Awards & Achievements

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Although we are truly proud to be have been honored with numerous awards for our homes and design over the years, our greatest rewards are the smiles on our clients' faces when their homes are complete.

A home is one of the most personal purchases a person can make. We are honored to share the experience with our clients. This privilege is never taken for granted. Bringing joy to our new neighbors is truly a reward in and of itself.

Let us know how we can help you with the experience of purchasing your home.

Member:
Lorain County Chamber of Commerce
North Coast Building Industry Association
National Association of Home Builders
The Better Business Bureau
Chairman of the Board - Bob Schmitt Homes, Inc., Strongsville, OH 44136
Participant:
Annual Time, Inc. Housing Industry Presidents Conference since 1965
Board of Directors - "Smart House"
Strongsville, Ohio - Board of Building Standards
Board of Trustees to Strongsville, Ohio - Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors - OCC-NIBS
Past Chairman of the Board - NAHB Research Center
Past President - North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce
Berea City Council
Strongsville City Council
Presently Serving a 2 year term beginning in 2008 on North Ridgeville's City Council
2008
Northeast Ohio Green Building Initiative
2007
National Housing Quality certification
Presented by the NAHB Research Center for developing and maintaining a continuous customer assurance program for housing quality. Read the press release about this certification.
2006
North Coast BIA Pioneer Sponsor
2006-2007 Advisor Member U.S. Chamber of Commerce
2004
Best of Division
Best Bath
Best Interior
Best Master Suite
Best Exterior
All Above 2004 Awards Presented by Lorain County Parade of Homes: Dream Tour 2004
2004 OHBA Growing Smart - Growing Strong Executive Committee
Ridgefield Neighborhood Landscape Design Award
2003
2003 Builder of the Year
2003 David E. Denison Award
Planned Unit Development of the Year
Single Family Community of the Year from $250,000 to $350,000.
Overall Custom Home
Condo/Cluster Product Design - 2,001 to 2,500 Sq. Ft.
Promotional Campaign of the Year
All Above 2003 Awards presented by: North Coast Building Industry Associations Circle of Excellence Awards Ceremony
Smart Growth Community Excellence Award
Builder/Developer

Smart Growth Coalition Committee
2000
The Golden 30: Growing Companies Demonstrating World Class Performance
Presented by Lorain County Community College for "Growing Companies Demonstrating World Class Performance"
1999
North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year
1998-1999
Ohio Home Builders Association Presidents Club
1997
Presidential Hammer Award
Building Industry Association of Suburban Counties
1994-1995
Associate Member of the Year Award
Ohio Building Officials Association
"One Of America's Best Builders"
Better Homes & Gardens Magazine
1992
"Smarter Housing for the Money" Award
Professional Builder & Remodeler Magazine
1989
"Rick Garson Memorial" Award
Ohio Home Builders Association
1980
National Institute of Building Sciences Commendation
Robert F. Schmitt, Founding Director of the Institute, 1976-1980, for dedicated service and contributions in making the Institute a reality and a force to encourage better values in housing and buildings of every type.
1979
Inductee to the Housing Hall of Fame
National Association of Home Builders Distinguished Service Award
Robert F. Schmitt, Chairman of the Board, NAHB Research Foundation
1978
National Association of Home Builders Distinguished Service Award
Robert F. Schmitt, Chairman of the Board, NAHB Research Foundation
1977
Energy Conservation Special Achievement Award
Federal Energy Administration - Region V
Robert F. Schmitt, Bob Schmitt Homes, Inc. ("In recognition of outstanding leadership for implementing or promoting energy conservation measures which have resulted in a significant contribution towards our nation's energy resources".)
1976
Appointed to the National Institute of Building Sciences by President Gerald Ford
Appointment approved by Senate.
Member of the Board of Directors
"Professional Builder of the Year"
Professional Builder Magazine
1974
National Association of Home Builders Awards for Distinguished Service
Robert F. Schmitt, Chairman, Research Institute Board of Trustees
Appreciation Award
American Society of Appraisers
1973
Professional Builder Magazine Trailblazer Award
Robert F. Schmitt, Bob Schmitt Homes, Inc., ("In recognition of his outstanding contribution of the Energy Conservation Home and his dedication to this industry".)
National Association of Home Builders Award for Distinguished Service
Robert F. Schmitt, Chairman, Research Institute Board of Trustees
1972
Award for Distinguished Service to Robert F. Schmitt
National Association of Home Builders
Robert F. Schmitt, Vice-Chairman, Research Board of Trustees
1971
Award for Effective Utilization of Western Wood Products
Presented by Western Wood Products Association
1969
Design Leadership Award
Practical Builder Magazine (In recognition of outstanding contribution to the home industry through planning and design excellence in residential construction.)
Cleveland Landscape Award - Ledgewood - Residential Subdivision Class
Cleveland Landscape Award Competition sponsored by Garden Center of Greater Cleveland and Greater Cleveland Growth Association
1965
Annual Time Inc., Housing Industry Presidents Conference Participant
Past Member on the Board of Directors
Smart House
1964
Award for Innovations
American Builder Magazine
1963
Recognition of Robert F. Schmitt as a Top Performer of 1963 Editor of house and home, (For his constructive and outstanding efforts in helping Americans attain better homes and a better way of living, also for his creative and valuable contribution to the welfare and growth of the housing industry.)
1962
National Association of Home Builders Awards for Distinguished Service to the home building industry to Robert F. Schmitt, Chairman, Research Institute Board of Trustees
1961
First Annual Raynor B. Pyle Award to Robert F. Schmitt ("In being the most outstanding in his contribution to the improvement of the home building industry within the jurisdiction of the Ohio Home Builders Association").
1959
Distinguished Service Award
Robert F. Schmitt, Chairman, Research Institute Board of Trustees
National Association of Home Builders
1958
Service Award
Robert F. Schmitt, Chairman, Education Subcommittee
1956
National Association of Home Builders Distinguished Service Award ("In appreciation for outstanding service and unselfish devotion of time and energy during 1956 in the activities of Building, Zoning, and Education which have resulted in the general advancement of the Home Builders Association of Greater Cleveland").

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