D.R. Wastchak, LLC
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
The team at D.R. Wastchak, LLC, (DRW) has been providing support for the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program in the Phoenix market since 1999. In recognition of its achievements in promoting ENERGY STAR, assisting builders with constructing energy-efficient homes, and raising the standards of construction in the Phoenix market and nationally, DRW is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition. Key 2013 accomplishments include:
- Verifying 1,900 ENERGY STAR certified homes, bringing DRW’s total number of ENERGY STAR certified homes to 57,000 since 1999.
- Helping builders and their subcontractors understand and embrace ENERGY STAR Version 3. One hundred percent of the company’s builder clients have committed to building ENERGY STAR certified homes.
- Providing continuous expertise and leadership in representing Phoenix-area new homes stakeholders while coordinating with the ENERGY STAR certified new homes administrators on Version 3 specifications.
- Providing ENERGY STAR Version 3 rater training to ensure a strong verification infrastructure in the Phoenix market.
- Training builders’ sales agents, using customized sales books, to educate consumers about the features and benefits of ENERGY STAR certified homes.
- Customizing ENERGY STAR resources and tools for builders and subcontractors to streamline the verification process.