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Take Action to Save Energy at Home

Whether you're a home builder or remodeling professional, a homeowner, home buyer, or renter, a state and local government, or a utility, the Buildings Technology Program and the Department of Energy (DOE) have resources to help you take action to save energy.

Building or Buying a New Home

Improving or Remodeling a Home

  • Home Energy Score lets homeowners and renters compare the energy performance of their home with others homes in the same region. It includes a list of customized energy saving upgrades and estimated energy bill savings to help homeowners understand their options.

  • Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® (HPwES) helps homeowners find trusted contractors who know how to make home improvements that increase energy performance.

  • Building America's best practice guides and case studies for home remodelers provide information on how to improve home performance and document real world home performance solutions that are also good for business.

Saving Energy at Home

For quick tips on how to save energy, visit Energy Saver.