"Home builders and housing industry professionals are instrumental in adoption of sustainable building practices that benefit home owners, the environment and the economy," said Ray Tonjes, NAHB Green Subcommittee chair and a green remodeler and builder in Austin, Texas. "We look forward to honoring their commitment to green building, and sharing their innovative best practices with the residential construction industry."
Awards will be given in the following categories: Advocate of the Year (Builder, Remodelor, Individual, Group); Project of the Year (Single Family, Remodel, Multifamily); Development of the Year; HBA Green Building Program of the Year (New and Existing); and Outstanding Green Marketing.
All award applications, supporting documentation and photographs must be submitted via email or on a compact disk. Download entry forms at www.nahb.org/greenbuildingawards. No paper applications will be accepted.
To be eligible, projects must have been started after June 2007 and substantially completed by December 2008. Additional entry requirements and an online application are available at www.nahb.org/greenbuildingawards. Entries must be postmarked by January 31, 2009.
Award winners will be recognized at a gala dinner on May 8, 2009, as part of the 11th annual NAHB National Green Building Conference http://www.nahb.org/conference_details.aspx?conferenceID=59 in Dallas.