Best of B3 Recognition 2021

The State of Minnesota is leading the nation in requiring 80% more energy efficient State buildings in an effort to have all State construction carbon neutral by 2030. Designed to increase energy efficiency and sustainability, the State of Minnesota’s Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond (B3) programs were developed for and are required on State-funded projects in Minnesota.

On April 14, 2021, the fifth Best of B3 Recognition event was held virtually to recognize the achievements of B3 program participants. In addition to the presentation of award winners, this event featured virtual tours of B3 projects located in greater MN including: Fergus Falls Public LibraryMinnesota State Academy for the Deaf – Wilkins Hall, and St. Cloud State University – Eastman Hall.

Best of B3 2021 Award Winners

The winners in each category were selected by a committee made up of staff from the CSBR and the Departments of Administration and Commerce.