GDS Associates - Home Energy Ratings of New England

Marietta, Georgia

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - New Homes Rater/Provider


GDS Associates Home Energy Ratings of New England, a home energy rating company, certified more than 700 homes as ENERGY STAR in 2019, for a cumulative total surpassing 10,000 since 2005. Key 2019 accomplishments include:

  • Engaging the New Hampshire building community through a series of energy-focused workshops that targeted better than code construction practices, specifically in support of ENERGY STAR.
  • Training architectural and large general contracting firms to align their standard construction practices more closely with ENERGY STAR and utilizing the program as a code compliance method throughout Massachusetts.
  • Providing HVAC design consultation, especially in rural areas where HVAC contractors are scarce, to help builders meet ENERGY STAR program requirements and shift toward better performing ductless systems.
  • Helping to implement the NHSaves Drive to ENERGY STAR - Code Plus initiative to expose builders and developers to the home energy rating process, putting them on the road to becoming new or returning ENERGY STAR builder partners.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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