Sprout Tiny Homes is pleased to announce that the 40 unit workforce housing project with Aspen Ski Company was recently acknowledged with a prestigious award by the Urban Land Institute at its fall meeting in Boston, MA. The Kemp Award jury recognized the Aspen Skiing Company’s innovative workforce housing project in Aspen, Colorado, with a Chairman’s Award, a special recognition bestowed this year for a creative project designed specifically to address the critical shortage of affordable housing for resort workers in Aspen, CO. Sprout designed, manufactured and delivered 40 high quality tiny homes with innovative floor plans and HVAC systems to Aspen Ski Company that house nearly 120 employees.
The company said “Sprout is very honored and pleased that SkiCo was acknowledged with this prestigious ULI Kemp award as it clearly brings light to the kind of high-quality innovation we are delivering for our commercial clients,” said Rod Stambaugh, CEO of Sprout Tiny Homes. “The evolution of housing is escalating at a rapid pace and we have a clear vision of the kind of design, technology and desire for zero energy ready homes that will completely change the approach builders must take to compete in an evolving market. Smaller footprints, high-quality construction, chemical free interiors, innovative floor plans, state of the art HVAC / air quality systems, and smart home automation delivered at an affordable price with the added benefit of certified Zero Energy Ready status is the future of housing and we are delivering it today!”
"As further validation of our efforts with SkiCo, we are also pleased to announce the receipt of a 3rd order of our homes, which received some of the highest tenant ratings of all of the available workforce housing options. The newest home order will be added to the fleet of 40 units already in place and housing SkiCo employees."
This progress further validates Sprout’s recent announcements about designing aging in place and disabled friendly floor plans as well obtaining a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home certification. When evaluating affordable housing options, you have to consider the total cost of ownership. Where other builders attempt affordability by cheapening the materials utilized in the building process and reducing amenities, Sprout is accomplishing the goal through better design, innovation and a smaller footprint that can achieve a net zero annual energy cost. Sprout is designing and building the future of housing and giving new life to the American Dream of home ownership. They think differently about modern Their residential developments and have a clear vision of the future of housing. Our clients are realizing the benefits and being acknowledged for their willingness to buy into their vision as well.
Sprout Tiny Homes is a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of high-quality, zero energy ready homes with chemical free interiors. Sprout homes are built with modern building practices including structural insulated panels resulting in stronger, greener and truer homes. Sprout focuses exclusively on building commercial grade tiny homes to satisfy the growing demand of affordable housing communities, employee housing, overnight hotel / resort markets and homes for disabled and exceptional people. Using sustainable building materials where possible and pushing the boundaries of design and energy efficiency are key attributes of Sprout homes.