16. Environmental Initiative (Residential or Commercial)

CHBA-CO Okanagan Housing Awards 2023 | CHBA Central Okanagan


This award recognizes a member who embraces environmental, economic and social aspects of their project and incorporates creative and innovative solutions, while maintain a consideration for the environment. This award will be presented to a member who recognizes the impact of their project/development on its surrounding area and have taken steps to reduce this impact and add quality to the community.

  • Completed online entry
  • 14 digital images that best represent the project
  • Floor and/or site plan
  • Any certificates earned (Energy StarĀ®, EnerGuide, Built GreenĀ®, LEED and/or R-2000 Certificate or Label)
  • Completed Homeowner Permission Form
Criterion Weight
Sensitivity to site conditions and surrounding environments 20.0%
Selection of materials and resources 20.0%
Energy and water saving considerations 20.0%
Construction practices and details of certification program chosen 20.0%
Innovation and design 20.0%