BOSCH EXPERIENCE CENTER AT SERENBE WINS EARTHCRAFT
Bosch Experience Center (BEC) wins Light Commercial
Project of the Year award
- Experience Center achieved EarthCraft Light Commercial
- Award based on Bosch’s application of energy efficient
renewables in the BEC
Experience Center (BEC) at Serenbe was awarded the
EarthCraft Light Commercial Project of the Year by The
Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and Southface,
as part of the annual Earthcraft Celebration of
Excellence. The BEC is a learning and education center
technologies for the home.
The EarthCraft Awards comprise 11 award categories
centered on recognizing
builders, architects, engineers, project managers and
contractors for their commitment to advancing
sustainable construction and providing healthy,
comfortable and durable homes and workplaces.
EarthCraft is a green building certification program
designed to address climate,
energy and water issues unique to the southeastern U.S.
Since its founding by the Greater Atlanta Builders
Association and Southface in 1999, the EarthCraft
program has certified 28,500 projects throughout the
All EarthCraft projects exceed building code standards
for energy and water efficiency, provide efficient
lighting and appliances, use resource efficient
construction techniques, meet high standards for
construction quality and durability, and provide healthy
indoor air quality for daily comfort.
The Bosch Experience Center won the Light Commercial
project award for its appli-cation/use of energy
efficient technologies and renewables like low-flow
water fixtures, solar photovoltaics, geothermal heating
and cooling, point-of-use water heat-ing, and energy
efficient HVAC. The Center achieved EarthCraft’s Light
Commercial Gold certification.
The Bosch Experience Center serves as a learning and
education center for an array of energy efficient
technologies, including renewables, all from Bosch. The
Center is a direct reflection of Bosch’s commitment to
preserving the environment for future generation and
fostering sustainable practices.
As such, the BEC fits harmoniously into Serenbe’s
mission. The 1,000 acre residential living and farming
community south of Atlanta in the Chattahoochee Hills
region, promotes land preservation, energy efficiency,
green building, walkability and community living for
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