Important Announcement Regarding Remote Visual Inspection!
The DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program understands that our builder and rater partners throughout the U.S. are experiencing extreme hardship and uncertainty at the current time. To support our partners and the overall growth of the Zero Energy Ready Homes market, the ZERH program is assessing different actions and policies that could help reduce risks and streamline the process of ZERH certification. Read More
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Expert Marketing Meeting Summary - September 2018
The Economics of Zero Energy Homes - Jacob Corvidae, Michael Gartman, Alisa Petersen, Rocky Mountain Institute, 2018
DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Savings & Cost Estimate Summary - Newport Partners, October 2015
The DOE Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) Program is developing a multifamily-specific specification as a result of the recently developed ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction (ESMFNC) program.
Training and Webinars
6/10/19 - Zero Energy Ready Home Orientation Webinar: Sam Rashkin and Jamie Lyons, DOE ZERH (video and presentation slides)
12/18/18 - All Signs Point to Zero: How Raters Can Serve New Imperative: Sam Rashkin, DOE ZERH (video)
3/29/18 - Indoor airPLUS Revision 4 Updates: Nick Hurst, Indoor airPLUS (video)
Zero Energy Ready Home Orientation Webinar: Sam Rashkin and Jamie Lyons, DOE ZERH (video and presentation slides)
Zero Energy Ready Home Training: Sam Rashkin, DOE ZERH (presentation slides)
12/12/17 - Voice of the Builder -- Affordable: Rick Wertheim, United Way of Long Island; Michael Sollitto, Habitat for Humanity of South Sarasota County, Florida (video and presentation slides, transcript)
10/27/17 - Affordable, Green Homes with DOE Zero Energy Ready Home and Enterprise Green Communities: Krista Egger, Enterprise Green Communities; Sam Rashkin, DOE ZERH; Jamie Lyons, DOE ZERH (video, slides)
12/15/16 - Building America: Air-Sealing Best Practices and Code Compliance for Multi-Family Area Separation Walls: Linh Truong (NREL), Pam Cole (PNNL), Ari Rapport (IBACOS), Robbie Schwartz (EnergyLogic) (video, transcript)
Building America Solution Center
DOE Zero Energy Ready Home provides resources for successfully building and selling zero-energy ready homes in today's market.
Zero Energy Ready Home Partners log in here to download logos, labels and printing instructions, access your customized marketing materials, and update your profile with your company logo.
Visit the Building America Solution Center for expert information on high-performance homes. Find ENERGY STAR checklists and Zero Energy Ready Home requirements to make constructing and certifying homes just a little easier. For a quick guide for how to best use this resource check out the Building America Solution Center Fact Sheet.