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Become a Credentialed HVAC Contractor

EPA is looking for contractors who want to lead by offering best-practice HVAC design and installation. By becoming credentialed to work with ENERGY STAR, contractors will gain access to a select group of leading builders who consistently deliver high-quality homes. They’ll also earn a valuable tool to stand out from the crowd and market their services. All of that means fewer callbacks and complaints and more premium sales to builders.

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Credentials are offered by independent, third-party oversight organizations whose programs have been recognized by EPA. Click on a recognized program to find out how to participate:

National Credentialing Programs

ACCA's Quality Assured Contractor Directory
Advanced Energy's Contractor Credentialing Program for ENERGY STAR Certified New Homes

ACCA’s Quality Assured Contractor Program Exit ENERGY STAR

Questions: qaprogram@acca.org, (703) 824-8877


Advanced Energy’s Contractor Credentialing Program for ENERGY STAR Certified New Homes Exit ENERGY STAR

Questions: HVAC@AdvancedEnergy.org, (919) 857-9000

Regional Credentialing Programs

Contractor Resources

HVAC Quality Installation Training and Oversight Organizations (H-QUITOs) are the independent, third-party oversight organizations that provide the required training and oversight activities for HVAC contractors. Learn more about becoming an H-QUITO.

*Limited to NYSERDA service territory
**Limited to Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association and Platt River Power Authority service territory
***Limited to Washington, Oregon, Montana and Idaho