DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized TopBuild Home Services with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Home Energy Rater Award for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through its work as a Home Energy Rater. TopBuild Home Services' accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015.
TopBuild Home Services – formerly Masco Home Services – has been an ENERGY STAR partner since 2002 and is being honored for their work in verifying ENERGY STAR compliant homes. Home Energy Raters provide the evaluation, testing, and independent verification required for ENERGY STAR compliant homes.
Since 2001 TopBuild Home Services has verified over 200,000 ENERGY STAR compliant homes working with many of the largest national and regional home builders across the country helping them build high performance energy efficient homes.
"TopBuild Home Services is proud to win this award," said Dave Bell, Vice President of Building Science at TopBuild. "By rating homes to verify ENERGY STAR standards are met, we are helping to deliver more homes to American homebuyers that offer improved comfort and lower utility bills, while also helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."
"TopBuild Home Services gives homebuyers the peace of mind that their home is constructed to ENERGY STAR requirements by verifying the performance of new energy-efficient homes," said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. "This award recognizes TopBuild Home Services' leadership in rating ENERGY STAR certified homes that save energy, save money, and reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions."
ENERGY STAR has 16,000 partners working to protect the environment through greater energy efficiency, including manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies, and home builders.
About TopBuild Home Services, Inc. and the Environments For Living® program
TopBuild Home Services, a TopBuild Corp. company, is an innovative leader in home performance and creating energy-efficient, comfortable homes. Headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, the company serves both homeowners and residential builders through the Environments For Living® and Environments For Living Certified Green® programs. Visit www.environmentsforliving.com for more information.
TopBuild Corp. is the new independent publicly-traded company being formed from the spin-off of Masco's Installation and Other Services businesses in mid-2015. Upon completion of the spin-off, TopBuild Corp. will be the leading installer and distributor of insulation products to the United States construction industry, based on revenue. TopBuild will provide insulation installation services nationwide through our Contractor Services business, TruTeam, LLC, which has over 190 installation branches located in 43 states. We will distribute insulation nationwide through our Service Partners business from our 72 distribution centers located in 35 states. In addition to insulation products, we also install or distribute other building products, including rain gutters, garage doors, fireplaces, shower enclosures, closet shelving and roofing. Further, we are a leader in building science through, among other things, our Environments For Living® program and our residential home energy rating services.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency achievements. For more than 20 years, people across America have looked to EPA's ENERGY STAR program for guidance on how to save energy, save money, and protect the environment. Behind each blue label is a product, building, or home that is independently certified to use less energy and cause fewer of the emissions that contribute to climate change. Today, ENERGY STAR is the most widely recognized symbol for energy efficiency in the world, helping families and businesses save $300 billion on utility bills, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by two billion metric tons since 1992. Join the millions who are already making a difference at energystar.gov.