Earth Day Is EPG Day At KB Home

KB Home (NYSE:KBH), one of America’s premier homebuilders, today announced that this Friday, April 22 will be EPG Day in KB Home markets and communities across the country. On this day, EPG means “Everybody Put on Green” in support of Earth Day and KB Home’s industry-leading environmental initiatives. KB Home will be taking this message to the streets, with green street teams out in each of its markets throughout the day on Friday, April 22. The green street teams will be handing out “green” in the form of $10 vouchers which can be taken to any KB Home community through Sunday, April 24 and redeemed for a $10 gift card. Visitors to KB Home communities can also enter for a chance to win even more “green”—a $2,500 cash prize.

EPG Day will also raise awareness about KB Home’s new EPG, or Energy Performance Guide™, now included in every KB home. Similar to the miles per gallon rating or MPG, which reflects fuel efficiency and is standard when purchasing a new car, the KB Home EPG informs prospective buyers about the relative energy efficiency of a KB home versus a typical new or resale home, and provides them with an estimated dollar amount for the monthly electric and/or gas energy costs for the home as designed. For the first time, KB Home can project for homebuyers the potential financial benefit of owning an energy-efficient KB home based on data provided by independent third-party consultants.

To learn more about EPG Day and to locate the KB Home community nearest you, visit kbhome.com or call 888-KB-HOMES.

About KB Home

KB Home (NYSE: KBH), one of the nation's premier homebuilders, has delivered over half a million quality homes for families since its founding in 1957. The Los Angeles-based company is distinguished by its Built to Order™ homebuilding approach that puts a custom home experience within reach of its customers at an affordable price. KB Home has been named the #1 Green Homebuilder in a study by Calvert Investments and the #1 Homebuilder on FORTUNE magazine’s 2011 World’s Most Admired Companies list. The Company trades under the ticker symbol "KBH" and was the first homebuilder listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information about any of KB Home's new home communities, call 888-KB-HOMES or visit www.kbhome.com.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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