Are you starting a Home Energy Score program? Curious how Home Energy Score can add value to your organization? Looking to market the Home Energy Score or share the Home Energy Score with others? Whether you are a prospective partner, real estate professional, or homeowner, you can use these resources to learn more about the Home Energy Score. You can also share these resources as part of your marketing efforts. Home Energy Score Partners have exclusive access to some Home Energy Score materials, such as logos.
All types of organizations can benefit from partnering with the DOE on the Home Energy Score. Use the resources below to see how the Home Energy Score can add value to energy efficiency organizations.
- Non Profits Fact Sheet
- Trade Associations Fact Sheet
- Utilities Fact Sheet
- State & Local Governments Fact Sheet
- Partner Implementation Plan
- Example Score Report
- Data Collection Form (the data required to produce a Home Energy Score)
- Partner Profile Instructions
Talking about Home Energy Score:
- Home Energy Score Partner Support
- Partner Portal Access
- Evaluation of the Home Energy Score: An Experiment with New Jersey Natural Gas
Promoting the Score with Real Estate:
- Elevate Energy's Visible Value Blueprint - Overview: Overview of "Unlocking the Value of an Energy Efficient Home" white paper.
- Unlocking the Value of an Energy Efficient Home: A white paper to provide energy efficiency program sponsors with methods to document efficiency improvements and incorporate them into the real estate value chain.
- Capturing Energy Efficiency in Real Estate Transactions: A paper highlighting the obstacles and opportunities within the real estate transaction value chain that program administrators are uniquely positioned to address. Also provides ideas for relevant activities that program administrators can engage in, and examples of programs that are successfully working with real estate professionals to addres the challenge of valuing energy efficiency in home resale prices.
The Home Energy Score is a great way to inform your clients about energy efficiency when buying or selling a home. As homeowners start to ask more questions about energy efficiency, the Home Energy Score is a way to meet your clients' needs. Utilize these links and documents to learn about the Score and home energy efficiency generally.
Fact Sheets & Publications:
- Real Estate Professionals Fact Sheet
- NEEP's Real Estate Professionals Checklist on Energy Efficient Home Attributes
- Greening the MLS: Bringing High-Performance Homes to Light in the District of Columbia
- Chicago Homes that Disclose Energy Costs Spend Less Time on Real Estate Market
- NARI's 2015 Remodeling Impact Report
Courses & Trainings:
Homeowers who are interested in additional details about the Home Energy Score and how to incorporate Home Energy Score recommendations should review the following resources.
Fact Sheets & Publications:
Energy Efficiency Upgrade Resources:
- Home Performance with ENERGY STAR's "Ways to Save"
- Energy Saver's "Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home"
- Elevate Energy's Energy Efficiency Resources
- NEEP's Renter's Guide for Energy Efficient Apartments and Homes
The Home Energy Score team prepared fact sheets and ready-to-use brochures for Partners and stakeholders to promote the Score. Any changes to the brochure must be approved by the Home Energy Score team before distribution. Send proposed changes to HomeEnergyScore@ee.doe.gov for approval.
Fact Sheets - from Partners to Candidate Assessors:
Talking about Home Energy Score with stakeholders:
Print-ready brochures - from Partners to Homeowners (three designs):
- "Know How Your Home Compares" - Vertical, White Design
- "Know How Your Home Compares" - Vertical, Blue Design
- "Know How Your Home Compares" - Horizontal Design
Customizable brochures - from Partners to Homeowners (three designs):