Better Quality, Comfort and Durability
Check out this recent article about Energy Star and HERS rating.
“Better is Better. That’s the philosophy behind the blue ENERGY STAR label on a new home – “the little label with a big message.”
With a growing number of homebuilders across the nation having their homes energy rated and marketing the HERS Index Score of their homes, an increasing number of Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are adding these numbers to their listings.
HERS, the Home Energy Rating System by RESNET® – Residential Energy Service Network, is the industry standard for measuring a home’s energy efficiency. It’s officially recognized by the federal government for verification of building energy performance for programs including the Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program and the US Department of Energy’s Building America Program, by the IRS for federal tax credits and by mortgage lending programs that include the cost of energy efficiency investments (EEMs).”