OLYMPIA, WA - The Building Industry Association of Washington is proud to announce our 2014
Excellence in Remodeling (EIR) Award winners. The EIR awards program recognizes
outstanding remodeling projects throughout the state. Some of the categories this year
include outdoor living, historic renovations, and the increasingly important category,
aging in place. In addition to the winners there were three honorable mentions this year.
 
A blind judging panel painstakingly reviewed each and every project to ensure it met a
set list of high criteria, including strength of design, aesthetic and market appeal,
compatibility with the neighborhood and quality craftsmanship to name a few.
 
The awards were handed out by BIAW Remodelers Chair Wayne Keffer, CAPS, CGR,
during the annual Excellence In Remodeling reception held June 25 at the BIAW
Summer Board meeting in Pasco. The EIR awards are an annual opportunity for members
to gain professional recognition and credibility. The competition is open to all BIAW
members who have completed project(s) meeting category requirements. For more
information on the 2014 EIR awards, please visit www.BIAW.com.
 
Kitchen under $30,000
Sockeye Homes, Kristin and Tod Sakai, CGR, CGB
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Kitchen $30,000-$60,000
Honorable Mention
Renewal Remodels & Additions, George Eide, CAPS
Master Builders Association of Pierce County
Winner
Renewal Remodels & Additions, George Eide, CAPS
Master Builders Association of Pierce County
 
Kitchen $60,000 - $125,000
Joe Gates Construction, Inc., Judy and Joe Gates
Home Builders Association of Kitsap County
 
Bath under $25,000
Sockeye Homes, Kristin and Tod Sakai, CGR, CGB
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Bath $25,000 - $40,000
Sockeye Homes, Kristin and Tod Sakai, CGR, CGB
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Bath $40,000 - $75,000
Chermak Construction, Inc., Howard Chermak, CGR, CAPS
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Addition under $75,000
Sockeye Homes, Kristin and Tod Sakai, CGR, CGB
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Entire House under $150,000
Renewal Remodels & Additions, George Eide, CAPS
Master Builders Association of Pierce County
 
Entire House $150,000 - $300,000
Cresent Builds, August Bergdahl, CGR, CAPS
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Entire House $300,000 - $500,000
Honorable Mention
Westhill, Inc., Sue Tughan
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
Winner
Chermak Construction, Inc., Howard Chermak, CGR, CAPS
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Entire House over $500,000
Sockeye Homes, Kristin and Tod Sakai, CGR, CGB
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Commercial under $250,000
The BJC Group, Inc., Robert Baglio
Home Builders Association of Kitsap County
 
Commercial over $250,000
Cresent Builds, August Bergdahl, CGR, CAPS
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Outdoor Living
Chermak Construction, Inc., Howard Chermak, CGR, CAPS
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Residential Specialty/Open
Honorable Mention
Vision Woodworks, Inc., Adrian Burwell
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Winner
Lakeville Homes, Inc., Jamie Hsu, CGR, CAPS
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Historic Renovation/Restoration
R4 Construction, Steven Rork
Master Builders Association of Pierce County
 
Basements
Sockeye Homes, Kristin and Tod Sakai, CGR, CGB
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
Aging in Place
Renewal Remodels & Additions, George Eide, CAPS
Master Builders Association of Pierce County
 
Get Away Room
Sockeye Homes, Kristin and Tod Sakai, CGR, CGB
Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties
 
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Known as the “champion of affordable housing,” the Building Industry Association of
Washington is the largest trade association in Washington state, representing over 8,000
member companies involved in the homebuilding industry.

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