Notification: Revision 08 of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program requirements is now available and can be used immediately by partners. The ENERGY STAR Partnership Agreement Terms and Commitments have also been updated and apply to all Builder and Rater partners.

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Home Energy Raters: Getting Started as a Partner

Committing to rate energy-efficient homes makes good business sense and it’s good for the environment. Follow these steps to learn how you can grow your business by working with builder partners to qualify their homes as ENERGY STAR:

Step 1: Become a RESNET-Certified Home Energy Rater and Complete the ENERGY STAR Version 3 Rater Training

Step 2: Sign Your Online Partnership Agreement

Step 3: Recruit Builders and Provide Verification Services

Step 4: Provide Additional Value-Added Services to Builders