SALT LAKE CITY, May 2--Thirteen builders, remodelers, and other home building industry professionals were honored today as winners of National Green Building Awards by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the National Green Building Conference.

“These awards recognize and celebrate the most forward-thinking builders and remodelers in green building,” said Bob Jones, immediate past chairman of NAHB and a builder from Bloomfield Hills, Mich. “These award winners are pushing the envelope of what we can achieve with energy and resource efficiency.”

Five single-family-home projects were honored:

  • Project of the Year, Single-Family Custom Home: Tall Pines Construction, for the Sungazing House in Park City, Utah

  • Project of the Year, Affordable Single-Family: Habitat for Humanity, Bay-Waveland Area, of Hancock County, Miss.

  • Project of the Year, Single-Family Production Builder: Imagine Homes of San Antonio, Texas 

  • Project of the Year, Single-Family Concept and Research: Zero-Energy Plans of Coupeville, Wash. 

  • Project of the Year, Small-Volume Single-Family Builder: Imery and Co. of Athens, Ga.

Two remodeling projects and one multifamily project were honored:

  • Single-Family Remodel Over $100,000: Sun Mountain Construction of Corrales, N.M., for the Noel and Cooper home 

  • Single-Family Remodel Under $100,000: Ferrier Custom Homes of Fort Worth, Texas, for the Lovell Remodel 

  • Project of the Year, Multifamily Low-Rise, Four Stories or Less: Actus Lend Lease of Nashville, Tenn., for Campbell Crossing Zero Energy Homes at Fort Campbell, Ky.

Five awards were given to individuals or organizations for their efforts in green building advocacy:

  • Advocate of the Year, Builder: Addison Homes of Greer, S.C. 

  • Remodeler Advocate of the Year: Philip Beere of Green Street Development in Scottsdale, Ariz. 

  • Individual Advocate of the Year: Dr. Jennifer Languell of Fort Myers, Fla. 

  • Home Builders Association Advocate of the Year: The Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa, Okla. 

  • Advocate of the Year, Group: The Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee’s Green Building Council and Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County, Tenn.

Jennifer Goodman is Senior Editor, Online for EcoHome.