Avid Ratings announces the winners of the 2012 Avid Awards for Best Customer Experiences in the U.S. The winner nationally is Mattamy Homes Jacksonville. By Region the winners are (listed in alphabetical order) Ideal Homes, Mattamy Homes – Carolinas, Meritage Homes – Active Adult (NYSE:MTH), Meritage Homes – Las Vegas (NYSE:MTH), Meritage Homes – Orlando (NYSE:MTH), Meritage Homes – Tucson (NYSE:MTH), Sitterle Homes – San Antonio, The Green Company, Tilson Homes, Veridian Homes. Details for each winner are listed below. Now in their ninth year, the Avid Awards are the leading industry-sponsored award program honoring the best builders in North America for delighting homeowners. The winners of the 2012 Avid Awards will be published on AvidBuilder.com. The awards include the Avid Diamond Award, which recognizes the No. 1 builder in the U.S.; the Avid Gold Award, which recognizes the No. 1 builder in a U.S. region; and the Avid Benchmark Award, which honors up to two builders in a region that rank among the top 25% nationwide for customer experience. AVID DIAMOND AWARD BEST CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN U.S.Mattamy Homes Jacksonville 7800 Belfort Parkway, Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL 32256 Mattamy Homes Jacksonville was awarded the 2012 Avid Diamond Award Best Customer Experience in the U.S. The Jacksonville, Florida builder topped the U.S. field nationwide with the highest Avid Index Score of 282 points (out of a total 300 points) as rated by their customers. Over 97% of their home buyers said they would recommend Mattamy Homes Jacksonville to family and friends. MIDWEST REGION:AVID GOLD AWARD BEST CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN MIDWEST U.S.Veridian Homes 6801 South Towne Drive, Madison, WI 57313 Veridian Homes was awarded the 2012 Avid Gold Award Best Customer Experience in the Midwest Region. Veridian topped all Midwest builders with the highest Avid Index Score of 276 points (out of 300 total points) as rated by their customers. Over 96% of their home buyers said they would recommend the Madison, Wisconsin builder to family and friends.