In the residential new con struction marketplace

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Unformatted text preview: d New Homes Business Value: 3 q Brand/reputation protection/enhancement 3 q Cost savings/operational efficiency Web site: www.energystar.gov Contact Information: Services Offered: 3 q Guidebooks/toolkits 3 q Professional networking 3 q Public recognition 3 q Training/seminars Energy Star Hotline 1-888-STAR YES (782-7937) [email protected] Short description/history: Since 1992, ENERGY STAR has helped thousands of organizations across the residen­ tial, commercial, and industrial sectors take advantage of cost-effective opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce GHG emissions. In the residential new con­ struction marketplace, ENERGY STAR and its partners work together to promote the benefits and increase sales of energy-efficient homes. Homes that earn the ENERGY STAR label must meet guidelines for energy efficiency set by EPA. ENERGY STAR-qualified homes are at least 15 percent more energy efficient than homes built to the 2004 International Residential Code (IRC) and include additional energy-saving features that typically make them 20 to 30 percent more efficient than standard h...
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