ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the fourth consecutive year, Beazer Homes has received the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR®. Beazer’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2019.
“We’re honored to be recognized again for our partnership with ENERGY STAR®. We take pride in going above and beyond the requirements to build a high-performing energy efficient home,” said Beazer Homes President and CEO Allan Merrill. “Our dedication to energy efficiency is one of the ways we build Surprising Performance into each home, providing more quality, more comfort, and more savings for homeowners.”
Beazer built more than 5,000 ENERGY STAR® certified homes in 2018 and achieved the following key accomplishments:
- Certified a total of more than 58,000 homes since joining the program in 1998
- Invested in advanced building science solutions to construct ENERGY STAR® certified homes
- Standardized heating and cooling systems across markets to achieve consistent system performance
- Further developed ENERGY STAR®-specific training in collaboration with home energy rating company partners
- Continued to educate consumers about the benefits of owning an ENERGY STAR® certified home
“I applaud the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners,” said EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum. “Their innovation and leadership enhance America’s economic competitiveness. Reducing costly energy waste improves air quality and public health while protecting the environment.”
The ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award is the highest honor among ENERGY STAR® Awards. The award is presented to partners that have already received ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year recognition for a minimum of two consecutive years and have gone above and beyond the criteria needed to qualify for recognition.
For a complete list of 2019 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR®’s awards program, visit https://www.energystar.gov/about/awards/2019_energy_star_award_winners.
About Beazer Homes
Headquartered in Atlanta, Beazer Homes (NYSE: BZH) is one of the country’s largest homebuilders. All Beazer homes are built to provide Surprising Performance, meaning more quality, more comfort and more savings from the moment homeowners move in. Designed with Choice Plans™, owners get more floor plan flexibility at no additional cost. In addition, Beazer Homes is committed to providing a range of lender and financing choices to facilitate transparent competition among lenders and enhance customer service. Beazer Homes builds homes in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. For more information, visit beazer.com or check out Beazer on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
About ENERGY STAR®
ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR® and its partners helped save American families and businesses nearly 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and achieve over 3 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. In 2017 alone, ENERGY STAR® and its partners helped Americans avoid $30 billion in energy costs. More background information about ENERGY STAR® can be found at energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/numbers.