Judging the HAVAN Awards
The HAVAN Awards of Housing Excellence has a structured judging process to ensure the integrity of the program.
Every year, HAVAN selects judges from across British Columbia and Canada, and at times, the United States, based on their expertise and reputation in their respective fields within the homebuilding industry.
The judges’ scores are confirmed by a third-party accounting firm that also calculates the final scores for the Grand HAVAN Awards. Grand HAVAN Award categories are scored are based on a combination of the submitted information and an entrant’s top three scores in non-Grand Award entries.
Up to four finalists are selected in each category. Categories with fewer than four entries are judged the same as any other category, ensuring the designated finalist(s) and winner(s) accurately represent an award-winning project.