Home Performance with Energy Star

Home Performance with Energy Star

A residential weatherization program jointly administered by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The program connects homeowners interested in improving the energy performance of their homes with contractors trained to assess home performance and perform energy retrofit work.
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"Audits are important for homeowners because they provide solutions based on proven building science," said Ely Jacobsohn, who manages the Home Performance With Energy Star program at the U.S.
The report also examines common "green" renovations and additional home performance upgrades supported by DOE's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) program, including ventilation upgrades, moisture control, window replacements, and allergen-reduction repairs.
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR is a systematic approach to improving energy efficiency and comfort in homes, while reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
One major change this year is that all of the electric utilities are offering residential customers the Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) Program.
NJNG's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Enhancement Program will offer zero percent financing to assist residential customers implementing HPES audit recommendations.
The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program is one of the most practical ways to improve the environment inside and outside of an existing home.
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Part of the Home Performance with Energy Star program, the Sears Home Energy Audit is a collaborative effort with the California Building Performance Contractors Association and the Building Performance Institute, both of which provided training and certification for the Sears team.
Graduates of the course who successfully pass the written exam and perform three assessments mentored by Southface staff will be qualified to perform house assessments and recommend improvement work under Home Performance With Energy Star. Contact: www.southface.org.