Mandalay Homes Communities
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - New Home Builder and Affordable Housing
Mandalay Homes, a regional home builder, constructed over 125 ENERGY STAR® certified homes in 2021, for a total of nearly 1,200 since joining the program in 2013. Key 2021 accomplishments include:
- Including ENERGY STAR educational materials in construction progress updates sent to all homebuyers during the building process to remind them about the value of ENERGY STAR home certification.
- Conducting ongoing training for all sales teams, pre-sales home advisors, and construction management partners to ensure understanding of the consumer benefits of ENERGY STAR certification and its contribution to whole-house performance.
- Engaging frequently with other builders and industry professionals to share knowledge and experiences in building ENERGY STAR certified homes, including sharing data with local utilities to optimize rate plans for high performance homes.
- Updating construction methods to improve energy efficiency and indoor air quality, including installing a more efficient and durable duct system, moving toward actively conditioned attics over passive conditioning, and including advanced air purification systems.