Our Proud Achievements

Built Green BC Builder of the Year

July 25, 2011 : AWARDS

July 2011 – Glacier Pacific Contracting is named as a finalist for Built Green BC Builder of the Year.

Most Affordable Built Green Home – Finalist

July 25, 2011 : AWARDS

July 2011 – Built Green Canada announced finalists for the 2nd annual Built Green Awards – Glacier Creek Pacific Contracting is finalist for Most Affordable Built Green Home

2010 BC Hydro Powersmart Builder of the Year

April 11, 2011 : AWARDS

Glacier Creek wins the 2010 BC Hydro Power Smart Excellence Award for the Glacier Duplexes at Rainbow  (Residential Builder/ Developer Category)

Winners of the province wide contest were announced at the awards reception, which took place at the Vancouver Convention Centre on the evening of October 25, 2010.

 “ A large part of our clean energy future relies upon wise and efficient use of electricity, “ says BC hydro President and CEO, David Cobb. “Congratulations to our Power Smart finalists, leaders, winners, and more importantly, thank you for helping us to build an energy efficient culture in BC.”

  “ A home should be more than affordable to purchase,” says Eric Prall owner of Glacier Creek. “It should also provide the owner with low operating and maintenance costs as well as a healthy comfortable environment. We are very pleased to have received this award in recognition of our efforts”

 The Glacier Duplexes at Rainbow are a Whistler Housing Authority resident restricted project, with homes featuring triple glazed windows, 2 pound spray in place insulation throughout and an heat recovery ventilation system that allows each home to test out at an 80 EnerGuide rating. Energy star appliances and energy efficient lighting is used through out.  An optional solar package is also available for those who want to further reduce their power usage.

Gold Georgie Award 2010 – The Chiyakmesh

March 14, 2011 : AWARDS

This award was sponsored by the Canadian Home Builders Association(CHBA) and is for the Best Public Private Partnership. The award showcases Glacier Creek’s relationship with the Whistler Housing Authority and their ability to build affordable housing. Located in Athletes Village in whistler this building features 55 bachelor and 1 bedroom apartments. Features salvaged wood from the trees of the 2007 wind storm at Stanley Park and a district energy system.

Best Practice Award from CMHC

December 16, 2010 : AWARDS

The WHA and Glacier Creek Contracting have just received a national housing award from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) for Best Practices in Affordable Housing for the resident restricted Glacier Duplexes at Rainbow.   We received this award on Tuesday night in Ottawa.  See link for information on the award:

Silver Award – 2002 – Glacier Creek Contracting

December 5, 2010 : AWARDS

Excellence by a Local Government in Cooperation/Leadership with Industry – Beaver Flats Duplexes.


December 5, 2010 : AWARDS

Energy Efficiency and Environmental Consideration – Beaver Flats Apartments.

Gold Georgie Award 2002 – Beaver Flats Apartments

December 5, 2010 : AWARDS

This award was sponsored by the Home Builders Association. It endorsed the technology used in the exterior walls of the 57 apartment styled building on Highway 99 in Whistler. The goal was to achieve a tight building envelope required for energy conservation and acoustic attenuation of highway noise. An innovative exterior wall system was used to achieve their goal.

Gold Georgie Award 2000 – Lorimer Court

December 5, 2010 : AWARDS

This award sponsored by BC Housing endorsed two organizations – Glacier Creek Contracting Ltd. and the Whistler Housing Authority.

Glacier Creek Contracting Wins Georgie Award

December 4, 2010 : AWARDS

The British Columbia Canadian Home Builder’s Association is a province wide organisation that serves the Residential Construction Industry. Every year the CHBA recognises the performance of its province wide members through a prestigious award called the Georgie. In the construction industry, this award is regarded as the “Oscars” of the industry.

Glacier Creek Contracting takes great pride in having worked closely and in partnership with The Whistler Housing Authority, which is a non-profit organisation created by The Municipality of Whistler. Its mission is to create affordable price restricted housing for residents who live and work in Whistler. Several projects have been completed under this program, most of which have been recognised with the various awards listed below.