“MGM Construction of San Francisco received the 2012 award for Project of the Year, Single-Family Custom Builder from the National Association of Home Builders”
May 1, 2012 – Eleven builders, remodelers and other home building industry professionals were honored yesterday as winners of the National Green Building Awards by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The awards were presented during the 14th annual National Green Building Conference held in Nashville, Tenn.
“These awards recognize the best and most innovative builders and remodelers in green building”, said NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg, a home builder from Gainesville, Fla. “The demand for green building is growing in leaps and bounds, and these winners set a great example of what can be accomplished in terms of sustainable and energy efficient building practices.”
The awards were presented during the Muddy Boots Mixer, a special networking and awards event, and one of the highlights of the three-day conference, which featured educational programs, an exhibition of green products and a tour of local green homes.
Individual Project Awards
Five single-family home projects were honored:
Tah.Mah.Lah by MGM Construction of San Francisco, for Project of the Year, Single-Family Custom Builder
“Award of Excellence for Residential Project : builder MGM Construction and architects HKS/Hill Glazier Studio receive the 2012 Green Building Excellence Award from Sustainable San Mateo County “
WINNER: MGM CONSTRUCTION -”This is an exceptional project using zero fossil fuels, & producing 137% of its projected energy use with photovoltaic cells & geothermal sources. Their holistic approach to design & construction included architect, contractors & subcontractors buying into the guiding theme & goal: “beyond sustainability to regenerative”. It features 98% waste diversion, FSC certified wood, a superinsulated building envelope, recycled glass, reclaimed materials & recycled steel. Tah.Mah.Lah exceeds LEED Platinum certification standards.”