Denver Home Builder Transitioned To High Performance Homes To Thrive In The Market
Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.
That desire launched the company's journey on the high-performance path. The company has won multiple times in the U.S. Department of Energy's Housing Innovation Awards for single and multi-family projects built to the Zero Energy Ready standard.
At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, Stephen Myers, vice president, process control & improvement for Thrive Home Builders, talked about the company's transition as a business strategy and how that changed the way they think about their products in the marketplace.
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The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.
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