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40. Award for Environmental Achievement


This award is for outstanding consideration to the environment, healthy living and energy efficiency.




Judges will award points for:

• Efficient land use

• Energy Efficiency

• Recycling and re-use of materials

• Water conservation

• On-site water/sewer separation from the grid

• Alternate energy sources

• Built Green level; R2000; LEED; Energy Star or other recognized certified program

• Protection and/or integration of native flora and fauna



1. Completed Entry Form.

2. Project Statement – In 200 words or less, describe the project and explain how it meets the criteria (bullet form is recommended).

3. CD, DVD or USB flash drive with six digital images of the following:

– one image of home(s) within the environment;

– five images supporting your environmental effort(s).

4. One 8” x 10” colour photo print.

5. Copies of pertinent information such as:

– floor plan, site plan, mitigation plan, landscape plans, engineering plans and specifications, list of conditions imposed on the project by local and provincial regulatory agencies, R2000 or Built Green Certificate, etc., and any other information to support your environmental efforts.


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