Notification: Revision 08 of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program requirements is now available and can be used immediately by partners. The ENERGY STAR Partnership Agreement Terms and Commitments have also been updated and apply to all Builder and Rater partners.

Educational Resources

  • Sales Training Kit: Use this customizable training kit to prepare your sales staff to communicate the value of ENERGY STAR to perspective homebuyers.
  • Free Webinars: ENERGY STAR offers free training live on the Internet to help you get the most out of your partnership.
  • Presentations. Use customizable presentations that target builders, appraisers, and real estate agents to educate yourself or other stakeholders. The presentations serve to focus on the value of ENERGY STAR to the audience.
  • Videos. ENERGY STAR has created a series of short videos that provide technical training specific to the ENERGY STAR guidelines including in-field demonstrations of installations.
  • Fact Sheets. Educate your sales team about the many ‘tried-and-true’ energy-efficient features found in ENERGY STAR certified homes by providing them with detailed Fact Sheets.
  • Builder Recruitment Handbook (Updated version coming soon): Learn best practices for recruiting homebuilders to a winning partnership with ENERGY STAR by building relationships and offering long-term support.