New Tradition Homes

VANCOUVER, Washington

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.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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