How to design your building to earn the ENERGY STAR

Your new building will be around for a long time … typically between 50 – 100 years. Ensure that it’ll stay competitive tomorrow by designing it to be energy efficient today.

Follow these steps to ensure energy savings are built into your new building, from the ground up.

 

An overview of the process

ENERGY STAR certification? Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR? Take a step back to understand the ENERGY STAR lifecycle.

Can my building be designed to earn the ENERGY STAR?

All types of buildings can follow these steps to ensure an energy-efficient building. However, only certain building types are currently eligible to be designed to earn the ENERGY STAR. Learn about the eligibility criteria for projects to achieve recognition as Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR.