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For Immediate Release

Date: June 6, 2014
For Immediate Release

Contact: Suzanne B. Cook, CAE
PH: 850-894-3422
Email: cooksb@nettally.com


Blue Star Homes, Premier Capture FGBC Green Awards
In Tallahassee Parade of Homes

TALLAHASSEE - The Tallahassee Builders Association concluded its annual Parade of Homes event in May. This year 33 percent of the 27 entries participated in the FGBC certified green home awards category.

Blue Star Homes
2312 Flint Run
Highest Score: 154
Winner - Under 1,900 s.f. Category

Blue Star Homes walked away with the overall highest score in the FGBC green awards category at 154 points for 2312 Flint Run. The 1,578 s.f. home achieved a HERS Index of 63 for energy efficiency, and incorporated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets. Other water conservation measures included drought-tolerant landscaping and no permanent installed irrigation. Located within an FGBC certified green local government (city of Tallahassee) and convenient to public amenities, the home also features low VOC paints, minimal carpet use, healthy flooring, and healthy insulation to enhance the indoor air quality. [Green Features] For more information, contact Neil Ryder.


Premier Fine Homes
6958 Cortona Hills Way
Winner - Over 1,900 s.f. Category

Taking 1st place in the “Over 1,900 Square Feet” group was Premier Fine Homes for 6958 Cortona Hills Way with a score of 143, earning it a silver-level “Florida Green” certified home designation. This home featured a universally-designed living area, use of sustainable, recycled and locally produced materials, energy efficiency measures (HERS 65), and water conserving landscape applications. The 2,245 s.f. home has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and sits on a one-half acre lot close to public amenities. Premier Fine Homes has certified over 206 homes under the Florida Green Building Coalition’s “Florida Green” Certified Green Home Standard. [Green Features]

Other entries in the FGBC Green Awards Category were:


Blue Star Homes LLC
7906 Lonesome Dove Lane 

[Green Features]

Landmark Construction & Development
7737 Preservation Road

[Green Features]


Parrish Builder Inc.
3333 Sagee Place

[Green Features]

Premier Fine Homes
2723 Summer Meadow Dr.

[Green Features]

Premier Fine Homes
2562 Golden Rod Way

[Green Features]

Premier Fine Homes
3504 Velda Oaks Circle

[Green Features]

Premier Fine Homes
5801 Dahlgren Trail

[Green Features]