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Questar Gas Company

Salt Lake City, Utah

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

Founded in 1929, Questar Gas Company provides natural gas service to almost 900,000 customers in Utah, southwestern Wyoming, and a portion of southeastern Idaho. Questar is receiving ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for maintaining a significant market share through its continued dedication to sponsoring and delivering ENERGY STAR certified new homes. Key 2011 accomplishments include:

 

·         Sponsoring the construction of more than 1,900 ENERGY STAR certified homes and 1,200 ENERGY STAR certified multifamily units in 2011 alone--contributing to a total of more than 10,600 homes and 3,600 units since the programs inception in 2007.

·         Maintaining more than 35 percent builder market share, despite challenging market conditions.

·         Facilitating the successful transition to ENERGY STAR Version 3 by providing information to builders and key staff about the new guidelines through specialized training sessions.

·         Sponsoring five Parade of Homes events that featured call-out cards to educate visitors about energy-efficient features and providing additional incentives to builders who included energy efficiency measures in their homes.

·         Collaborating with Rocky Mountain Power to move code builders toward the ENERGY STAR New Homes program and to overcome barriers facing trade allies that participate in both programs.