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Meritage Homes Corporation

Scottsdale, Arizona

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

Meritage Homes, one of the largest builders in the country, has championed the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program as the baseline for every home it builds, and incorporates ENERGY STAR throughout its marketing and sales materials. Meritage is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year  Sustained Excellence recognition for its commitment to educating its employees, industry stakeholders, and the public about the value and benefits of energy efficiency. Key 2012 accomplishments include:

  • Augmenting its mandatory sales training programs with an advanced energy efficiency course and a Continuous Education Course for Realtors highlighting the features and benefits of ENERGY STAR.
  • Building nearly 28,000 ENERGY STAR certified homes since its beginning its participation with the program in 2001.
  • Offering cost-effective NET ZERO homes, and championing all three EPA home labels: ENERGY STAR, Indoor airPLUS, and WaterSense.
  • Educating homebuyers about the value and benefits of advanced building and its ENERGY STAR certified homes at its over 85 Learning Centers throughout the U.S.
  • Training suppliers, traders, and staff on ENERGY STAR requirements and other Meritage advanced building practices at mandatory management training days at all of its divisions.