EPA ENERGY STAR Certified Homes is a set of optional construction practices and technologies (above minimum code requirements) that builders can follow to upgrade a new home's energy efficiency beyond minimum code requirements. Guidelines are outlined in the National Performance Path; or the National Prescriptive Path; This whole-house label differs from the ENERGY STAR products label. To achieve the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes label, a home's energy efficiency must be verified by a third-party organization.

Standard Lookup Value: ENERGY STAR Certified Homes

Legacy OData Value: EnergyStarCertifiedHomes

Lookup Name: GreenBuildingVerificationType

Synonym(s):  --

BEDES: Assessment Program = "ENERGY STAR Certified Homes"

Lookup Name ID: 3087c8c

Lookup ID: 31cc2f7


Spanish Lookup Value: Hogares Certificados ENERGY STAR

French-Canadian Lookup Value: --

Status Change Date: JUN 21 2016

Revision Date: SEP 17 2015

Added in Version: 1.5.0


GreenBuildingVerificationType (Property)

  • 40% of Systems (6/15)
  • 4% of Organizations (22/498)

GreenBuildingVerificationType (PropertyGreenVerification)

  • 20% of Systems (3/15)
  • 1% of Organizations (5/498)

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