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The blue ENERGY STAR label on a new home means:
ENERGY STAR certified new homes are designed and built to standards well above most other homes on the market today, delivering energy efficiency savings of up to 30 percent when compared to typical new homes. 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 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), delivering better quality, better comfort, and better durability. Learn more about the benefits of a home built better from the ground up with our ENERGY STAR Certified New Homes infographic.
More than one million families across America are already enjoying the quality, comfort, and value of their ENERGY STAR certified homes.
Homebuyers across the country can find local ENERGY STAR builder partners constructing ENERGY STAR certified homes.
Tried–and–true building practices, such as flashing, moisture barriers, and heavy–duty membranes, are employed to effectively drain water from the roofs, walls, and foundations of every ENERGY STAR certified home.