Three Residential Projects Recognized with Green Home Awards
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 -- The City of Falls Church Building Safety Division recognized three residential construction projects with the “Green Home Award” at Monday’s City Council meeting. The homeowners and developers involved in the projects were lauded by the Council and City staff for improving the health, energy efficiency and sustainability of the their homes and built environment of the City of Falls Church community.
“We are immensely proud of the award recipients,” said Doug Fraser, the City’s Building Official. “The homeowners and builders have gone above and beyond to have a third party verify and certify that their homes meet the the National Green Building Standard, which covers a wide range of features including Energy Star Home Certification. They embody the spirit of The Little City.”
The award recipients are Andrew and Amy Schroeder of 1209 Offutt Drive with Schroeder Design/Build Inc.; Adam and Jessica Meyers of 1017 Fowler Street with Adam Bean of Celebrity Homes, L.C.; and Gregory and Dawn Fine of 308 Pennsylvania Avenue also with Adam Bean of Celebrity Homes, L.C.
The residential projects were monitored by a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Certified Rater and conformed to one of several approved residential green building certification programs.
Above: Amy and Andrew Schroeder of 1209 Offutt Drive and owners of Schroeder Design/Build Inc. are pictured with their children reciving the Green Home Award from the Building Safety Division. Also in the front row: Doug Fraser, Building Official, and Ted Stevens, Chair of the Environmental Services Council. Back row City Council: Letty Hardi, Karen Oliver, Dave Snyder, Mayor David Tarter, Vice Mayor Marybeth Connelly, Phil Duncan, and Dan Sze.
Above: The Schroeder home at 1209 Offut Drive received the Green Home Award on November 27, 2017.
Above: The Meyers home at 1017 Fowler Street received the Green Home Award on November 27, 2017.
Above: The Fine home at 308 Pennsylvania Avenue received the Green Home Award on November 27, 2017.