ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes

NYSERDA's Low-rise Residential New Construction Program offers support for builders of ENERGY STAR Certified Home in the competitive home building market. This program offers financial support for building homes to a higher energy performance standard. And that’s not all. It also gives you the advantage of marketing support and the potential to access tax incentives depending on energy efficiency level achieved.

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Learn how to become an ENERGY STAR Builder. Boost your business and your reputation through a program that offers your customers:

  • Significantly lower energy bills than conventionally built homes
  • A quieter, more comfortable home
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Greater durability with low maintenance
  • Environmental benefits

Builders must have their building plans and homes reviewed by a Home Energy Rater. Builders must compensate Home Energy Raters for these services. Home Energy Raters are prequalified by Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Accredited Providers to serve the Low-rise Residential New Construction Program.

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Our staff is here to help you throughout the entire application process. Get in touch with us at or call 800-284-9069.