Building ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments 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 home buyers and renters of the value of ENERGY STAR, and set your company apart.
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
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 or the 1 minute and 40 second version on your website and in model homes or other venues.
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, 2.57 MB)
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.
Educate homebuyers about the many energy-efficient features found in ENERGY STAR certified homes.
Tips and Maintenance Guide for New ENERGY STAR Homeowners (PDF, 922 KB)
Provide this document to homeowners so they know how to maintain their new ENERGY STAR certified home. Co-brandable version available.
Better is Better Brochure*
This consumer brochure builds on the flyer, and allows you to insert your company logo, name, and additional company information.
Certified Apartments Brochure & Insert*
Partners may use the co-brandable, tri-fold brochure and insert to help residents understand the big message behind the little label: better is better.
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.
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.
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.
Multifamily New Construction Building Plaque*
Buildings that earn the ENERGY STAR through EPA’s ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction Program can promote their commitment to energy efficiency to residents, employees, and the community. Program participants are eligible to order an aluminum building plaque to promote the building’s energy-efficient construction.
Multifamily Plaque Templates*
Partners may use these plaques on projects that have earned the ENERGY STAR label to promote their accomplishment and participation with ENERGY STAR.
Designed to Earn Mark*
If the project has earned the Designed to Earn Mark, you may use these marks for their approved design.
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.
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.
Marketing Tools (PDF, 426 KB)
Review this document to learn about many of the free marketing resources available for ENERGY STAR builder partners.
Multifamily Marketing Tools (PDF, 392 KB)
Review this document to learn about additional marketing resources available for ENERGY STAR multifamily builder and developer partners.
Key Resources to Remember (PDF, 372 KB)
Find additional web resources for partners.
*Only available via partners’ My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA)