Green Builder of the Year

Awards of Excellence 2024 | Durham Region Home Builders' Association


This award highlights the Home Building Company that raises the bar for the rest of the industry through its leadership in improving the environment, energy efficiency, deep greening, and overall technical image of the industry. This award will be given to the company that is pushing the limits to help reduce the impact of the building and development sector on the environment, in particular through energy-efficiency and low carbon construction techniques.

Judging Criteria:

Consumer education: Provide examples of marketing and promotional material that promotes the depth of greening and/or energy efficiency, provide the specifications that document the green features and leadership that is provided to purchasers and/or marketing information to attract people to you.

Environmentally friendly building designs and techniques: Provide a narrative description and    photographs of a project you have completed in the past year that demonstrates your company's      dedication to advancing sustainable design and construction in the home building industry, in particular through low carbon/energy efficient approaches.

Leadership in advancing green building awareness: Within the residential construction industry, what committees, Boards, or agencies does your company participate on to improve green building awareness? Provide written examples or company ‘resume'.

Leading-edge waste management strategies: What does your company do to reduce, reuse, or recycle over and above regulation?

Community service: Provide written details of involvement or enhancement in greening your         community.

Support of industry: Raising the awareness of the industry, promotion of the association, volunteer participation. Provide written details/examples.

  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs showing various community aspects including architectural design. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criterion Weight
Consumer education 17.0%
Environmentally friendly building designs and techniques 17.0%
Leadership in advancing green building awareness 17.0%
Leading-edge waste management strategies 17.0%
Community Service 16.0%
Support of industry 16.0%