Awards Categories

New Home AwardsGROUP

Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    25%

  • Creative use of space and materials

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    25%

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  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    25%

  • Creative use of space and materials

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    25%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    25%

  • Creative use of space and materials

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    25%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    25%

  • Creative use of space and materials

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of the client

    25%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Selection and use of building materials and landscaping

    25%

  • Use of architectural features

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    25%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Selection and use of building materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Selection and use of building materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Selection and use of building materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Selection and use of building materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Selection and use of building materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Selection and use of building materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Description

Jim Kennedy was passionate about the art and science of "Good Urban Design" and recognized its use and benefit to the London community. Adding Jim's name to this award makes it imperative that the ultimate winning project must be a leading example for the industry and community, excelling at both the subjective and objective elements of good urban design.

Requirements

Applies to Multi-family/Condo/Townhouse/Residential High Rise.

Submissions must have been built with partial occupancy. Elevations (or renderings)  must be provided.

Criteria
  • Overall attractiveness of multi-housing project. Encompassing but not limited to preservation of privacy, good view for residents and the use of sound urban planning principles.

    20%

  • Visual attractiveness of the following mandatory concepts; Safety and convenience of vehicular traffic, parking areas and pedestrian amenities.

    20%

  • Attractiveness and usefulness of site amenities including landscaping, recreational facilities and communal areas, which provide comfort and convenience to residents. Highlight features, which are accessible for the physically challenged.

    20%

  • Use of building materials and layout of individual dwellings units. This can be in a new construction or a restoration/transformation.

    20%

  • How does this Project better the living environment of its residents and also represent excellence, innovation and future thinking.

    20%

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Renovation AwardsGROUP

Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Use of materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Use of materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Use of materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    20%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    20%

  • Creative use of space

    20%

  • Use of materials

    20%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    20%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Selection and use of building materials and landscaping

    25%

  • Use of architectural features/compatibility with existing features

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of the client

    25%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    16%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    17%

  • Use of space

    17%

  • Use of building materials

    16%

  • Compatibility of the renovation with existing elements

    17%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    17%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    16%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    17%

  • Use of space

    17%

  • Use of building materials

    16%

  • Compatibility of the renovation with existing elements

    17%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    17%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    16%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    17%

  • Use of space

    17%

  • Use of building materials

    16%

  • Compatibility of the renovation with existing elements

    17%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    17%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    16%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    17%

  • Use of space

    17%

  • Use of building materials

    16%

  • Compatibility of the renovation with existing elements

    17%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    17%

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Design AwardsGROUP

Requirements

Submit one room only per entry - Family Room, Great Room, Living Room, Den, Media Room, Library, Bedroom or other such gathering space.

Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    25%

  • Creative use of space and materials

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    25%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    25%

  • Creative use of space and materials

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    25%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    25%

  • Creative use of space and materials

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    25%

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Criteria
  • Overall appeal

    25%

  • Functionality of the floor plan

    25%

  • Creative use of space and materials

    25%

  • Design compatibility to intended lifestyle of client

    25%

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Marketing AwardsGROUP

Requirements

Includes any size ad used in magazines, supplements, billboards, etc. Does not include site signage as listed in Best Project Branding.

Criteria
  • Concept

    14%

  • Copy

    14%

  • Layout

    14%

  • Creativity

    14%

  • Impact

    14%

  • Appropriate use of the type of media

    15%

  • Overall design used to convey a message to the target audience

    15%

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Requirements

Includes any size ad used in magazines, supplements, billboards, etc. Does not include site signage as listed in Best Project Branding.

Criteria
  • Concept

    14%

  • Copy

    14%

  • Layout

    14%

  • Creativity

    14%

  • Impact

    14%

  • Appropriate use of the type of media

    15%

  • Overall design used to convey a message to the target audience

    15%

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Requirements

This could include logos, project signage, A frames, model identification or media specific to a development including builder information packages.

Criteria
  • Concept

    14%

  • Copy

    14%

  • Layout

    14%

  • Creativity

    14%

  • Impact

    14%

  • Appropriate use of the type of media

    15%

  • Overall design used to convey a message to the target market

    15%

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Criteria
  • Overall Appeal

    25%

  • Use of interior finishes to highlight features of the model home in relation to the target market and style of the home

    25%

  • Use of furnishings to highlight features of the model home in relation to the target market and style of the home

    25%

  • Use of accessories and window treatments to highlight features of the model home in relation to the target market and style of the home

    25%

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Criteria
  • Originality, concept and execution of presentation

    16%

  • Creative use of media

    16%

  • Effective communication

    17%

  • Ease of use

    17%

  • Information architecture

    17%

  • Use of multiple platforms to promote business and interact with current and potential clients

    17%

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Criteria
  • Originality, concept and execution of presentation

    16%

  • Creative use of media

    16%

  • Effective communication

    17%

  • Ease of use

    17%

  • Information architecture

    17%

  • Use of multiple platforms to promote business and interact with current and potential clients

    17%

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Criteria
  • Overall appearance

    20%

  • Opportunity for customer interaction

    20%

  • Functionality of layout

    20%

  • Unique display of products

    20%

  • Innovative features

    20%

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Special Achievement AwardsGROUP

Requirements

This award is presented to a builder or renovator member company of LHBA who practices and promotes sustainable building practices and takes an environmentally conscientious initiative above and beyond the industry standard.

Criteria
  • Materials and Resources

    15%

  • Energy and Atmosphere

    15%

  • Water Efficiency

    15%

  • Indoor Environment

    15%

  • Education

    15%

  • Promotion

    15%

  • Industry Involvement

    10%

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Requirements

This Award is presented to a builder or renovator member company of LHBA that best promotes and enforces safe construction practices.  The Award will be presented to the Site Supervisor for the Project.

The submitted job sites will be inspected by a member of the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association of Ontario and will be given an overall safety rating.

The submitting company will have a scheduled review and assessment of their administrative processes by Mentor Safety Consultant Inc. They will review such items as safety policies and procedures, required postings, scheduled JHSC meetings, inspections reports and safety training standards. Incident and accident rates will also be considered.

This voluntary and confidential inspection (which will be used solely for determining the recipient of this award) is designed to assist the employer and reward those who have been practicing and promoting safety on the work site.

Criteria
  • Extent to which the construction site conforms to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

    45%

  • The review and assessment of their administrative processes. This may include safety policies and procedures, required postings, scheduled JHSC meetings, inspections reports and safety training standards.

    45%

  • Incident & Accident rates

    10%

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Description

This award recognizes construction of new economic rental housing and is awarded to any member company as recognition for completing construction of a new economic rental housing in the London area during the Awards qualification period.

Criteria
  • Completion of application and eligibility as a new economic rental property

    100%

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Description

Sales Achievement Award will be presented to an individual with the highest score based on total dollar volume of sales, total number of units sold, and results from a customer satisfaction survey.

Requirements

Entry is made by a builder member. The person entered for the award, must be a full-time salesperson employed by, or contracted to, a builder member. “Full-time” means deriving at least two thirds of their income from new home sales. Team sales volume is not permitted.

Criteria
  • Total dollar value sold

    33%

  • Total units sold

    33%

  • Customer Satisfaction results

    34%

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Description

These awards are meant to recognize excellence in products and services of members by highlighting the supplier LHBA member company that sets the standard for the rest of the industry.

Requirements

Once the deadline of June 15th has passed, a survey will be sent to Builder and Renovator members for their completion. A minimum of five completed surveys will be required to qualify each entry. The results of the survey will be tabulated to determine the winners. Members may enter only one of the two categories (S5 Supplier of the Year or S6 Sub-Trade of the Year). Entry is made by the Supplier member.

Supplier - Member who supplies a product or service directly to the builder / renovator.

Criteria
  • Customer service and overall customer recommendations

    100%

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Description

These awards are meant to recognize excellence in products and services of members by highlighting the Sub-Trade LHBA member company that sets the standard for the rest of the industry.

Requirements

Once the deadline of June 15th has passed, a survey will be sent to Builder and Renovator members for their completion. A minimum of five completed surveys will be required to qualify each entry. The results of the survey will be tabulated to determine the winners. Members may enter only one of the two categories (S5 Supplier of the Year or S6 Sub-Trade of the Year). Entry is made by the Sub-Trade member.

Sub-Trade - Member who supplies and installs a product directly to the builder / renovator.

Criteria
  • Customer service and overall customer recommendations

    100%

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Description

These awards highlight the renovation LHBA member company that sets the standard for the rest of the industry through its leadership in improving the overall image of the industry. Entry is made by a Renovator member.

Criteria
  • Adaptability

    23%

  • Community Service

    23%

  • Support of the Industry

    23%

  • Unique Design

    23%

  • Customer Satisfaction

    10%

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Description

These awards highlight the home building LHBA member company that sets the standard for the rest of the industry through its leadership in improving the overall image of the industry. Entry is made by a Builder member.

Criteria
  • Adaptability

    23%

  • Community Service

    23%

  • Support of the Industry

    23%

  • Unique Design

    23%

  • Customer Satisfaction Survery

    10%

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Description

Presented to the member responsible for sponsoring the most new members in the applicable membership year.

Requirements

Sponsor a minimum of 5 new members to qualify.

Criteria
  • Selected by the Executive Committee

    100%

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Description

This award is meant to honour a member who had made a contribution to the Association and the housing industry over the majority of their lifetime career.

Requirements

Member nominations accepted, selected by the Executive Committee.

Criteria
  • Selected by the Executive Committee

    100%

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Description

This award is named after one of the most respected men to have been among our membership, our founding President and mentor, Mr. William Mowbray Sifton. This award is meant to give recognition and show appreciation to a member who has made an outstanding contribution to the Association in the past three years.

Requirements

Member nominations accepted, selected by the Executive Committee.

Criteria
  • Selected by the Executive Committee

    100%

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Description

The Community Service award has been created to celebrate our members' commitment to their community. The LHBA sees the importance in recognizing your efforts, the reach and impact your good deeds have in our city. Volunteerism begins with the realization that with every challenge, be it large or small, there is an opportunity for act of service to help over come it.

Requirements

This award will take into consideration the size of a company; the number of employees and other factors that may affect a company’s charitable endeavours. There is weight in the judging criteria for LOCAL contributions.

Member Nomination and self-nominations accepted, selected by the Executive Committee.

Criteria
  • Financial contributions/Volunteerism/Size of company

    20%

  • Charitable involvement at local level is a MUST for this award

    30%

  • Contributions/Reach/Impact

    30%

  • Identifying a priorty

    10%

  • Inspiring others within your company and/our your community to do acts of community service

    10%

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