If you are looking for a new home, the ENERGY STAR for New Homes program can offer you everything you want, plus energy-efficient features that deliver better performance, greater comfort, and lower utility bills. You can rest assured that your new ENERGY STAR certified home will save energy, save money, and help protect the environment by operating more efficiently.
SMECO’s ENERGY STAR for New Homes program promotes energy-efficient construction so you can enjoy the peace of mind you’ll get from knowing that your new home meets strict government-backed guidelines for energy efficiency. Find a builder in your area who is already committed to constructing ENERGY STAR qualified homes, or work with your current builder to ensure that your home meets ENERGY STAR guidelines.
- Find a Builder
- FAQ for home buyers
- Buying a new home? Look for the sign you trust—ENERGY STAR. (PDF)
See HERS Raters for a list of participating raters of new ENERGY STAR certified homes.
EmPOWER Maryland programs are funded by a charge on your energy bill. EmPOWER programs can help you reduce your energy consumption and save you money. Learn more about EmPOWER and how you can participate.