• Dana Day Chosen as Spirit Award Winner

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    January 17, 2019
    In 1989, the Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa began recognizing builders who made the best use of HBA Associate member companies to complete their homes. The Spirit Award is one of the HBA of Greater Tulsa’s highest honors, as it symbolizes the relationship between the contractor and the subcontractor and how very important it is when building a home to use only qualified craftsmen and suppliers.  Each year, many worthy companies enter projects for consideration of this honor, which are then analyzed by an accounting firm to determine which projects involved the greatest percentage of work by HBA Associate members.
    Dana Day, founder of Day Build and Design, was selected as this year’s Spirit Award honoree in recognition of the construction of a 4,591 sq. ft modern farmhouse in midtown Tulsa which was featured in the 2018 Parade of Homes.  This custom-built home features unique amenities specifically designed for its homeowners such as a man cave that transitions to an exterior covered porch and a two-level hidden alcove for children’s play.  An eclectic blend of hardware and fixtures throughout the home highlights the custom-designed metal fireplace surround and kitchen range vent a hood.  The home received a HERS® Index rating of 50 that certified the home’s energy efficient construction features, and provided a substantial energy credit to the homeowners as well as their assurance of the home’s performance energy wise.  Mrs. Day employed 32 HBA Associate member firms on this project and over 40 HBA Associate member businesses on other projects throughout the year.
    Dana Day has been a member of the Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa (HBA) for close to a decade.  She currently serves as the 2019 HBA Builders Council Vice President/Treasurer and is a member of the HBA Board of Directors.  She is a recent mayoral appointee to the City of Tulsa Board of Appeals.
    Day understands how overwhelming a new construction or remodeling project can be to a homeowner.  Her industry skill and design expertise are the basis for her ability to effectively communicate every decision, from concept to creation, with her customers in order to deliver projects on time and on budget.  Day utilizes a construction software program that allows customers to view in real-time their budget, invoices paid, progress photos, and more.  Day’s commitment to quality craftsmanship, design excellence, and high standards allow her to not only meet, but surpass her homeowner’s expectations.    
    ABOUT TULSA HBA: The Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa is a not-for-profit, professional trade organization that is an advocate for the residential housing and remodeling industry in communities in and around Tulsa and serves approximately 1,000 members.  The association is a corporate channel through which builders contribute time, money and services to local community service projects and education initiatives.  Professional members must meet stringent requirements, including customer and professional references, insurance certification and adhere to a strict code of ethics.  For more information, visit: www.TulsaHBA.com