YBA Announcement

Accepting PEAK Award Nominations for Energy Efficiency

Know a thing or two about saving energy?

Get the recognition you deserve! Enter your homes for a 2018 PEAK Award for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Energy Efficient New Homes Program.

Among the awards in the Green category, the PEAK Award for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability will recognize the member whose construction practices pair high-quality craftsmanship with techniques that deliver low-energy performance.

Qualifying entries must demonstrate extraordinary energy efficiency features and modeled energy savings of 15 percent over the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code.®

Winning entries will be given publicity via a news release sent to local media, social media posts that can be shared with potential homebuyers, and an announcement in the fall edition of Susquehanna Style.

Additional marketing materials for the winning builder will be made available through the Pennsylvania Energy Efficient New Homes Program.

To submit an entry, complete the registration form and payment no later than March 19, 2018. Candidates are requested to submit before and after photos. When submitting the photos, please also upload a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) report.

The Pennsylvania Energy Efficient New Homes Program, offered through FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities (Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power and West Penn Power), will review entries for the Energy Efficiency and Sustainability category.

Enter a Nomination Today!