2014 Environmental Award Winners

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President's Award
Congratulations to Solana Generating Station who earned the coveted President's Award (Best of Show) at Arizona Forward's 34th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.

COMPLETE LIST OF 2014 WINNERS

GOVERNOR'S AWARD FOR ENERGY & TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION - Central Arizona
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Solana Generating Station
Submitted by: Arizona Public Service

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: trutankless Electric Tankless Water Heater
Submitted by: Bollente Companies

Name of Entry: Arrowhead Ranch Water Reclamation Facility UV Disinfection Upgrade
Submitted by: Black & Veatch Corporation

GOVERNOR'S AWARD FOR ENERGY & TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION - Northern Arizona 
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Sedona Fire District Station No. 6
Submitted by: LEA Architects, LLC

GOVERNOR'S AWARD FOR ENERGY & TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION – Southern Arizona
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: TUSD - Pioneering 11MW Solar Project
Submitted by: Natural Power and Energy

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: VT LLC's Digital Opacity Compliance System - 2nd Generation
Submitted by: Virtual Technology, LLC

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP (SRP AWARD) – Central Arizona

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Jones Studio, Inc. 
Submitted by: Jones Studio, Inc.    

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Innovations in Aquifer Storage and Recovery Well Technologies 
Submitted by: City of Phoenix Water Services Department   

Name of Entry: Recycling to Divert from Landfills and Put People to Work
Submitted by: Goodwill of Central Arizona

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP (SRP AWARD) – Northern Arizona 
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Town of Clarkdale
Submitted by: Verde River Institute 

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Coconino County Sustainable Building Program
Submitted by: Coconino County Community Development 

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc.
Submitted by: Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc.

Name of Entry: Sedona Wetlands Preserve
Submitted by: City of Sedona

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP (SRP AWARD) – Southern Arizona
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Submitted by: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES – Civic
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Faye Gray Recreation Center
Submitted by: Holly Street Studio Architects 

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Headquarters 
Submitted by: Gabor Lorant Architects Inc. 

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES – Historic Preservation
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: ASU Student Center @ The Post Office
Submitted by: Holly Street Studio Architects

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: 225 Main Adaptive Reuse - Benedictine University
Submitted by: City of Mesa 

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES - Institutional
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: ASU Health Services Building 
Submitted by: Orcutt Winslow 

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Central Arizona College Maricopa Campus 
Submitted by: SmithGroupJJR

BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES – Industrial & Public Works
AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Intel CH-8 Water Conservation Systems
Submitted by: Intel Corporation 

LIVABLE COMMUNITIES – Sustainable Communities
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Encore on First 
Submitted by: Okland Construction

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Greening Lower Grand Avenue 
Submitted by: City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department 

Name of Entry: Energize Phoenix 
Submitted by: Arizona Public Service 

LIVABLE COMMUNITIES – Multimodal Transportation & Connectivity

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: City of Phoenix Complete Streets Ordinances 
Submitted by: City of Phoenix

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Fresh Express by Discovery Triangle 
Submitted by: Discovery Triangle Development Corporation

LIVABLE COMMUNITIES - Public Policy/Plans 
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Transit 2000: The Phoenix Transit Plan
Submitted by: City of Phoenix Public Transit Department 

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Tempe Grease Cooperative 
Submitted by: City of Tempe 

SITE DEVELOPMENT AND LANDSCAPE - Public Sector 
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Estrella Hall at Estrella Mountain Community College 
Submitted by: Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: White Tanks FRS No. 3 Outfall Channel
Submitted by: Hoskin Ryan Consultants, Inc. 

SITE DEVELOPMENT AND LANDSCAPE - Private Sector 
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Memorial Union PowerParasol
Submitted by: Strategic Solar Energy, LLC

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Vi at Silverstone 
Submitted by: SmithGroupJJR

SITE DEVELOPMENT AND LANDSCAPE - Parks & Trails

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Brown's Ranch Trailhead 
Submitted by: Weddle Gilmore

AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Apache Wash Trailhead
Submitted by: Gavan & Barker, Inc.

ART IN PUBLIC PLACES
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Ground Cover Public Art Project 
Submitted by: Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program 

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Hope Gardens at Matthew Henson Hope VI
Submitted by: Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program

Name of Entry: Desert Spring, Sonoran Boulevard Public Art Project
Submitted by: Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Public Art Program

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNICATION – Public Sector

CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: Washington Elementary School District 
Submitted by: Arizona Public Service 

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Don't Let Our Air Go Up in Smoke
Submitted by: Maricopa County Air Quality Department

Name of Entry: Clean Air Make More Mobile App
Submitted by: Maricopa County Air Quality Department  

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNICATION – Private Sector
AWARD OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Green Ideas Market Transformation Through Education
Submitted by: Green Ideas Sustainability Consultants

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION/COMMUNICATION - Educators, Students & Nonprofit Organizations
CRESCORDIA
Name of Entry: McDowell Sonoran Field Institute
Submitted by: McDowell Sonoran Conservancy

AWARDS OF MERIT
Name of Entry: Arizona Project WET
Submitted by: University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Arizona Cooperative Extension

Name of Entry: Smartscape 
Submitted by: University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County

PRESIDENT’S AWARD (Best of Show)
Name of Entry: Solana Generating Station
Submitted by: Arizona Public Service 

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