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Victorian builder wins three national awards

Media Release

Victorian builder wins three national awards

Media Release
Victorian sustainable builder Ovens & King Builders won three awards at the prestigious 2021Housing Industry Association (HIA) Australian GreenSmart Awards announced today.

Ovens & King Builders won the highest accolade - the 2021 HIA Australian GreenSmart Home for a one-bedroom homebuilt to the Passive House standard. The home was also awarded the HIA Australian GreenSmart Custom Built Home and HIA Australian GreenSmart Energy Efficiency.

The judges were impressed by the standard of construction to achieve a comfortable home year-round with minimal energy consumption.

“Thermal performance of the windows minimise air movement and limit heat gain and loss contributing to the superior performance of the home” they commented.

“Material choice reflects the overall high quality of construction and demonstrate a passion for sustainable building.”

HIA Australian GreenSmart Awards recognise the best in sustainable housing. Award winners and finalists make a positive difference to the environment by building energy efficient and comfortable homes.

In congratulating the winners, HIA Managing Director Graham Wolfe said HIA Australian GreenSmart Awards represent the latest in environmental design excellence and sustainable building practices, and recognise HIA members who design and build greener and more liveable homes.

“HIA is committed to sustainable building outcomes through environmentally focussed design, innovation and construction. The winners and finalists are at the cutting-edge in their field and demonstrate expertise and commitment to build superior performing, energy-saving homes for their clients,” Mr Wolfe said.

“Each winner and finalist is congratulated for achieving success at a national level and demonstrating that comfort, security, innovation and value for money can co-exist in a sustainable built environment. HIA members are up to the challenge.”

The HIA GreenSmart program began more than 20 years ago and is a voluntary initiative available to HIA members.

The 2021 HIA  Australian GreenSmart Awards are partnered by The Australian Reinforcing Company.

Award winners were announced today on YouTube, available on https://hia.com.au/awards/greensmart-award

Category Winner

HIA Australian GreenSmart Home

HIA Australian GreenSmart Custom Built Home

HIA Australian GreenSmart Energy Efficiency

Ovens & King Builders

Victoria

HIA  Australian GreenSmart Renovation / Addition Project

McArdle Projects

South Australia

HIA Australian GreenSmart Display/Project Home

 Adelaide Green Homes

South Australia

HIA  Australian GreenSmart Sustainable Home

 Solaire Properties

Queensland

HIA  Australian GreenSmart Product

 NuPod by Neumann Steel

Queensland

HIA  Australian GreenSmart Professional

 Janine Strachan

Green Design Solutions

Victoria

For images visit media.hia.com.au

For further information please contact:

Fiona Nield

Regional Executive Director - Victoria
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