PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Homebuilders Assn. Awards Green Honors to 15

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Comment | More

The National Association of Home Builders honored 15 builders, remodelers and other industry professionals for their green initiatives and projects at the association’s recent annual conference.

The awards capped the events at the 12th annual NAHB National Green Building Conference in Raleigh, N.C., which brought together more than 1,300 industry professionals.

“With these awards, we recognize the leaders of this industry,” said NAHB Chairman Bob Jones. “These builders, remodelers, developers, and green advocates have blazed a path in sustainable construction—and we’re all the better for it.”

Individual Project Awards

Four single-family home projects were honored as Projects of the Year:

• Custom/Luxury:  Charity Works Greenhouse, designed by Cunningham/Quill Architects, Washington, D.C.

• Custom/Affordable: The Cottage, a project by J.R. Construction Building & Design LLC, Petoskey, Mich.

• Production/Luxury: Model NOMG4, a home in Marietta, Ga., constructed by New World Homes.

• Production/Affordable:  Rosewood Hills, from Mungo Construction LLC, Columbia, S.C.

Two multifamily projects were also honored:

• Luxury: Circle at Concord Mills, Concord, N.C. Developed by Crescent Resources LLC, Washington, D.C.

• Affordable: Wingate Manor, an apartment complex in Shiloh, Ill., developed by Gundaker Commercial Group.

Other awards included:

• Green Development of the Year: Fishhawk Ranch, a residential subdivision in Lithia, Fla., developed by Newland Communities.

• Green Remodeling Project of the Year and Green Remodeling Advocate of the Year: Remodeler Philip Beere, Green Street Development, Phoenix.

• Builder Advocate of the Year: Michael Chandler, Chandler Design-Build, Chapel Hill, N.C.

• Corporate Advocate of the Year: Pardee Homes, Los Angeles.

• Individual Advocate of the Year: John Barrows, Wainscott, N.Y.

• State/Local Government Advocate of the Year:  Platte County, Mo., for its innovative green incentive programs.

In addition, 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, was named 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 council.

“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 future.”

 

   

Tagged categories: Awards and honors; Green building; Home builders

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Dow Polyurethane Systems
Choose the Right Coat

Dow’s high-performance, protective polyurethane spray elastomer system increases durability for steel and concrete applications.


Minerals Research & Recovery

HIGH PERFORMANCE ABRASIVES


“Made in the USA!”

Why recycle waste from other countries? Go FASTER, CLEANER, at 1/3 THE COST with MR&R “All-American” Sharpshot®HP!!

WATCH THE VIDEO


DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTest Automatic Adhesion Tester

Electronically controlled hydraulic pump applies smooth and continuous pull-off pressure at user selectable rates. No twisting, pumping or cranking.


AGC Chemicals
I-65 Arch Bridge Gets a Facelift with LUMIFLON®FEVE Coating

LUMIFLON based coatings can last up to 30 years without fading, offering a low-maintenance solution that retains color and gloss and can be field-applied.


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment


    DRYCO
    The one way to control
    a tank: DRYCO

    Temporary climate control equipment. Dehumidifiers,
    Heaters, A/C, Power, More…
    Toll Free: 866-379-2600


    NLB Corporation
    Rotating water jets increase coverage

    NLB lance has rotating water jets (40,000 psi), widening the spray pattern to cover more area. Features air-driven swivel with dual triggers to enhance safety.

  •  
     
     
    Technology Publishing

    The Technology Publishing Network

    The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
    Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

     
    EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
    REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
    MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
     

    © Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com