Beazer Homes USA, Inc.
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - New Home Builder and Affordable Housing
With operations in 16 states across the United States, Beazer Homes USA, Inc., is one of the nation’s top ten production home builders. Beazer Homes is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its promotion of and corporate commitment to building only ENERGY STAR certified homes. Key 2013 accomplishments include:
- Building more than 4,700 ENERGY STAR certified homes in 2013 with a projected median annual home energy savings of $1,636. Holding more than 12 training sessions for construction staff and subcontractors in 2013 and annual on-site training on ENERGY STAR requirements.
- Promoting ENERGY STAR certified homes using traditional and non-traditional marketing, including social media outlets such as Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, and a blog promoting ENERGY STAR certified homes during a sales event reaching more than 20,000 Facebook users.
- Reducing warranty-related expenses associated with water intrusion by 61 percent from 2010 to 2013, which the company attributes to following EPA’s ENERGY STAR thermal enclosure and water management system requirements.
- Educating homebuyers on the benefits and features of ENERGY STAR certified homes and highlighting cost savings on Web pages and collateral materials.