The Northeast Green Building Awards are fast approaching and so is the deadline for entries. All entries must be received by February, 2, 2004, at the North East Sustainability Energy Association (NESEA) office by 4:00 PM.Boston, Massachusetts – December 18, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] The Northeast Green Building Awards recognize outstanding achievements of high-performance architecture throughout the northeast. The annual competition is open to built works – either new construction or renovations – completed after January 1, 1998 and before January 1, 2004 in the northeastern US, as well as to student projects. Award categories include: places to live, places to work, places to learn, and student projects. Winners will be announced in many professional magazines and all project boards will be on display at the Building Energy 2004 conference held on March 10-13, 2004 at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. All projects will be featured on the NESEA website. Cash prizes in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded for first place in each building category. In addition, those in the student projects category who place second will receive $500 and those who place third will receive $250. Northeastern states include Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington DC. The competition is organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association and is supported in part by the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust.