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Home Energy Score Partners

Home Energy Score Partners include various types of organizations (e.g., utilities, state agencies, local governments, non-profits, contractor associations) that administer the delivery of the Score on a local, state, or national basis. Partners must be able to score at least 500 homes a year and fulfill quality assurance requirements in order to participate in the program. Current Partners can be found by clicking on this interactive map.  The Department of Energy (DOE) is interested in working with new Partners to expand access to the Home Energy Score. Interested programs can read more at the page Information for Interested Organizations.

You can find frequently asked questions for Partners on the Frequently Asked Questions page or in this separate document.



Ruchi Singhal, Executive Director, Nexus Energy Center
Nexus Energy Center
6767 Old Madison Pike, Suite 730
Huntsville, AL 35806

Nexus Energy Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization creating smart energy communities in Alabama through education, conservation, efficiency, and renewable generation. Its AlabamaWISE Program is a community energy program empowering Alabama families to take control of their home's performance. We offer unbiased advice on efficient home improvements, reliable contractor referrals and affordable loans.

Nexus Energy Center plans to include the Score as a standard offer of the Program and will market the Home Energy Score to customers through community events, its contractors, social media and newsletters, local media, and its Program website. Interested customers can sign up on the AlabamaWISE website ( or call 256-539-6272.


Alameda and San Francisco Counties

Karen Kho
Senior Program Manager
1537 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612

StopWaste.Org, a joint-powers agency that manages environmental programs in Alameda County, California, chairs a statewide Better Buildings Program committee to advance green labeling in California. Initiatives include offering rebates for green labeling of residential properties, a statewide study of the value of green labeling at the time of sale, and working with real estate stakeholders on the greening of the multiple listing service (MLS).

In 2014, local governments in Alameda and San Francisco Counties will be scoring homes as part of Home Energy Score. Eligible homes include those participating in Energy Upgrade California, a whole-house approach to improving existing homes.

San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles and Inland Empire

Lindsey Hawes
Senior Manager, Building Performance
Center for Sustainable Energy
9325 Sky Park Court, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 244.1177

The Center for Sustainable Energy is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of clean and renewable energy technologies.  CSE provides energy planning, consulting and technical assistance – energy efficiency audits, strategic plans, distributed generation feasibility assessments, policy guidance, workforce training, energy programs and outreach – to public and private clients.  CSE’s Building Performance team works directly with local governments, regional agencies, contractors and training partners throughout the nation, as well as with the Department of Energy. 

CSE plans to score homes as a part of the San Diego Region Home Energy Score Incentive Program.  The initial program will focus on single family homeowners in San Diego County who hire a home inspector at time of sale; that inspector (Qualified Assessor) will provide a Score alongside the inspection report, to inform the homeowner.


Denver Metro Area

Peter Rusin
Residential Program Associate
Colorado Energy Office
1580 Logan St., OL1

The Colorado Energy Office promotes sustainable economic development in Colorado through advancing the state's energy market and industry to create jobs, increase energy security, lower long-term consumer costs, and protect our environment. Current initiatives include training of real estate stakeholders including appraisers, Realtors, and lenders, developing studies on the value of energy efficiency and renewable energy at the time of sale, and encouraging the use of standard green fields now featured in 14 multiple listing service (MLS) vendors that cover 97% of the state's housing stock.

The Colorado Energy Office plans to score homes as a part of an energy efficiency valuation study in select areas of Denver and Jefferson counties in 2013 as part of Home Energy Score. The Colorado Energy Office will market the Home Energy Score to customers through its website, local media, local real estate offices and Metrolist (Colorado's largest MLS). To be eligible for a complimentary Home Energy Score, the home must have been built before 1990, substantially renovated in the last 10 years, be less than 2,500 square feet and either be listed for sale or in the process of being listed.

Interested customers and/or Realtors can sign up to be added to a list for the Home Energy Score by emailing or calling Peter Rusin at the contacts listed above.




The Energy Efficiency Fund

Energize Connecticut is an initiative dedicated to empowering Connecticut citizens to make smart energy choices, now and in the future. We provide Connecticut consumers, businesses and communities the resources and information they need to make it easy to save energy and build a clean energy future for everyone in the state. It is an initiative of the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, the state, and your local electric and gas utilities. The initiative has funding support from a charge on customer energy bills

The Energy Efficiency Fund (the Fund) is an essential part of Energize Connecticut, the state’s new branding initiative to help consumers save money and use clean, affordable energy.  The Fund is administered by the state’s two electric investor owned utility companies, The United Illuminating Company and Eversource, as well as the three natural gas companies, Yankee Gas Services Company, Connecticut Natural Gas and the Southern Connecticut Gas Company.  The Fund’s mission is to advance the efficient use of energy, reduce air pollution and negative environmental impacts, and to promote economic development and energy security within the state of Connecticut.

The Home Energy Score will be marketed to Connecticut customers through its existing Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program, Home Energy Solutions.  Interested customers may sign-up for the Home Energy Solutions program and receive a Home Energy Score as part of the service on the Energize Connecticut website, or by calling 1-877-WISE-USE.



David Holtman, Energy Efficiency Manager
4375 Michoud Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70129
866-PosiGen or (504) 293-5657

PosiGen combines both solar energy and energy efficiency retrofits for homeowners who want to save money on their monthly utility bills. With over 5,000 customers in the state of Louisiana installed and saving, PosiGen’s services have proven to be effective in curbing energy consumption. The combination of solar energy and energy efficiency make a powerful combination that can save families money.

PosiGen plans to fully implement the Home Energy Score by May of 2015. With hundreds of new customers going green by choosing PosiGen each month, the Home Energy Score will assist thousands of families in understanding their home’s efficiency rating.



David Meeder
Energy Advisor
3100 West Road
Building 3, Suite 200
East Lansing, MI 48823

CLEAResult is a leading provider of energy optimization solutions for utilities, end-users and governments, helping clients make the wise use of energy a way of life. CLEAResult is the largest North American private company exclusively focused on energy efficiency and other demand-side management (DSM) and Energy Optimization (EO) solutions. CLEAResult’s core business is helping utilities and state and local governments develop and implement cost-effective energy efficiency programs and services.

Funding to offer Home Energy Scores is provided by the Technology Demonstration Pilot Program (“Tech Demo”), which seeks to promote and facilitate the adoption of innovative and under-utilized technologies and programs through targeted introduction, demonstration and training to implement and transfer the technologies and programs to the market.  

CLEAResult will administer 500 Home Energy Scores to residents of participating utility customers throughout the state of Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula.

Michigan residential customers of SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company, We Energies, Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) and Michigan Gas Utilities (MGU) are eligible for a complimentary Home Energy Score, as well as a follow-up advising service. To schedule, please call an Energy Advisor at 866.569.0298.  


Michigan Energy Options

Lower Peninsula
Ed Love, Energy Programs Manager
405 Grove St., East Lansing, MI 48823
517-337-0422 ext.303

Upper Peninsula
Michael Larson, Upper Peninsula Office Manager
205 Front St., Suite 2F, Marquette, MI 49855

For more than 35 years Michigan Energy Options (MEO), formerly known as Urban and Northern Options, has helped over 1 million people save energy and money, adopt renewable energy, reduce greenhouse gasses and lead more sustainable lives. Through our comprehensive understanding of numerous issues and our talented and experienced staff, we are a leader in the state of Michigan.

In 2014, MEO will score homes in its three main service areas: the Grand River Avenue corridor in Mid-Michigan including Bath and Dewitt Townships; the Upper Peninsula of Michigan; and the northern tier of the Lower Peninsula, especially around the Grand Traverse region.

MEO will market the Home Energy Score through its newsletters, webpage, and call center. MEO welcomes homeowners to request a Home Energy Score and hopes to further relationships with new homebuyers and existing homeowners in the state of Michigan.

For more information, contact the regional representative listed below, email, or call 517-337-0422.


Bob Granger, Energy Optimization Program Manager
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities
Coldwater, Michigan 490369

The Coldwater Board of Public Utilities (CBPU) provides electricity to over 6,800 customers in Coldwater, MI. Through its Energy Optimization (EO) program, the CBPU is committed to helping its customers become more energy efficient. As a Home Energy Score Partner, the CBPU plans to score homes in Coldwater, MI, to support its existing residential energy efficiency efforts. Homeowners interested in having their home scored can contact Bob Granger at

Western Michigan

GreenHome Institute
Brett Little, Executive Director
PO Box 68164
Grand Rapids, MI 49516
616 458 6733 ext 1

GreenHome Institute is a 501 c3 nonprofit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in renovation and construction of the places they live. GreenHome Institute helped oversee green certification on over 7,000 homes and trained over 20,000 professionals.

Locally GreenHome Institute is partnering with the City of Holland to aid their Community Energy Plan through scoring at least 50 homes a year for the foreseeable future and nationally we are partnering with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), to get 100s of home scored as a part of their remodeling process.

Homeowners in West Michigan can go to the GreenHome Institute website to learn more and sign up for a score. Raters and contractor professionals can learn more and join by filling out an interest form on the GreenHome Institute website.




Jim Mikel
Austin, Texas

Spirit is an Austin based technology company that assists with job growth and training in sustainable industries. Spirit's Home Energy Score Assessor Training program allows communities to receive a free Home Energy Score, while employing veterans and their family members.

Spirit plans to score homes in Missouri, Colorado, and Texas as a Home Energy Score Partner. Spirit has partnered with BPI, the FHA PowerSaver program, and nationwide solar companies that provide an innovative training program to assist wounded warriors and others in entering the workforce as Home Energy Score Assessors/BPI Raters.

Homeowners can request a Home Energy Score from

Columbia Metropolitan Area and Boone County

Terry Freeman
Residential Energy Services Supervisor
Columbia Water & Light
City of Columbia, Missouri
PO Box 6015
Columbia, MO

Columbia Water & Light is a municipally owned electric utility in Missouri. The City of Columbia has offered energy efficiency programs since the 1970s; participation rates in these programs have continued to grow over the years. Together with Boone Electric Cooperative, Columbia Water & Light will incorporate the Home Energy Score program into its Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.

Columbia Water & Light plans to score homes in the Columbia metropolitan area and Boone County as a Home Energy Score Partner.

National Coverage

Building Performance Institute, Inc.

John Jones
National Technical Director
107 Hermes Road, Suite 210
Malta, NY 12020

Building Performance Institute (BPI), the nation's premier building performance credentialing, quality assurance and standards setting organization, develops technical standards using an open, transparent, consensus-based process built on sound building science. BPI is approved by the American National Standards Institute, Inc. (ANSI) as an accredited developer of American National Standards and as a certifying body for personnel credentials. There are over 20,000 BPI certifications in the U.S.

As a Home Energy Score Partner, BPI is working to provide Home Energy Scores to homeowners in markets throughout the country. Homeowners can learn more and find participating Assessors by using BPI's online Locator Tool. BPI is voluntarily limiting its Home Energy Score Assessors to scoring only existing homes at this time.

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)

Benjamin Gromicko
Director, Home Energy Inspection Program
1750 30th Street
Boulder, CO 80301

InterNACHI, the nation's largest nonprofit inspector accreditation organization, is now providing homeowners with the Home Energy Score. InterNACHI is committed to educating American homeowners about the functions, materials, systems and components of their properties in order to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and reduce utility costs.

Homeowners interested in the Home Energy Score may contact Ben Gromicko or visit InterNACHI's website.


Reno and Las Vegas

EnergyFit Nevada
Coming soon!

New Jersey

Ocean, Monmouth and parts of Morris Counties

Susan Ellman
Energy Efficiency Marketing Manager
New Jersey Natural Gas
The SAVEGREEN Project®
877-455-NJNG (6564)

New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) launched The SAVEGREEN Project in September 2009 to support its ongoing effort to educate customers on energy efficiency and provide them with money-saving incentives to make the right energy choices for their families, homes, businesses and communities. The SAVEGREEN Project offers customers free home energy audits and rebates to customers who participate in the New Jersey's Clean Energy Program™.

NJNG's SAVEGREEN Project expects to score approximately 500 homes in Ocean, Monmouth, and parts of Morris Counties. Homeowners who receive an audit through the SAVEGREEN enhanced rebate program or have a proactive home energy audit performed by NJNG may participate in the Home Energy Score program.

For more information, call 1-877-455-NJNG (6564), or visit The SAVEGREEN Project website.

New York

Long Island

John Franceschina, Director of Residential Programs
PSEG Long Island

PSEG Long Island provides electric service to more than 1.1 million customers in Nassau and Suffolk counties and the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, NY.

PSEG Long Island expects to provide the Home Energy Score to all customers participating in its Home Performance Programs. The opportunity to obtain a Home Energy Score will be available to any PSEG Long Island customer who receives an audit through its Home Performance Programs.

For more information, call 1-877-ESTAR-LI (378-2754).


Eugene and surrounding McKenzie River area

Matt Lutter
Energy Management Specialist
Eugene Water & Electric Board
500 East 4th Avenue
P.O. Box 10148
Eugene, OR 97440-2148

Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) is a publically owned utility serving 87,000 electric and 51,000 water customers in Eugene, Oregon, and the surrounding McKenzie River area. Since the late 1970s, EWEB has fulfilled its mission "to be an outstanding provider of energy and water products that meet customer needs and benefit the citizens of Eugene" by offering its customers energy efficiency programs. EWEB customers can receive energy audits and energy efficiency recommendations, rebates or loans for energy efficiency upgrades, and quality installations by local contractors through EWEB's programs.

Interested EWEB customers may contact Matt Lutter to find out if they are eligible for a Home Energy Score.



Jim Mikel
Austin, Texas

Spirit is an Austin based technology company that assists with job growth and training in sustainable industries. Spirit's Home Energy Score Assessor Training program allows communities to receive a free Home Energy Score, while employing veterans and their family members.

Spirit plans to score homes in Missouri, Colorado, and Texas as a Home Energy Score Partner. Spirit has partnered with BPI, the FHA PowerSaver program, and nationwide solar companies that provide an innovative training program to assist wounded warriors and others in entering the workforce as Home Energy Score Assessors/BPI Raters.

Homeowners can request a Home Energy Score from



Leslie Badger, Senior Analyst
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Burlington, VT 05401

Efficiency Vermont is an Energy Efficiency Utility providing comprehensive electric and thermal energy efficiency services to homes and businesses across Vermont. Efficiency Vermont is serving as the statewide coordinator for the Vermont Home Energy Score, on behalf of a coalition of residential retrofit programs including the Weatherization Assistance Program, Vermont Gas Systems, and NeighborWorks of Western Vermont.

Efficiency Vermont plans to score approximately 500 homes in the first year of program delivery, with potential to scale to 2,500 homes per year once fully ramped up. Beginning in 2015, Home Energy Scores will be available to Vermont homeowners who complete energy efficiency improvements through the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.


Roanoke and New River Valleys

Mason Cavell, Director, Clean Energy Programs
Community Housing Partners
550 Industrial Dr.
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Community Housing Partners is an affordable housing and energy efficiency organization based in Southwest Virginia. CHP is the largest provider of weatherization services in the state, retrofitting over 800 homes per year and designing and building 400 energy efficient homes per year. Working with local community action agencies, utility companies, various housing agencies and financial institutions, CHP leverages multiple resources and broad expertise to provide the most comprehensive set of housing and energy services in the state.

Through the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program, CHP and its network of participating home performance contractors will provide the Home Energy Score in conjunction with low-cost Healthy and Efficient Home Evaluations. CHP plans to issue 220 Home Energy Scores in 2014-2015 in Roanoke and the New River Valley.

Residents can learn more by visiting the website, calling Mason at 540-267-6137, or attending one of our Home Energy Workshops, neighborhood presentations, or contacting our partner groups Save-A-Ton, RC Clear, or Sustainable Blacksburg.


Watertown and Whitewater

Focus on Energy - Program Implementer
Carter Dedolph, Senior Program Manager
2821 Dairy Drive, Suite 5
Madison, WI 53718

Focus on Energy - Program Administrator
Paul Grimyser, Program Lead
1 S. Pinckney St., Suite 340
Madison, WI 53703

Focus on Energy is Wisconsin utilities' statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource program. Since 2001, the program has worked with eligible Wisconsin residents and businesses to install cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The information, resources and financial incentives we provide help to implement energy saving projects that otherwise would not be completed, or to complete projects sooner than scheduled.

Focus on Energy plans to score 600 homes as a special offering in Whitewater and Watertown during the fall of 2014 as part of Express Energy Efficiency Program.

Focus on Energy will market the Home Energy Score to select homeowners as part of the Express Energy Efficiency program through mailings from their local utility. Customers that are interested in the Express Energy Efficiency can sign-up by calling 1-855-533-8103; but the Home Energy Score is limited to selected homeowners during the 2014 program year.