ZeroEnergy Design

AWARDS


ZeroEnergy Design has been rewarded for excellent architecture and mechanical engineering by some of the industry's most prestigious associations and organizations. Below is a selection of those awards.


BSA Award

AIA/BSA DESIGN AWARD
ZeroEnergy Design has been granted a Design Award for the Passive House Retreat under the 2012 AIA Boston Society of Architects Design Awards Program.

The sole judging criterion is design excellence. The jury is empowered to determine the extent to which design excellence is defined by aesthetic, functional, contextual, sustainability, social or other characteristics.
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2013 CARBON CHALLENGE AWARD
Held by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Products Lab (FPL) and The Engineered Wood Association, the award ceremony in Rhode Island honored ZeroEnergy Design's Green Rhody as the Grand Award winner in the Carbon Challenge Providence Design Competition. Open to entrants nationwide, the contest encouraged affordable home design that minimized fossil fuel use and carbon footprint. Additional Carbon Challenge partners included Habitat for Humanity of Rhode Island and AIA Rhode Island.
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BSA Award

2013 AIA EMERGING PROFESSIONALS
The American Institute of Architects, Center for Emerging Professionals sponsors an annual exhibition of emerging architectural professionals across North America. This year, the Center selected ZED's Passive House Retreat to be displayed at the AIA National's headquarters, the American Center for Architecture, in Washington, DC.
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EFFICIENCY VERMONT AWARD
Efficiency Vermont, a statewide energy efficiency utility, presented a 2013 Honor Award for Comprehensive Efficiency to the Norwich Passive House by ZeroEnergy Design.

The home was designated the "Best of the Best in Energy-Efficient Residential New Construction".
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BSA Award

2013 HOUZZ AWARD
ZeroEnergy Design won a 'Best of 2013 Design Award' during the 2013 Houzz Awards. Winners are recognized by a community of 11 million monthly users for creating the most inspiring and innovative residential designs in the past year.

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2012 ECOHOME DESIGN AWARDS
The Passive House Retreat, a modern vacation home by ZeroEnergy Design, won a 'Grand Award' for the 2012 EcoHome Design Awards presented by EcoHome magazine. Aligned with the magazine's philosophy, the national award ceremony showcases the "best integration of design and performance" from across the country.
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Best of Boston

FORTY UNDER FORTY AWARD
ZED's Jordan Goldman was announced as a winner of Professional Builder magazine's 40 Under 40 Awards of 2012, which distinguish the hottest emerging talent in home design and construction nationwide.
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Best of Boston

2012 HOUZZ AWARDS
ZeroEnergy Design won a 'Best of 2012 Design Award' during the 2012 Houzz Awards, hosted by Houzz, the largest residential design database in the world. Design Award winners' work was the most popular among the 1.2 million members who saved professional images to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site and iPad/iPhone app.

Best of Boston

BEST OF BOSTON
Boston Home Magazine named ZeroEnergy Design the “Best Green Architect” in the Best of Boston Home 2011 issue. The award is one of New England’s most recognized professional accolades and is produced by the publishers of Boston Magazine with input from construction industry experts.
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2011 EcoHome Design Award

2011 ECOHOME DESIGN AWARDS
The Concord Green Home, a modern farmhouse by ZeroEnergy Design, won a 'Merit Award' for the 2011 EcoHome Design Awards hosted by EcoHome magazine. Aligned with the magazine's philosophy, the national award ceremony showcases the "best integration of design and performance" from across the country. The award follows on the heals of ZED's 2010 receipt of an EcoHome 'Grand Award'.
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2011 Perspective in Design Awards

2011 PERSPECTIVE IN DESIGN AWARDS
Best New Construction of 2011 went to ZeroEnergy Design at the Perspective in Design Awards for the English Residence, a modern LEED Gold certified home located in Orleans, Massachusetts. The Perspective in Design Awards were established to recognize "the exceptional creativity and talent of New England's residential design professionals."
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2011 AIA Emerging Professionals

2011 AIA EMERGING PROFESSIONALS
The 2011 AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibit Team selected and displayed ZED's Truro Residence at the AIA National Office for a period of six weeks, including during the annual leadership conference. The exhibition displayed a range of exceptional projects, from conceptual to built works.

2011 PRISM Award

2011 PRISM AWARDS
The PRISM Award Committee honored ZED with three awards for the English Residence. The awards received included Silver for Best Single Family Home under 2500SF, and two Gold awards for Most Innovative Green Design in the Open and Single Family Home categories. Hosted only every two years by the Builders Association of Greater Boston, the PRISM Awards seek excellence in building, design, and other categories.
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Boston Green Business Award

BOSTON 2011 GREEN BUSINESS AWARD
The City of Boston and Mayor Thomas M. Menino awarded ZeroEnergy Design a "2011 Green Business Award" to recognize extraordinary performance of sustainable environmental practices.
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10 Great Houses of 2010

10 GREAT HOUSES OF 2010
BUILDER magazine, the largest residential construction trade publication in the industry, selected The Truro Residence by ZeroEnergy Design as number four in a list of 10 Great Houses of 2010.
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2010 EcoHome Design Awards

2010 ECOHOME DESIGN AWARDS
The Truro Residence, a modern Cape Cod home by ZeroEnergy Design, won a ‘Grand Award’ for the 2010 EcoHome Design Awards hosted by EcoHome magazine. Aligned with the magazine’s philosophy, the national contest showcases the “best integration of design and performance” from across the country.
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USGBC Natural Talent Design Competition

USGBC NATURAL TALENT DESIGN COMPETITION
A small, green, affordable house by ZeroEnergy Design and FreeGreen will be built to LEED Platinum standards in the New Orleans Broadmoor neighborhood after the design was selected as a finalist in the U.S. Green Building Council's 2010 Natural Talent Design Competition.
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Environmental Design + Construction

2010 EXCELLENCE in DESIGN AWARDS FINALIST
Environmental Design + Construction magazine's Excellence in Design Awards highlight homes and buildings that clearly demonstrate a commitment to green building and sustainable design. The competition is open to commercial and residential architects, interior designers, contractors, building owners, specifying engineers and others. The English Residence, a modern Cape Cod home by ZeroEnergy Design, has been selected as a 'Finalist'.
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BSA Award

AIA/BSA CITATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
The Boston Society of Architects Design Awards Program is co-sponsored by the BSA Small Firms Committee, the BSA Residential Design Committee and the Congress of Residential Architects, the sole judging criterion of this award program is design excellence. The 2010 Citation for Sustainable Design was presented to ZeroEnergy Design for the Truro Residence.
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Five Under Forty Award 

FIVE UNDER FORTY AWARD 
New England Home's 5 Under 40 awards spotlight the hottest emerging talent in residential design in New England. Selected by an all-star committee of regional design leaders, 5 Under 40 winners are the people to watch, producing some of the most beautiful and innovative work available today. Presented to Stephanie Horowitz, AIA of ZeroEnergy Design.  
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Kitchen Design Award 

KITCHEN DESIGN AWARD 
The award-winning kitchen design in the Truro Residence by ZeroEnergy Design was selected from more than 1,400 entries, and won a Regional Award in the prestigious 2008-09 Kitchen Design Contest (KDC) sponsored by appliance manufacturers Sub-Zero and Wolf.
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PRISM Gold Award 

PRISM GOLD AWARD 
Most Innovative Single Family Green Design, presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) in 2009 for the Truro Residence.
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PRISM Silver Award 

PRISM SILVER AWARD 
Best Single Family Home over 6,000 square feet, presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) in 2009 for the Truro Residence.
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CotY Gold Award 

CotY GOLD AWARD 
Best Bathroom Over $60,000, presented by the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry(NARI) in 2009 for the Glanville Residence.
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PRISM Silver Award 

PRISM SILVER AWARD 
Best Bathroom Remodel, presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) in 2009 for the Glanville Residence.

autodesk

GREEN LEADER AWARD
Designing for a prosperous and sustainable future requires people with ideas, vision, and an understanding of what it takes. AutoDesk awards exceptional firms in the architectural design industry with recognition as "Green Leaders".