Gene Myers is the owner and CEO of Thrive Home Builders, Denver’s leader in building green, energy-efficient, and healthy production homes and winner of Professional Builder Magazine’s 2017 Builder of the Year winner in 2018 of the National Housing Quality Award Bronze. Thrive has logged a number of market firsts including: First to offer standard solar panels. First to construct all of its homes with Colorado beetle-kill lumber. First to offer a Zero Energy option on all of its single-family homes. First production homes with Zero Energy as a standard feature. First to feature Health as an important attribute of its homes. Nationally, Thrive Home Builders has been recognized as EPA’s Millennium Energy Star Builder, EPA’s Leadership Award for Indoor Air Quality, Green Building Magazine’s Green Home of the Year, and the Department of Energy’s Grand Winner for Innovation in Housing 9 times in the last 6 years in a row.