Below are the awards bestowed upon Groves Park Commons
Merit award special projects, American council of engineering companies, 2009
Merit award in the special projects category, given by the ACEC (American council of engineering companies) of Tennessee. Ben Nemec (BWSC - project engineer) and Bill Kennedy accepted the award at the Cool Springs Marriott.
NAHB Green Subdivision, 2009
National Association of Home Builders
The National Association of Home Builders Research Center certied Groves Park Commons as Tennessee’s first Green Subdivision.
To be certified as a Green Subdivision, a development must meet rigged National Green Building Standards.
Outstanding Planning Award for a Green Development, 2008
The engineering firm of Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon (BWSC) received the Outstanding Green Community Award from the Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association (TAPA) in Johnson City, Tennessee. BWSC received the award in recognition of their community plan for the Groves Park Commons, a Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND), that utilizes a macro-green planning approach by focusing on an overall mixed use of land development and conservation.