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Green Builder Home of the Year Awards

Now in its seventh year, Green Builder magazine holds a competition to award and recognize the greenest home builders and houses being built today. Click here to learn more about the program or to get a submission form for the 2014 awards program. 

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Farmhouse Addition Meets Passive House Standards
LOCATED 30 MILES north of Prague, Czech Republic, this project is an energy-efficient 1,200-square-foot residence. The client requested a place to retreat: a private yet open space, full of light. The house was to be strikingly modern yet contextual. Built upon an abandoned single-story structure for housing pigs and chickens, it is an extension of an 18th-century farmhouse....
Mar 11, 2016 6:45 AM ET
Resilient Ranch in Texas
Family and community are the focus of this ranch, creating a space where the homeowners could age in place surrounded by family, food and the Texas countryside. Nestled on 100 acres in Texas Hill Country, this artist’s compound is a colorful gem of self-sufficient living and connection with nature. In the past few years, Texas has been plagued with drought and...
Mar 4, 2016 6:00 AM ET
An 83-Year-Old Beach House Gets a Deep Energy Retrofit
This 1932 home overlooks Truesdale Lake in Westchester County, NY. Once a popular gathering place, the structure had fallen into disrepair. Incorporating new and reclaimed materials, architect and builder Sylvain Côté has fully restored The Beach House for maximum comfort with a minimal carbon footprint. Completed in 2014, The Beach House is Energy Star Certified, with a HERS rating...
Feb 24, 2016 7:15 AM ET
New England Home Achieves a -23 HERS Index Score
THIS TRADITIONAL LOOKING New England home was designed by homeowners Elizabeth Wegner and Carl Benker with three goals in mind: durability, energy efficiency and health. The home reflects the couple’s desire to substantially reduce their negative environmental impact on the world. It was built by Glastonbury Housesmith, which constructed the first LEED certified Gold house in...
Feb 16, 2016 8:45 AM ET
Home of the Year Awards: Generation Green
DESIGNED TO ACCOMMODATE two or three family generations, this 2,900-square-foot home features paired living spaces on the first and second levels, each with separate kitchens and living rooms. These are highlighted on the front façade by window systems that wrap the corners of the house. An open stair with acrylic treads and glass rails winds from the basement to the third...
Feb 10, 2016 9:00 AM ET