After you become certified to conduct home energy ratings, sign the Partnership Agreement to formalize your relationship with EPA’s ENERGY STAR program. By signing this agreement, you agree not only to rate homes to ensure they meet EPA’s guidelines but also to use the ENERGY STAR name and mark in accordance with the ENERGY STAR Brand Book.

Also, EPA will post your name and contact information on the ENERGY STAR Web site in the Partner Locator so that ENERGY STAR builder partners can readily find your company.

Continue to Step 3: Recruit Builders and Provide Verification Services