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Power Hour | Zero Energy Homes: Better for business, better for living

June 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Featuring Zero Energy Production Builder, Meritage Homes

Virtual Power Hour with CR Herro.

This event will take place virtually on Zoom. Please RSVP in advance, and we’ll email out the link about 2 days beforehand. 

As home dwellers and home buyers, we want a space that shelters us. That keeps us safe and warm. But the reality is, most of our homes are doing a poor job of these basic functions and many of us don’t even know that “better” exists. A zero energy home is the best in all of these categories–and so many more–not just for those who dwell in them, but for the companies that break the mold and build them.

CR Herro has helped Meritage Homes set the industry standard for energy efficiency and has completely shattered the myth that zero energy homes aren’t profitable for production builders or affordable for homebuyers. They are the first national production builder to offer zero energy homes, and now thousands of projects later, CR is on a mission to help consumers and the building industry demand more and set a new standard of innovation and quality.

Join us to hear from CR as he tackles why we need to be ahead of the building curve and how we get there. This presentation is for those who want to see more affordable homes in our community. For those who develop properties, design, build, sell, appraise, insure homes. For policy makers who want to ensure the well-being of their community. For homebuyers who know they want better and those want the best possible home but don’t what exactly that is just yet. For those who simply want to live in a home that is truly a shelter.

We will be live streaming this presentation with the opportunity to ask questions and engage during the event! We will email out the link in the days leading up to the event.

Meet our speaker:
CR Herro, VP of Innovation, Meritage Homes 
CR has a 25-year history of successful industry disruption and new business development for multi-billion dollar construction industries.  In 2009, CR joined Meritage Homes as the Vice President of Innovation, where he leads initiatives for performance, materials, and process for High Production Residential Building.  Meritage prides itself on “setting the standard for energy-efficient homes ” and is credited as the first home builder to achieve 100% certification to the US EPA’s Energy Star for Homes, the first builder to certify all three US EPA best building practices (Energy Star, Indoor airPLUS, and WaterSense), and the first national production builder to offer Zero Energy Homes. Meritage Homes is the recipient of numerous awards, including NAHB’s EnergyValue Housing Award, Best Green Building Program, Builder of the Year , the 2010 US EPA’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year , and Sustained Excellence Awards recognizing ongoing leadership from 2012 through 2019.

“Sustainability done correctly isn’t about removing profitability, it’s about having a more holistic understanding of opportunities to drive value in the marketplace.” –CR Herro


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Or watch the live presentation here on Wednesday, June 24th at noon. You will need to register to get the Zoom link or watch on YouTube live to ask questions.