Awards and Recognition

In 2017, EPA recognized us once again with their highest major national awards, including:

ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence, EPA’s highest possible distinction for energy efficiency. KB Home was honored for the seventh year in a row.

WaterSense® Sustained Excellence Award, EPA’s highest possible distinction for water efficiency. The only homebuilder to be recognized in 2017, KB Home has won three consecutive WaterSense Sustained Excellence awards, following four consecutive years as Builder Partner of the Year.

In addition, we received 18 2017 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Market Leader Awards, encompassing all 36 of our major markets nationwide in 2016.


We were also recognized with additional prestigious awards in 2017, including:

2017 RESNET® President’s Award for American Production Builders, for building the most homes with a HERS® Index score of 53 or lower in the U.S. in 2016, the fourth consecutive year being so recognized and the only homebuilder in the country to win the prestigious honor since its inception.

2017 TecHome Brilliance Award, created to salute excellence and innovation in home technology, in recognition for the technology and innovation of our 2016 Greenbuild KB ProjeKt concept home.

2017 Top Project of the Year honors as part of Environmental Leader's Product & Project Awards program, also in recognition for the Greenbuild KB ProjeKt concept home.