Green Building Excellence Award (Accepting Nominations Now!)

Nomination Process 


Green Building Applications or Nominations are being sought by the City of Lowell Green Building Commission (GBC) for the annual Green Building Excellence Award. Applications are due by close of business, Thursday September 21, 2017.


Owners or developers of new buildings or buildings which have undergone a major renovation are
invited to nominate their project for The City of Lowell Green Building Excellence Award.

Any interested party may nominate a development project that successfully implements green building techniques into new construction or significant building rehabilitation. The objective of the award is to recognize building projects that best demonstrate green building practice and to foster greater interest and adoption of green building practices community wide. Project selection will be made annually by the Green Building Commission.

Program Categories

The two categories considered for nomination are:
  • Commercial/public /industrial/not for profit (does not include City owner or operate property)
  • Residential (one and two family) and multi-unit residential (three family and above)
Exterior shot of brick, multi-unit Nobis building

Award Criteria

The award criteria used to determine excellence in green building will be the internationally recognized Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification Process. To fairly manage the differences between commercial /large scale projects and residential projects, two awards may be given.

The Commission also recognizes that an applicant/nomination may merit recognition because the project supports GBC objectives.

The GBC will be responsible for managing the award process and recognition of applicants.