First LEED Homes, Gold Certified House in CT
LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) is a voluntary, consensus-based, market¬-driven program that provides third-party verification of green buildings. The LEED process demonstrates leadership, innovation, environmental stewardship and social responsibility. LEED provides building owners and operators the tools they need to immediately impact their building’s performance and bottom line, while providing healthy indoor spaces for a building’s occupants.
Award of Merit
Honors our clients at Diastole Wealth Management for the creative reuse of a structure of architectural significance.
This was awarded to Russell Campaigne and Mary Jo Kestner for the design and construction of the Broad Street Barn.
Lowest Overall HERS Index & Lowest Operating Cost
Completed homes are assigned a performance score based on the presence of energy-efficient features that curb overall energy use. Specifically, the challenge uses RESNET rating standards to determine each completed home's hers index. The home's hers index, coupled with other factors including the cost effectiveness of the project and the home's total estimated energy use are utilized to determine the winners.
Award of Merit
Honors our client, owner of the Daniel Hubbard House, for the restoration of their historic home.
Emerging Architects Award
The emerging architectural firm award is a biennial peer recognition program that highlights AIA Connecticut member firms that are gaining recognition in the general design community through a body of built work and continuing commitment to design excellence.
Reader's Choice First Runner Up
Fine Homebuilding magazine’s annual HOUSES Awards celebrate the most well-designed and well-built homes in North America. Every year, hundreds of homes are considered for recognition in six award categories as well as the Reader's Choice Award. Together, they offer a snapshot of the most progressive design ideas and construction techniques being executed by today’s top architects and builders.
Best New Haven County Residential Remodel
Home building industry award from Home Builders & Remodelers Association of CT, Inc. honoring Celebration Development Group.
Friend of Education Award
This award was given to Mary Jo Kestner in recognition of her service on the Community Task Force on School Facilities.