Los Angeles, California
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - New Home Builder and Affordable Housing
KB Home is one of the nation's largest site-built home builders with markets in 12 states. KB Home is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its continued commitment to the ENERGY STAR for New Homes program. Key accomplishments in 2009 include:
Building over 5,000 ENERGY STAR qualified homes, for a total of 53,000 since partnering with the program in 2001.
Integrating ENERGY STAR messaging into its marketing efforts and sales processes through electronic and print media, garnering nearly 5.5 million impressions.
Training all staff on the features and benefits of ENERGY STAR qualified homes and products through its My Home. My Earth. online training course.
Educating the majority of KB Home sales, design center, and customer service employees through an online training course on how to effectively help homebuyers understand the environmental and financial benefits of purchasing an ENERGY STAR qualified home.
Featuring new educational displays in every one of its sales offices that highlight the value of ENERGY STAR qualified homes and other environmentally friendly products it offers.