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The US Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Program

  • Oregon , Washington , Montana , Idaho , Nevada , Wyoming , California
  • BPA Energy Efficiency New Multifamily Construction

Since 2008, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Zero Energy Ready Home program has recognized hundreds of leading builders for their achievements in energy efficiency, resulting in over 14,000 energy efficient homes and millions of dollars in energy savings. The DOE Zero Energy Ready Home, represents a whole new level of home performance, with rigorous requirements that ensure outstanding levels of energy savings, comfort, health and durability.


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Built Green Five Star

Built Green® of King and Sno­homish Coun­ties offers cer­ti­fi­ca­tions for sin­gle-fam­i­ly, mul­ti-fam­i­ly, remod­el, refit, and com­mu­ni­ty projects. Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion lev­els of 3‑, 4‑, and 5‑Star are pos­si­ble. The…
Oregon , Washington , Idaho , Montana

Passive House Institute (PHI)

The Pas­sive House Insti­tute (PHI) is an inde­pen­dent research insti­tute, offer­ing Pas­sive House Clas­sic, Plus, and Pre­mi­um certifications.…
Oregon , Washington , Idaho , Montana

Passive House Institute US (PHIUS)

The PHIUS+2015 Pas­sive Build­ing Stan­dard released by Pas­sive House Insti­tute US (PHIUS) in 2015 is the first and only pas­sive build­ing stan­dard in the world based upon cli­mate-spe­cif­ic com­fort and…
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