Fifteen builders, remodelers, and other industry professionals received National Green Building Awards during the NAHB National Green Building Conference.
Four single-family homes were honored as projects of the year:
Custom/Luxury: The Charity Works Greenhouse, designed by the Washington, D.C.-based firm Cunningham | Quill Architects
Custom/Affordable: The Cottage, a project by J.R. Construction Building & Design LLC of Petoskey, Mich.
Production/Luxury: Model NOMG4, a home in Marietta, Ga., constructed by modular home builder New World Home
Production/Affordable:Rosewood Hills, from Mungo Construction of Columbia, S.C.
Two multifamily projects also were honored. In the Multifamily Luxury category, the award went toCircle at Concord Mills in Concord, N.C., developed by Crescent Resources of Washington, D.C. Gundaker Commercial Group took the Multifamily Affordable Award for Wingate Manor, an apartment complex in Shiloh, Ill.
Fishhawk Ranch, a residential subdivision in Lithia, Fla., developed by Newland Communities, was honored as the Green Development of the Year.
Remodeler Philip Beere of Green Street Development in Phoenix received two honors: the Green Remodeling Project of the Year for his company’s ANSI-Emerald retrofit project, and Green Remodeling Advocate of the Year.
Chapel Hill, N.C., builder Michael Chandler of Chandler Design-Build was honored as the Builder Advocate of the Year. Pardee Homes of Los Angeles was named Corporate Advocate of the Year. Individual Advocate of the Year honors went to John Barrows of Wainscott, N.Y.
Platte County, Mo., won the State/Local Government Advocate of the Year for its innovative green incentive programs.
The Home Builders Association of Delaware Green Building Council was named the New Green Building Program of the Year, while the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.-area Green Home Builders of the Triangle took home the Program of the Year honors.
“With these awards, we recognize the leaders of this industry,” said NAHB chairman Bob Jones, at the awards dinner. “These builders, remodelers, developers, and green advocates have blazed a path in sustainable construction--and we’re all the better for it.”
Jennifer Goodman is Senior Editor Online for EcoHome.