EVHA 2012 Silver, Moderate Climate, Custom: This rustic looking home is deceiving in appearance. A finished, walkout lower living level, gives it 3,474 sq.ft. of living space. Spacious decks surround the home for enjoyable outdoor living in the scenic Ozark mountains. Solar water heating and solar electric systems contributed to a Home Energy Rating Index score of 43.
EVHA 2008 Gold, Moderate Climate, Custom: This rural, passive solar home uses photovoltaic panels to generate electricity and solar water heating. According to the judges, Stitt Energy Systems demonstrated ‘exceptional practice’ with this custom home. Passive and active solar systems, combined with state-of-the-art efficiency features, contribute toward the $63 average monthly energy bills accrued during the first year of occupancy.
EVHA 2006 Gold, Moderate Climate, Custom: This 'Five Stars Plus' Energy Star home with an average monthly electric bill of $90.00 for its 5,241 square feet. Beauty, sustainability and function converge in this home with passive solar design, Ice House Roof® System, energy recovery ventilator, solar aided water heating system, and many other efficiency features. At the awards ceremony for this home, the judges said, “Stitt Energy Systems’ unwavering passion for energy conservation is the primary reason for the company’s existence. In the company’s own words, “energy efficiency is not a sideline for our company. This is what we do, what our reputation is based on, and what we are committed to do in the future.” The EVHA judges also remarked that the “excellent company philosophy…has lasted the test of time,” and that the company’s “dedication to energy efficiency and an integrated design process is very clear.”
EVHA 2003 Silver, Moderate Climate, Affordable: This 1,888 square foot, two bedroom, two bath home with great room, computer room and exercise room was built without disturbing the natural setting of the home. The one level plan without stairs showcases home-for-life design features.
EVHA 2003 Gold, Cold Climate, Custom: This large 4,564 square foot home was designed to blend well with the site and to accommodate a growing family.
EVHA 2003 Gold, Moderate Climate, Custom: 2,791 square feet of well planned passive and active solar means the 3 bedroom home complete with hobby room is cozy in the winter and cool in the summer. Wonderful rooms full of natural daylight and “Home For Life” features make this home a double winner!
EVHA 2003 Gold, Moderate Climate, Affordable: This 1,737 square foot, one-level home features an alcove in the master bedroom that is perfect for reading or gazing out the window.
EVHA 2001 Silver, Moderate Climate, Custom: This storybook home offers the family a light and bright living experience. The multi-level home is 2,877 square feet of energy saving and passive solar features. The covered porch and picture windows invite nature into the home. The Victorian look and feel of this home is proof that an energy efficient home can have any style.
EVHA 2001 Silver, Moderate Climate, Affordable: With 1,932 square feet, this two-level home is a good choice for an “empty nest.” The main floor offers a comfortable living area and the lower level is perfect for visiting family or guests.
EVHA 2001 Gold, Moderate Climate, Innovative/Advanced: Nestled on a hillside overlooking a lake, the home offers bedrooms and living areas on both levels. With 2,660 square feet, it is well designed for full-time living and entertaining.
EVHA 1999 Gold, Moderate Climate, Custom: This home was designed to be in harmony with other homes in the subdivision and as energy efficient and sustainable as possible. The 3,295 square foot home features photovoltaic panels that generate electricity used by the home and feeds excess back to the utility company. The solar thermal panel heats household water using the sun's energy. Many other features make this home very resource efficient so that the net electric usage approaches zero.
EVHA 1999 Silver, Moderate Climate, Affordable: This 2,616 square foot, multi-level, award winner features passive solar design including windows that bring nature into the home. The deck, storage and recreation room give this home function, while all the energy efficient features offer superior savings on utilities.
EVHA 1998 Gold, Moderate Climate, Affordable: The beautiful 1,792 square foot home features a south view, an entry side to the North, as well as a balcony to provide enjoyment and a summer shade for the lower level windows. The open floor plan and many windows make this home feel bigger. The number of windows also increases the natural light and assists with ventilation of the home.
EVHA 1998 Silver, Moderate Climate, Custom: This large custom home was designed to maximize its lake setting with covered porches and ample windows that frame the view. An energy-efficient geo-thermal system keeps this home comfortable year round.
EVHA 1997 Gold, Moderate Climate, Custom: This two-level home was designed for a steep lot and to take advantage of lake vistas and outdoor living areas.
EVHA 1997 Silver, Moderate Climate, Innovative/Advanced: Don’t let the size fool you. This award winning, 1,024 square foot home is beautiful and energy efficient to save money and resources. The covered porch invites you in to sit and relax. This is a perfect plan for a getaway cabin or guest house.
EVHA 1996, Gold, Moderate Climate, Custom: This 1,946 square foot home features a large deck to the side of the home. This allows plenty of light for the lower level rooms. The home has ample room for fun with its open plan, workshop and recreation room. The homeowners chose reflective shades for all of their windows to save even more on utilities and provide privacy.
EVHA 1999 Builder of the Year: In the first year of its presentation, Orlo Stitt was selected as the 1999 EnergyValue Housing Builder of the Year. In the opinion of the judges, the builder of the year best represents the principles, techniques and the goals of the EnergyValue and their award program.
EVHA 2012 People's Choice Award: Out of 17 competitors, this home won the prize! Vendors, associates, friends, past and present customers all learned more about the newest innovations in energy-efficient green building when they visited the NAHB Research Center, compared homes, and voted for the Stitt entry.
EVHA 2008 People's Choice Award: Beautiful, efficient and popular! This home in southern Missouri was chosen for its energy performance. It was one of the earliest entries to incorporate both a solar electric system and solar water heating system to improve energy performance.
EVHA 2006 People’s Choice Award: 2006 was the first year for the EVHA People’s Choice Award. The public was invited to vote for their favorite home on the NAHB Research Center’s web site. This home in Springdale, Arkansas, won the inaugural award.
2007 Best Model Green Home Building Guidelines
The NAHB National Green Building Awards recognizes sustainable homes that use renewable materials prudently to conserve energy and resources. While presenting the award, the judge said, “To receive a Gold rating with the Green Home Building Guidelines, a home must score at least 395 points. This home scored more than 500 points and far outdistanced other homes considered for the award.” This set the banquet hall buzzing.
This craftsman style home was designed for a young family with open areas and sight lines so that children are supervised. Upper level bedrooms and play areas also allow for privacy. This 3,700 square foot home is one of the most environmentally conscious designs with careful attention to site placement and materials selection.
2007 Best Green Home of the Year: This 2-story, 2,285 square foot beauty, features 3 bedrooms, a master suite, 2 full baths, one half bath, home office, guest suite, 2 car garage, a recycling center in the kitchen, a FEMA approved wind resistant safe room and an open floor plan on the main floor. It includes many “Home For Life” features making it comfortable for people with varying abilities. Click here for more information.
2006 Best Green Home of the Year: This home was specifically designed to blend well with its neighbors in an older neighborhood. The bungalow style exterior belies the modern, open floor plan.
2009 Gold Award, Best Green Home: This delightful home features offices for its work from home owners, as well as wide views of the natural setting.
In April 2009, Rogers Mayor Steve Womack and Derrel Smith, Rogers City Planner, presented David Stitt of Stitt Energy Systems, Inc., the City of Rogers 2009 Commercial Development of the Year Award. The award recognizes the significant renovation and addition to the Stitt office buildings at 1301 South 8th Street in Rogers, Arkansas, and the overall site development and beautification.
Presented in 2009 by the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal:
“A green office is one that takes into account employee behavior and innovation as well as energy efficiency and conservation... "It's about people, policy and practices; not just windows and walls." Stitt Energy Systems Inc. swept the categories, placing as the overall Greenest Office in Northwest Arkansas for 2009. Stitt was chosen not only because its renovated offices reused many materials already on the site, but also because its business model for the last 31 years has been to help others conserve energy.
Presented by the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal