Important News about Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®
Twenty years after the launch of the whole-home retrofit program known as Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES), the federal 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will provide states with resources to achieve many objectives pursued by HPwES. As a result, DOE will sunset the HPwES program by 2025 to allow home performance programs the flexibility to help states achieve the clean energy goals of BIL and IRA. For more information about the sunset plans, please visit: https://www.energystar.gov/saveathome/improvements/about.
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® is a national collaborative program between the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that includes a network of 32 utility and nonprofit sponsors, and 1,300 home performance contractors.
Since 2001, Home Performance with ENERGY STAR has been the trusted source that helps contractors and energy programs deliver home energy upgrades. These upgrades make American homes safer, healthier, and more energy efficient.
The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program offers a trusted approach to home upgrades that includes a comprehensive evaluation, with recommended work being performed by trained and qualified networks of contractors. A cornerstone of the program is a set of rigorous quality assurance requirements.