Energy Star Archives

The Standard is Old Town Scottsdale’s newest resident

The Standard Exterior Rendering

Experience innovative luxury living at Scottsdale’s newest apartment community, The Standard. Located in the heart of downtown Scottsdale’s thriving cultural and social hub, comes a host of unique apartment homes, drawing inspiration from mid-century modern style. Adjacent to the Hotel Valley Ho, an iconic 1950s landmark, The Standard blends design elements from the era with… Read More →

Fulton Homes earns Energy Star award

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Fulton Homes has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a 2015 ENERGY STAR “Partner of the Year.” The Tempe-based homebuilder was presented with the New Home Builder Award in front of more than 900 people at a gathering in Washington, D.C. on April 20. Fulton Homes joined 128 other winner from top… Read More →

EPA Recognizes Hines with 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

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by in AZRE Magazine | Building Green

Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.  Hines will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington,… Read More →

CityScape Phoenix Office Tower Receives ENERGY STAR Award

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by in AZRE Magazine | Building Green | Featured

BOMA Phoenix this week named RED Development’s CityScape Phoenix office tower the winner of The Kilowatt Crackdown Award for the most improved ENERGY STAR benchmarked building above 500,000 square-feet in the Greater Phoenix area for 2013.   A highly regarded award, ENERGY STAR measures energy savings using the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s standards and… Read More →

EPA recognizes Fulton for energy efficient construction

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Fulton Homes for its commitment to providing homebuyers with ENERGY STAR certified homes by presenting the Tempe-based homebuilder with the 2013 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award. The honor recognizes a builder that promotes energy efficient construction and helps to protect the environment through partnership with ENERGY… Read More →

Energy Efficiency education saves educator hundreds

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by in Energy | Featured | Green

When Kris Johnson bought her home 12 years ago, she fell in love with the high ceilings and open floor plan. It’s a unique home in Arizona because the neighborhood is patterned after a New England village, complete with shake roofs and a community lake. Like any homeowner, there were things Johnson didn’t like about… Read More →

Meritage Homes earns Energy Star Honor

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Meritage Homes earns Energy Star Honor Meritage Homes has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award. The award recognizes ongoing leadership across the Energy Star program, including energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors. An innovator in production… Read More →

Family Moves Into First SRP Energy Star Home

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by in Business News | Green | Real Estate

When Tamee and George Simbles moved into their 3,100-square-foot home last week, they became the first family to reside in a new SRP Energy Star Home. For Tamee, there were certain must-haves when house hunting. She wanted to downsize to a single-story home “with less space to clean” but still needed a bonus room so… Read More →

DMB Associates Names 7 Builders To Be Part Of Eastmark

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The first phase of residential development at DMB Associates’ Eastmark includes seven of Arizona’s most respected homebuilders, adding more than 700 new homes in Mesa, Arizona. In keeping with Eastmark’s commitment to create a mix of residential options for its neighborhoods, the mix of builders includes national, publicly traded, regional and local homebuilders. The builder… Read More →

Banner Estrella Recognized As An Energy Star Facility By EPA

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by in Building Green | Business News

Banner Estrella Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Maricopa County to be labeled an ENERGY STAR® certified building by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. There are just four hospitals in Arizona and 150 hospitals nationwide have the EPA-certified ENERGY STAR label. ENERGY STAR certified buildings use an average of 35 percent less… Read More →

Banner Estrella Medical Center Recognized As An Energy Star Facility By EPA

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Banner Estrella Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Maricopa County to be labeled an Energy Star certified building by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Currently, only four hospitals in Arizona and 150 hospitals nationwide have the EPA-certified Energy Star label. Energy Star certified buildings use an average of 35 percent less… Read More →

SRP Offers Free CFL Bulbs To Help Customers Save

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by in Green

Salt River Project (SRP) is giving away a half-dozen compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) at no cost to customers to help them start the year saving energy and money. To participate, SRP customers need to go to savewithsrp.com and complete an online form. SRP will then mail customers two A-shaped, two globe and two T2,… Read More →

Green Living Tips From Desert Star Construction

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Save Money by Saving the Planet: Tips for incorporating sustainable and green living elements into our homes Living green has been a priority for Americans for more than a decade as we strive to improve the environment and preserve our natural resources. During these tough economic times, living green is also important when it comes… Read More →

APS Home Performance Program Provides Loans For Homeowners Energy Efficient Improvements

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by in Business News | Green | Small Biz

National Bank of Arizona has partnered with APS to provide an affordable financial incentive for APS customers to renovate their homes with energy efficient improvements. It’s called the APS Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program. The program was started more than a year ago and at the time was only available to schools and small… Read More →