2019 Housing Innovation Award Winners at the EEBA Summit in Denver, Colorado.

Since 2013, 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 delivering American homebuyers with a better homeowner experience. Explore these award-winning homes on the Tour of Zero. The 2022 Housing Innovation Awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the EEBA High Performance Home Summit in Scottsdale, AZ, September 20th-22nd. 

Click here to learn more about the 2022 awards and access the application portal.


Congratulations to the 2021 Housing Innovation Award Winners!

The 2021 Housing Innovation Award winners have been announced! Grand Winners in each category will be announced at the EEBA High-Performance Home Summit. Congratulations to our Winners!

Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm spoke to the award winners and the audience at the Housing Innovation Awards ceremony. See her remarks and read the DOE press release on the awards here.

Winners in Affordable Homes 
Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County - Venice, FL
Haynes Construction - Seymour, CT
Lopez Community Land Trust - Lopez Island, WA
United Way of Long Island - Deer Park, NY- Grand Winner

Winners in Attached Homes
[bundle] design studio - Bellingham, WA
Clifton View Homes - Coupeville, WA
Garbett Homes - Salt Lake City, UT
Philgreen Construction - Fort Collins, CO- Grand Winner
Targa Homes - Seattle, WA

Winners in Custom Homes for Buyer (> 2500 Square Feet)
TC Legend Homes - Bellingham, WA- Grand Winner
Tim O’Brien Homes - Pewaukee, WI
S.D. Jessup Construction - Pilot Mountain, NC
Zero Net Now - Esopus, NY

Winners in Custom Homes for Buyer (< 2500 Square Feet)
BPC Green Builders - Wilton, CT
[bundle] design studio - Bellingham, WA
Deltec Homes and Old School Rebuilder & Co. - Asheville, NC- Grand Winner
Energy Vision Homes - Hollis, NH

Winners in Custom Homes on Spec 

C & B Custom Homes - Cottonwood, AZ
Charis Homes - North Canton, OH
Dwell Development - Seattle, WA
Martha Rose Construction - Sedro Wooley, WA- Grand Winner
Module Design Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
Red Tree Builders - Asheville, NC

Winners in Production Homes

Garbett Homes  - Salt Lake City, UT
Healthy Communities - Williamsburg, VA
Insight Homes - Bridgeville, DE
Mandalay Homes - Prescott, AZ
McStain Neighborhoods - Denver, CO
Thrive Home Builders - Denver, CO- Grand Winner

Most Certified Homes in the Year Award

Insight Homes

Grid-Interactive Efficient Building Innovation

Mandalay Homes

Special Honors

Davis School District- Farmington, UT