High-Performance

Hall of Fame

Since 2001, we’ve partnered with builders across the Carolinas to make new homes more comfortable, efficient, and sustainable. As your trusted energy rater, we’re excited to celebrate our partners who have gone above and beyond to maximize their homes’ performance and energy efficiency savings. Congratulations to all the heroes who made it into our High-Performance Hall of Fame!

Lowest HERS Score Without Solar

The lower the better! New construction homes built to code have an average HERS Score of 65 in North Carolina. 

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Builder
HERS Score
Location
Date
01
Don Collins
37
Kenly, NC
4/15/14
02
Rufty Homes
38
Cary, NC
10/6/15
03
Daniel Adams Construction
39
Cameron, NC
6/25/15
03
Grayson Homes
39
Youngsville, NC
9/2/14
05
BuildGreen
40
Myrtle Beach, SC
6/1/15
05
Hubert-Whitlock
40
Charlotte, NC
2/24/15
05
Island Homes by Pat Patteson
40
Emerald Isle, NC
12/19/14
08
BuildSense
41
Durham, NC
9/1/15
08
McMillan Design Build
41
Huntersville, NC
3/20/14
08
Robuck Design Build
41
Raleigh, NC
6/10/15

Lowest HERS Score With Solar

 A net-zero energy home has an average HERS Score of 0, homes below 0 have net-positive energy use!

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Builder
HERS Score
Location
Date
01
Bost Custom Homes
-13
Apex, NC
4/11/19
01
Newphire Building
-13
Hillsborough, NC
4/9/18
03
JW Builders
-7
Raleigh, NC
2/12/19
04
J. Peloquin Construction
-2
Hillsborough, NC
6/25/19
05
Heirloom Builders
2
Hillsborough, NC
8/16/16
06
Anchorage
5
Pittsboro, NC
6/24/14
06
Creech
5
Apex, NC
3/27/15
08
Homes by Dickerson
8
Wendell, NC
5/31/19
08
Stanley Martin
8
Raleigh, NC
2/28/19
10
Aaron Lubeck
9
Durham, NC
8/11/15

Tightest Home

The lower the ACH50, the more comfortable the home is. New homes built to code have an ACH50 of 5 or less.

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ACH50

Chris Weir Homes

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ACH50
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ACH50
Builder
ACH50
Location
Date
01
Newphire Building
0.0013
Pittsboro, NC
10/23/14
02
Chris Weir Homes
0.0015
Cary, NC
11/16/12
03
Taylor Morrison
0.0034
Clayton, NC
3/18/19
04
H&H Homes
0.0040
Southern Pines, NC
1/21/13
05
Homes by Dickerson
0.0053
Chapel Hill, NC
9/6/12
06
Scott Daves
0.0055
Cary, NC
11/14/12
07
Meritage Homes
0.0112
Stallings, NC
4/12/17
08
Mellville
0.0118
Chapel Hill, NC
10/10/13
09
M.I.
0.0174
Raleigh, NC
9/19/17
10
Century Communities
0.0183
Mint Hill, NC
6/23/17

Million Dollar Club

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