Integral Building and Design
New Paltz, New York
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
Integral Building & Design, Inc., is an independent and regionally based team of building performance professionals specializing in home energy ratings and committed to energy efficiency and sustainability. Their mission is to assist builders in constructing homes that are safe, efficient, and made to last for generations. Integral Building & Design is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its accomplishments in verifying ENERGY STAR certified homes. Key 2013 accomplishments include:
- Verifying more than 125 ENERGY STAR certified homes in 2013 for a cumulative total of 450 homes since 2006.
- Developing new collaborative relationships with builders, architects, and building owners to promote ENERGY STAR requirements for new construction, including low-rise multifamily buildings, throughout the mid-Hudson region of New York state.
- Promoting ENERGY STAR certified homes to stakeholders including local, state, and federal government representatives through marketing events held in partnership with local builders.
- Collaborating with local ENERGY STAR builder partners to utilize ENERGY STAR requirements as a fundamental design strategy to achieve optimum energy efficiency and as a pathway to meeting the certification requirements of other high-performance and green building programs.