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Early-Bird Deadline Extended: D+D Elevation Awards

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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The May 1 deadline for receiving the discounted early-bird rate when entering Durability + Design’s inaugural Elevation Awards competition is just around the corner. Don’t miss this chance to earn recognition for outstanding work and receive exposure among industry peers.

D+D is seeking the most outstanding projects in nine categories, from air barriers to floor treatments. All D+D subscribers are eligible to nominate persons or companies for the Elevation Awards. Nominees can be designers who used coatings to achieve excellence in aesthetic or technical effects on a project, or applicators who demonstrated great skill in executing a painting project.

D+D is seeking the most outstanding projects in nine categories, from air barriers to floor treatments. All D+D subscribers are eligible to nominate persons or companies for the Elevation Awards. Nominees can be designers who used coatings to achieve excellence in aesthetic or technical effects on a project, or applicators who demonstrated great skill in executing a painting project.

If you or one of your clients has completed an exceptional project between Jan. 1, 2016, and March 1, 2017, be sure to get your nominations into the running.

The early bird deadline closes at 11 p.m. ET May 1.

Awards Focus

Nominees will be vying for recognition in nine technical and aesthetic award categories. Projects can be nominated in more than one category at a rate of $195 per entry until 11 p.m. ET, May 1. After that the regular rate of $395 per entry will apply through May 26, after which nominations will no longer be accepted.

Technical award categories include:

  • Air Barrier/Moisture Management;
  • Floor Coatings + Treatments;
  • Renovation/Retrofit; and
  • Roof Coatings.

Aesthetic award categories include:

  • Commercial Interiors;
  • Commercial Exteriors;
  • Curtain Wall;
  • Distinguished Residential Exteriors; and
  • Public Buildings.

Plus, a Judges’ Choice Award recognizes an outstanding architecture project among the individual category winners that best exemplifies the seamless combination of compelling aesthetics and high performance in the use of coatings and other substrate treatments.

Why Enter?

Entries will go before a panel of esteemed industry professionals specializing in color, design, specification, renovation, building-envelope technology and others. The 12 judges who will vote on the best project in each of nine categories are:

  • Joseph Berchenko, AIA, CSI, CCS, Director of MasterSpec Specifications, ARCOM;
  • Ryan Dalgleish, Chief Operating Officer, Air Barrier Association of America;
  • Andre Desjarlais, Program Manager for the Building Envelope Systems Research Program, Oak Ridge National Laboratory;
  • Bernard Gunar Gruenke, President, Conrad Schmitt Studios Inc.;
  • Frank Lewis, ASCC, DCC, Vice-President, SUNDEK Products;
  • Elizabeth Moss, LEED AP, Historic Preservation Specialist, Leslie E. Robertson Associates;
  • Jill Pilaroscia, IACC, Colour Studio, Architectural + Product Color Consultation;
  • Steven Reinstadtler, Market Manager, Construction Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants, Covestro LLC;
  • Billy Rosbottom, Creative Director, Sto Corp.;
  • Todd Scharich, Decorative Concrete Specialist, American Society of Concrete Contractors;
  • Jeff Theo, PCS, Vice-President of Business Development, Vulcan Painters; and
  • Kenneth A. Trimber, PCS, President, KTA-Tator Inc.

All entrants and their projects will appear on the D+D website, where readers can cast a vote on the best projects. Profiles of the inaugural nominees of the Elevation Awards and their projects will be presented in the summer issue of D+D magazine.

Award winners will be notified in August and awards will be presented at the CSI Annual Convention, CONSTRUCT, Sept. 13-16 in Providence, Rhode Island. Winners will be announced in D+D News in September, the October issue of D+D In Depth and will be featured in the fall issue of D+D, read by a combined 44,000 subscribers.

How to Enter

Visit durabilityanddesign.com/elevation for more information on the category requirements, key dates and fees.

Or collect your project information and photos, and begin filling out your nomination form now.

Editor's note: This story was edited to indicate revised early-bird and final entry deadlines.

   

Tagged categories: Aesthetics; Awards and honors; Coatings; Commercial / Architectural; Contests; Project Management

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