2019 Awards Gala: LEEDing the Way

The 2019 Gala photo album is on Facebook here.

PDF of the Event Journal, complete with descriptions & photos of the award winners, etc.

PDF of the Gala flier HERE. 

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES OF THE 2019 AWARDS GALA INCLUDE:

  • Selection of the location at LEED registered Hyatt Regency, also within easy walking distance to the local train station;
  • Centerpieces are native perennial flowers;
  • Event journal and posters printed on recycled/recyclable paper at a wind & solar-powered print company;
  • The award plaques themselves were made of FSC Recycled materials by a company utilizing energy & water conservation and more.
  • Carbon offsets for the estimated carbon emissions of the event and attendees purchased through the carbon fund;
  • Menu consists of locally grown food, where possible;
  • Attendee name badges are reusable;
  • All paper items to be recycled.

USGBC NJ’s 2019 Honoree: The City of Hoboken for their leadership in sustainability and their LEED for Cities Gold
certification, the first LEED for Cities certification in New Jersey.

USGBC NJ’s 2019 Awards Gala Winners:

  • LEED Project of the Year: Residential Community Inclusiveness – 913 New York Ave, Union City, NJ
  • LEED Project of the Year: Residential Passive House – Candela Lofts
  • LEED Project of the Year: Commercial – Unilever’s Project Unify
  • Innovative Practices/ Innovative Project of the Year – Achievement in Sustainability Through Janitorial Services
  • LEED Project of the Year: Schools – Frank J. Gargiulo Campus, Hudson County Schools of Technology
  • Honorable Mention: Commercial Community Dedication – Subaru of America Headquarters
  • Honorable Mention: Commercial LEED Zero Initiative – Colgate-Palmolive Burlington Driving Towards LEED Zero
  • Honorable Mention: Sustainable Practices Storm and Public Space Resiliency – 700 Jackson Redevelopment & Resiliency Park
  • Honorable Mention: Sustainable Schools – Center for Environmental & Life Sciences, Montclair State University

Descriptions of the award winning projects & the lists of all project teams.

Student Award Winners:


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