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.
Improve financial performance and reduce carbon emissions with EPA's strategic energy management approach.
Above and Beyond Energy (ABE) is a small home energy rating company that strives to help homeowners minimize their carbon footprint through improved efficiency and durability. ABE is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its outstanding commitment to verifying ENERGY STAR qualified homes. Key accomplishments include:
� Verifying 132 homes that have earned the ENERGY STAR in 2010--a 31 percent increase over 2009--with 32 different builders.
� Offering free training sessions on ENERGY STAR Version 3 to ensure that builders are prepared to construct new homes that meet the new requirements.
� Promoting the financial and environmental benefits of ENERGY STAR qualified homes by offering marketing training sessions and distributing "Builder Packets."
� Providing ENERGY STAR new home verification services pro-bono to the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate, Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity.