ENERGY STAR Qualified Homes Near 10 Percent of Housing Starts Nationwide

Thursday, March 3, 2005

Nearly 10 percent of all homes built in 2004 earned the ENERGY STAR label. According to a recently released report, A Decade of Change in Home Building with ENERGY STAR (PDF, 2.36MB), since 1995 over 360,000 of the Nation’s new homes have earned the ENERGY STAR, saving homeowners an estimated $200 million and eliminating approximately 4 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.