Founded in 1954 as F&R Builders, the Miami-based Lennar Corporation builds quality homes in 18 states and is the first national homebuilder to offer the NextGen solution, an integrated or private suite for long-term guests or live-in family members. Lennar builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes in communities that cater to almost any lifestyle. The company incorporates high performance and energy-efficient features as standard in their Everything’s Included Home, including low-E windows, ENERGY STAR® appliances, programmable thermostats and high quality insulation. Lennar homes are ENERGY STAR certified, and they offer solar roof panels and home automation systems as an option in some locations. In 2007, the Lennar Corporation's Sacramento Division received the Solar Electric Power Association's Award for Solar Business Achievement.