MN Green Path Leadership Award recipients inspire us with their innovation, passion and commitment to building and remodeling energy efficient and sustainable homes. Awards are presented at the Housing First Minnesota Building Industry Gala – The BIG Night.



MN Green Path Leadership Award Winners


2018: Brandl Anderson Homes, Inc.

There is an undeniably tight correlation between how a home is built and how it impacts the environment. From the materials used in construction to the appliances that will consume power well into the future, a healthier planet depends on a smarter, energy-efficient home. Brandl Anderson has been committed to MN Green Path, both by serving on its committee, and has been a leader in following the Green Path producing homes with a HERs score average less than 50.


2017: Sustainable 9 Design + Build

Sustainable 9 Design and Build is a Twin Cities based building and remodeling company that focuses on bringing environmentally friendly green homes to the marketplace. They have been bringing properties to the market across the Twin Cities in an environmentally friendly manner. Their focus is to create healthy and energy efficient homes by using products that are virtually free of toxins and that meet the highest standards of quality and energy efficiency.


2016: Michels Homes

Michels Homes has been passionately building and remodeling homes with energy efficiency and green in mind for years. They believe that the homes they build should use energy and resources efficiently and responsibly. In addition, company president, Bob Michels, has been actively involved on the Green Path and Green Path Technical committees since Minnesota's Green Path was created in 2011.


2015: JMS Custom Homes, LLC

JMS Custom Homes was selected for their work in building Eden Gardens in Eden Prairie. This 36 home, single-family development, consisting of Advanced Green Path Certified Homes, is a “Green” Community full of energy efficient features. JMS has been a leader in sustainability and energy-efficient construction. Their strategy has been to help lower the overall cost of home ownership through building energy efficient homes that help conserve energy for generations to come. Eden Gardens is an impressive example of that!