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.