bettershelter to host bettershelter green awards


Call for Entries for First Awards Celebrating
The Greenest People, Products, and Projects In Orange County

Costa Mesa, CA – October 22, 2008–- bettershelter, the cutting edge development team behind the eco-friendly community 12@ELDEN and 1.7 Ocean, has just announced a call for entries for the first ever bettershelter green awards.

Celebrating the greenest of green in Orange County in 2008, winners in each category will be selected by a distinguished jury and announced at an event held in their honor on Thursday, December 4 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The awards ceremony will take place at 12@ELDEN, the newly released eco-friendly “Hybrid Housing” project (2379 Elden Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627).

The bettershelter green awards is an opportunity for the people, products and companies making an effort to reduce our carbon footprint, define what it is to live green in Orange County and develop products and techniques to change the way people live and think in an effort to be more eco-friendly to be recognized for their efforts and for the difference they are making in the Orange County community. bettershelter will be accepting entries in the following categories:

§ interior design
§ landscape design
§ architecture design
§ retail design
§ product
§ individuals
§ companies

To download an entry form, go to Deadline for all entries and materials is November 18. To be eligible, all projects must be completed between October 1, 2007 and December 31, 2008.

About bettershelter
Bettershelter is a full service development company that focuses on providing unique and affordable housing for those who appreciate architectural design in Orange County. The company’s latest offering 12@ELDEN, exemplifies the best Orange County has to offer when it comes to green construction mixed with design, style and that hard to come by - hip factor. Making living green user-friendly, 12@ELDEN is the combination of today’s green practices and products mixed with the conveniences of modern life resulting in what bettershelter calls “hybrid housing”.

To learn more about the company, which is located in Newport Beach, log on to the website at or call 323-286-7214.