Fifteen builders, remodelers and other home building industry professionals were honored last night at a gala dinner by the National Association of Home Builders at the 12th annual NAHB National Green Building Conference in Raleigh, N.C.
Fifteen builders, remodelers and other home building
industry professionals were honored last night at a gala dinner by the National
Association of Home Builders at the 12th annual NAHB National Green Building
Conference in Raleigh, N.C.
The NAHB National Green Building Conference, which brought
together more than 1,300 industry professionals.
“With these awards, we recognize the leaders of this
industry,” said NAHB Chairman Bob Jones, who welcomed guests to 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.”
Four single-family home projects were honored:
Charity Works Greenhouse, designed by the Washington, D.C.-based firm
Cunningham| Quill Architects, as Project of the Year - Single Family -
Cottage, a project by J.R. Construction Building & Design LLC of
Petoskey, Mich., as Project of the Year - Single Family -
NOMG4, a home in Marietta,
Ga., constructed by New
World Home, as Project of the Year - Single Family - Production/Luxury
Hills, from Mungo Construction LLC of Columbia, S.C., as Project of the
Year - Single Family - Production/Affordable
Two multifamily projects were also honored. In the
Multifamily Luxury category, the award went to Circle at Concord Mills in Concord, N.C. developed
by Crescent Resources LLC of Washington, D.C. Gundaker Commercial Group Inc.
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
Remodeler Philip Beere of Green Street Development in Phoenix went home with two
honors: The Green Remodeling Project of the Year and Green Remodeling Advocate
of the Year.
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,
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,
hosts of this year's conference events, took home the Program of the Year
Sponsored by Broan-NuTone, Dow Building Solutions and Mohawk
Industries, this year’s event was emceed by Michele Myers, a founding member of
both the Green Home Builders of the Triangle and the state green building
“We look for inspiration from the winners of the NAHB
National Green Building Awards,” Myers told attendees. “Whether they are
honored for exceptional design, innovative technique, or their excellent
advocacy efforts, tonight's winners are helping all of us toward a greener