Randy Lange, President and co-owner of Lange Bros. Woodwork Co., Inc announced today that The Herrington Recovery Center in Summit, WI was selected by a juried panel of judges as the winner of the 2010 Wood Design Award in the category of “Use of wood in Green Building.” by WoodWorks.org. The project was designed by TWP Architecture, Elm Grove, WI and constructed by VJS Construction, Pewaukee, WI.

This category recognizes the role wood plays in contributing to a buildings high performance by reducing energy use, overall environmental impact and making efficient use of resources in the design and use of the building. Only locally harvested woods were used on the project.

WoodWorks is a collaborative initiative of all the major wood associations in North America, to promote the use of wood in non-residential structures. More information for architects and engineers on their resources, workshops and upcoming events can be found on the organization’s website.
The project also received recognition September 22 at WGBA’s SE2 conference. Of the 8 projects awarded by WoodWorks, Lange Bros. provided the custom woodwork for two of them; The Herrington Recovery Center in Summit, WI and Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun, River Hills, WI by Phillip Katz Project Development.

Lange Bros. Woodwork Co., Inc. is the states oldest continuously family owned and operated custom architectural woodwork company. They are 78 years old and employees 51 craftsmen in Milwaukee and Marinette Counties.

SOURCE: Lange Bros. Woodwork Co.

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