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Awards, Memberships, Publications and Speaking Engagements

 

Southern Arizona Homebuilder’s Association

Builder of the Year, 2015

 

Southern Arizona Homebuilder’s Association
Builder of the Year, 2013

Southern Arizona Homebuilder’s Association
Builder of the Year, 2011

Southern Arizona Homebuilder’s Association
Builder of the Year, 2009

Southern Arizona Homebuilder’s Association
Builder of the Year, 2007

Southern Arizona Homebuilder’s Association
Builder of the Year, 1999

Alliance of Construction Trades
Excellent Homebuilder of the Year, 2004

Alliance of Construction Trades
Excellent Homebuilder of the Year, 2002

Alliance of Construction Trades
Excellent Superintendent of the Year, 2004
Wade Crowley, Senior Project Manger

Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Awards
Business Growth Winner, 2002

Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Awards
Best Place to Work Finalist, 2003

Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Awards
Best Place to Work Winner, 2008

Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Awards
Best Place to Work Finalist, 2007

Wells Fargo Copper Cactus Awards
Best Place to Work Winner, 2005

Metropolitan Pima Alliance
Common Ground Award, 2008

Metropolitan Pima Alliance
Common Ground Award, 2005

Metropolitan Pima Alliance
Green Project Common Ground Award for Civano North Ridge, 2009

Metropolitan Pima Alliance
Common Ground Award of Distinction for Tucson Festival of Books, 2009

Southwest Gas
Premier Lifestyle Gold Award, 2006

United States Department of Energy Builder’s Challenge
Met the EnergySmart Home Scale, 2008

Workplace Excellence of Greater Tucson
Workplace Excellence Awards Nominee, 2009

Selected by BASF for a Better Home Better Planet partnership

Memberships:
♦ Southern Arizona Homebuilders Association
♦ Tucson Association of Realtors
♦ Green Valley Association of Realtors
♦ Arizona Association of Realtors
♦ National Association of Realtors
♦ National Association of Homebuilders
♦ Better Business Bureau
♦ Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
♦ Green Valley Chamber of Commerce
♦ Metropolitan Pima Alliance
♦ Pima County Real Estate Research Council
♦ Metropolitan Pima Alliance
♦ Pima County Real Estate Research Council

Publications:
· Gloede, William.  “From Showcase to Business Case.”  Big Builder Magazine January 8, 2010
· Vanderpool, Tim.  “Constructing Excellence.”  Tucson Home Magazine Winter 2008-2009 Inside Tucson Business Staff.“
· Yudelson, Jerry.  Choosing Green The Homebuyer’s Guide to Good Green Homes.  Canada:  New Society Publishers, 2008
· Pangburn, Joe.  “Energy Dept. Honors Pepper Viner Homes.”  Inside Tucson Business November 10, 2008
· Inside Tucson Business Staff “Todd Hanley is Business Leader of the Year.” Inside Tucson Business November 1, 2008
· Egger, Ed.  “Realtor, Brother Create Search Website for New Home Builders.”  Inside Tucson Business November 1, 2008
· Inside Tucson Business Staff.  “Homebuilders Go Green with Options, New Project.”  Inside Tucson Business April 30, 2007
· Michal, Rich.  “Green Building – Fad or Future?”  Green Scene March 2008
· Farnsworth, Christina B.  “Pepper Viner Vested in Protecting the Environment.”  Tucson Green Magazine February 2008
· Henrikson, Jan.  “The House that Richard Built.”  Tucson Green Magazine February 2008
· SAHBA Staff.  “SAHBA Builders Recognized with Prestigious Honors.”  SAHBA Blue Print February 2008
· KOLD Staff.  “Green Expo Saturday and Sunday in Tucson.”  koldfirstalert.typepad.com February 29, 2008
· Beal, Tom.  “Lack of ‘Green’ No-Nos Pays Off in County’s Home-Rating Plan.”  Arizona Daily Star February 25, 2008
· Beal, Tom.  “Builder Tacks on Solid Green Label.”  Arizona Daily Star November 29, 2007
· Fischer, Alan.  “’Green Homes Will Be on Display at Civano Expo.”  Tucson Citizen February 24, 2008
· Rice. Alison.  “Success in Civano.”  Green Builder Magazine December 2007
· Girard, Mikey.  “Tucson Arizona Real Estate New 10/27.”  tucsonrealestatearizona.com
· UA News Staff.  “Creating Sustainable Green Building Residential Communities:  Learning from the Leaders.”  UA News August 24, 2007
· Jim Carlton.  “Builders Zero In on New Goal of Energy-Neutral Housing.”  Wall Street Journal.

Speaking Engagements:
Green Building and Sustainable Design in New Jersey.  November 11, 2008.  Richard Barna, presenter and panelist.

2008 Excellence in Building Conference & Expo.  October 22-24, 2008.  Richard Barna, presenter.

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project Workshop on High Performance Homes.  May 7, 2008.  Richard Barna, panelist for Bringing High Performance Homes into the Mainstream.

Creating Sustainable Green Building Residential Communities:  Learning from the Leaders.  August 24, 2007.  Richard Barna, panelist.