Monday, April 18, 2011

Solar Idea House wins Earthcraft's "Single Family Project of the Year" Award

James River Air Conditioning, Co. Inc. of Richmond, Virginia’s “Solar Idea House” received the Single Family Project of the Year award at the 2nd Annual EarthCraft Awards held on March 24th at The Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia. The Single Family Project Award is recognition of the project that demonstrates the most outstanding levels of green building including energy efficiency, resource conservation, durability and sustainability. As an EarthCraft Virginia Builder Member, James River Air Conditioning, Co. Inc. of Richmond’s “Solar Idea House” was the” greenest” home of the 302 EarthCraft homes certifying in 2010 throughout Virginia. The “Solar Idea House” is available for viewings by contacting James River Air Conditioning, Co. Inc. at (804) 358-9333 or through their website at . The awards reception drew over 150 individuals representing nonprofit and for profit housing providers and developers, program sponsors, affordable housing advocates and those interested in creating green housing opportunities in Virginia. The reception recognized more than 220 EarthCraft Builders 60 developers throughout the Commonwealth. Remarks were conveyed from Senator Warner by David Hallock State Director. Don Ritenour, Virginia Housing Development Authority’s Managing Director of Development delivered the keynote address and accepted the Visionary Award on behalf of VHDA.