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2013 NAHBGreen Awards
Greening the American Dream
Congrats to this winners!
Each year, NAHB recognizes individuals, companies and organizations for excellence in residential green design and construction practices and for green building program and advocacy efforts.
Several builders, remodelers and other home building industry professionals were honored yesterday as winners of the National Green Building Awards given by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The awards were presented during the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.
The awards were presented during the Eco-Disco, a special networking and awards event held during Green Day at IBS, a day featuring education sessions, special events and product and home tours on green building.
“This year’s winners are particularly impressive,” said NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg, a home builder from Gainesville, Fla. “All of those honored have shown superior dedication and leadership to the mission of sustainable and eco-friendly living.”
Five awards were given to individuals or organizations for their efforts in green building advocacy:
• Dan Wise, Wise Construction, Boalsburg, Pa., for Advocate of the Year: Builder • Paul Sullivan, The Sullivan Company, Inc. Newton, Mass., for Advocate of the Year: Remodeler • Drew Smith, Two Trails, Sarasota, Fla., for Advocate of the Year: Individual • Maryland Residential Green Building Council, for Advocate of the Year: Group • Build San Antonio Green, for Advocate of the Year: State/Local Government
Laclede Gas Company of St. Louis, Mo., was also named the Utility Partner of the Year for its dedication to high-performance building, the ICC-700 National Green Building Standard and education at the local and national level.
The awards are open to both NAHB members and non-NAHB members.
Go to www.nahbgreen.org early and often for all your residential green building tools and resources!
Please check back this Spring for information on the 2014 NAHBGreen Awards.
*Please note that the dates below are subject to change.
Green Project of the Year - Remodeling: G HOME by Rocking Horse Redevelopment of Phoenix, Ariz. (Over $100,000); G HOME by Rocking Horse Redevelopment of Phoenix, Ariz. (Under $100,000)
NAHB also named T.W. Bailey, of WaterMark Custom Builders in Frisco, Texas the recipient of a special new award, the “NAHB Green Outstanding Contribution Award,” for his dedication and work to further green building education.