Program Requirements

Getting
started

Join the network of professionals delivering Home Performance with ENERGY STAR to homeowners across the United States. 

It’s FREE to join, plus you’ll receive:

  • Account management services
  • ENERGY STAR branded marketing materials
  • Networking opportunities
  • Recognition opportunities
  • Technical support

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Step-by-Step  

#1A utility, non-profit, or other organization becomes a local program "Sponsor"

#2Sponsors recruit and train home improvement contractors in local area

#3Sponsors and contractors work together to promote the home performance approach

#4Contractors meet with homeowners to conduct whole home assessments

#5Contractors provide homeowners with a prioritized list of recommended improvements

#6Contractors complete improvements
 

#7Improvements are evaluated by the Sponsor to ensure proper application and installation
 

#7Homeowners begin to experience greater comfort in their homes as well as lower utility bills

Sponsor
Guide

The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Sponsor Guide and Reference Manual is the technical operations guide that outlines requirements for offering a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program.

Partnership
Materials

Join in partnership with ENERGY STAR to sponsor a local Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.

Quick Links

Be sure to check back frequently for the latest tools and templates available for download.

Sponsors and their partners should access MESA for additional tools specifically designed for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR participants.

Questions? Contact the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR team to request assistance or download the Sponsor Guide and Reference Manual (v1.5) to learn more about the requirements for joining the national Program.

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