VT’s Greenest Building Awards Competition Now Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 VT’s Greenest Building Awards Competition. Hosted by the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN), this statewide competition recognizes exemplary residential and commercial buildings that meet the highest standard of demonstrated energy performance.

The Awards:
  1. Vermont’s Greenest Building: The lowest demonstrated energy use intensity in Vermont! (both non-residential and residential)

  2. Vermont’s Greener Building: Projects demonstrating energy use intensity below 30 kbtu/sf/yr for non-residential and 15 kbtu/sf/yr for residential

  3. Going Green: Projects with energy use intensity’s below 50 kbtu/sf/yr for non-residential and 25 kbtu/sf/yr for residential

  4. People’s Choice Award: Selected by attendees of the Annual Vermont’s Greenest Building Awards GalaAward Categories:

  5. RESIDENTIAL: Projects must be located in Vermont, less than 5,000 sf and have at least one year of utility usage data @ 25 kbtu/sf/yr or less.

  6. NON-RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL: Project must be located in Vermont and have at least one year of utility usage data @ 50 kbtu/sf/yr or less. Mixed-used or residential buildings with four or more distinct dwelling units and larger than 5,000 square feet can be submitted under the commercial requirements.Submissions: Join VGBN! Submissions must be from a current VGBN member involved in the design, construction, or ownership/operation of the project. Application materials for the 2014 Vermont’s Greenest Building Awards Competition are now available. Please click here to learn more about the 2014 awards competition. Also, save the date! The awards reception will be held on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Main Street Landing in Burlington, VT.

Click here for application materials and to learn more about the competition. Entrants must submit all application materials by 5:00pm EST on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.

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