Two Trails In The News

2014 Aurora Awards: Two Trails Clients Received A Combined Total Of 50 Awards!

Summary: The Aurora Awards are presented at the SEBC’s Black Tie Gala/Spectacular at the Rosen center in Orlando, FL on July 26, 2014.  The Award competition recognizes achievements in building design.  As a team member on many of the winning projects Two Trails Inc. is proud to be a part of the client teams that were nominated and won an Aurora Award.

Herald-Tribune: Green Renovation in Sarasota

Article by: Harold Bubil This article highlights a project done by Josh Wynne Construction and Two Trails Inc.  The article reveals the trials and tribultions of restoration projects and the hidden problems that can be costly.  In the end the renovation project is a shining example of a "Green" renovation.  Hit the source link for the full read.

Source Link: Herald Tribune

Two Trails in feature article of EcoHome Magazine!

Rich Binsacca, contributing Editor at EcoHome Magazine wrote a detailed article about the green certifications that The 2012 New American Home achieved for this years International Builders show.  His interview highlights how the home achieved the highest level of green certifications possible, providing insight into the process and by-products of submitting to such standards.  Here is a little hint, it takes a great Builder/Architect, Teamwork, & of course Two Trails! Below is a link to the digital version of the article.

Neighborhood Renaissance Breaks Ground for 13 new affordable, energy-efficient homes in Palm Beach County’s Westgate/Belvedere Community Redevelopment area

West Palm Beach, FL – October 26, 2011 – Terri Murray, Executive Director of Neighborhood Renaissance , announced today the groundbreaking at 2801 Saranac Avenue in Westgate for 13 quality-built, energy efficient, 3-4 bedroom homes meeting green building standards with “Florida-friendly” landscaping to be built south of Westgate Avenue in Palm Beach County.

Drew Smith in the bay mag : the beauty of green

We loving refer to this home as the Coffee Pot house built on the Coffee Pot bay in St. Petersburg, FL.  The home is beautiful, not only on the inside and out, but it boasts some amazing green building science.  The article features builder, Jimmy Bratton of Design Works, of St. Petersburg.  The article explains thegreen features of the home and the ambition of the owners to build an amazing green home.

New American Home a Source of Latest Product, Design and Green Building Ideas

Two Trails Inc. were the Green Consultants on this project. The New American Home (TNAH) 2011 is beautiful and loaded with new products and design innovations that will stimulate the imagination of anyone who makes their living in the housing industry. The grand show home will be a highlight of the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS), Jan. 12 through 15 in Orlando.

"Tech House" To Be Certified Green

Tech House, now being built by Vision Homes in the new Trillium subdivision off Sarasota's Proctor Road, will become the first demonstration house to receive "green" certification from the Florida Green Building Coalition, said "green" construction consultant Drew Smith of Two Trails Inc. Vision Homes and the Home Builders Association of Sarasota County hired Smith to certify that the house is built to FGBC standards. Smith recently became an accredited professional of the LEED program (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).