Residential Homeowners

  • Energy Star Program – ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.
  • Energy Star Energy Efficient Products – ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality and delivering the quality, performance, and savings that consumers have come to expect.
  • Energy Star Home Advisor – The ENERGY STAR Home Advisor was created to help homeowners improve a home’s energy efficiency while adding comfort and value.
  • Energy Star Home Energy Yardstick – EPA’s Home Energy Yardstick provides a simple assessment of a home’s annual energy use compared to similar homes. By answering a few basic questions a homeowner can get:
    The home’s Home Energy Yardstick score (on a scale of 0 to 10);
    Insights into how much the home’s energy use is related to heating and cooling versus other everyday uses like appliances, lighting, and hot water;
    Links to guidance from ENERGY STAR on how to increase the home’s score, improve comfort, and lower utility bills; and
    An estimate of the home’s annual carbon emissions.
  • Energy Star Certified Homes and Apartments – ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments 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.

Residential Contractors

  • Building America Solution Center – Developed and supported by the US Department of Energy, the Building America Solution Center provides access to expert information on hundreds of high-performance construction topics, including air sealing and insulation, HVAC components, windows, indoor air quality, and much more.

Commercial Building Owners/Operators

  • Energy Star Certified Homes and Apartments – ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments 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.
  • Energy Star Energy Strategies for Buildings and Plants – ENERGY STAR has developed a suite of tools and resources help businesses determine the most cost-effective approach to managing energy use in their buildings and plants—enabling the private sector to save energy, increase profits, and strengthen their competitiveness.
  • Energy Star Portfolio Manager – ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® is an online tool commercial building owners and managers can use to measure and track energy and water consumption, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. It allows owners and managers to benchmark the performance of one building or a whole portfolio of buildings, all in a secure online environment.

Commercial Building Contractors and Design Professisonals

  • Energy Star Program – ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.