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Meritage Homes Releases 3rd Annual ESG Report Using HERS® Index as Metric

Nov 27, 2023 BuildersGeneralProvidersRaters



Meritage Homes recently published its third annual Environmental, Social, and Governance report (the “2022 ESG Report”), which details the Company’s ongoing sustainability initiatives, diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, and related milestones achieved in 2022.

Builders with HERS and HERSH2O® ratings use data in the RESNET® National Buildings Registry with ESG reporting for the Design for Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Adaptation metrics in the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s Home Builder Sustainability Accounting Standard. For more information click on RESNET Data for ESG Reporting

In its ESG Report, Meritage reported that it built 14,106 ENERGY STAR® certified homes in 2022 with an average HERS Index score of 53.

“We strengthened our ESG commitment in 2022 by deepening our relationships and engagement with our customers, employees, communities, vendors, peers, industry and governmental organizations, and shareholders,” said Hilla Sferruzza, chief financial officer at Meritage Homes. “This year’s report also highlights how sustainability is embedded in our strategy, business practices, and planning. We’re proud to be an industry ESG leader and are excited by the opportunities to continue collaborating with all of our partners and delivering a Life. Built. Better.®”

Meritage’s 2022 ESG Report and the related appendix are available here.

Meritage Homes is the fifth-largest public homebuilder in the United States, based on homes closed in 2022. The Company offers energy-efficient and affordable entry-level and first move-up homes. Operations span across Arizona, California, Colorado, Texas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah.