New Tradition Homes

Vancouver, Washington

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


New Tradition Homes, a regional home builder, constructed more than 350 ENERGY STAR® certified homes in 2021, for a total of nearly 2,800 since joining the program in 2004. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Featuring ENERGY STAR prominently on all marketing materials and promotional activities as part of a two-year company-wide rebranding campaign.
  • Increasing its digital marketing efforts with major online listing and search websites, yielding a total of more than 8 million targeted ad impressions served, all featuring ENERGY STAR.
  • Educating all new homebuyers on proper operation and maintenance of their ENERGY STAR certified home during new home orientation, 60 days after move-in, and at the end of the two-year warranty period.
  • Surveying all new homebuyers about the importance of energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR certification.
  • Conducting in-house training of in-field and warranty staff members on ENERGY STAR program requirements.
  • Delivering information about ENERGY STAR during industry conferences and meetings, including explaining ENERGY STAR HVAC guidelines during a meeting with officials from the City of Richland, WA.
  • Initiating a new energy efficiency package featuring advanced air sealing and high-efficiency HVAC equipment to proactively stay ahead of new state energy code requirements.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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