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Leadership Awards / Individuals

Karen Alarid, AIA

Executive Director of Capital & Director of Facilities Design + Construction

  • 2015-16 Outstanding Community Supporter  presented by the Albuquerque Museum Foundation
  • 2015-16 Outstanding Community Supporter  presented by the Albuquerque Museum Foundation
  • 2015 Renewable Energy Innovator of the Year – New Mexico Association of Energy Engineers
  • 2014 Distinguished Alumni – University of New Mexico, School of Architecture + Planning
  • 2009 Community Service Special Recognition Award – presented by Construction Specification Institute (CSI), Albuquerque Chapter (for commitment and insight to promote the adoption of the U.S. National CAD Standard incorporating the CSI’s Uniform Drawing System modules as the required drawing format for APS projects)
  • 2007 Green Sustainable Building Professional of the Year – presented by New Mexico Association of Energy Engineers
  • 2006 Women of Influence – presented by New Mexico Business Weekly

Leadership Awards / Facilities Design + Construction

  • 2017 Outstanding Public Owner of the Year – presented by New Mexico Building Branch, Associated General Contractors of America
  • 2016 Institutional Energy Management of the Year, Region IV – presented by the New Mexico Association of Energy Engineers
  • 2016 Valued Community Partner – presented by Public Service Company of New Mexico
  • 2016 Business Energy Efficiency Star (Most Innovative category) – presented by Public Service Company of New Mexico
  • 2016 Honorable Mention, Energy Efficiency Star for Building Tune-Up Program – presented by Public Service Company of New Mexico
  • 2008 Green Building Leadership Award – presented by Home Builders Association of Central NM
  • 2007 Outstanding Public Owner of the Year – presented by New Mexico Building Branch, Associated General Contractors of America
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