Green Building Awards


THANK YOU to all the contest entries!


2014 USGBC Massachusetts Green Building of the Year Award +  Green Innovation Award 


Since 2008, USGBC Massachusetts has recognized the most innovative green buildings, products, processes and technologies in the Massachusetts real estate community. Past winners have demonstrated ingenuity, replicability, and scored well on the triple bottom line - an important concept in sustainability that considers the building’s overall impact on economic prosperity, environmental quality, and social equity.


Winners will be announced at our Earth Day Gala on April 22, 2014.




The 2013 Award Winners:


2013 USGBC Massachusetts Green Building of the Year Award













Project: 95-97 Pine Street, Cambridge, MA

Submitted by: Homeowner's Rehab, Inc

The judges saw this building as an important model for other affordable housing projects. 


Special Recognition

Project: Sherman Fairchild Laboratory Renovation for Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

Submitted by: Payette Architects 

This project is an example of stellar energy performance in a lab.


Project: One Boston Place

Submitted by: CBRE 

The judges praised this project for its enthusiastic spirit of the approach to recertification under EB O&M.


2013 USGBC Massachusetts Green Innovation Award


Project: Hosteling International Building, Boston, MA

Submitted by: Bergmeyer Associates, Inc.


Project: Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA

Submitted by: Richard Burck Associates, Inc.

This project skillfully handled water absorption and discharge to the aquifer.


2008-2012 Award Winners

Click here to view past award winners.