2017 DOE Zero-Energy-Ready Housing Innovations Award Winner - Hudson Valley Passive House
This solar-powered home won this prestigious award based on a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) index of -2, indicating that the combination of a high-performance building envelope and roof-mounted solar PV array makes the home a net energy producer.
2016 AIA CT Chrysalis Award
The Chrysalis Award is a biennial peer recognition program that highlights AIA Connecticut member firms that are gaining recognition in the general design community through a body of built work and continuing commitment to design excellence.
2016 CTGBC Green Building Residential Award of Merit - Modern Hillside House
The Residential Award of Merit is granted for the successful implementation of green-building strategies, the quality of design solutions, and the overall aesthetics of a project.
2016 Construction 21 Green Solutions Awards, 3rd Place - Taft School Faculty House
the Green Solutions Awards highlight exemplary buildings, districts and infrastructures contributing to the fight against climate change. This is the most recent accolade for this multi-award-winning LEED Platinum and Passive House certified home.
2015 USGBC Outstanding Single-Family Project, 1st Place - Taft School Faculty House
The USGBC's annual LEED Homes Awards recognize projects, architects, developers and home builders who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in the residential green-building marketplace.
2015 DOE Zero-Energy-Ready Housing Innovations Award Winner - Taft School Faculty House
This house, located in Watertown, CT, was one of five projects across the nation to be named a 2015 Housing Innovation Awards Grand Winner. This project’s efficiency achievements were honored at the awards ceremony hosted during the EEBA Excellence in Building Science Conference & Expo in Denver, CO, in October, 2015.
2015 CTGBC Green Building Awards: Residential Award of Honor - Taft School Faculty House
In recognition of the efforts by designers to promote green buildings in Connecticut, the CT Green Building Council (CTGBC) gives out awards annually. Builder Chris Trolle joined Elizabeth DiSalvo of Trillium Architects to accept this top honor in the residential project category.
2014 CT Zero Energy Challenge, 3rd Place - Taft School Faculty House
The Challenge uses RESNET Rating Standards to determine each completed home's HERS Index. The home's HERS Index, coupled with other factors, including the cost effectiveness of the project and the home's total estimated energy use, are utilized to determine the winners.
2014 Morris Media Green Business Award
Architect Elizabeth DiSalvo was one of the first recipients of Morris Media Group's annual Green Awards, which honor individuals, non-profit organizations, and companies committed to green initiatives.
2013 USGBC Award of Merit - Rowayton LEED Gold House
This annual recognition acknowledges projects, architects, and home builders that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in residential green building.
2012 CTGBC Residential Award of Merit - Darien LEED Platinum Remodel
This gut renovation and addition to a 1925 colonial earned the U.S. Green Building Council's prestigious LEED Platinum certification and the CTGBC Award of Merit.