Woodcraft Building Wins Earth Advantage Custom Home Builder of the Year

first_img Google+ Tumblr E-Headlines Pinterest Email on September 26, 2013 0 Woodcraft Building Wins Earth Advantage Custom Home Builder of the Year center_img Facebook Woodcraft Building Inc., a NorthWest Crossing Guild Builder, received the 2013 Custom Home Green Builder of the Year Award from Earth Advantage earlier this month. In recognition of the exceptional effort and focus on high performance that Earth Advantage builders represent, the Green Home Builder of the Year Awards was founded in 2012. A team of three judges meets every year in August to review submissions and choose the builders in each of the six categories that best represent Earth Advantage Residential Certification standards in that year.  Woodcraft Building, Inc. is a locally owned construction company that is focused on quality. Owner Michael Scannell has more than 30 years of experience in all stages of the building industry. The company holds the Sustainable Home Professional Certification from the Earth Advantage Institute, is an Energy Trust of Oregon Trade Ally Builder, an Earth Advantage Builder and a Northwest Energy Star Builder. In addition, the company has been honored with several Central Oregon Building Association awards for excellence in building, including the 2013 Green Building Award. Scannell said, “Throughout my career I have sought to combine true innovation with fastidious craftsmanship and design. I am always looking to raise the bar on the standards of what is achievable with current cutting-edge, sustainable, energy-saving technologies in the home building industry. I am honored to have received this recognition from Earth Advantage.” David Ford, general manager for the community of NorthWest Crossing, said, “The receipt of this important award reflects the excellent standards of Woodcraft Building. Woodcraft, and the NorthWest Crossing Builders’ Guild as a whole, is committed to high quality, customer service and sustainable practices.Congratulations to Michael and his team!” Earth Advantage has been certifying high performance homes for more than a decade now in Oregon and Southern Washington. To date the organization has certified more than 13,600 homes with that number growing weekly. About Earth AdvantageEarth Advantage’s mission is to accelerate the creation of better buildings by using an innovation model that transforms real-world experience into products and services that advance building performance. Earth Advantage certifies, researches, educates, and incubates to help realize a building industry that harmonizes with the natural environment.http://www.earthadvantage.org About NorthWest Crossing NorthWest Crossing is a mixed-use community on Bend’s west side which has won several national awards for its green building practices, as well as being a 2011 recipient of the Environmental Center’s Sustainability Award and 2010 Building a Better Central Oregon Award. West Bend Property Company LLC, a partnership of Brooks Resources Corporation and Tennant Family Limited Partnership, is developing the community. Both companies, based in Bend, have solid histories of commitment to thoughtful, quality real estate developments in Central Oregon. Their goal of creating a livable and sustainable community at NorthWest Crossing is rooted in their understanding and respect for the true essence of Bend and the Central Oregon lifestyle. www.northwestcrossing.com By CBN LinkedIn Share. Twitterlast_img

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