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Marketing Resources for Partners

Building ENERGY STAR certified homes is only the first step for partners. As an ENERGY STAR partner, you have access to a variety of resources at no cost that will help educate homebuyers of the value of an ENERGY STAR home and set your company apart from other homebuilders.

Marketing Tools

Better is Better Flyer*
Distribute this one-page, full-color flyer to prospective home buyers. This flyer focuses on four key benefits of owning an ENERGY STAR certified home: peace of mind, enduring quality, wall-to-wall comfort, and proven value. Co-brandable version available.

Better is Better Booklet*
Help homebuyers understand the big message behind the little label: better is better. Partners can print this four-color, 16-page booklet to promote their ENERGY STAR certified homes to customers.

“Better is Better” Videos Exit ENERGY STAR
Based on our popular consumer brochure titled “Your ENERGY STAR Certified New Home – Better is Better”, these two videos show homebuyers why ENERGY STAR certified homes are built better from the ground up. Play the full length (5 min. 37 sec.) video Exit ENERGY STAR or the 1 minute and 40 second version Exit ENERGY STAR on your website and in model homes or other venues.

Link to the videos from ENERGY STAR’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/EPAENERGYSTAR/videos or download low- or high-resolution video files via your My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA).

Sales Training Kit*
Use this customizable training kit to prepare your sales staff to communicate the value of ENERGY STAR to perspective homebuyers.

ENERGY STAR Marks*
Promote your partnership by using the familiar ENERGY STAR marks. For specific applications of each mark, please refer to the ENERGY STAR Brand Book and quick reference guide PDF (2.57MB)

Infographic
Embed this infographic on your website to educate consumers about the many benefits and savings associated with ENERGY STAR certified homes. Individual sections of the infographic are available for download here.

Fact Sheets
Educate homebuyers about the many energy-efficient features found in ENERGY STAR certified homes.

Tips and Maintenance Guide for New ENERGY STAR Homeowners PDF (922KB)
Provide this document to homeowners so they know how to maintain their new ENERGY STAR certified home. Co-brandable version available.

Additional Resources

Marketing Tools PDF (426KB)
Print out this document to learn about many of the free marketing resources you have at your fingertips as an ENERGY STAR builder partner.

Important Resources to Remember PDF (599KB)
Find additional web resources for Partners.

Co-brandable Marketing Materials

Better is Better Brochure* COMING SOON
This consumer brochure builds on the flyer, and allows you to insert your company logo, name, and additional company information.

“Better is Better” Videos* COMING SOON
Co-brandable versions of the “Better is Better” videos are available, where you can add your company logo to the end of the video.

Tips and Maintenance Guide for New ENERGY STAR Homeowners*
Provide this document to homeowners so they know how to maintain their new ENERGY STAR certified home.

Roll-up Banners*
Add your company logo to three stand-alone banners that promote ENERGY STAR certified homes to consumers, HVAC contractors, and home builders. These banners are designed for venues such as trade shows, conferences, and open houses.

Yard Sign Templates*
Create yard signs promoting ENERGY STAR certified homes and featuring your logo and contact information.

Promotional Opportunities

Partner Locator
Make your company's information easily accessible to thousands of homebuyers by adding a link to your website on the Partner Locator found on the ENERGY STAR Web site. Learn how.

100% Builder Commitment
Commit to building 100% of your homes to meet ENERGY STAR guidelines and earn special recognition with the 100% icon on the Partner Locator.

Recognition and Awards
Receive recognition from ENERGY STAR through annual Partner of the Year and Certified Homes Market Leader awards.

ENERGY STAR Linking Opportunities
Promote your participation in the ENERGY STAR program by displaying a link to the ENERGY STAR web site on your company's own web site. Make use of sample text, web buttons, and banners.

Social Media

Twitter

ENERGY STAR Homes on Twitter
Follow @ENERGYSTARHomes on Twitter for energy savings tips, ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program updates, and to engage with other program partners.

Twitter

ENERGY STAR on Facebook
Like the ENERGY STAR Facebook page to stay connected with the program and engage with other companies, organizations, and individuals interested in energy efficiency on a page that is viewed by thousands of Facebook users every day.

*Available via partners’ My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA)