Energy Score

What is a Home Energy Score?
Information from Home Score.org

The Home Energy Score is a quick way for homeowners to understand how their home’s energy performance compares to that of other homes in their area.

The Home Energy Score is much more than just a number or label. Customized recommendations for energy upgrades as well as an estimate of how much these improvements can reduce your utility bills come along with a Home Energy Score. Discover what you need to know when considering home energy improvements, download Be a Smart and Engaged Homeowner, a PDF overview prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Interested in knowing what a Home Energy Score looks like after its completed? Download the 5 page sample Home Energy Score, a PDF that shows you what to expect when you receive your Home Energy Score.

Why should I get a Home Energy Score?

It can save you some GREEN.
By having your home’s energy usage assessed, you can receive customized recommendations for energy upgrades as well as an estimate of how much these improvements can reduce your utility bills. With rebates, tax incentives and PowerSaver financing opportunities, making your home more energy efficient is now more affordable than ever!

You’ll find out how you can make your home more GREEN.
By learning about energy improvements you can make for your home, you will have the knowledge needed to decrease your home’s environmental impact. And with a more energy efficient home, your home will become a more comfortable space, enhancing your quality of life.

It can earn you some more GREEN.
When you receive a Home Energy Score and improve your home’s energy efficiency, your house has the potential to stand out from other homes in the area, which can boost the home’s value as well as buyer interest. Studies show that homes with environmental certification sold in 22% less time than homes without certification! Learn about the positive economic impact on the sales price of having a label in your home by downloading the Value of Green Labels report, a PDF report performed by Nils Kok and Matthew Kahn.