Newmarket, New Hampshire
Partner of the Year
New Home Builder and Affordable Housing
Chinburg Properties has been 100 percent committed to building ENERGY STAR® certified homes since 2012. Chinburg Properties is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for its dedication to energy efficiency, training, and the company’s strong relationship with Home Energy Raters and utilities that collaborate with the ENERGY STAR Certified New homes program. Key 2015 accomplishments include:
- Building more than 90 homes for a total of more than 200 since joining the program. Specifically, in one subdivision alone, homeowners average more than $950 in energy savings and are reducing 4.5 tons of carbon emissions.
- Promoting ENERGY STAR through a Web page that garnered more than 210,000 unique views, as well as featuring a customer profile in NH Saves, an in-state energy efficiency magazine sent to 300,000 customers.
- Collaborating with their Home Energy Rater and local utility to ensure that heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors are certified, well-trained, and produce excellent HVAC system design reports, providing ENERGY STAR training to other builders, subcontractors, code officials, potential homebuyers, and others.
- Testing various insulation varieties to see which yield better results within ENERGY STAR requirements at the lowest cost to homeowners.