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2018 DOE Housing Innovation Award Winners

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. DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes represent a new level of home performance, with rigorous requirements that ensure energy savings, comfort, health and durability. To qualify for the Housing Innovation Awards, homes must meet Zero Energy Ready Home program requirements. 

The 2018 Housing Innovation Awards Ceremony was held on October 16, 2018 at the EEBA High Performance Homes Summit in San Diego, California. The winners are:

 

WINNERS FOR INNOVATION IN AFFORDABLE HOMES

Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County, Venice, FL

Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley, Hickory, NC

Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity, Kalamazoo, MI

United Way of Long Island, Deer Park, NY

Thrive Home Builders, Denver, CO

Mandalay Homes, Prescott, AZ

WINNERS FOR INNOVATION IN CUSTOM HOMES (FOR BUYER)

High Performance Homes, Gettysburg, PA

TC Legend Homes, Bellingham, WA

Imery Group, Athens, GA

Ferrier Custom Homes, Fort Worth, TX

Bellingham Bay Builders, Bellingham, WA

WINNERS FOR INNOVATION IN CUSTOM HOMES (SPEC)

Addison Homes, Greer, SC

BrightLeaf Homes, Hinsdale, IL

C & B Custom Homes, Cottonwood, AZ

Dwell Development, Seattle, WA

Leading Force, Yakima, WA

Meritage Homes, Orlando, FL

Tim O’Brien Homes, Pewaukee, WI

WINNERS FOR INNOVATION IN MULTIFAMILY HOMES

Health-E Community Enterprises of Virginia, Williamsburg, VA

Garbett Construction, Salt Lake City, UT

Revive Properties and Philgreen Construction, Fort Collins, CO

Off The Grid Design, San Rafael, CA

WINNERS FOR INNOVATION IN PRODUCTION HOMES

Revive Properties and Philgreen Construction, Fort Collins, CO

Thrive Home Builders, Denver, CO

Mandalay Homes, Prescott, AZ

Garbett Construction, Salt Lake City, UT

Insight Homes, Bridgeville, DE

 

HONORABLE MENTION

BrightLeaf Homes, Hinsdale, IL (Production)

TC Legend Homes, Bellingham, WA (Affordable)

Capstone Homes, Flagstaff, AZ (Affordable)

Charis Homes, North Canton, OH (Custom Spec)

Clifton View Homes, Coupeville, WA (Custom Buyer)

Davis Signature Homes, Celina, TX (Custom Buyer)

Jan Degenshein, Nyack, NY (Custom Spec)

Kirsten Thoft Architect, Princeton, NJ (Custom Spec)

Sareth Builders, Westlake, OH (Custom Buyer)