Meritage Homes

Scottsdale, Arizona

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - New Home Builder and Affordable Housing


Meritage Homes, a large national home builder, constructed more than 9,000 ENERGY STAR® certified homes in 2021, for a cumulative total of more than 87,500 homes since 2001. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Utilizing ENERGY STAR in all consumer print and electronic marketing materials to distinguish its building practices as delivering superior energy efficiency and quality of life to homebuyers.
  • Providing a four-day onboarding process for all new sales associates and construction professionals that includes education about the features and benefits of ENERGY STAR certified homes.
  • Conducting annual reviews of its Innovation Standards to ensure that construction continues to meet all ENERGY STAR program requirements.
  • Developing interactive customer collateral with embedded videos featuring information about ENERGY STAR certification and building practices.
  • Implementing construction innovations that increase energy savings and comfort, including installing multispeed HVAC equipment in every home.
  • Committing to build all homes in accordance with both EPA’s ENERGY STAR and Indoor airPLUS program requirements.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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