DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --TopBuild Corp. (NYSE: BLD), the leading installer and distributor of insulation products to the United States construction industry, today announced that its TopBuild Home Services group has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. TopBuild's accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016.
TopBuild's extensively trained Home Energy Raters provide the evaluation, testing and independent verification required to be considered an ENERGY STAR compliant home.
"We are pleased to once again be recognized by the EPA for our leadership role in verifying ENERGY STAR compliant homes," said TopBuild Chief Executive Officer Jerry Volas. "TopBuild Home Services has been an ENERGY STAR partner since 2002, and we work closely with home builders and consumers to create homes that are more comfortable and energy efficient. Our work also helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the environment."
Since its inception in 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped prevent a total of more than 2.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners provided more than $11 billion in societal benefits due to reducing damages from climate change.
"By continued collaboration with ENERGY STAR, TopBuild Home Services is helping Americans save money, save energy, and do their part to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions that exacerbate climate change," said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. "I'm proud to recognize TopBuild Home Services with the highest form of ENERGY STAR recognition, as the winner of the 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. TopBuild Home Services demonstrates a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations."
TopBuild Corp., headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, is the leading installer and distributor of insulation products to the United States construction industry. We provide insulation services nationwide through TruTeamSM, which has over 180 branches in 43 states. Our Service Partners® business distributes insulation from over 70 branches in 35 states. TopBuild Home Services is an innovative leader in home performance, helping builders and consumers create and live in energy efficient, comfortable homes. We leverage our national footprint to gain economies of scale while capitalizing on our local market presence to forge strong relationships with our customers. To learn more about TopBuild visit our website at www.topbuild.com.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. 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 $362 billion on utility bills, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2.4 billion metric tons since 1992. Join the millions who are already making a difference at energystar.gov.
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SOURCE TopBuild Corp.