Best of the Best Award Winners

Each year we celebrate the teams behind Vermont’s most innovative design, build, and renovation projects through our Best of the Best Awards competition. These winners exemplify the integration of innovative energy efficient practices with durability, beauty, and practicality.

2018 Award Winners

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Commercial New Construction/Major Renovation

Honor Award

Photo: Ryan Bent Photography

Vehicle Maintenance Shop - North Hyde Park, VT
Smith-Alvarez-Sienkiewycz Architects - Burlington, VT

Partner of the Year

Photo: Cameron Roy

Wiemann Lamphere Architects - Colchester, VT

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®

Over $12,000 Honor Award

Photo: Mark Snyder

The Kehler Home - Greensboro, VT
VT Energy Audits

Over $12,000 Merit Award

Photo: Mark Bayer Photography

The Miliken Home - Charlotte, VT
New Frameworks Natural Design Build

Under $12,000 Honor Award

Photo: Paul Fleckenstein

The Moore Home - Burlington, VT
Energy Co-op of Vermont

Multifamily New Construction/Major Renovation

Honor Award

Photo: Carolyn L. Bates Photography

Elm Place - Milton, VT
Duncan Wisniewski Architecture - Burlington, VT

Residential New Construction

Honor Award

Photo: Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Passive House - East Montpelier, VT
Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity
Chris Miksic, Montpelier Construction
Bruce Landry, 5 Star Energy Tech
Tolya Stonorov, Stonorov Workshop

Merit Award

Photo: Shelterwood Construction

The Lindberg Home - Waitsfield, VT
Shelterwood Construction
Kaplan Thompson Architects

Affordability Honor

Photo: Spencer Bennett

The Bennett Home - Duxbury, VT
Vermod Homes

Affordability Merit

Photo: Vermont Integrated Architecture

Bristol Cohousing Apartment - Bristol, VT
Stewart Construction, Inc.
Vermont Integrated Architecture, PC
Engineering Ventures, PC

Partner of the Year

Photo: Christine Glade

Nancy and Alan Benoit
Sustainable Design, LLC - Colchester, VT