2013 Housing Innovation Award Winners

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The 2013 Housing Innovation Awards were presented on October 4, 2013, at a breakfast ceremony during the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2013 in Irvine, CA. The awards showcased a number of the Building Technologies Office residential programs under one umbrella event. Learn more about the 2013 winners below.

Systems Builders
Custom Builders
Production Builders
Affordable Builders

Building America Top Innovations

Twenty recipients contributed to 10 Building America Top Innovations that are transforming the market.

Building America 2013 Top Innovations Award Recipient
Advanced Technologies and Practices
1. Next Generation Advanced Framing PHI
2. High-Performance Ducts CARB
3. High-Efficiency Furnace Blower LBNL
4. High-Efficiency Window AC NREL
House-as-a-System Business Case
5. Zero-Energy Ready Single-Family Homes BA-PIRC
IBACOS
PHI
CARB
BSC
ARBI
NorthernSTAR
Effective Guidance and Tools
6. Exterior Rigid Insulation Best Practices VBSC
PHI
NorthernSTAR
7. Window Replacement, Rehabilitation, & Repair Guide BSC
8. Quality Management System Guidelines PHI
IBACOS
BSC
9. Building America Solution Center PNNL
Infrastructure Development
10. Standardized Data Sharing System (HPXML) NREL

Thank you to BASF for making the Housing Innovation Awards breakfast possible. Also, thanks to DuPont for supporting the DOE Challenge Home Builder Awards and MASCO for supporting the Building America Top Innovation Awards.