Collier Receives Award for Green Building
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Chattanooga, TN (April 22, 2011) – The Institute for Sustainable Practice presented Collier Construction an award for Sustainable Excellence by Design at the fourth annual Lipscomb Green Business Summit in Nashville on Friday.
The Institute for Sustainable Practice's mission is to develop and advance the practice of Sustainability in Tennessee. And the Green Business Leadership Awards recognize businesses, organizations, individuals and institutions demonstrating exceptional leadership of sustainable business practices resulting in significant impact and improvement to the area of focus.
“We are honored to receive this award,” said Ethan Collier, President and CEO. “The challenge is to live up to this award in our daily business operations and continue our efforts to help educate others about the importance of green construction.”
Collier Construction has pioneered sustainable building practices in the Chattanooga area. The company employs three LEED accredited professionals and has built five LEED certified buildings with one under construction. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and serves as a third-party certification program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
“We are grateful to the Institute for Sustainable Practice for recognizing our efforts as well as for recognizing the leadership of individuals and organizations across the state,” Mr. Collier said.
Collier Construction is a Chattanooga general contractor providing services for a range of projects, from additions and renovations to custom residential and commercial construction.