Home Building

Clayton Home Building Group® Wins Manufactured Housing Institute Awards

Clayton’s Innovation and Sustainability Efforts Recognized by Top Industry Trade Association

May 29, 2024

MARYVILLE, Tenn., May 29, 2024 — Clayton Home Building Group®, a leading national builder of single-family attainable housing, received both the 2024 Volume Manufacturer of the Year award and the 2024 Leadership in Sustainability award from the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI). This is the eighth consecutive year Clayton has earned the Institute’s Manufacturer of the Year award and its second Leadership in Sustainability win.

“Clayton Home Building Group is honored to be recognized by MHI for such a pivotal year in our history,” said Keith Holdbrooks, CEO and executive chairman of Clayton Home Building Group. “In 2023, our modern manufactured homes reached an energy efficiency milestone with the development of eBuilt homes, which can save homeowners up to 50% on their annual energy bills. At Clayton Home Building Group we strive to continuously innovate and drive change to build a better home for our homeowners, team members and the environment.”

The Volume Manufacturer of the Year award recognizes the impact of the more than 52,000 attainable, modern manufactured homes Clayton built in 2023. The company’s dedication to Open Doors for customers and Drive change in the industry was exemplified by:

  • The launch of eBuilt®, the highest performing and most energy efficient home Clayton has ever constructed that can save homeowners up to 50% on their annual energy costs.

  • Placing two Clayton CrossMod® homes in Atlanta, GA to showcase how flexible zoning policies can help address the attainable housing crisis in urban areas.

  • The 50,000th home built by Clayton’s TRU Halls. Among the most affordable homes in America, TRU homes have made homeownership possible for more than 100,000 families over the last 10 years.

The Leadership in Sustainability award acknowledges Clayton’s continual strides to Do good by implementing environmentally responsible building practices, including:

  • Installing four new solar power systems, bringing 1.8 megawatts of solar power online at three of Clayton’s homebuilding facilities and the home office.

  • Reducing the company’s greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing the pilot vehicle fleet’s fuel efficiency by adding 165 new hybrid vehicles.

  • Diverting more than 48,600 tons of materials, the equivalent of 388,000 residential-sized garbage cans, from landfills through recycling efforts alone.

Learn more about Clayton’s commitment to innovation, quality, attainability and sustainability at Clayton Home Building Group.

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About Clayton
Founded in 1956, Clayton is committed to opening doors to a better life and building happyness® through homeownership. A Berkshire Hathaway company, Clayton is a leading single-family, values-driven home builder dedicated to attainable housing, sustainable practices, and creating a world-class experience for customers and team members. The company’s portfolio includes a comprehensive range of site-built, modern manufactured, Tiny, CrossMod® and modular housing. In 2023, Clayton built more than 52,000 homes across the country. For more information, visit claytonhomes.com.
CrossMod is a registered trademark of the Manufactured Housing Institute.