Partner of the Year
New Home Construction
Brighton Homes Idaho, Inc., is the home building division of Brighton Corporation, Idaho’s largest diversified real estate developer. In 2009, the company made the decision to build only ENERGY STAR® certified homes. Brighton Homes is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for its continued growth as an ENERGY STAR home builder and commitment to building and promoting ENERGY STAR certified homes. Key 2014 accomplishments include:
- Building more than 140 ENERGY STAR certified homes in 2014, with 95 percent of buyers saying that ENERGY STAR was a factor in their home-buying decisions when surveyed post-closing.
- Emphasizing its commitment to building ENERGY STAR certified homes on its website homepage, as well as pages highlighting the features and benefits of ENERGY STAR certified homes, and advertising on Facebook and Pinterest, flyers, outdoor signage, and banners.
- Holding regular meetings and training sessions with its framing, HVAC, and insulation subcontractors to ensure compliance with ENERGY STAR program requirements and discuss ways to improve processes and products, including holding Brighton University sessions in the field for better understanding of assembly and application.
- Implementing site-specific HVAC systems using the latest software available, and researching the most efficient use of water and air supply to provide the best resource efficiency and home comfort.