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GreenSmart Awards

HIA GreenSmart Awards recognise the diligent efforts of environmentally-aware residential builders and designers.

GreenSmart Awards

HIA GreenSmart Awards recognise the diligent efforts of environmentally-aware residential builders and designers.

HIA Australian GreenSmart Awards recognise those who build or design environmentally-friendly homes and provide solutions to make homes more efficient.

Award winners and finalists are making a positive difference to the environment. Leading by example, they are inspiring other HIA members to build sustainable, energy efficient and comfortable homes for their clients.

2022 HIA Australian GreenSmart Awards

Submission Period: 17 January to 20 June 2022

Enter online


How to Enter

All entries are securely submitted online.

To get your submissions started, take a look at the entry requirements:

Entry Fee

Each entry is $220 including GST.

Entry fees must be paid by credit card at the time of entry.


Judging is conducted by a national judging panel of industry experts in the field. Site visits are not undertaken. Your project is judged on the information provided in your submission.

Announcement of Winners

Winners will be announced online on 13 September 2022.

Entrants are notified if they are successful as a finalist prior to the announcement. Each winner is acknowledged in a comprehensive online feature with judges’ comments and images of the project.

Further Information

You can enter as many times as you like, as long as each of your projects satisfies the entry requirements and Conditions of Entry.

The winner of the Australian GreenSmart Home is chosen from the winners of the following categories:

  • Custom Built Home
  • Display/Project Home
  • Renovation/Addition Project

For more information contact HIA National Awards national_events@hia.com.au


GreenSmart Awards categories

Select the relevant category from the list below to enter the 2022 GreenSmart awards:


GreenSmart Awards - Multi Dwelling Development


This award recognises multiple dwelling residential projects. These projects typically include developments known as dual occupancy (two dwellings on a single allotment), villas (one storey), townhouses (two-three storey...

GreenSmart Awards - Energy Efficiency


This award is presented to the housing project (single or multi dwelling) that uses minimal energy to serve current and future needs; both in the construction and operation of the home.

GreenSmart Awards - Display/Project Home


An individual house currently on display to the public and intended for reproduction as displayed or with standard variations to suit the client's needs.

GreenSmart Awards - Custom Built Home


An individual house, which has been uniquely designed and built on contract specifically for the site and according to the requirements and brief of a client. Where the home is built for staff, friends, a family member o...

GreenSmart Awards - Renovation/ Addition Project


An extension or renovation involving structural building work to an existing individual house or other residential building. To renovate and upgrade a group of apartments, villas, townhouses, etc or to convert a non-resi...

GreenSmart Professional


This award is presented to the GreenSmart Professional who best demonstrates the successful application of the GreenSmart approach in a residential building and design capacity within the industry.

Relive the highlights of awards announcement

Relive the highlights of awards announcement

2021 winners

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2021 HIA Australian GreenSmart Home

Winner: Ovens & King Builders, Victoria


HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards

Celebrate the highest level of achievement for the "best of the best" in the residential building industry for award winning designs and builds from across Australia.

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Professional Builder/Renovator Awards

Highly-prized recognition within the industry for extensive business and financial management practices.

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Greensmart Awards

Celebrating sustainably-built homes, new products and GreenSmart Professionals. Gain recognition for your sustainability building practices.

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Small Business Management Awards

Recognising the vital work done by those behind-the-scenes in small businesses in the building industry.

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Apprentice Awards

HIA host the Annual Apprentice Awards to recognise and inspire the next generation of apprentices for the construction industry.

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HIA Apprentice Host Trainer Award

Putting the spotlight on apprentice hosts and the important contribution they make for Australian apprentices.

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