Meritage awards & accolades

Every home we build is designed to exceed expectations.

A real confidence builder.

We’ve been pushing ourselves to higher standards for 30+ years. We don’t do it for the awards, though. We raise the bar on homebuilding because your home deserves the best.

See our track record of success and recognition.

National Awards

We’re a nationally recognized homebuilding leader who does things differently

Energy Star POY 2019

Avid Award Diamond

  • 2022 Avid Cup Award – Production, North America
  • 2022, 2021, 2019, 2018, ​2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 & 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence, EPA
  • 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, ​2016, 2015, 2014 & 2013 ENERGY STAR® Leadership in Housing
  • 2022, 2021 Indoor airPLUS Leader Award
  • 2020 Builder of the Year for Green Home Builder
  • 2018 U.S. Department of Energy Housing Innovation Award 
  • ​2017 Avid Diamond Award — U.S. Production (Raleigh)
  • ​2016 Avid Diamond Award — U.S. Production (Orlando)
  • ​2015 Avid Diamond Award — U.S. Production (Tucson)
  • 2014 No. 2 Most Trusted Builder in America, Lifestory Research Most Trusted Builder in America
  • ​2012 National Green Building Awards, Project of the Year — Single Family Production, NAHB
  • ​2011 EnergyValue Housing Award (EVHA), NAHB
  • 2011 People’s Choice Award, NAHB
  • 2011 Builder of the Year, Builder and Developer Magazine

Regional Awards

We’re committed to being a partner you can trust.

Avid Award Gold

Avid Award Benchmark

Green Builder Home of the Year Award

  • 2022 Avid Gold Award – Nashville
  • 2022 Avid Benchmark Award – Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Greenville, Houston, Northern California, Orlando, Raleigh, San Antonio, South Florida, Phoenix
  • 2021, 2020 Avid Diamond Award - Southern California
  • 2021 Avid Gold Award - Houston
  • 2021 Avid Benchmark Award - Austin, Charlotte, Denver, Northern California, San Antonio, Tampa, Tucson
  • 2020 Avid Benchmark Award - Austin, Charlotte, Houston, Orlando, San Antonio, Tucson and Northern California Divisions
  • 2020 Avid Gold Award - Denver
  • 2019 Avid Gold Award – Austin & Denver Divisions
  • 2019 Avid Benchmark Award – Orlando, Active Adult, Charlotte, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Tucson, Phoenix & Northern California Divisions
  • 2018 Avid Gold Award – San Antonio, Orlando & Phoenix Divisions
  • 2018 Avid Benchmark Award – Austin, Houston, Raleigh, Tucson, Southern California & Northern California Divisions
  • 2017 Avid Gold Award - Austin, Orlando & Southern California Divisions
  • 2017 Avid Benchmark Award - Houston, San Antonio & Northern California Division
  • 2016, 2015 Avid Gold Award - Western U.S. Production (Phoenix)
  • 2016 Avid Gold Award - Southeast U.S. Production (Tampa)
  • 2016, 2015 Avid Benchmark Award - South Central U.S. Production (Austin)
  • 2016 Avid Benchmark Award - Western U.S. Production (Southern California)
  • 2016 Builder of the Year Over 200 Units, BIA Bay Area
  • ​2015 Avid Gold Award Southeast Region — Orlando Division
  • ​2015 Avid Gold Award Western Region — Phoenix Division
  • ​2015 Avid Benchmark Award — Austin Division
  • ​2014 Avid Benchmark Award — San Antonio Division
  • ​2014 Avid Benchmark Award — Southern California Division
  • ​2014 Avid Benchmark Award — Phoenix Division
  • 2013 AREA Homebuilder of the Year, AZ Business Magazine
  • ​2012 MAME Green Builder of the Year, BIA Bay Area
  • 2011 Best Green Building Program, McSAM People's Choice Awards
  • 2011 MAME "Best Energy Efficiency", North State BIA
  • 2011 Green Pioneer, Phoenix Business Journal
  • 2014 & 2013 MAME Green Builder of the Year, HBA Charlotte

Setting the standard for energy-efficient homes.

We’re building new homes the way they can and should be built.

Energy Star

EPA Indoor airPlus

EPA WaterSense Partner

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**All of our homes built in California meet California Energy Efficiency Standards, which exceed Energy Star’s National Version 3 Standards and are consistent with our commitment to higher building standards and money-saving energy efficiency.