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On Nov. 7, celebrate the USGBC Central Pennsylvania Leadership Award recipients.

On Nov. 7, USGBC Central Pennsylvania will celebrate green building leaders and the projects they have created. Join us at Historic Ashland in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, to celebrate local buildings, project teams and leaders in our community. Register for the event to be part of the celebration and recognize our 2019 Forever Green: USGBC Central PA Leadership Award winners.

2019 awards recipients

1. RE Farm Cafe | Green Building of the Year Award

Presented to: Envinity, Inc. and RE Farm Cafe

Recognizes a project team who, through the awarded building, has demonstrated exceptional leadership in green building through the design, construction or operations of the building.

2. State College Area High School | Rise to the Challenge Award

Presented to: Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates Architects, State College Area School District, ELA Group and Barry Isett & Associates, Inc.

Awards a project and project team that overcame significant obstacles to provide meaningful and sustainable outcomes for building renovation or operations. Challenges may have included implementing programs for a large-scale complex or a building project that had significant limitations (cost or other) and in the end demonstrated leadership in green building design/operations. Must be an existing building.

3. 78 Trade Center | Exceptional Implementation of Sustainable Technologies Award

Presented to: RS Mowery + Sons; Trammel Crow Company; Branch Pattern; Flood and Sterling; HB McClure; KSS Architects, LLP; Snyder, Secary & Associates, LLC; and Cheran, Inc.

Recognizes a project and project team with the successful implementation of an exceptional and innovative technology that improves the sustainable design or operations of the building.

4. Presbyterian Senior Living—Windy Hill II | Building Performance Award

Presented to: Presbyterian Senior Living, RS Mowery + Sons, Rothschild Doyno Collaborative and Iams Consulting

Awards an operations and management project that demonstrates a significant increase in building performance through the implementation of sustainable design solutions.

5. Spring Creek Elementary School | Green Schools Award

Presented to: Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates Architects, State College Area School District, ELA Group and Moore Engineering

Recognizes a K–12 school that demonstrates sustainable leadership in facility operations and student/community engagement.

6. Veterans Affairs Clinic at Willow Valley | Community Champion Award

Presented to: Cornerstone Design-Architects, THP Group, Paragon Engineering, Sharpe Engineering and CCS Building Group

Recognizes a project that addresses the needs of an underserved community, meeting USGBC’s vision of healthy and sustainable buildings for all.

7. DCNR | Climate Champion Award

Presented to: DCNR, Pone Electric, Millville Heating Plumbing Solar, Gettysburg Stove and Solar, and Hepler Electrical Contracting,

Celebrates a project that demonstrates unique design solutions to address the particular concerns of building in the local environment.

8. High Street Residence Hall at Dickinson College | Innovation in Residential Building Award

Presented to: Steven Winter Associates, Inc.; Dickinson College; Deborah Berke & Partners Architects, LLP; Andropogon Associates and Pete Tuckey Mechanical

Recognizes a residential or LEED Homes project that demonstrates use of new technologies and strategies to push the envelope of green design and operations, meeting project challenges in innovative ways.

9. Lehighton Area School District | Most Successful Community Engagement Award

Presented to: EI Associates; Lehighton Area School District; Baker, Ingram & Associate; Gatter & Diehl, Inc.; Advanced Foodservice Solutions; and Quandel Construction Group, Inc.

Celebrates a project team that has demonstrated creative and innovative strategies for connecting either with their internal or external community through a building project.

10. Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) | People's Choice: Sustainable Leader

Presented to: Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

Recognizes a project, team, agency or organization demonstrating exceptional leadership in green building through the design, construction or operations of a building.

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