Department of Energy “Housing Innovation Award Winner”
The Department of Energy grants Housing Innovation Awards to the top 1% of U.S. homebuilders in various categories each year. This year, a recently built Amerisips Home, located on Johns Island, won in the ‘Custom Home’ category. We are proud to have won this prestigious award and appreciate Sam Rashkin comments: “That Amerisips was selected as a National Winner of the 2014 Housing Innovation Awards is a significant achievement and testimony to the company’s outstanding commitment to proven innovations that all Americans should want in their next new home.” DETAILS.
Department of Energy “Zero Energy Ready” Home Partner
Zero Energy Ready Homes are rated for excellence in performance in six categories: comfort, indoor environment,durability, advanced technology, construction quality, and energy efficiency. These categories are rated and field-tested by an approved verifier in accordance with the Home Energy Rating System, or HERS Index! Accepting partnership as a ‘ZERH’ Builder means choosing excellence by agreeing to conform to the strictest standards in the green building industry–something Amerisips has been doing since Day 1!
U.S. Green Builders Council Best of Building Award Winner
Amerisips was selected by the USGBC, the creators of the LEED Rating System, as a Best of Building Award winner in the small builder/contractor category. Amerisips won this award through our excellence and leadership in green building practices, which are represented in our growing number of LEED Platinum Certified Homes.
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2014 GreenBuilder Magazine Home of the Year Award Winner – Best Alternative Structure
Amerisips was selected by GreenBuilder Magazine in 2014 with the Best Alternative Structure Award due to our Free Energy Living® technology. Read More.
EPA Indoor AirPLUS Builder Partner
Amerisips builds homes to Indoor AirPLUS construction specifications, which are certified by independent raters. The goal of EPA Indoor AirPLUS is to promote healthy indoor air conditions for the public, both in their homes and in indoor public spaces.
ENERGY STAR® Certified Home Partner
Amerisips is a Department of Energy Energy Star Home Partner. We build our homes to Energy Star standards every day and use only energy-star approved appliances for the health, safety, quality, and energy-savings of the home and its owners.