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Green is More Than Just One of Our Colors

Categories: Awards, Energy Efficiency, Purchasing a New Home | Posted: April 15, 2019






At Ivey Homes, we strive to bring you 100% ENERGY STAR Certified Homes at an affordable price. But, what does the ENERGY STAR name mean for you as a customer?


  1. Peace of Mind
    • When rigorous ENERGY STAR requirements are applied to new home construction, you get a home that’s built better from the ground up. The combination of a fully integrated approach to design and construction with tried-and-true best building practices adds up to a home with better durability, better comfort, and reduced utility and maintenance costs.
  2. Enduring Quality
    • The comprehensive method  of ENERGY STAR delivers systems that work together to provide better performance and an overall superior level of quality, especially when compared to most resale homes on the market today. Ivey has designed a home that includes value-adding energy efficiency features and components, and the best combination of materials and equipment that will work together to deliver better performance.
  3. Wall-to-Wall Comfort
    • From the moment you walk into your Ivey Home, you’ll see, feel, and hear the difference. You’ll find that air leaks and drafts are diminished, humidity levels are controlled, and even outdoor noise is reduced.
  4. Proven Value
    • ENERGY STAR certified homes are at least 10% more energy efficient than homes built to code and achieve a 20% improvement, on average, while providing homeowners with better quality, performance, and comfort. When the time comes to consider selling your home, the ENERGY STAR label will prove your home is of genuine quality, comfort, and efficiency.

To learn more about our ENERGY STAR process, visit our Energy Efficiency page.


Ivey Homes is a leading new home builder in Evans, Grovetown and Augusta, GA and Aiken, SC, with home pricing ranging from the  $130,000’s to Custom. For more information about living in or building a new home in Columbia County, Richmond County or Aiken County, visit! Connect with us on our Facebook page and Text: IVEY to: 77848 for convenient updates.

Ivey Homes Earns 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 3rd Straight Year

Categories: Awards, Energy Efficiency, News | Posted: April 2, 2018


Ivey Homes ENERGY STAR 2018 Partner of the YearIvey Homes is proud to announce that it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Ivey Homes’ accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.

“As an active ENERGY STAR partner since 2006, we’ve always strived to provide a better built more energy efficient home.  ENERGY STAR is the program that we feel provides great benefits to our home buyers and sets us apart from the competition,” says Co-owner, Matt Ivey.

“The 2018 ENERGY STAR Partners of the Year have demonstrated real leadership, showing how American families and businesses can save energy, save money, and reduce air emissions,” said EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation.

In 2016 alone, ENERGY STAR certified products, homes, buildings, and plants helped Americans save over $30 billion in energy costs and approximately 400 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity and while achieving broad emissions reductions.

The 2018 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are bestowed upon companies and other organizations demonstrating continued leadership in energy efficiency and commitment to the ENERGY STAR program. Winners hail from small, family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 organizations – representing energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors.

For a complete list of 2018 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit

About Ivey Homes

Ivey Homes is a leading new home builder developer in Evans, Grovetown and Augusta, GA and Aiken, SC, with home pricing ranging from the low $100,000’s to Custom. For more information about living in or building a new home in Columbia County, Richmond County or Aiken County, visit Be IveyWise by visiting


ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For over 25 years, EPA’s ENERGY STAR program has been America’s resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Join the millions already making a difference at More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at and

Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Together, since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped save American families and businesses over $450 billion and over 3.5 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity while also achieving broad emissions reductions—all through voluntary action.