Energy Star residential new construction program requirements

Maryland at a glance

Eligibility

These requirements apply to site-built and modular single family homes, duplexes and townhomes. Low-rise multifamily projects permitted prior to July 1, 2021, may also be certified through this program if they meet the eligibility requirements defined in the program requirements, below.

For other multifamily new construction, manufactured homes, and single family homes undergoing gut rehab, click on the appropriate tab above.

Program Requirements

Program documents reflect Revision 11. Find details in the Policy Record.

National Program Requirements Version 3.1 (PDF, 128 KB)

National Rater Design Review Checklist (PDF, 156 KB)

National Rater Field Checklist (PDF, 417 KB)

National HVAC Design Report (PDF, 164 KB)

National HVAC Commissioning Checklist (PDF, 75 KB)

National Water Management System Builder Requirements (PDF, 93 KB)

IMPLEMENTATION TIMELINE

Homes in Maryland must be certified using the National Program Requirements Version 3 (PDF, 136 KB) if permitted on or after 01/01/2012 but before 04/01/2015.

Homes in Maryland must be certified using the National Program Requirements Version 3.1 (PDF, 128 KB) if permitted on or after 04/01/2015.