Housing Design Award Categories

New Home Construction AwardsGROUP

Requirements

(Total finished square feet including habitable areas, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submitters in this category must be registered with Tarion Warraty Corporation.
  • This home must be registered with Tarion by the builder listed on this submission form unless otherwise permitted in which case proof must be provided.
  • If this home has been built with the help of a PKHBA member company it is strongly encouraged to list that company in the "Who helped you?" section.
Criteria
  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including habitable areas, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submitters in this category must be registered with Tarion Warraty Corporation.
  • This home must be registered with Tarion by the builder listed on this submission form unless otherwise permitted in which case proof must be provided.
  • If this home has been built with the help of a PKHBA member company it is strongly encouraged to list that company in the "Who helped you?" section.
Criteria
  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including finished basements, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submitters in this category must be registered with Tarion Warraty Corporation.
  • This home must be registered with Tarion by the builder listed on this submission form unless otherwise permitted in which case proof must be provided.
  • If this home has been built with the help of a PKHBA Manufactured Home member company it must be entered as a co-submission with that company
Criteria
  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including finished basements, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submitters in this category must be registered with Tarion Warraty Corporation.
  • This home must be registered with Tarion by the builder listed on this submission form unless otherwise permitted in which case proof must be provided.
  • If this home has been built with the help of a PKHBA Manufactured Home member company it must be entered as a co-submission with that company
Criteria
  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including finished basements, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submitters in this category must be registered with Tarion Warraty Corporation.
  • This home must be registered with Tarion by the builder listed on this submission form unless otherwise permitted in which case proof must be provided.
  • If this home has been built with the help of a PKHBA Manufactured Home member company it must be entered as a co-submission with that company
Criteria
  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including finished basements, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Homes must be manufactured in a licenced factory by the entrant
  • If this home was completed on site with the help of a PKHBA Builder member company it must be entered as a co-submission with that company.
  • The manufacturer must provide a manufacturer’s warranty for this home
Criteria
  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including finished basements, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Homes must be manufactured in a licenced factory by the entrant
  • If this home was completed on site with the help of a PKHBA Builder member company it must be entered as a co-submission with that company.
  • The manufacturer must provide a manufacturer’s warranty for this home
Criteria
  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

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Description

The Peterborough and Kawartha Home Builders' Association is proud to announce our partnership with the Ontario Wood program in bringing to life the Local Wood Content Awards for the 2018 building season. The Local Wood Content Award aims to promote your commitment to sustainable building and local economic development. The award will be based on the highest value of local wood in the build, and expressed as a percentage of total wood content available. All builders submitting projects must join the free, no-commitment Ontario Wood program using the Ontario Wood program, and can do so easily by emailing Emily Radford at emily.radford@ontario.ca.

Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new custom home build project by any PKHBA member (Tarion or exemption required)
  • The custom home be built with a portion of Ontario wood
  • The renovation must use over $5,000 in total building materials
  • You must be a member of the Ontario Wood program (free)
Criteria
  • Percentage of Ontario Wood

    100%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including finished basements, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submitters in this category must be registered with Tarion Warraty.
  • This home must be registered with Tarion by the builder listed on this submission form unless otherwise permitted in which case proof must be provided.
  • If this home has been altered more than 40% from the original floor plan, it must be entered as a Custom Built Home instead
Criteria
  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including finished basements, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submitters in this category must be registered with Tarion Warraty.
  • This home must be registered with Tarion by the builder listed on this submission form unless otherwise permitted in which case proof must be provided.
  • If this home has been altered more than 40% from the original floor plan, it must be entered as a Custom Built Home instead
Criteria
  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

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Requirements

(Total finished square feet including finished basements, does not include decks, porches or garages)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submitters in this category must be registered with Tarion Warraty.
  • This home must be registered with Tarion by the builder listed on this submission form unless otherwise permitted in which case proof must be provided.
  • If this home has been altered more than 40% from the original floor plan, it must be entered as a Custom Built Home instead
Criteria
  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

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Home Renovation AwardsGROUP

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Description

The Peterborough and Kawartha Home Builders' Association is proud to announce our partnership with the Ontario Wood program in bringing to life the Local Wood Content Awards for the 2018 building season. The Local Wood Content Award aims to promote your commitment to sustainable building and local economic development. The award will be based on the highest value of local wood in the build, and expressed as a percentage of total wood content available. All builders submitting projects must join the free, no-commitment Ontario Wood program using the Ontario Wood program, and can do so easily by emailing Emily Radford at emily.radford@ontario.ca.

Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new home improvement or renovation project by any PKHBA member
  • The renovation must be built with a portion of Ontario wood
  • The renovation must use over $5,000 in total building materials
  • You must be a member of the Ontario Wood program (free)
Criteria
  • Percentage of Ontario Wood

    100%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Renovation categories are open to PKHBA RenoMark members only
Criteria
  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Innovative Design

    10%

  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Renovation categories are open to PKHBA RenoMark members only
Criteria
  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Innovative Design

    10%

  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

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Best Rooms, Spaces and Outbuildings AwardsGROUP

Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new or renovated project by any PKHBA member.
  • “Any Room” is defined as any single room other than a kitchen or bathroom. Examples include a wine cellar, home theatre, mudroom, kids play room, an attached garage, laundry room, home gym, bedroom, family room or home office.
  • If a project was completed with the help of another PKHBA member company, the submission is strongly encouraged to be entered as a co-submission.
Criteria
  • Innovative Design

    10%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new or renovated project by any PKHBA member.
  • If this project was completed with the help of another PKHBA member company, it is strongly encouraged to list that company in the "Who helped you" section.
  • If this project was completed as part of a larger build or renovation with another PKHBA member company, that company MUST be listed in the "Who helped you" section.
  • Bathroom must be completed and fully operational at time of submission
Criteria
  • Innovative Design

    10%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new or renovated project by any PKHBA member.
  • If this project was completed with the help of another PKHBA member company, it is strongly encouraged to list that company in the "Who helped you" section.
  • If this project was completed as part of a larger build or renovation with another PKHBA member company, that company MUST be listed in the "Who helped you" section.
  • Bathroom must be completed and fully operational at time of submission
Criteria
  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Innovative Design

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new or renovated projects by any PKHBA member.
  • Projects must be non-residential in nature.
Criteria
  • Architectural Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Dsign

    20%

  • Innovative Design Elements

    10%

  • Special Features/Challenges

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Best exterior space can include, for example, porches, screened in porches, decking, landscaping, fountains, gazebos, 3 season rooms, outdoor living space etc.
  • The space can be part of a new build or renovation project
  • If a project was completed with the help of another PKHBA member company, the submission is strongly encouraged to be entered as a co-submission.
Criteria
  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Innovative Design

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new or renovated project by any PKHBA member.
  • If this project was completed with the help of another PKHBA member company, it is strongly encouraged to list that company in the "Who helped you" section.
  • If this project was completed as part of a larger build or renovation with another PKHBA member company, that company MUST be listed in the "Who helped you" section.
  • Kitchen must be completed and fully operational at time of submission
Criteria
  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Innovative Design

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new or renovated project by any PKHBA member.
  • If this project was completed with the help of another PKHBA member company, it is strongly encouraged to list that company in the "Who helped you" section.
  • If this project was completed as part of a larger build or renovation with another PKHBA member company, that company MUST be listed in the "Who helped you" section.
  • Kitchen must be completed and fully operational at time of submission
Criteria
  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Innovative Design

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This category is open to any new or renovated project by any PKHBA member.
  • If this project was completed with the help of another PKHBA member company, it is strongly encouraged to list that company in the "Who helped you" section.
  • If this project was completed as part of a larger build or renovation with another PKHBA member company, that company MUST be listed in the "Who helped you" section.
  • Kitchen must be completed and fully operational at time of submission
Criteria
  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Innovative Design

    10%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Examples include garages, bunkies, boathouses, treehouses, garden sheds etc.
  • This building must be detached from the main home/building
Criteria
  • Creative Use of Space

    20%

  • Challenges Addressed

    10%

  • Overall Appeal

    40%

  • Functionality of Floor Plan/Design

    20%

  • Innovative Design

    10%

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Marketing and Sales AwardsGROUP

Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to any member of the PKHBA
Criteria
  • Consistency of Messaging and Branding

    40%

  • Effective Use of Multiple Media Types

    30%

  • Overall Effectiveness of Ad Campaign

    30%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to Tract, Custom and Manufacturer Builders
  • Builder can enter any Model Home/Sales Centre from any of their building sites
  • Model Home/Sales Centre must be used as a model home or sales center on an on-going basis
Criteria
  • Overall Presentation of Model Home/Sales Centre

    20%

  • Effectively Communicates Marketing/Brand of the Builder

    30%

  • Visually Conveys Sales Information

    30%

  • Functionality and Flow

    20%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all members other than Tract, Custom and Manufacturer Builders
  • Showroom must be used as a showroom or sales centre on an on-going basis
Criteria
  • Overall Presentation of Show Room

    20%

  • Communicates the Marketing/Brand of the Member

    30%

  • Visually Conveys Sales Information

    30%

  • Functionality and Flow

    20%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to any member of the PKHBA
Criteria
  • Concept and Originality

    10%

  • Creative Use of Social Media

    10%

  • Ease of Use and Navigation

    40%

  • Effective Communication of Brand/Content

    40%

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Prestige AwardsGROUP

Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • For the purpose of this category, a custom home builder is defined as a builder who has built fewer than 11 homes in 2018.
  • Entry in this category is free for any custom home builder who has entered at least two (2) other projects for consideration in a New Home Construction, Home Renovation or Best Rooms, Spaces and Outbuildings award category.
  • Builder must be registered with Tarion.
  • This category cannot be entered by a tract builder.
  • This category may be entered by a manufacturer builder only as a co-submission with a PKHBA custom home builder.
Criteria
  • Participation in industry advancement

    30%

  • Community Involvement

    30%

  • Average of Best Two Scores From Submitted Projects

    20%

  • What Makes You the Best?

    20%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • For the purpose of this category, manufacturer builder is defined as a builder who manufacturers homes in a facility.
  • Entry in this category is free for any manufacturer builder who has entered at least two (2) other projects for consideration in a New Home Construction, Home Renovation or Best Rooms, Spaces and Outbuildings award category.
  • This category cannot be entered by either a custom builder or a tract home builder.
Criteria
  • Average of Best Two Scores From Submitted Projects

    20%

  • Community Involvement

    30%

  • Participation in industry advancement

    30%

  • What Makes You the Best?

    20%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • For the purpose of this category, a tract builder is defined as a builder who has built more than 11 homes in 2018.
  • Entry in this category is free for any tract builder who has entered at least two (2) other projects for consideration in a New Home Construction, Home Renovation or Best Rooms, Spaces and Outbuildings award category.
  • Builder must be registered with Tarion
  • This category cannot be entered by either a custom builder or a manufacturer builder
Criteria
  • Average of Best Two Scores From Submitted Projects

    20%

  • Community Involvement

    30%

  • Participation in industry advancement

    30%

  • What Makes You the Best?

    20%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to any member of the PKHBA
  • This award is self-nominated

 

Criteria
  • Environmentally Friendly Projects

    30%

  • Leadership in Advancing Green Building Awareness

    40%

  • Leading-edge Environmental Strategies

    30%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to RenoMark members only.
  • Entry in this category is free for any RenoMark member who has entered at least two (2) other renovation projects.
Criteria
  • Participation in industry advancement

    30%

  • Community Involvement

    30%

  • Average of Best Two Scores From Submitted Projects

    20%

  • What Makes You the Best?

    20%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all PKHBA Sub-trade members
  • This award is self-nominated
Criteria
  • Participation in Industry Advancement

    30%

  • Community Involvement

    30%

  • Overall Service, Professionalism and Craftsmanship

    20%

  • What Makes You The Best

    20%

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Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all PKHBA Supplier members
  • Award is granted to supplier member company, not to an individual company representative
  • This award is self-nominated
Criteria
  • Participation in Industry Advancement

    30%

  • Community Involvement

    30%

  • Overall Service, Professionalism and Product Knowledge

    20%

  • What Makes You the Best?

    20%

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