Over the years, Ausonio Inc. has earned a number of valued industry and trade awards.

2012: Ausonio wins an Excellence in Design awardawards10 from American Buildings for its work on Thermo King. This 11,640 square foot steel building is a warehouse and distribution center related to the agricultural industry. The building is composed of two stories of wood-framed offices contained within steel exterior wall panels and roofing, with a split-face masonry wainscot.
2011: Ausonio wins awards5The Constructor Award for Innovation in Construction Materials and Techniques from the AGC of California. This statewide award, recognized Ausonio’s work as general contractor in a Design-Build team that built Monterey College of Law‘s Community Justice Center. Ausonio used multiple innovations to create a new facility out of a decommissioned military site while achieving a Platinum LEED certification with the US Green Building Council, the highest level of sustainability.
2011: Ausonio wins aawards8 Tilt-Up Achievement Award from the TCA for its work on the headquarters and distribution facility of Nordic Naturals. This Design-Build project achieved the nostalgic, inviting wooden feel of a Norwegian fishing village while using concrete tilt-up. The project was recognized for its innovative styling that provided a more human scale to the large industrial structure while keeping within a budget and targeting LEED Gold Certification.
2008: AGCsafetyThe AGC of California awards Ausonio Inc. as one of two finalists in the state of California qualifying for the Safety Award of Excellence, due to the company’s exemplary construction safety for 2007.
2008: awards3Ausonio wins the Public Private Partnership Awardfrom the Monterey County Business Council for its work on the Castroville Library and Castro Plaza. This award recognized Ausonio’s role in facilitating both public and private funding sources to bring the project to fruition.
2007: Ausonio winsawards4 The Constructor Award for Innovation in Construction Materials and Techniques from the AGC of California. This statewide award, representing the best construction project of the year, recognized Ausonio’s work as the general contractor for the Chartwell School campus in Seaside, California. Together with subcontractors, Ausonio used more than a dozen different innovations in construction techniques to qualify the campus under the US Green Building Council’s LEED rating system (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design), and the California Collaborative for High Performance Schools. Other awards won by the Chartwell campus:

  • USGBC Certified LEED Platinum (highest level)
  • California Governor’s Economic Leadership Award
  • AIA San Francisco—Energy & Sustainability Honor Award (highest level)
  • Collaborative for High Performance Schools—highest scoring to date, featured as a model campus for high performance design
  • California Flex Your Power—Best Overall Award
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—Western Regional Award for Energy Efficiency

2004: Ausonio winsawards6 The Constructor Award for Contribution to the Community for the Harden Youth Development Center, Boys and Girls Club of Monterey County. This was a Design-Build project.

2003: Ausonio winsawards7 The Constructor Award for Meeting the Challenge of the Difficult Job – Builder. This award recognized the challenges Ausonio Inc. faced for the LifeSparc complex in Hollister. We built this facility to house a revolutionary new explosive manufacturing process for automobile airbag initiators which was still being developed during construction. Ausonio Inc. was a finalist for this same award in 1997 for the Paradise remodel in Carmel.
1997: Ausonio winsawards2 The Constructor Award for Excellence in Contribution to the Community from the AGC of California. This award was given in recognition of our work done at Calvary Chapel in Monterey.
1988: Ausonio winsawards9 The Constructor Award for Excellence in Client Service. This statewide award, representing the best construction project of the year, recognized our work in creating the 300 X 300 foot altar platform and associated structures for the Papal visit to Laguna Seca. This project was schedule sensitive (tight time frames) requiring construction and removal to be completed on a 24-hour basis.