Biennial BTES awards recognize excellence in building technology teaching and research. BTES advertises the awards and accepts nominations every other year from November through mid-January prior to each BTES conference.

Emerging Faculty Award– The EFA recognizes building technology educators who are early in their teaching career and display excellence and innovation in their teaching performance, methods, and subject matter.

BTES Book Award– The BTES Book Award recognizes an outstanding new book that significantly contributes to building technology education in architecture.

Student Award– The Student Award recognizes exceptional student design and scholarship focused on building technology. Two awards are granted (for a paper and for a design portfolio) providing two students with financial support for participation in the BTES conference.