ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes use 15-30% less energy than typical new homes while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
This wrap-up report takes a look at ENERGY STAR's second annual National Building Competition. In the 2011 competition, 245 contestants saved a combined total of more than 240 million kBtus of energy and $5.2 million on their annual utility bills, and prevented greenhouse gas emissions equal to the electricity used by more than 3,600 homes a year. University of Central Florida, Parking Garage C took home first place in 2011. Filled with photos, tips, and ideas, this easy-to-read report will get your creative juices flowing.
See the full list of organizations that have won the ENERGY STAR program's highest honor: ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. Every year, EPA honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the ENERGY STAR program with ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Awards. These winning partners execute practical and proven solutions for overcoming market barriers to energy efficiency, and enable millions of people and organizations across America to save energy and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.
Use this form to complete your ENERGY STAR application. Select the ENERGY STAR program you intend to participate in, and choose your primary contacts. Return this form to ENERGY STAR for consideration as a partner.
This is EPA's real-time registry of ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Look up facilities by location, building type, owner, and more. View properties on a map, read detailed profiles of certified buildings and plants, or export results to Excel.
Submit your Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR architecture projects to participate in the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Architects. Commercial building design projects that meet EPA's strict energy efficiency criteria are eligible to achieve Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR recognition. You can find more information on the Challenge for Architects—as well as projects that have been submitted so far for this year's Challenge—here.
Use this form to document the energy intensity reduction of an industrial site that is participating in the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry. A completed Statement of Energy Improvement that has been verified and stamped by a Professional Engineer must be submitted to the ENERGY STAR program in order for the site to receive recognition for energy intensity reductions. Industrial sites who sign up for EPA's ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry commit to improve their energy efficiency by 10% within five years.
Teams from buildings across the nation compete in EPA’s ENERGY STAR National Building Competition to determine which building can reduce its energy use the most over the course of one year. Read about this year's competition and meet the competitors here.
Commit to improving energy efficiency in your industrial plant by 10 percent within five years by signing up for EPA's ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry. Find more energy tracking tools, educational resources, and communications materials here.