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On Top of the World Communities, Inc.

Ocala, Florida

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

On Top of the World Communities, Inc. develops active adult communities in Ocala, Florida and has committed its organization to building well-designed, high-performance homes that are ENERGY STAR qualified. The company is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for key accomplishments including:

  • Building 100 percent of its homes ENERGY STAR.
  • Training its sales team on the environmental and financial benefits of ENERGY STAR and providing them with materials, such as brochures, an ENERGY STAR Home construction diagram, and a checklist for buyers to compare its qualified homes with homes of other builders, all detailing the features and benefits of qualified homes.
  • Showcasing an ENERGY STAR qualified home in its new Model Home Center and organizing the "It's So Easy Being Green" consumer expo for the grand opening. Building industry partners spoke at the opening and helped educate potential homebuyers on the energy savings associated with qualified homes.
  • Expanding its advertising efforts to include detailed information on the benefits of owning an ENERGY STAR home, such as an ongoing savings of up to 30 percent on energy costs and that the homes are tested by an independent third party expert.