Tri Pointe Homes Arizona Announces EPA Partnership

The company’s more than 20-year track record of green building includes three consecutive EPA Indoor airPLUS Leader Awards

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (March 30, 2022)Tri Pointe Homes® Arizona, a recognized leader serving the Phoenix market for more than 30 years under the name Maracay®, has announced the fifth anniversary of its partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the Indoor airPLUS program.This 100% voluntary program helps participating builders improve the quality of indoor air “by requiring construction practices and product specifications that minimize exposure to airborne pollutants and contaminants.” The commemoration comes just months after Tri Pointe won its third consecutive Indoor airPLUS Leader Award in 2021.

“We are so proud to be an Indoor airPLUS partner and of the five years of teaming with the EPA to improve indoor air quality and energy efficiency while increasing the comfort and peace of mind of homeowners,” said Tri Pointe Homes Arizona Division President James Attwood. “Our company focuses a great deal on raising homebuilding standards and truly being in the life-changing business, which is why this commitment to building and promoting healthier indoor environments is so important.” 

In addition to better air quality, Indoor airPLUS home advantages include improved comfort and energy efficiency as well as minimized pollutants and a detailed home maintenance manual. Indoor airPLUS design and construction features cover building materials, HVAC performance, moisture control, radon control, pest management and combustion venting.

Tri Pointe Homes Arizona also participates in other third-party green building programs including ENERGY STAR® and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The division has contributed 788 ENERGY STAR certified homes throughout the Greater Phoenix metro since the start of 2020, and is a nine-time national ENERGY STAR Market Leader Award winner. Currently, Tri Pointe Homes Arizona is the only LEED-certified production builder in the Valley2

All of Tri Pointe Homes’ divisions nationwide proudly participate in LivingSmart®, the company’s comprehensive program that promotes both cost savings and a better living environment for homeowners through the development, design, construction, and ongoing operation of high-performing homes. New materials, technologies and features are constantly being incorporated into the LivingSmart® program, which includes five specific areas of advancement: HealthSmart®, EnergySmart®, EarthSmart®, WaterSmart® and HomeSmart®.

The only thing that’s better than doing a good thing is sustaining it at a high, healthy level for the benefit of our homeowners,” Attwood added. “Five years of Indoor airPLUS — and overall being a leader in green building for more than 20 years — reinforces our company’s commitment to healthy and environmentally responsible business practices while highlighting elements of our innovative programs such as LivingSmart®.”

For more information about Tri Pointe Homes and its efforts to protect the health and well-being of both people and the planet, please visit tripointehomes.com/livingsmart/.  For more information about the EPA’s Indoor airPLUS program, please visit epa.gov/indoorairplus.

 

Tri Pointe Homes, Inc. (NYSE: TPH) is a publicly traded company and a recognized leader in customer experience, innovative design, and environmentally responsible business practices. The company builds premium homes and communities in 10 states, with deep ties to the communities it serves—some for as long as a century. Tri Pointe Homes combines the financial resources, technology platforms and proven leadership of a national organization with the regional insights, longstanding community connections and agility of empowered local teams. Tri Pointe has won multiple Builder of the Year awards, most recently in 2019, and made Fortune magazine’s 2017 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list. Tri Pointe Homes also became a Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM company in 2021. Building upon the legacy that was established more than 30 years ago under the name Maracay®, Tri Pointe Homes is an award-winning leader in the Arizona real estate sector. For more information, please visit TriPointeHomes.com.

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