LA Based Firm mnm|MOD Awarded in the Green Dot Awards
Last Updated: March 20, 2012
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LA Based Firm mnm|MOD Awarded in the Greed Dot Awards
mnm|MOD of United States was Awarded Honorable Mention in services Build for the entry titled, "mnm|MOD." The jury selected winners from over 500 entries from over 25 countries.
The Green Dot Awards Honors Excellence in Innovative Environmental Projects, Products and Services. The Green Dot Awards strive to reward and promote forward-thinking businesses that create environmentally sustainable products or services and to reward revolutionary green business plans and proposals. Recognizing that human activity is causing dramatic environmental change, we must ensure that we act today to protect tomorrow's environment. Businesses and organizations have become especially aware of the impact that their practices have on the well-being of the planet and many are acting to adopt more sustainable attitudes. The purpose of Green Dot is to reward those who practice excellence in environmental responsibility.
Although the Green Dot Awards are worthy onto themselves, they are also a consumer guide to excellence in environmentally-sustainable practices. A business with a Green Dot Award is a business that can be trusted by consumers with stewardship of the environment. Recognition from the Green Dot Awards allows businesses to promote their products and services as items that are manufactured and delivered in an environmentally friendly manner.
Green Dot Awards was Juried by experts in the industry: Alison Kwok Ph.D, co-author of Green Studio Handbook; Christina Amacher, Braungart Consulting and EPEA GmbH; Christine Mason McCall, co-founder of GoGreen Online and GoGreenTV; Dave Evans, Author of Cool Green Stuff; Daniel D. Chiras Ph.D, Author of Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy; Darryl Hooks, CEO and President of ActiClean; Efren Zuniga Reyes, co-author of Green Graphics, graphic communication for sustainability; Kira Gould, co-author of Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design; Lori Dennis, best-selling author and star of HGTV's The Real Designing Women; Luis Valenzuela, Founder of Green Art USA.org; Patrick Fry, designer and art director; Ruth Singer, sustainable and recycled materials designer; Steven Foster, President of the Steven Foster Group and commercial consultant for eco-sustainability; Shelagh McNally, writer and editor on environment issues; Tamsin O'Neill, Director of Green Press; Vicky Eckert Von Grotthuss, co-author of Green Graphics and owner of Flaflafeditions, a publishing house creating board games related to environment and culture.
About the Winner:
mnm.MOD is a revolutionary building system that responds to the continuously demanding Market. High performance, net-zero energy, , Sustainable, Affordable, Modern building system, efficient mass-customizable modular manufacturing. High performance building- through integrated design; strategies toward global sustainable development.
AFFORDABLE. The affordability lies in limiting the number of assembled elements eliminating custom onsite fabrication by putting it into the hands of specific fabricators. Less handling, less processing, less cutting, less waste. FLEXIBLE. The flexibility of the elements allows for a custom-made home specific to a location and the homeowner's needs. Each element offers a different surface and texture treatment and so the endless possibility of arrangement means that every approach will be different and the outcome will be a custom affordable luxury home.
ASSEMBLE. The Builder merely assembles the homes, eliminating site waste and cutting.
SUSTAINABILITY. Sustainability is incorporated through the consideration of site location and orientation, shading, sun and wind. Every product and methods of construction is very carefully researched and evaluated comparing, progressive thinking product design, commercially availability, affordability, manufacturing process, recycled content, energy efficiency, indoor air qualities and locally produced product.
mnmMOD was created by minarc and is a patented building solution
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