KB Home - Corporate

Los Angeles, California

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

KB Home - Corporate

With operations in 30 markets across the United States, KB Home is one of the nation's largest production home builders and constructs all of its homes to be ENERGY STAR certified. KB Home is receiving ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for continuing to lead the industry toward market transformation through its commitment to the ENERGY STAR program. Key 2011 accomplishments include:


         Building more than 6,000 ENERGY STAR certified homes, for a total of more than 67,500 certified homes since partnering with ENERGY STAR in 2001.

         Launching the KB Home Energy Performance Guide, which provides an estimate of monthly energy costs and estimated savings compared to a typical resale house, in order to educate consumers on the benefits of owning an ENERGY STAR certified home.

         Installing more than 10,000 ENERGY STAR qualified appliances in homes built in 2011.

         Preparing divisions to successfully transition to ENERGY STAR Version 3 by requiring mandatory training for the companys purchasing and construction staff, as well as working closely with its home energy raters to re-analyze plans.

         Garnering more than 535 million earned impressions with an estimated advertising equivalency value of over $19 million through 490 print, online, and broadcast placements that referenced ENERGY STAR certified homes and qualified products.

POY Profiles Awards Image