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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.