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
A utility, non-profit, or other organization becomes a local program "Sponsor"
Sponsors recruit and train home improvement contractors in local area
Sponsors and contractors work together to promote the home performance approach
Contractors meet with homeowners to conduct whole home assessments
Contractors provide homeowners with a prioritized list of recommended improvements
Contractors complete improvements
Improvements are evaluated by the Sponsor to ensure proper application and installation
Homeowners begin to experience greater comfort in their homes as well as lower utility bills
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.
Sponsor Guide v1.5 Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 2 KB)
The U.S. Department of Energy provides templates to assist local programs offering Home Performance with ENERGY STAR–related services.
Sponsors and their partners should access MESA for tools specifically designed for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR participants.
Templates available for download:
- Program Development
- Partnership Agreement (PDF, 149KB)
- Implementation Plan Template (PDF, 1 KB)
- Checklist Worksheet (PDF, 991 KB)
- ENERGY STAR Brand Book
- ENERGY STAR Web Linking Policy
- Reporting and Tracking
Be sure to check back frequently for the latest tools and templates available for download.
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.