DISTINCTIONS AND AWARDS

  • 2019 – NBC Studios does film segment titled “At Home with Natalie” featuring the home built by Guida Construction for Olympic Gold Medal skier Mikaela Shiffrin.
  • 2018 – Mountain Living Magazine recognizes Guida Construction for restoration project on remote mountain site location
  • 2017 Jim Guida completes extensive training program in real estate investing and opens up business with his son in Denver & Colorado Springs.
  • 2016 National Association of Home Builders recognizes Jim Guida for achieving the highest honor of Graduate Master Builder and Graduate Master Remodeler. Guida becomes only the 5th person in Colorado to receive this award.
  • 2013 – Jim Guida completes extensive Passive House training and markets first Passive House in the Vail valley.
  • 2011 – Awarded LEED Silver Certification – Lot 8 Heritage Park
  • 2010 – Completed extensive training of Passive House building program including supplemental training at the 5th, 6th and 7th National Passive House Conferences
  • 2010 – Awarded a “Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist” CAPS designation from National Association of Home Builders
  • 2009 – Awarded a “Certified Green Professional” CGP designation from National Association of Home Builders
  • 2009 – Feature story Vail Daily “Green Ideas, Building Heritage Park”
  • 2009 – Published Western Interior & Design Magazine “Style Update”
  • 2009 – Sponsor of EVAS “Healthy Home Tour”
  • 2008 – Speaker “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”, Energy Star Summit
  • 2008 – BEAM Award recipient “Remodeling Excellence”
  • 2008 – Gold award recipient of Eagle Valley HBA “Green Home Building Award”
  • 2007 – Elected / Served on Board of Directors, Eagle Valley Alliance for Sustainability
  • 2007 – Published Vail Home Magazine “The Green Scene”
  • 2007 – Promoted EEBA’s nationally acclaimed “Houses that Work” seminar in Vail
  • 2006 – Achieved “LEED Accredited Professional” designation from USGBC
  • 2006 – Member of United States Green Building Council
  • 2006 – Named an “Energy Star Partner” through EPA Energy Star Program
  • 2005 – Awarded “Graduate Certificate” from CSU Green Building Program
  • 2004 – Awarded PUD zoning for “Heritage Park”, Eagle County’s 1st green development
  • 1997 – Awarded “Certified Graduate Remodeler” CGR designation from National Association of Home Builders
  • 1994 – Awarded a “Life Spike” membership through National Association of Home Builders
  • 1992 / 2000 – Elected / served on Board of Directors, Home Builders Association
  • 1992 – President of Home Builders Association – EVHBA
  • 1992 – Awarded a “Certified Document Technologist” CDT designation from Construction Specifications Institute
  • 1989 – Named as a member of the President Council National Association of Home Builders
  • 1989 – Awarded “Certified Remodeler” CR designation through National Association of Remodeling Industry
  • 1989 – President Home Builders Association – EHBA
  • 1988 / 1989 – Construction Committee Chairman – Habitat for Humanity