Tools and Resources

Proposed ENERGY STAR Manufactured Homes Version 2.1 Program Requirements
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8-11-2022

This webinar, presented on August 11, 2022, provides an overview of the proposed ENERGY STAR Manufactured Homes Version 2.1 Program Requirements. This update is intended to ensure that ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes will continue to offer meaningful savings relative to those that are not certified.

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Proposed California Program Requirements: Single-Family New Homes (SFNH), v3.3, Multifamily New Construction (MFNC), v1.3
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4-18-2022

This webinar, presented on April 18, 2022, provides the rationale for developing the SFNH / MFNC California Program Requirements, Version 3.3 / 1.3, provides an overview of the draft requirements, explains how stakeholders can provide comments, and answers any initial questions.

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Preparing for ENERGY STAR Version 3.1 in Maine
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10-20-2021

This webinar, presented on October 20, 2021, is designed to get partners up to speed with the Version 3.1 program requirements. It demonstrates how to run a v3.1 compliance report for any home, identifies key efficiency measures used to hit the v3.1 ENERGY STAR ERI Target in Maine, and reviews the v3.1 implementation timeline.

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes and the Year Ahead
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10-8-2021

“Zero Energy Ready Homes” have grown from a niche product unfamiliar to many, to a standard offering in the marketplace found in stretch codes, utility programs, and affordable housing programs.

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Track A - HVAC Grading by Rater Now Available for Use with ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction Program! Technical Bulletin,
Last Updated: 
10-8-2021

Track A - HVAC Grading by Rater is a collection of requirements built upon ANSI / RESNET / ACCA / ICC Standard 310 that can be used to satisfy many of the HVAC design and functional testing components of the ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction (MFNC) program. This technical bulletin highlights its key benefits, outlines how to use it, and compares it to the original set of requirements, now named Track B - HVAC Testing by Functional Testing Agent.

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Track A - HVAC Grading Now Available for Use! Technical Bulletin, October 5, 2021
Last Updated: 
10-8-2021

Track A - HVAC Grading is a collection of requirements built upon ANSI / RESNET / ACCA / ICC Standard 310 that can be used to satisfy many of the HVAC design and commissioning components of the ENERGY STAR Single-Family New Homes program. This technical bulletin highlights its key benefits, outlines how to use it, and compares it to the original set of requirements, now named Track B - HVAC Credential.

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A New Day for Building ENERGY STAR
Last Updated: 
10-8-2021

With the advent of HVAC grading, ENERGY STAR offers unprecedented value for builders and owners alike. Listen to this session, presented on September 30, 2021, to get a fresh perspective on the seven essential features that certification adds above and beyond a good energy rating and learn about new resources for convincing builders to join or rejoin the program. 

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HVAC Grading for HVAC Designers Fact Sheet – ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction
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10-8-2021

This three-page fact sheet provides HVAC designers with a brief overview of Track A – HVAC Grading by Rater for ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction and answers to frequently asked questions. “Track A - HVAC Grading by Rater” is a new option for meeting many of the program’s HVAC design and commissioning requirements, which leverages ANSI / RESNET / ACCA / ICC Standard 310 and offers many benefits.

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HVAC Grading for HVAC Contractors Fact Sheet – ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction
Last Updated: 
10-8-2021

This three-page fact sheet provides HVAC contractors with a brief overview of Track A – HVAC Grading by Rater for ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction and answers to frequently asked questions. “Track A - HVAC Grading by Rater” is a new option for meeting many of the program’s HVAC design and commissioning requirements, which leverages ANSI / RESNET / ACCA / ICC Standard 310 and offers many benefits.

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HVAC Grading for Raters Fact Sheet – ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction
Last Updated: 
10-8-2021

This three-page fact sheet provides Raters with a brief overview of Track A – HVAC Grading by Rater for ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction and answers to frequently asked questions. “Track A - HVAC Grading by Rater” is a new option for meeting many of the program’s HVAC design and commissioning requirements, which leverages ANSI / RESNET / ACCA / ICC Standard 310 and offers many benefits.

HVAC Grading for Raters Fact Sheet  (PDF, 294KB)

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