Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Local builder in St George wins national award for green home

Jake Joines, owner of J2 Construction, received national recognition on July 19 as one of the winners of the National EcoHome Design Awards. According to EcoHome Magazine, the award goes to builders who “show continued progress in environmental design and demonstrate that the integration of rich architectural design and true technical performance is clearly taking hold.”

The 2012 competition included over 2,500 applicants, and only 17 from across the country were chosen as winners. The home that Joines built, named “Terra Caelo,” is one of those 17 winners, and is also the only home in Utah to be recognized this year. St George Utah