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Green Builder Media's 2018 Readers' Choice Awards


Who are the greenest ones of all? Find out in our annual survey of building professionals.


See the slideshow below our featured winners for the complete results.

The House Our Readers Built

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Featured Winners

Trex - Decking Products

Trex Readers Choice


Trex is the world’s #1 premium decking brand and the inventor of wood-alternative composite decking. For more than 25 years, Trex has defined and perfected the category with high-performance, low-maintenance products that offer a truly environmentally responsible choice.

As one of North America’s largest plastic film recyclers, Trex has saved more than a billion pounds of plastic film from littering our landfills, waterways and oceans, while saving Trex owners from countless hours of time-consuming maintenance.  www.trex.com


DuPont - Building Wrap Products


DuPont™ Tyvek® is voted the Greenest Building Wrap Brand for the 8th year in a row! 

DuPont™ Tyvek® Building Envelope solutions provide superior protection against the elements with pioneering products such as DuPont™ Tyvek® HomeWrap® and other specialized wraps, plus flashing and roofing underlayments.  DuPont™ Tyvek® weather-resistive barriers help to prevent air and water infiltration while allowing moisture vapor to escape to help reduce the chance of mold and water damage. Learn more at www.weatherization.tyvek.com

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Trane - HVAC

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Trane, a leader in HVAC, offers homeowners a broad range of energy efficient systems, indoor air quality and connected solutions; all supported by a powerful distribution and contractor network providing unmatched service. trane.com/residential

Builders can deliver homeowners more efficient, reliable home heating and cooling with variable speed HVAC solutions.  Trane’s state-of-the-art variable systems, maintain a consistent temperature by automatically making minor, continuous adjustments in output to maintain a home’s desired comfort.


Andersen - Windows and Doors

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As the largest window manufacturer in North America, Andersen is committed to producing durable products that help customers reduce energy consumption and emissions, lower utility costs, and improve personal well-being.  andersenwindows.com

Andersen is an 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner. The company’s leadership in energy efficiency is exemplified through products that have helped set industry standards for minimizing environmental impacts while maximizing energy efficiency, performance and durability for customers.  andersencorporation.com