NEWMARKET, New Hampshire
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - New Home Builder and Affordable Housing
Chinburg Properties, a regional homebuilder, has consistently promoted ENERGY STAR through its marketing materials and educated prospective buyers, sales staff, and project managers about the value of the program. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Constructing more than 150 ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments.
- Employing ENERGY STAR messaging extensively in its model homes and homebuyer education materials.
- Conducting a survey of residents in its rental properties, which yielded positive feedback on residents’ perspectives regarding comfort, savings, and noise reduction in their ENERGY STAR certified units.
- Promoting the ENERGY STAR program across all marketing materials to increase consumer awareness of the benefits of owning an ENERGY STAR certified home.
- Training its sales team to increase understanding of ENERGY STAR home certification benefits, enabling them to effectively and enthusiastically sell the value of ENERGY STAR to prospective buyers.
- Establishing an internal ENERGY STAR coordinator position, responsible for performing a review of framing components, insulation, window installations, and HVAC installations prior to third-party inspection by the energy rating company.