HOUSING INNOVATION AWARDS 2018

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Newport Partners, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Zero Energy Ready Home Program, had the privilege of recognizing the nation’s top builders at the 2018 DOE Housing Innovation Awards held at the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance’s High Performance Home Summit in San Diego, CA on October 16th, 2018. The DOE Housing Innovation Awards have honored the very best in innovation on the path to zero energy ready homes by recognizing forward-thinking builders who are delivering American homebuyers with a better homeowner experience. Explore these award-winning homes on the Tour of Zero.

Grand Winners represent the top entries from each of the six award categories previously announced by DOE, including: Affordable Homes (Nonprofit), Affordable Homes (For Profit), Multifamily Homes, Production Homes, Custom Homes (For Buyer), and Custom Homes (Spec). Winning builders provide substantial energy savings, total comfort, healthy living, peace-of-mind moisture protection, enhanced quality assurance, and future-ready construction.

“Housing Innovation Award Grand Winners are providing better homes, contributing to stronger communities and a more economically and environmentally resilient nation,” said Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Since 2013, the DOE Housing Innovation Awards have honored the very best in innovation on the path to zero energy ready homes by recognizing builders delivering American homebuyers a superior homeowner experience. Grand Winnersinclude:

  • Grand Winner for Innovation in Affordable Homes (For Profit): Thrive Home Builders, Denver Colorado
  • Grand Winner for Innovation in Affordable Homes (Nonprofit): Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Grand Winner for Innovation in Custom Homes (For Buyer): High Performance Homes, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Grand Winner for Innovation in Custom Homes (Spec): Dwell Development, Seattle, Washington
  • Grand Winner for Innovation in Multifamily Homes: Revive Properties and Philgreen Construction, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Grand Winner for Innovation in Production Homes: Thrive Home Builders, Denver, Colorado
  • Winner for Most Homes Certified: Thrive Home Builders, Denver, Colorado

A complete list of the 2018 Housing Innovation Award Winners can be found on DOE’s website. View winning homes from previous years on the DOE Tour of Zero.

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