ENERGY STAR® for Builders
ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Standard helps builders to construct energy-efficient new homes cost effectively and using common building practices. An ENERGY STAR® certified home is on average 20% more energy-efficient than a typical new home.
Become a licensed ENERGY STAR for New Homes builder
You must have a builder licence with Natural Resources Canada in order to have your homes ENERGY STAR certified. Contact us for more details on registration.
All ENERGY STAR® certified homes must be built to the ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Standard. Only builders who have been licensed by the Government of Canada can promote themselves as ENERGY STAR® builders and can apply to have their homes ENERGY STAR® certified.
The benefits of licencing:
A proven sales and marketing tool - ENERGY STAR® is a trusted brand widely recognized by consumers.
Maximum flexibility - Two compliance paths offer maximum flexibility and ease of use so you can design and build in the way that works best for your company.
Government backed - As a participant you get authorized use of the government-backed ENERGY STAR® symbol and you are listed as an ENERGY STAR® participating builder on NRCan’s website.
Market recognition and customer satisfaction - The ENERGY STAR® initiative is a highly successful, voluntary industry-government collaboration that is transforming the way Canadians use energy at home.
Continual support and learning opportunities - You will have access to expertise in building science, training, and overall support and recognition as you build ENERGY STAR® certified homes.