Yonkers, New York
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - New Home Builder and Affordable Housing
AVR Homebuilders is the regional residential building division of AVR Realty. The company made a commitment in 2006 to build 100 percent ENERGY STAR certified homes. AVR Homebuilders is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year- Sustained Excellence recognition for its dedication to building and promoting ENERGY STAR certified homes. Key 2013 accomplishments include:
- Building 70 new ENERGY STAR certified homes in 2013, bringing the total to 518 homes built since 2006.
- Conducting a Google AdWords campaign with a dedicated landing page for ENERGY STAR certified homes that garnered 74,200 clicks.
- Providing six comprehensive technical training sessions on ENERGY STAR requirements to construction staff and subcontractors with the help of its Home Energy Rater and conducting 56 homeowner walkthroughs.
- Decreasing warranty costs by 50 percent on average when comparing standard homes to ENERGY STAR certified homes.