Energy Star residential new construction program requirements

Program versions at a glance

Implementation Timeline

This table contains all implementation timelines applicable on or after September 1, 2016. Implementation timelines applicable prior to this date can be obtained by contacting energystarhomes@energystar.gov.

To determine the program Version and Revision that a home is required to be certified under, identify the location and permit date of the home below. Note that the National Version 3.1 program requirements are being implemented in states that have adopted the 2012, 2015, or 2018 IECC, or an equivalent code. Note, as well, that regional program requirements have been developed for homes in CA, FL, GU, HI, the Northern Mariana Islands, OR, PR, and WA.

State /
Territory
Homes Permitted
On or After This Date
Must Meet the Adjacent
Version & Revision
Certified Homes
Program Version
Revision
AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, IN, ID, KS, KY, LA, MS, MO, NH, NC, ND, OH, OK, SC, SD, TN, VA, WV, WI, WY 1/1/2019 National Version 3 Revision 09
10/1/2020 National Version 3 Revision 10
1/1/2022 National Version 3 Revision 11
CA 1/1/2019 California Version 3.2 Revision 09
10/1/2020 California Version 3.2 Revision 10
1/1/2022 California Version 3.2 Revision 11
CT, DC, DE, IA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MN, MT, NJ, NV, NY, RI, TX, VT 1/1/2019 National Version 3.1 Revision 09
10/1/2020 National Version 3.1 Revision 10
1/1/2022 National Version 3.1 Revision 11
FL 1/1/2019 Florida Version 3.1 Revision 09
10/1/2020 Florida Version 3.1 Revision 10
1/1/2022 Florida Version 3.1 Revision 11
NE 1/1/2019 National Version 3 Revision 09
10/1/2020 National Version 3 Revision 10
7/1/2021 National Version 3.1 Revision 10
1/1/2022 National Version 3.1 Revision 11
OR 1/1/2019 National Version 3.1 Revision 09
4/1/2019 Oregon and Washington Version 3.2 Revision 09
10/1/2020 Oregon and Washington Version 3.2 Revision 10
1/1/2022 Oregon and Washington Version 3.2 Revision 11
PA 1/1/2019 National Version 3 Revision 09
10/1/2020 National Version 3 Revision 10
4/1/2021 National Version 3.1 Revision 10
1/1/2022 National Version 3.1 Revision 11
WA 1/1/2019 Oregon and Washington Version 3.2 Revision 09
10/1/2020 Oregon and Washington Version 3.2 Revision 10
1/1/2022 Oregon and Washington Version 3.2 Revision 11
HI, GU, NMI 1/1/2019 Tropics Version 3 Revision 09
1/1/2020 Pacific Version 3 Revision 10
1/1/2022 Pacific Version 3 Revision 11
PR, USVI 1/1/2019 Tropics Version 3 Revision 09
1/1/2020 Caribbean Version 3 Revision 10
1/1/2022 Caribbean Version 3 Revision 11
NM 1/1/2019 National v3 Revision 09
10/1/2020 National v3 Revision 10
1/1/2022 National v3 Revision 11
7/1/2022 National v3.1 Revision 11
GA 1/1/2019 National v3 Revision 09
1/1/2020 National v3 Revision 10
10/1/2020 National v3 Revision 11
7/1/2022 National v3.1 Revision 11
UT 1/1/2019 National v3 Revision 09
1/1/2020 National v3 Revision 10
10/1/2020 National v3 Revision 11
7/1/2022 National v3.1 Revision 11
ME 1/1/2019 National v3 Revision 09
10/1/2020 National v3 Revision 10
1/1/2022 National v3 Revision 11
10/1/2022 National v3.1 Revision 11

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.