On March 28 in conjunction with the 2012 Montana Energy Management Conference, the third annual BetterBricks Awards were presented to the following members of the architecture and business community for their continued support of energy-saving design and initiatives.
- ARCHITECTURE WINNER: Jim Shepard, Chairman of the Board, CTA Architects Engineers in Billings
- ENGINEERING WINNER: Chris Batson, P.E., Public Buildings Energy Supervisor, Montana State Building Energy Program, Helena
- FACILITY MANAGER/OPERATOR (CO-WINNERS): Dan Stevenson, Campus Engineer, Montana State University, Bozeman, and Mark Chitwood, Resource Conservation Manager, Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Kalispell
“The BetterBricks Awards celebrate the champions of energy efficiency whose forward-thinking business practices raise the bar and industry standards. The Awards recognize architects, engineers, building operators, facility managers and other building professionals for their leadership in reducing the use of energy and other resources in commercial buildings.”