Meritage Homes is one of the nation's first production builders to offer a net-zero-energy product.
Five home builders and three remodelers were among the companies honored this week with a National Green Building Award from the National Association of Home Builders, during the 14th annual National Green Building Conference held in Nashville, Tenn.
Five single-family home projects were honored:
- MGM Construction of San Francisco, for Project of the Year, Single-Family Custom Builder
- Meritage Homes of Goodyear, Ariz., for Project of the Year, Single-Family Production Builder
- Chandler Design-Build Inc. of Mebane, N.C., for Project of the Year, Single-Family Small Volume Builder
- TC Legend Homes/Zero-Energy Plans LLC of Coupeville, Wash., for Project of the Year, Single-Family Concept and Research- Enterprise
- Purdue University of West Lafayette, Ind., for Project of the Year, Single-Family Concept and Research- Academic
Two remodeling projects and one multifamily project were also honored:
- Trifecta Construction Solutions of Fort Meyers, Fla., for Multifamily Project of the Year
- G HOME by Rocking Horse Redevelopment of Phoenix, Ariz., for Remodeling Project of the Year Over $100,000
- G HOME of Rocking Horse Redevelopment of Phoenix, Ariz., for Remodeling Project of the Year Under $100,000
- Two awards were given to individuals or organizations for their efforts in green building advocacy:
- The Mungo Companies of Irmo, S.C. for Builder Advocate of the Year
- G STREET of Scottsdale, Ariz., as Remodeler Advocate of the Year
NAHB also named T.W. Bailey of WaterMark Custom Builders, Frisco, Texas, the recipient of the new NAHB Green Outstanding Contribution Award, for his dedication and work to further green building education.
“These awards recognize the best and most innovative builders and remodelers in green building”, said NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg. “The demand for green building is growing in leaps and bounds, and these winners set a great example of what can be accomplished in terms of sustainable and energy efficient building practices.”
For more, visit: http://www.nahb.org/news_details.aspx?newsID=15263