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.


Lookup Value: ENERGY STAR Certified Homes

Legacy OData Value: EnergyStarCertifiedHomes

Lookup Name: GreenBuildingVerificationType

Synonym(s):  --

Element Status: ACTIVE

BEDES: Assessment Program = "ENERGY STAR Certified Homes"

Revision Date: SEP 17 2015

Version Added: 1.5.0

Lookup Name ID: 3087c8c

Lookup ID: 31cc2f7


Spanish (Lookup Display Name): Hogares Certificados ENERGY STAR

French-Canadian (Lookup Display Name): --

Lookup Status Change Date: JUN 21 2016


GreenBuildingVerificationType (Property)

  • 41% of Systems (7/17)
  • 5% of Organizations (27/501)

GreenBuildingVerificationType (PropertyGreenVerification)

  • 18% of Systems (3/17)
  • <1% of Organizations (5/501)

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