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Recognizing the best

You’ve already wowed your clients. Now it’s time to be recognized for your outstanding work. The Propane Project of the Year honors the best homes, remodeling projects, and commercial buildings fueled by propane. World-class design, thrilled clients, and the latest technology? Talented pros like you show that propane can do that.

The prize

Grand prize: $10,000

Honorable mentions (three): $1,000

The deadline

The deadline has been extended! Entries are due by Aug. 30.

Enter your project now

The details

The Propane Project of the Year program is open to builders, remodelers, architects, engineers, and trade professionals in the United States. Any project completed after Jan. 1, 2016, is eligible.

Propane marketers, be sure to get the word out to your construction colleagues. The nominating marketer who brings us the grand prize winner will also earn a $1,000 prize.


Projects in any category are eligible for the $10,000 grand prize. A $1,000 honorable mention prize will be award in each of three categories:

  • Residential New Construction. Submit as the builder, architect, or contractor for any new home that features propane.
  • Residential Remodeling. Submit as the general contractor or specialty trade for any upgrade, replacement, or rehabilitation job for an existing home using propane.
  • Commercial. Submit as the principal development, design, engineering, or construction professional for any non-residential project involving propane.

Entries will be judged for project design, project performance, and the use of propane to achieve the project’s goals.


The Propane Project of the Year will be judged by a panel of industry experts with extensive experience in building performance, energy-efficient construction, and innovative propane-fueled technologies.

Matt Evans

Matt is a building systems analyst and certified HERS rater with Newport Ventures. He has more than 12 years of experience in energy analysis of residential and commercial buildings, building energy codes, consulting, and energy/building science training. He also conducts energy analysis and rating work for home builders directly, works directly with architects and builders to design net zero homes, and has over 25 years of overall experience in the building trades industry, including new home construction and remodeling.

Michael Anschel

A nationally recognized expert on green design, remodeling, and building, Michael writes, trains, and speaks for various publications and events around the world. He is the owner of OA Design+Build, an award-winning, nationally celebrated design-build and architecture firm, and CEO of Verified Green Inc., which consults with local governments, product manufacturers, suppliers, builders, and architects on green building. He led the effort to develop MN GreenStar and is past president of the national GreenStar Alliance.

Brian Brooks

Brian is the fourth generation of the Brooks family to be involved in the propane industry. Along with managing Brooks Gas’ hearth and grill retail operations, Brian Brooks grows and maintains the company’s relationships with local builders and contractors.

Submission requirements

On the contest entry page, a form will ask for basic entry and contact information. You’ll be asked to submit a project description of up to 200 words, as well as details about the propane-fueled products and design features used to reach the project’s goals. You’ll upload at least three photos of your completed project, as well as any technical design files you want to include.


Email propaneproject@hanleywood.com.


Enter your project now


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchasing does not improve your chances of winning. The PERC Propane Project of the Year Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at the time of entry and are employed as a builder, remodeler, architect, engineer or trade professional. Void outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM ET on 7/1/19 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 8/30/19. Click here for Official Rules. Sponsor: Propane Education & Research Council, 1140 Connecticut Ave NW # 1075, Washington, DC 20036.