ABOUT THE AWARDS

PRESENTED BY:

USGBC Ohio Southwest Region

SPONSORED BY:

 

Heapy Engineering

The U.S. Green Building Council Ohio Chapter Southwest Region announces the Annual SUSTAINABILITY AND ENERGY SMART AWARDS.

These Awards will recognize and honor those outstanding projects, inspirational businesses, dedicated community members, and instrumental USGBC and other volunteers who are LEEDing the way to more sustainable communities. We will celebrate people, companies, and organizations that demonstrate leadership in sustainable practices.

SW Ohio Region winners will be announced at the September 2018 Dayton Green Expo.

The SUSTAINABILITY AND ENERGY SMART AWARDS are made possible through the generous support of Heapy Engineering.

 

Pre-Qualifications for the 2018 Sustainability and Energy Smart Awards include:

Submitter must have a Headquarters or Branch office located within one of the Counties within USGBC Ohio Southwest Region Chapter.
Or, need to be an individual resident in these counties
Or, need to be an Owner of the business located in Southwest Ohio

Please refer to the following list of USGBC Ohio Southwest Region Chapter Counties:

Adams
Brown
Butler
Clark
Clermont
Clinton
Darke
Galllia
Greene
Hamilton
Highland
Jackson
Lawrence
Miami
Montgomery
Pike
Preble
Ross
Scioto
Shelby
Vinton
Warren

 

READ ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS HERE

2018 CATEGORIES

SUSTAINABLE PROJECT OWNER

SUSTAINABLE PROJECT OWNER

This award honors the OWNER of a sustainably built work, addressing the overall sustainability of the building (new, addition or retrofit), interior fit out, landscape, and building systems (including mechanical, renewable energy upgrades, electrical, plumbing, etc.)

3 AWARDS
Commercial New Construction
Commercial Existing Building
Residential

SUSTAINABILE DESIGN TEAM

SUSTAINABILE DESIGN TEAM

This award honors the DESIGN TEAM of a sustainably built work, addressing the overall sustainability of the building (new, addition or retrofit), interior fit out, landscape, and building systems (including mechanical, renewable energy upgrades, electrical, plumbing, etc.)

3 AWARDS
Commercial New Construction
Commercial Existing Building
Residential

SUSTAINABILITY & ENERGY PROJECT

SUSTAINABILITY & ENERGY PROJECT

This award honors the DESIGN TEAM and OWNER of a sustainably built project having demonstrated outstanding leadership in energy efficiency.



4 AWARDS
New Construction
     Business & Residential
Existing Building
     Business & Residential

SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION & OUTREACH

SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION & OUTREACH

This award honors ORGANIZATIONS AND BUSINESSES engaged in community awareness (education) or assistance (outreach) initiatives to inspire environmentally responsible behavior from the Community.

3 AWARDS
Business & Residential
Non-Government Organization
Government

SUSTAINABILITY POLICY

SUSTAINABILITY POLICY

This award honors the ORGANIZATION'S official internal policy or initiative that exhibits measurable, and significant sustainability/environmental benefits to a workplace and its people.

3 AWARDS
Business & Residential
Non-Government Organization
Government

COMMUNITY & SUSTAINABILITY ADVOCATE

COMMUNITY & SUSTAINABILITY ADVOCATE

This award honors an INDIVIDUAL who has served as an advocate for advancing Sustainability initiatives in the Community. This award will recognize an innovative leader in the green building movement that demonstrates exemplary commitment and achievements in creating a more sustainable future.

1 AWARD

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

This award honors an INDIVIDUAL who has strengthened our community through their volunteering efforts on Sustainability, Environmental and/or Energy Advocacy. Preference will be placed on individuals and their leadership within the contribution to Sustainability organizations such as USGBC, ASHRAE, Dayton Regional Green, etc.

1 AWARD

AWARD SUBMISSION

Deadline Extension: JUNE 1, 2018

Due to requests from many folks to have their submissions prepared on time, the Awards submittal deadline of May 18th has been extended until 11:59 pm on Friday June 1, 2018. To leave ample time for the SES Awards Jury to judge the Awards, this deadline will NOT be extended beyond June 1st.

All nominations must be submitted electronically.
There is a $75 Awards Processing Fee for non-USGBC Ohio Individual Members’ Applications.
USGBC Ohio Individual Members’ Applications may be submitted with no charge.

READ ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS HERE

PROPERTY: USGBC-OHIO SW Region will retain the Applicant’s entry materials as long as needed to fulfill program requirements. By participating in the 2018 Sustainability and Energy Smart Awards, Applicant grants to USGBC OHIO SW Region an unlimited, permanent, nonexclusive license under which USGBC OHIO SW Region may take, transcribe or quote from the materials, create derivative works and publish in any format for the 2018 Sustainability and Energy Smart Awards related publicity and publications.

PHOTOGRAPHS: Photographs submitted with the application become the property of the USGBC OHIO SW Region. If the photographs are not owned by the Applicant, Applicant must obtain the rights from the photographer or owner to reprint the photographs without limitations. Ownership of a physical photograph is not sufficient. Photographers normally maintain the copyright of photos; therefore, the Applicant should confirm it has permission to copy and send photos to the USGBC OHIO SW Region for use without limitations. Any liability for copyright violation shall be borne solely by the Applicant, and Applicant agrees to defend, indemnify and hold the USGBC OHIO SW Region, its sponsors and their respective officers, members, employees, representatives and agents harmless from any damages arising from the use of such photographs in any manner whatsoever.

ORIGINAL WORK: The Applicant represents and warrants that the work is original, that its publication will not infringe on the rights of others, and that it has the full power to make this submission. I accept the preceding and above-noted terms and conditions related to my submission to the 2018 Sustainability and Energy Smart Awards.

SES AWARDS JURY

SEAward Partner AIA CincinnatiSEAward Partner ASHRAE Dayton ChapterUSGBC Southwest Ohio Chapter PartnerSEAward Partner Dayton Regional Green
SEAward Partner Tristate Society of Healthcare EngineersSEAward Partner Association of Energy Engineers West Central Ohio ChapterSEAward Partner AIA Dayton

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