SBIC Announces Annual Award Winners

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff December 5, 2005

The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) has announced the winners of its Best Sustainable Practice Awards and Exemplary Sustainable Building Awards at the 2005 SBIC Awards ceremony on Dec. 15 at the WashingtonConvention Center in Washington, D.C.

The Exemplary Sustainable Award recognizes institutional, residential and government buildings that demonstrate the successful application of the whole building design approach. The Best Sustainable Practice Award recognizes the contributions SBIC members make sustainability across the U.S. The winners of both awards are all follows:

2005 Best Sustainable Practice Awards

Sustainable Policy/Program Initiatives

The North Carolina Solar Center for the “North Carolina Healthy Built Homes Program”

Honorable Mention

The GreenBuilding Initiative for “Bringing GreenBuilding Principles to Mainstream Builders”

Sustainable Research, Development, Construction Process, and Demonstration

BASF for “BASF’s Eco-efficiency Analysis Method: Enabling Sustainable Construction Practices”

Educational Initiatives

HOK Architects for “The HOK Guidebook to Sustainable Design, second edition”

Honorable Mentions

ASHRAE for the “ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guide”

ASHRAE for “Building for the Future: Supplement to ASHRAE Journal”

Stimulating Demand through Increased Consumer Awareness

SawHorse, Inc. — Carl Seville for “Transforming Housing through Green Remodeling: Working to Create the Demand for Sustainable Home Remodeling”

2005 Exemplary Sustainable Building Awards

First Place

Innovative Design for the HeritageMiddle School

Second Place

Hickory Consortium/Arrowstreet Architects for the Artists for Humanity Epicenter

Third Place

Susan Maxman & Partners, Architects for the Natural Lands Trust Headquarters Expansion

Honorable Mentions
Integrated Architecture for the SteelcaseWorkstageGVSUMARECBuilding of the Future

HOK Architects for the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Forensic Laboratory & Coroner’s Office