DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masco Home Services and its affiliated company Energy Sense, part of the Masco Contractor Services family of companies, recently surpassed a milestone of verifying more than 200,000 ENERGY STAR compliant homes combined.
"We are extremely proud of the fact that working with our builder allies has enabled us to contribute to helping over 200,000 new homeowners enjoy more energy efficient, comfortable, and durable homes while also reducing their environmental impact," said Dave Bell, Director of Building Science at Masco Home Services. "These numbers would not have been possible without the commitment of our builder customers and the support of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Masco Home Services offers a national, turnkey home performance program to residential builders through the Environments For Living and Environments For Living Certified Green programs. In addition, the Company also offers a comprehensive range of energy efficiency services including pre-construction plan review, various inspection services, diagnostic testing, training and a software solution to manage it all.
"Programs like ENERGY STAR and our own Environments For Living® program have been responsible for introducing many of the leading building science principles that are now considered standard building practices to the home building industry," Bell said. "We look forward to continuing our support for building high performance energy efficient homes long into the future."
About Masco Home Services, Inc. and the Environments For Living program
Masco Home Services, Inc., a Masco 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.
About Masco Contractor Services (MCS)
Masco Contractor Services (MCS) is a group of independent companies that are subsidiaries of Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), a Fortune® 500 company. MCS companies are leading national installers of residential insulation, fireplaces, gutters, garage doors, closet shelving and storage systems, and more. With locations in or near most major metropolitan cities throughout the United States, MCS companies combine top-grade building products with superior installation services for builders and consumers. Additional information is available at: www.Mascocs.com.
About the ENERGY STAR program
The ENERGY STAR® program was introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 as a voluntary market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increased energy efficiency. Today, the ENERGY STAR program offers businesses and consumers energy-efficient solutions to save energy, money and help protect the environment for future generations. More than 17,000 organizations are ENERGY STAR partners committed to improving the energy efficiency of products, homes, buildings and businesses. For more information about the ENERGY STAR program, visit www.energystar.gov or call toll-free 1-888-STARYES (1-888-782-7937). ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR logo are registered marks of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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