Award Finalists Honored at the Building Sustainability Conference & Awards

On Thursday, April 25th, regional leaders in the advancement of sustainable design and construction were honored at Viridiant’s Building Sustainability Conference & Awards. The annual event highlighted efforts to build sustainability in our communities and infrastructure with a focus on health, resilience, and innovation. This year’s event aimed to educate and recognize innovative solutions of …

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Winners Honored at 9th Annual Sustainable Leadership Awards

Winners Honored at 9th Annual Sustainable Leadership Awards On Thursday, April 19th, just three days before Earth Day, regional leaders in the advancement of sustainable design and construction were honored at Viridiant’s Annual Sustainable Leadership Awards. The annual awards recognize the premier developers, builders, government officials, and other industry professionals for their work in advancing …

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6th Annual Richmond Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace

Thanks to all the folks who came out for our 6th Annual Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace! We had a blast and we hope you did too. If you participated and would like to see your race time, click the race results button below. If you do not see your time but you personally …

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Winners Honored at 8th Annual Sustainable Leadership Awards

Winners Honored at 8th Annual Sustainable Leadership Awards

Regional leaders in the advancement of sustainable design and construction were recently honored as winners of Viridiant’s Sustainable Leadership Awards. Winners were announced at the organization’s 8th annual awards ceremony on April 20th at the Virginia Historical Society in downtown Richmond. The event drew over 150 individuals representing home builders, non-profit and for-profit housing providers and developers, program sponsors, homeowners, affordable housing advocates, and those interested in creating green housing opportunities in Virginia. During the program, attendees also enjoyed a housing policy and research panel – “Leveraging Partner Success Towards Economic, Environmental, and Structural Sustainability” with Art Bowen of Virginia Hosuing Development Authority, Andrew McCoy of Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, and Angela Navarro of the Office of Governor McAuliffe, moderated by Bob Adams of HDAdvisors. Pre-awards educational sessions also took place with Michael Hubbard of Dominion Virginia Power, Andrew McCoy of Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, and Sean Evensen-Shanley of Viridiant.

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Local groups recognized with green-building awards

Local groups recognized with green-building awards Richmond BizSense JONATHAN SPIERS APRIL 25, 2017 An environmentally friendly Fan home renovation was among local projects recognized last week at Richmond nonprofit Viridiant’s eighth annual Sustainable Leadership Awards. The statewide group, which administers the EarthCraft brand of green-building programs, recognized Richmond developer Hollyport Ventures’ “Honor’s Corner” project with two …

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Free Bulletin: Benchmarking

People quantify many aspects of the world around them – from the fuel economy of vehicles to their heart rate while exercising. Benchmarking has become increasingly commonplace, but it has lagged behind in the building sector even though it is easier to do than many might think. In this bulletin, we show how to get …

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Free Bulletin: Planning for Resilient and Sustainable Buildings

A resilient building is also a sustainable building. Buildings that do not need replacement or significant repairs after a disaster are more sustainable by nature. More critically, resilient buildings provide a safe shelter to their occupants during adverse weather events and following days. Download the FREE bulletin from August’s lecture which provides resources to help building owners perform …

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CHP and Sustainable Leadership Awards in Roanoke Times

Community Housing Partners honored by EarthCraft Virginia Friday, April 17, 2015 12:15 am Two affordable multifamily rental communities developed, owned and managed by Community Housing Partners (CHP) received recognition from EarthCraft Virginia Thursday, March 26, in Richmond at its Sixth Annual Sustainable Leadership Awards Ceremony. Grissom Lane Apartments in Blacksburg earned a Special Recognition award. …

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Charlottesville Business Journal Recognizes Local Award Winners

Charlottesville Business Journal April 5, 2015 EarthCraft Virginia’s Annual Sustainable Leadership Awards have been given to several local residential builders and properties in recognition of their dedication to the advancement of sustainable housing. Southern Development Homes was named Single Family Builder of the Year; a home on Chisholm Place, built by Promethean Homes was named …

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