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2006 ICF Builder Award Competition
Projects Demonstrate Innovation, Efficiency

The Builder Awards competition is an annual event designed to showcase the innovation, quality, and energy-efficiency of ICF construction, and promote them as a sustainable, durable and attractive building material.

Winners were chosen in four categories: Light Commercial, Heavy Commercial, Custom Home, and Residential Development. A “Best Overall” Project of the Year was also selected.

Best Custom Home


Winner & Best Overall:
Eagle Rising

Location: Livermore, Colo.
Size: 4,000 sq. ft
Cost: $700,000
Start-to-Finish Time: 480 days
ICF Block: Nudura

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1st Runner Up:
Gornick Residence

Location: Eagan, Minn.
Size: 9,200 sq. ft.
Cost: $1.98 million
Start-to-Finish Time: 6 months
ICF Block: iForm by Reward

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2nd Runner Up:
Greenwood Residence

Location
: Greenwood, Minn.
Size: 10,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $4.9 million
Start-to-Finish Time: 6 months
ICF Block: iForm by Reward

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Best Light Commercial


Winner: Boulder County Parks Administration Building

Location: Longmont, Colo.
Size: 21,000 sq. ft
Cost: $3.9 million
Start-to-Finish Time: 570 days
ICF Block: Arxx

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1st Runner Up:
Holy Cross Catholic Church

Location: Porterville, Calif.
Size: 18,500 sq. ft.
Cost: $4.2 million
Start-to-Finish Time: 18 months
ICF Block: Arxx

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2nd Runner Up:
East Bay Suites

Location
: Grand Marais, Minn.
Size: 28,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $3.8 million
Start-to-Finish Time: 10 months
ICF Block: Reward Wall Systems

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Best Heavy Commercial


Winner: Grande Caribbean Condominiums

Location: Orange Beach, Ala.
Size: 160,000 sq. ft
Cost: $7.9 million
Start-to-Finish Time: 12 months
ICF Block: IntegraSpec

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1st Runner Up:
Armed Forces Reserve Center

Location
: Porterville, Calif.
Size: 140,000 sq. ft.
Cost: Undisclosed
Start-to-Finish Time: 18 months
ICF Block: iForm by Reward

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2nd Runner Up:
MegaPlex 20 Theaters

Location
: South Jordan, Utah
Size: 206,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $24 million
Start-to-Finish Time: 13 months
ICF Block: Reward Wall Systems

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Best Development

Winner:
Casitas Vera Cruz

Location: Bakersfield, Calif.
Size: 17 acres/133 homes (181,000 sq ft ICF walls)
Cost: $720 million
Start-to-Finish Time: 11 months
ICF Block: Lite-Form
Owner: Homecrete Homes
Architect: Paul Skarpohl & Associates
General Contractor: Homecrete Homes
ICF Installer: Insulated Concrete Walls

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Judging Criteria -
The project will be rated on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the highest) in each of the following categories based on how well it meets the criteria.
  1. 1. Size of the project (Project cost and square footage of exterior walls) 20%
  2. Complexity (sets new standards or advances the industry) 15%
  3. Percentage of project built with ICFs 10%
  4. Sustainable Design (Structure and Landscaping) 15%
  5. Energy Efficiency 10%
  6. Architecture (Creative and Aesthetic Appeal) 10%
  7. Quality of Craftsmanship 10%
  8. Site and Construction Considerations
    (Overcame adverse site conditions or delays) 10%

Judging is based on a number of factors, weighted to favor projects whose size, complexity, and design set new standards or advanced the industry.
(See "Judging Criteria" below for details.)

2014 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2013 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2012 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family
  7. Development

 

2011 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2010 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family

 

2009 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family


2008 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Unlimited Residential
  4. Large Residential
  5. Small Residential
  6. Multi Family


2007 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall

2006 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall

2005 winners
» Winners

  1. Light Commercial
  2. Heavy Commercial
  3. Custom Home
  4. Residential Development.
  5. Best Overall


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