USGBC West North Central Region Leadership Awards
Applications are now open for USGBC’s West North Central (WNC) Region 2019 Community Leadership Awards. This award program honors individuals an organizations whose exemplary work has been influential in the expansion of sustainable, higher-performing buildings and projects throughout the region's local communities that includes: Central Plains, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri Gateway, Nebraska Flatwater, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Nominations are due 5:00PM CST on April 17, 2019. For links to the online award applications along with full details including eligibility, application questions, important dates, etc., visit our Award Site.
2019 Building & Project Categories:
Innovative Design, New Construction: This award is for a LEED BD+C (Building Design and Construction) certified project that demonstrates use of new technologies and strategies to push the envelope of green design and meet project challenges in an innovative way. Please note that BD+C includes project types: New Construction, Core & Shell, Schools, Retail, Data Centers, Warehouses & Distribution Centers, Hospitality, and Healthcare.
Innovative Project, Interiors: For an ID+C (Interior Design and Construction) certified project that demonstrates use of new technologies and strategies to push the envelope of green design and meet project challenges in an innovative way.
Innovative Project, Residential: For 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.
Innovative Project, Existing Building Performance: For a LEED O+M (Operations + Maintenance) certified project that demonstrates a significant increase in building performance through the implementation of sustainable design solutions.
Outdoor Environments: For a project that demonstrates innovative use of integrating landscape design into their space and utilizes environmentally responsible landscaping techniques.
2019 Individual, Team or Organizational Categories:
Green Dealmakers - Most Sustainable Real Estate Organization: For a real estate company or related organization that has demonstrated leadership in promoting green building in the commercial real estate industry through its work.
Most Successful Community Engagement: For a project team who has demonstrated creative and innovative strategies for connecting either with their internal or external community through a building project.
Qualified applications will be reviewed by a panel of USGBC Market Leadership Advisory Board members and green building experts from the greater USGBC Community. Award winners will be notified in May and recognized within their local USGBC community. Award winners will also have the option of being recognized at the Transformation Awards Reception luncheon on June 6, 2019 in Milwaukee, WI.
Interested in supporting WNC's regional award program? Sponsorships with benefits that include visibility across the region are available. Please contact Korinne Haeffel, Director, USGBC Wisconsin at email@example.com or call at 202-705-6662 for more information.