ENERGY STAR
An Introduction
What is ENERGY STAR?
What is ENERGY STAR?

  ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the
    EPA and the DOE helping us all save
     money and prote...
What is ENERGY STAR?

 • What is ENERGY STAR for Homes?
 • A voluntary label that:
   – Defines energy efficiency
     •  ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
 • Energy savings
   – Environmental impacts
 • Trustworthy performance
 • Environmental leadership
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal   Builder:
       Less risk
       Higher satisfaction
       More differentiation
             ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal   Builder:                       Buyer:
       Less risk                      Higher quality
   ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal   Builder:                     Durable         Buyer:
       Less risk                          ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal   Builder:                       Durable                Buyer:
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What is ENERGY STAR?
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        Less risk       ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal    Builder:                              Durable                 Buyer:
        Less risk       ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal    Builder:                              Durable                 Buyer:
        Less risk       ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
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          Less r...
What is ENERGY STAR?
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          Less r...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal      Builder:                                  Durable                   Buyer:
          Less r...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal      Builder:                                  Durable                   Buyer:
          Less r...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal      Builder:                                  Durable                   Buyer:
          Less r...
What is ENERGY STAR?
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             ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
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What is ENERGY STAR?
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       ...
What is ENERGY STAR?
Goal               Builder:                                  Durable                   Buyer:
       ...
What is ENERGY STAR?




  Effective   High Performance Tight Construction
 Insulation       Windows          and Ducts


...
What is ENERGY STAR?

 • Properly installed, high-quality insulation
   – Reduces heat transfer
   – Protects homes from m...
What is ENERGY STAR?

 • Properly installed, high-quality insulation
   – Reduces heat transfer
   – Protects homes from m...
What is ENERGY STAR?

 • High-performance windows


         Improved
          framing             Low-E glass



       ...
What is ENERGY STAR?

 • Tight construction & ducts
   – Reduces air & moisture infiltration
   – Controls pressure, impro...
What is ENERGY STAR?

 • Efficient, right-sized HVAC
   – More efficient
   – Proper dehumidification
What is ENERGY STAR?

 • Efficient Products
   – DHW
   – HVAC or windows or 5+ lights/appliance
What is ENERGY STAR?

 • Third-party verification
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What Is Energy Star?

  1. 1. ENERGY STAR An Introduction
  2. 2. What is ENERGY STAR?
  3. 3. What is ENERGY STAR? ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the EPA and the DOE helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
  4. 4. What is ENERGY STAR? • What is ENERGY STAR for Homes? • A voluntary label that: – Defines energy efficiency • Rigorous specification • House-as-a-system approach • At least 15% more efficient • Third-party verification – Helps builders sell energy-efficient homes • Government-backed label • Web site, marketing resources, awards
  5. 5. What is ENERGY STAR? • Energy savings – Environmental impacts • Trustworthy performance • Environmental leadership
  6. 6. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Less risk Higher satisfaction More differentiation =
  7. 7. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = = More comfortable Lower cost
  8. 8. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost
  9. 9. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow
  10. 10. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces
  11. 11. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What
  12. 12. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What High R- Value Ins.
  13. 13. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What High R- Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Value Ins.
  14. 14. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What High R- Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Value Ins. Insulation Insulation Alignment Alignment
  15. 15. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What High R- Low-E Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Value Ins. Windows Insulation Insulation Alignment Alignment Low-E Low-E Windows Windows
  16. 16. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What High R- Low-E Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Value Ins. Windows Insulation Insulation Air Sealing Air Sealing Air Sealing Alignment Alignment Low-E Low-E Windows Windows Air Sealing
  17. 17. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What High R- Low-E Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Value Ins. Windows Insulation Insulation Air Sealing Air Sealing Air Sealing Alignment Alignment Low-E Low-E Tight Ducts Tight Ducts Windows Windows Air Sealing Tight Ducts
  18. 18. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Loads Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What High R- Low-E Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Value Ins. Windows Insulation Insulation Air Sealing Air Sealing Air Sealing Alignment Alignment Low-E Low-E Tight Ducts Tight Ducts Windows Windows Air Sealing Tight Ducts
  19. 19. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Loads Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What Efficient High R- Low-E Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers HVAC Value Ins. Windows Insulation Insulation Right-sizing Air Sealing Air Sealing Air Sealing Alignment Alignment Low-E Low-E Tight Ducts Tight Ducts Windows Windows Air Sealing Tight Ducts
  20. 20. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Loads Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What Efficient High R- Low-E Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers HVAC Value Ins. Windows Insulation Insulation Right-sizing Air Sealing Air Sealing Air Sealing Alignment Alignment Efficient Low-E Low-E Tight Ducts Tight Ducts Lighting/App Windows Windows Efficient Air Sealing Hot Water Tight Ducts
  21. 21. What is ENERGY STAR? Goal Builder: Durable Buyer: Less risk Higher quality Higher satisfaction More differentiation = Comfortable Affordable = More comfortable Lower cost How Control Air Flow Control Thermal Flow Control Moisture Flow Driving Loads Fans Conduction Convection Radiation Vapor Bulk Forces What Efficient High R- Low-E Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers Air Barriers HVAC Value Ins. Windows Insulation Insulation Right-sizing Air Sealing Air Sealing Air Sealing Alignment Alignment Efficient Low-E Low-E Tight Ducts Tight Ducts Lighting/App Windows Windows Efficient Air Sealing Hot Water Tight Ducts Verification
  22. 22. What is ENERGY STAR? Effective High Performance Tight Construction Insulation Windows and Ducts Efficient Efficient Third-party HVAC Products Verification
  23. 23. What is ENERGY STAR? • Properly installed, high-quality insulation – Reduces heat transfer – Protects homes from moisture damage
  24. 24. What is ENERGY STAR? • Properly installed, high-quality insulation – Reduces heat transfer – Protects homes from moisture damage
  25. 25. What is ENERGY STAR? • High-performance windows Improved framing Low-E glass Gas fills Multiple Warm edge panes spacers
  26. 26. What is ENERGY STAR? • Tight construction & ducts – Reduces air & moisture infiltration – Controls pressure, improves comfort
  27. 27. What is ENERGY STAR? • Efficient, right-sized HVAC – More efficient – Proper dehumidification
  28. 28. What is ENERGY STAR? • Efficient Products – DHW – HVAC or windows or 5+ lights/appliance
  29. 29. What is ENERGY STAR? • Third-party verification

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