As Clayton strives to achieve his vision of “developing housing innovations that improve lives and build a better future”, he recognizes the continued importance of embracing more innovative and sustainable building methods as well as provide energy efficient housing.
Each year, the ENERGY STARÂ® The New Residential Construction program presents the Market Leader Awards to outstanding partners for their contributions to energy efficient construction. In addition, these partners support environmental protection by building or testing an exceptional number of ENERGY STAR systems.Â® certified houses and apartments, or by sponsoring a local program that has supported these activities during the previous year. Of January 2020 through April 2021, Clayton has built over 20,000 ENERGY STARÂ® certified homes.
In addition to supporting the ENERGY STAR programÂ® program, Clayton recently hired William Jenkins, Director of Environment and Sustainability for Clayton Home Building Group, to lead its national sustainability initiative.
âBuilding a better future for our communities and the environment is at the heart of our mission at Clayton,â Jenkins said. “Contribute more to ENERGY STARÂ® Certified homes on the market is a great achievement for Clayton’s sustainability initiative. It represents our commitment to building a more sustainable future for our customers and our communities. Innovations in energy efficiency help our homes operate more efficiently than comparable homes built to code. This allows our customers to significantly reduce their consumption of energy and natural resources, which translates into less greenhouse gas emissions and less pressure on their respective power grid. “
Kevin clayton, CEO of Clayton, said the ENERGY STAR programÂ® The Market Leader Awards represent a milestone for Clayton as his team members continue to strengthen the company’s commitment to sustainability.
“Thanks to our green building practices and energy efficient features included in our Clayton BuiltÂ® homes, we are able to embrace sustainable home building, âClayton said. âWhile we are proud of the homes we build, we are also proud of the innovative construction methods and standards that we continue to embrace for the future.
ENERGY STARÂ® Certified homes are quieter and more comfortable, have lower utility bills, and help protect the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. To obtain the ENERGY STARÂ® certification, homes must meet strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The following 34 Clayton residential building installations have received the ENERGY STAR labelÂ® Market Leader Award in the Prefabricated House Category: Clayton Nashville, Clayton Appalachia, Clayton bonham, Clayton Maynardville, Oxford clayton, Clayton rutledge, Savannah Clayton, Clayton Sulfur Springs, Clayton Wakarusa 2, TRU White Pine, TRU Halls, Clayton Waco 1 and Waco 2, Clayton Waycross, Clayton Middlebury, Clayton perris, Clayton giles, Clayton Albuquerque, Clayton sacramento, Clayton Lewistown, Clayton Buckeye, Clayton richfield, Clayton Athens, Clayton Redwood Falls, Clayton rockwell, Clayton hermiston, Clayton albany, Clayton Russellville, Clayton addison I, Clayton addison ii, Clayton fort worth, TRU Belton 2 and TRU Lynn.
To learn more about Clayton’s national commitment to sustainability, visit claytonhomes.com/about/sustainability.
ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered trademarks owned by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
About Clayton Home Building Group:
Founded in 1956, Clayton is committed to opening the doors to a better life and to building happynessÂ® through home ownership. As a diverse builder committed to quality and sustainability, Clayton offers traditional homes built on site and housing built off site – including modular homes, manufactured homes, CrossMod â¢ houses, mini-houses, university dormitories, military barracks and apartments. All Clayton BuildsÂ® homes are proudly designed, engineered and assembled in America. In 2020, Clayton built 56,240 homes across the country. Clayton is a Berkshire Hathaway company. For more information visit claytonhomes.com.
* CrossMod is a registered trademark of the Manufactured Housing Institute.
SOURCE Clayton Home Building Group