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The Greenhaven at Ridgehaven

Awards for the Ridgehaven "Green Building"

  • Trane Pinnacle Award for innovate and cost-effective heating, ventilation and building management systems that are quiet and comfortable for building visitors and occupants; Trane Company, 2000.
  • Energy Star Building Label (first building in the nation to receive this award); U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1999.
  • Honorable Mention, Energy Star Buildings Government Partner of the Year Competition, 1999.
  • James C. Howland Urban Achievement Award in recognition of contributions made to the enrichment of the urban environment; National League of Cities, 1999.
  • Challenge for Energy Excellence; U.S. EPA's Energy Star Buildings for achieving leadership, 1999.
  • Environmentally Responsible Design; American Institute of Architects, 1998.
  • Top 10 "Green Buildings" in the United States for Earth Day; American Institute of Architects, 1998.
  • Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for outstanding contribution to Environmental Management; State of California, 1998.
  • Award for sustainable design; Boston Society of Architects, 1997.
  • Certificate of Environmental Achievement (listing in Environmental Success Index); Renew America, 1997.
  • Environmental Leadership Award, National Pollution Prevention, County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health, 1997.
  • Honorable Mention, Modernization Awards Competition, BUILDINGS-the Facilities Construction and Management magazine, 1997.
  • Resource Conservation Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Category of Water & Energy, Awarded to the City of San Diego's Water Conservation Program, 1997.
  • Certificate of Recognition, National Awards for Energy Efficiency; U.S. Department of Energy, 1996.
  • Certificate of Achievement for Environmental Sustainability and Leadership in Building Retrofits; U.S. Department of Energy, 1996.
  • Certificate of Recognition, National Awards for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to the "green building" for its outstanding contributions in promoting an environmentally sustainable future.
  • Institute for Local Self Government, Honorable Mention, Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence; Environmental Quality Partnership Category, 1996.
  • Technology Achievement Winner in Sustainable Development; Public Technology, Inc., 1996.
  • Certificate of Excellence; Savings Through Design Energy Efficiency Building Design Award; San Diego Gas & Electric, 1995.
  • Design Award; American Institute of Architects, San Diego Chapter, 1995.
  • Keep California Beautiful, 2nd Place for Public/Partnerships for protection of California's beauty through leadership.
  • 8th Annual Renew America National Award for Environmental Sustainability.