IDES took home the top green school award in Charlotte on Thursday September 21, 2017.
2016 FEARLESS LEADER AWARD On September 15th, 2016 at Green Gala of USGBC North Carolina, a Principal and Director of Design at Innovative Design, Brian Baewon Koh won The Fearless Leader awards recognizing his long dedication to the USGBC community in organizational and knowledge leadership..
2015 THOMAS EDISON SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS AWARD From the USGBC-NC for the design strategy, now utilized in daylit facilities across the country, is considered an important improvement to traditional design strategies in that it produces more evenly distributed daylighting throughout the space, reduces the need to increase the height of buildings, and eliminates glare.
2011 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD – INNOVATIVE DESIGN, FOR THE WILKES COUNTY REST AREA PROJECT Federal Highway Administration
2011 GREEN-FOR-PROFIT BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD – INNOVATIVE DESIGN Triangle Business Journal
2008 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD – PIONEERING EFFORTS City of Raleigh
2008 TOP WATER SAVING SCHOOL IN THE US – NORTHERN GUILFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL, NC US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
2007 BEYOND GREEN HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING AWARD: BEST SUSTAINABLE DESIGN IN THE COUNTRY- NORTHERN GUILFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL, NC Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC)
2006 & 2007 NATIONAL “ENERGY STAR” AWARD US Environment Protection Agency (EPA)
First architecture firm to receive this award in the US
2006 DESIGN AWARD OF MERIT – WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS, NC International Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)
2006 TOP 10 GREEN SCHOOLS IN THE US – EAST CLAYTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, NC The Green Guide
2005 1ST PLACE AWARD AS THE COUNTRY’S TOP SUSTAINABLE BUILDING – HERITAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL, NC Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC)
2005 SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CHAMPION North Carolina State Energy Office
1999 TOP 10 GREEN PROJECT – McKINNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, TX AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
1997 TOP 10 GREEN PROJECT – DURANT ROAD MIDDLE SCHOOL, NC AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)