KB Home

Los Angeles, California

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

With operations in 30 markets across the United States, KB Home is one of the nation's Top Ten production home builders.  KB Home is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of Year - Sustained Excellence recognition for continuing to lead the new construction industry toward market transformation through its commitment to ENERGY STAR.  Key 2012 accomplishments include:

  • Building more than 6,200 ENERGY STAR certified homes, for a total of more than over 74,000 certified homes since partnering with ENERGY STAR in 2000.
  • Working with its purchasing and construction staff members, trade partners, and independent energy raters for the roll-out of new ENERGY STAR specifications company-wide.
  • Featuring education displays at sales offices and KB Home Studios - large retail-like showrooms - that highlight the value of ENERGY STAR certified homes.
  • Running two Facebook-based sweepstakes where homeowners provided testimonials on their ENERGY STAR certified home energy cost savings.
  • Earning over 396,000,000 impressions and circulations and 438 media hits on media coverage that referenced ENERGY STAR certified homes and products.
  • Hosting professional groups at KB Home's ZeroHouse 2.0 model homes, including attendees of the ENERGY STAR Utility Sponsors Meeting in Anaheim; every ZeroHouse or solar-powered home built starts with an ENERGY STAR certified home.