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Questar Gas Company

Salt Lake City, Utah

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

Questar Gas Company is a natural gas utility serving almost 900,000 customers in Utah, southwestern Wyoming, and a small portion of southeastern Idaho. Questar is receiving

ENERGY STAR recognition for outstanding delivery of its ENERGY STAR qualified homes program. Key accomplishments include:

 

         Recruiting 124 new production builders to the ENERGY STAR New Homes program in 2010--a 180 percent increase over 2009--for a total of nearly 260 builders.

         Sponsoring the construction of more than 2,500 ENERGY STAR qualified single family homes and more than 1,620 ENERGY STAR qualified multifamily properties in 2010, for a cumulative total of more than 8,300 single family and over 2,340 multifamily homes qualified to date.

         Maintaining a 35 percent market share of homes that have earned the ENERGY STAR during 2010 with housing permits in the market growing only 4.5 percent.

         Providing financial incentives to builders who display marketing collateral and signage, provided by Questar, that promote the benefits of ENERGY STAR homes and energy efficient appliances.

         Providing technical as well as sales and marketing training to approximately 200 builders, contractors, real estate professionals, architects, and engineers covering ENERGY STAR requirements and effective marketing strategies.