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Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing Winners Announced

Jasper, AB – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Alberta (CHBA – Alberta ) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2008 Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing presented by RBC Royal Bank. Shane Homes of Calgary has been awarded the coveted Ralph Scurfield Builder of the Year award, it was also the recipient of the award in 2002.

Shane Home/Creations by Shane Homes won two additional awards at the Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing ceremony, held as part of BUILD ‘08 CHBA – Alberta’s conference in Jasper. It had three finalist nominations after judging which took place in July. To win the prestigious Ralph Scurfield Builder of the Year, entrants were awarded points for the every entry that became a finalist and a winner in various categories and a component of their score was based on its J.D. Power and Associates Power Circle Rating.

CHBA – Alberta Past President Vince Laberge said “Winning an award at the Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing is an industry honour and we extend congratulations to all the winners. It was a great pleasure to see Vice President of Galko Homes, and newly appointed CHBA – Alberta President, Bruce Galts be included in the list of winners. The industry has gone through some major changes in the past year and it is with the dedication and commitment of the CHBA – Alberta members that the residential construction industry will move forward as a united voice. The awards are wonderful way to honour the top builders and renovators in Alberta for their outstanding accomplishments. All the 2008 winners are listed below.

Also distributed this evening were the first annual J.D. Power and Associates New Home Builder Satisfaction Awards and the Alberta New Home Warranty Program New-Home Buyers' Choice Awards. For information on these awards please contact The Alberta New Home Warranty Program at 1-800-352-8240.

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Alberta (CHBA – Alberta) is the voice of the residential construction industry in the province and represents over 1,585 members. In 2007, Alberta’s residential construction industry contributed $16 billion to Alberta’s economy and employed over 110,000 Albertans directly and indirectly. CHBA – Alberta has two main goals; to promote housing quality, affordability and choice and to build vibrant, prosperous Alberta communities.

For more information please contact: Kathy Watson, Executive Officer
Phone: 1-800-661-3348 or Cell:(780) 237-4887
kathy@chbaalberta.ca

Category & Builder

Ralph Scurfield Builder of the Year
Shane Homes

Best Single Family Home - $225,000 - $259,999
Barcelona
Creations by Shane Homes

Best Single Family Home - $300,000 - $349,999
Stratton III
Shane Homes