ROCHESTER, NH - Groen Construction NATIONAL AWARD Affordable, Energy-Efficient Design was Key.
The Washington Street Office in Rochester NH USA was recently recognized as one of the most innovative commercial developments in North America. The honor was presented as part of the ICF Builder Awards, an international competition designed to showcase the advantages of building with Insulated Concrete Forms, commonly called ICFs.
The Washington Street Office was named 2nd runner-up in the Light Commercial division. The presentation, witnessed by three hundred construction professionals associated with the industry, took place at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada Feb. 3rd.
The ICF Builder Awards are given annually to projects that demonstrate outstanding innovation, quality, and craftsmanship in ICF construction. "The variety and scale of projects being built with ICFs is truly astounding," said Clark Ricks, executive director of ICF Builder Group and organizer of the competition. "It’s time these outstanding projects received recognition, and we feel privileged to take a leading role in that."
This building used the Nudura brand ICF system, and was submitted by Green Builders. In presenting the award, judges cited the complexity of the design, the striking architecture, and the challenges the construction team overcame to set a new standard for the entire ICF industry.
Photographs and profiles of all the winning projects can be viewed on the ICF Builder Awards website, www.builderawards.com.