Beazer Homes has received the 2016 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to the company.
The press release said that all of the homes it builds meet or exceed requirements established by the Energy Star program. The firm said that it has saved more than 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions last year and more than 48,000 metric tons of the emissions since 2011. Greater than 43,000 have been certified since 2011. Beazer. Which is headquartered in Atlanta, builds homes in 13 states, according to the press release.
Ten Kentucky school districts were honored having achieved Energy Star ratings for all the schools in their district, according to The Falmouth Outlook. The recognition means that the facilities are operating in the top 25 percent of efficiency among K-12 schools in the nation.