Builders in line for awards

Three Red Deer builders are in the running for provincial recognition. Laebon Developments, Falcon Homes and True-Line Homes have been named finalists for the 2009 Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing.

Three Red Deer builders are in the running for provincial recognition.

Laebon Developments, Falcon Homes and True-Line Homes have been named finalists for the 2009 Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing.

Organized by the Canadian Home Builders Association — Alberta, the awards honour the top builders and renovators from across the province.

Judging will take place in 16 categories, with a Builder of the Year to be chosen from among the winners.

Laebon is one of three finalists in the Green Vision category for its CHESS Equilibrum Home.

Falcon Homes is facing off against two other builders for the best duplex, villa or townhouse under $250,000, and True-Line is competing against two other finalists for best single-family home under $225,000.

A news release issued by the association said 209 entries were submitted for this year’s competition. The Calgary region has 26 finalists, with 14 from the Edmonton region and three each from Red Deer and Lethbridge.

Winners will be announced Sept. 18 during the Canadian Home Builders Association — Alberta conference in Jasper.

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