Green Building Conference is the only national conference targeted to "green building" for the mainstream residential building industry. The high caliber education programs will give you a chance to meet other green-minded builders from all around the country as well as meet with exhibitors with products to help you build a better home. For more information, click here.