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Distinctively Fine. Decidedly Green.

Awards & Recognition

Within the construction industry and among the communities where he has built, Don Cerra has won awards:

  • 1986 – First builder in New Jersey to build an R-2000 super-insulated home.
  • won this award prompted Owens-Corning to re-write their energy audit standards. Won the PINK award from Owens-Corning.
  • 1995-2005 – Recognized for implementing green technologies in homes built for Habitat for Humanity in Philadelphia and Burlington County, New Jersey
  • 2002 & 2003 – Presenter at PATH (Partnership for Advancing Housing Technology) and LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) seminars
  • 2009-Current – Recognized for homes certified under the Department of Energy’s Building America program. Less than 1% of builders today are constructing homes per these standards.
  • 2011-Current – Recognized as a LEED® Accredited Professional™. Guest lecturer on green building technologies with the University of South Carolina at Aiken.

Partner Vendors

For Cerra Homes, the term “partner-vendor” is defined as vendors, suppliers and sub-contractors carefully selected by Cerra Homes. Cerra Homes has assembled a team of these partners who are sensitive to environmentally responsible building practices. To assure he is able to deliver state-of-the-art, sustainable residences, Don Cerra has sought out some of the most outstanding vendors available in the building industry. In other cases, he has taught sub-contractors eco-friendly techniques, honed through years of exacting craftsmanship.


Client Testimonials

Now that our 5 renovation projects are complete, on time and on budget, we wanted to let you know how much we appreciated your dedication to work and your special efforts in this regard. Should we have some more work to be done in the future, you will be the first person we call. Thanks so much for all your help.
Marsha Luke and Ralph Cryder
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