The Building America Program provides homeowners, researchers, and building professionals with tools and resources to evaluate and explain high-performance buildings. Find tools and resources by type below.

I first was exposed to this program around 15 years ago while I was working for a Colorado Front Range production home builder. Our participation with Building America was a game changer. The professional expertise was unbiased, extremely knowledgeable, and allowed our company to make large strides forward with confidence.

Ron Flax
Sustainability Examiner for Boulder County Land Use (Colorado)

Building America Solution Center

Access expert information on hundreds of high-performance construction topics.

Climate-Specific Guidance


This website provides expert advice on building envelope system performance from industry’s best researchers and building scientists.

Building America Publications

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