Application Period Open for EnergyValue Housing Awards
The NAHB Research Center has announced the start of the application period for the 2008 EnergyValue Housing Award (EVHA) program.
Over the past 12 years, the EVHA has honored home builders who voluntarily integrate energy efficiency into the design, construction and marketing of new homes.
In addition to opening up marketing opportunities for the winners, the awards provide applicants with access to the panel of energy-efficiency experts who judge the program each year.
The EVHA ceremony will be held during the 2008 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Fla.
Awards will be presented in the affordable, custom, factory-built, production and multifamily categories for hot, moderate and cold climate regions. Entries are evaluated based on the homes’ energy value, design, construction methods and processes, marketing and customer relations efforts, and participation in voluntary energy programs.
All professional U.S. home builders whose primary occupation is constructing homes or developing real estate are eligible to participate.
Although previous winning projects are ineligible, previous winners may submit new or different homes for consideration. The homes must have been completed after January 2005 and before the application is submitted. The official EVHA application must be postmarked by July 27. Companies may submit only one application per category, for a maximum of five applications.
The EVHA is coordinated by the NAHB Research Center in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy and NAHB.
To obtain an EVHA application or for more information, click here (nahbrc.org/evha) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.