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WicksteadWorks Receives EarthCraft’s Renovator of the Year Award

wicksteadworks-earthcraft-award-2009A huge congrats to Frank Wickstead and WicksteadWorks, the 2009 EarthCraft Renovator of the Year.

The award, given by Southface and The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, distinguishes an EarthCraft House renovator that has gone above and beyond to reduce energy use in an existing home. The annual awards program honors the leading builders, developers, renovators and manufacturers dedicated to protecting the environment through sustainable design and construction of homes, communities and products.

WicksteadWorks is an Atlanta remodeler that builds to a minimum standard of EarthCraft certification on all projects.

The EarthCraft House program is a voluntary, green building third-party validation program that serves as a blueprint for healthy comfortable homes that reduce utility bills and protect the environment.  Since the program’s inception in 1999, more 450 builders have become builder members, and more than 7,150 homes in the Southeast region have been certified to EarthCraft House standards.

WicksteadWorks is an Expert Green Remodeler

WicksteadWorks in an Atlanta remodeling company that was recently named on of the top 20 Atlanta remodelers by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. This particular company focuses heavily on green practices, and every single project done by WicksteadWorks is constructed to EarthCraft standards as a minimum. Frank Wickstead, President of WicksteadWorks, has thoroughly taken it upon himself to maximize his knowledge of green building practices, and has earned many prestigious designations in the process. Wickstead’s expertise in green building practices is evident by the fact that he is a LEED Accredited Professional. This year he added to his green credentials by becoming a verifier for the National Green Building Program, which is part of the National Home Builders Association. As a verifier, Wickstead will thoroughly analyze different homes, ensuring that they meet the criteria of Continue reading