New Tradition Homes
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
New Home Builder and Affordable Housing
New Tradition Homes, a regional homebuilder, constructed over 200 ENERGY STAR certified homes in 2020, for a total of nearly 2,400 since joining the program in 2004. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Increasing the energy efficiency of its homes by moving ductwork inside conditioned spaces for all new floorplans.
- Redesigning model home and sales centers to include new ENERGY STAR program informational wall displays and co-branded collateral, call-out cards, and a cut-out wall display with a “behind the scenes” look at energy-efficient building practices.
- Introducing “Simply Smarter Home,” a package of smart home technology aimed at increasing energy efficiency in every home.
- Educating homebuyers about their ENERGY STAR certified home post-sale and surveying them about the importance of ENERGY STAR certification and energy efficiency in their purchasing decision.
- Training all new staff members about the benefits of ENERGY STAR certification and other green building requirements as part of their onboarding process.