By USGBCMA Communications, More Green Buildings!

See if your building has what it takes! Every year at our Green Building Showcase, we choose a Green Building of the Year (GBOTY), the building that best exemplifies the Chapter’s passion for sustainable design and stands out against its competitors.

If you've recently worked on a project that fits the bill, enter the contest now! Make sure it fits the following requirements:

  • Met a third-party green building recognition or standard (LEED, LBC, Energy Star, etc)
  • Whole building, not components or portions of a building
  • Complete and have a certificate of occupancy by 9/21/17
  • Located in Massachusetts

It costs $250 to enter, and all entrants must have a display board for judges to see. Entries are due by September 8th, 2016

Judges will be on the lookout for a standout project. Previous winners have gone above and beyond expectations: their innovative projects helped pave the way to a more sustainable future.

For inspiration, check out last year's winner! The Green Engineer Inc. won GBOTY 2015 for their project, Summer Star Sanctuary. Read about it on our blog!

If you're looking to enter a contest more focused on specific aspects of your project, consider entering the Green Building Market Leadership Award Series. This award is designed to highlight the leading firms across various market specific sectors and acknowledge their impressive individual strides towards sustainability. Potential award categories are as following: Health/Wellness, Energy Efficiency, Site, Beauty, Materials, Water Efficiency, Resilience, Social Equity.

Winners for each category will be determined by the crowd, so make sure to impress viewers with easy-to-read information to increase your chances of winning.

It costs $250 to enter, and all entrants must have a display board for the crowd to see. Entries are due by September 8th, 2016.

Click here for our Contest Details Page.

Remember to get your tickets and to register your project boards for Green Building Showcase! Click here for our event page.

See you there!

In the meantime, check out this promotional video for the Showcase!

Video of Showcase

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