Categories

Achievement AwardsGROUP

Project of the Year
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builders Association members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required. PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging.

PLEASE NOTE: projects will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

 

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall effectiveness of Marketing /Advertising material 20.0%
Overall project appeal 40.0%
Overall appeal of project features (parks, walking trails, etc) 20.0%
Written submission 20.0%
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Peoples Choice Award
Requirements
Requirements

 Finalists from the listed categories are automatically entered into the People's Choice Award. SCHBA members and the public are welcome to vote for the SCHBA People's Choice winner once finalists are announced in March.

How it works:

• Once judging is complete and finalist are announced a link will be placed on the SCHBA website for SCHBA members and the public to vote. It is asked that each person only votes once.
• Submitters are not required to apply, submit, or pay for People's Choice as it is based on if they become a finalist in one of the categories listed above.
• Voting will open once finalists are released. 

 

 

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall effectiveness of Marketing /Advertising material 20.0%
Overall project appeal 40.0%
Overall appeal of project features (parks, walking trails, etc) 20.0%
Written submission 20.0%
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Exterior and LandscapingGROUP

Excellence in Outdoor Living Space (landscaping - decking - stonework etc.)
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builder Association Members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (Minimum of 4 pictures @ 300 dpi resolution showing before and after views of the project)  PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging.
  3. 1 – 8.5” x 11” BEFORE floor plan and AFTER floor plan.  Hand drawn sketches are acceptable
  4. Written submission (maximum 300 words)

PLEASE NOTE:  Renovations will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal: Design, materials 50.0%
Environmentally Friendly Building Designs and Techniques: Use of material to enhance beauty and functionality of outdoor living space 25.0%
Written submission 25.0%
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Marketing and AdvertisingGROUP

Excellence in Print Media (Brochure or Print ad)
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builder Association Members in good standing
  2. Digital photos of Brochure or Print ad are required
  3. 1 Written submission (maximum 200 words) 

PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning Print ads in this category are not eligible for entry in this category.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Originality/creativity 30.0%
General Design – Clarity of marketing theme: How well information and/or theme is conveyed to the buyer 20.0%
Overall impact 40.0%
Written Submission 10.0%
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Excellence in Social Media
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from  Simcoe County Home Builders Association Members in good standing
  2. Web-site address / url included in submission
  3. Username and password for access to portals (where applicable)
  4. 1 – Written submission (maximum 200 words

PLEASE NOTE:  PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall originality and creativity 40.0%
Concept and execution 30.0%
Use of Simcoe County Home Builders' Logo 10.0%
Written Submission 20.0%
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Excellence in Website
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from  Simcoe County Home Builders Association Members in good standing
  2. Web-site address / url included in submission
  3. Username and password for access to portals (where applicable)
  4. 1 – Written submission (maximum 200 words

PLEASE NOTE:  PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall originality and creativity 40.0%
Concept and execution 30.0%
Use of Simcoe County Home Builders' Logo 10.0%
Written Submission 20.0%
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New Home Design - Custom BuiltGROUP

Excellence in Single Family Dwelling - CUSTOM - OVER 2,500 sq.ft.
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builders Association members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (1-3 in each of the following categories 300 dpi resolution):PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging.
    • Exterior
    • Interior
    • Kitchen
    • Master Bedroom
    • Ensuite/Main Bath
  3. Include a 8.5”x11” floor plan of the home with square footage (brochure inserts are acceptable)
  4. 1 –Written submission (maximum 300 words)

PLEASE NOTE: Homes will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although homes do not have not have to have been built within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Ensuite/Main Bath: Layout, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Bedroom(s): Layout, Closet, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Kitchen: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 5.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
Overall exterior appeal: Selection of Colours, materials, window placement 25.0%
Overall interior appeal: Design, materials 25.0%
Written submission 10.0%
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Excellence in Single Family Dwelling - Custom - UNDER 2,500 sq.ft.
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builders Association members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (1-3 in each of the following categories 300 dpi resolution):PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging.
    • Exterior
    • Interior
    • Kitchen
    • Master Bedroom
    • Ensuite/Main Bath
  3. Include a 8.5”x11” floor plan of the home with square footage (brochure inserts are acceptable)
  4. 1 –Written submission (maximum 300 words)

PLEASE NOTE: Homes will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although homes do not have not have to have been built within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Ensuite/Main Bath: Layout, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Bedroom(s): Layout, Closet, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Kitchen: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 5.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
Overall exterior appeal: Selection of Colours, materials, window placement 25.0%
Overall interior appeal: Design, materials 25.0%
Written submission 10.0%
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New Home Design - Production BuiltGROUP

Excellence in Single Family Dwelling - Production Built Under 2,500 sq.ft
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builders Association members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (1-3 in each of the following categories 300 dpi resolution):PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging.
    • Exterior
    • Interior
    • Kitchen
    • Master Bedroom
    • Ensuite/Main Bath
  3. Include a 8.5”x11” floor plan of the home with square footage (brochure inserts are acceptable)
  4. 1 –Written submission (maximum 300 words)

PLEASE NOTE: Homes will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although homes do not have not have to have been built within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior appeal: Design, materials 25.0%
Overall exterior appeal: Selection of Colours, materials, window placement 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
Kitchen: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 5.0%
Bedroom(s): Layout, Closet, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Ensuite/Main Bath: Layout, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Written submission 10.0%
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Excellence in Single Family Dwelling - Production Built OVER 2,500 sq.ft.
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builders Association members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (1-3 in each of the following categories 300 dpi resolution):PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging.
    • Exterior
    • Interior
    • Kitchen
    • Master Bedroom
    • Ensuite/Main Bath
  3. Include a 8.5”x11” floor plan of the home with square footage (brochure inserts are acceptable)
  4. 1 –Written submission (maximum 300 words)

PLEASE NOTE: Homes will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although homes do not have not have to have been built within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Ensuite/Main Bath: Layout, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Bedroom(s): Layout, Closet, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Kitchen: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 5.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
Overall exterior appeal: Selection of Colours, materials, window placement 25.0%
Overall interior appeal: Design, materials 25.0%
Written submission 10.0%
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Excellence in Townhouses & Condos -
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builders Association members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (1-3 in each of the following categories 300 dpi resolution):PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging.
    • Exterior
    • Interior
    • Kitchen
    • Master Bedroom
    • Ensuite/Main Bath
  3. Include a 8.5”x11” floor plan of the home with square footage (brochure inserts are acceptable)
  4. 1 –Written submission (maximum 300 words)

PLEASE NOTE: Homes will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although homes do not have not have to have been built within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall exterior appeal: Selection of Colours, materials, window placement 25.0%
Overall interior appeal: Design, materials 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
Kitchen: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 5.0%
Bedroom(s): Layout, Closet, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Ensuite/Main Bath: Layout, Windows, overall appeal 5.0%
Written submission 10.0%
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On Site Sales PresentationGROUP

Excellence in Interior Decorating for Model Home or Sales Office
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builders Association members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required. PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging

PLEASE NOTE: projects will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

 

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior appeal: Design, materials, overall appeal 50.0%
Creative use of space: Uniqueness of Design 40.0%
Written submission 10.0%
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RenoMark - RenovatorsGROUP

Excellence in Home Addition
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from Simcoe County Home Builders Association Members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (Minimum of 4 pictures @ 300 dpi resolution showing before and after views of the project)  PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging.
  3. 1 – 8.5” x 11” BEFORE floor plan and AFTER floor plan.  Hand drawn sketches are acceptable
  4. 1 – Printout of written submission (maximum 300 words)

PLEASE NOTE:  Renovations will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although Projects do not have not have to have been renovated within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal: Design, materials 40.0%
Innovative Design and/or features: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan: Uniqueness of Design or innovation 25.0%
Written submission 10.0%
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Excellence in Kitchen Renovation - OVER $50,000
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from  Simcoe County Home Builders Association Members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (Minimum of 4 pictures @ 300 dpi resolution showing before and after views of the project) PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging. 
  3. 1 – 8.5” x 11” BEFORE floor plan and AFTER floor plan or BEFORE  picture and AFTER picture of the Kitchen.  Hand drawn sketches of plans are acceptable 
  4. 1 – Printout of written submission (maximum 200 words)

PLEASE NOTE:  Renovations will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although Kitchen projects do not have not have to have been renovated within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Written submission 10.0%
Space Improvement written submission 10.0%
Creative use of space/Functionality of floor plan: Uniqueness of Design or innovation 20.0%
Innovative Design and/or features: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 20.0%
Overall appeal: Design, materials 40.0%
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Excellence in Kitchen Renovation - UNDER $50,000
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from  Simcoe County Home Builders Association Members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (Minimum of 4 pictures @ 300 dpi resolution showing before and after views of the project) PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging. 
  3. 1 – 8.5” x 11” BEFORE floor plan and AFTER floor plan or BEFORE  picture and AFTER picture of the Kitchen.  Hand drawn sketches of plans are acceptable 
  4. 1 – Printout of written submission (maximum 200 words)

PLEASE NOTE:  Renovations will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although Kitchen projects do not have not have to have been renovated within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal: Design, materials 40.0%
Innovative Design and/or features: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 20.0%
Creative use of space/Functionality of floor plan: Uniqueness of Design or innovation 20.0%
Written submission 10.0%
Space Improvement written submission 10.0%
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Excellence in Renovation - Any Room - Over $50,000
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from  Simcoe County Home Builders Association Members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (Minimum of 4 pictures @ 300 dpi resolution showing before and after views of the project) PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging. 
  3. 1 – 8.5” x 11” BEFORE floor plan and AFTER floor plan or BEFORE  picture and AFTER picture of the Kitchen.  Hand drawn sketches of plans are acceptable 
  4. 1 – Printout of written submission (maximum 200 words)

PLEASE NOTE:  Renovations will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although Kitchen projects do not have not have to have been renovated within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Written submission 10.0%
Space Improvement written submission 10.0%
Creative use of space/Functionality of floor plan: Uniqueness of Design or innovation 20.0%
Innovative Design and/or features: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 20.0%
Overall appeal: Design, materials 40.0%
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Excellence in Renovation - Any Room -Under $50,000
Requirements
  1. Submissions will be accepted only from  Simcoe County Home Builders Association Members in good standing
  2. Digital photos are required (Minimum of 4 pictures @ 300 dpi resolution showing before and after views of the project) PLEASE NOTE - Photos may be resized to facilitate loading for judging. 
  3. 1 – 8.5” x 11” BEFORE floor plan and AFTER floor plan or BEFORE  picture and AFTER picture of the Kitchen.  Hand drawn sketches of plans are acceptable 
  4. 1 – Printout of written submission (maximum 200 words)

PLEASE NOTE:  Renovations will be judged by photographs and online submissions only and these photos will also be used in the Awards Presentation. There will be no on-site judging.

Although Kitchen projects do not have not have to have been renovated within the past calendar year - PREVIOUS ACE AWARD winning projects in this category are not eligible for entry in this category

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Written submission 10.0%
Space Improvement written submission 10.0%
Creative use of space/Functionality of floor plan: Uniqueness of Design or innovation 20.0%
Innovative Design and/or features: Design, Storage, Traffic Flow 20.0%
Overall appeal: Design, materials 40.0%
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Top Member AwardsGROUP

MEMBER AWARD - Service Professional
Requirements

Description of Member/ Individual ( Explain in what ways you contribute to the Association and the community)

1-5 photographs  of yourself or company involved in Association projects/events etc.

 

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Contribution to the Association 50.0%
Contribution to the Community 40.0%
Quality of service 10.0%
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Sales Team of the Year
Requirements

 This is awarded to a sales team who excelled in performance and professionalism and made a meaningful contribution to the performance of the organization as a whole. Exemplary sales success, civic activity and industry involvement are critical aspects of consideration. 

 

 

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Contribution to the Association 50.0%
Contribution to the Community 40.0%
Quality of service 10.0%
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MEMBER AWARD - Supplier
Requirements

Description of Member/ Individual ( Explain in what ways you contribute to the Association and the community)

1-5 photographs  of yourself or company involved in Association projects/events etc.

 

 

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Contribution to the Association 50.0%
Contribution to the Community 40.0%
Quality of service 10.0%
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MEMBER AWARD - Trade Contractor
Requirements

Description of Member/ Individual ( Explain in what ways you contribute to the Association and the community)

1-5 photographs  of yourself or company involved in Association projects/events etc.

 

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Contribution to the Community 40.0%
Contribution to the Association 50.0%
Quality of service 10.0%
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Green Builder of the Year
Description

This award highlights the Home Building Company that raises the bar for the rest of the industry through its leadership in improving the environment, energy efficiency, deep greening, and overall technical image of the industry. This award will be given to the company that is pushing the limits to help reduce the impact of the building and development sector on the environment, in particular through energy-efficiency and low carbon construction techniques.

Requirements

This award highlights the Home Building Company that raises the bar for the rest of the industry through its leadership in improving the environment, energy efficiency, deep greening, and overall technical image of the industry. This award will be given to the company that is pushing the limits to help reduce the impact of the building and development sector on the environment, in particular through energy-efficiency and low carbon construction techniques.

Judging Criteria:

Consumer education: Provide examples of marketing and promotional material that promotes the depth of greening and/or energy efficiency, provide the specifications that document the green features and leadership that is provided to purchasers and/or marketing information to attract people to you.

Environmentally friendly building designs and techniques: Provide a narrative description and photographs of a project you have completed in the past year that demonstrates your company's dedication to advancing sustainable design and construction in the home building industry, in particular through low carbon/energy efficient approaches.

Leadership in advancing green building awareness: Within the residential construction industry, what committees, Boards, or agencies does your company participate on to improve green building awareness? Provide written examples or company ‘resume'.

Leading-edge waste management strategies: What does your company do to reduce, reuse, or recycle over and above regulation?

Community service: Provide written details of involvement or enhancement in greening your       community.

Support of industryRaising the awareness of the industry, promotion of the association, volunteer participation. Provide written details/examples.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
Consumer Education 17.0%
Environmentally friendly building designs and techniques 17.0%
Leadership in advancing green building awareness 17.0%
Leading-edge waste management strategies 17.0%
Community Service 16.0%
Support of industry 16.0%
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