About the EfficiencyCraftedSM New Homes Program
Brought to you by Columbia Gas of Ohio and AEP Ohio, builders participating in the EfficiencyCraftedSM program use advanced construction practices, design details and material that are verified to meet a higher standard of energy performance. The result is a home that delivers improved quality and comfort, and energy savings that you can enjoy from the day you move in.
To make sure your next home maximizes energy efficiency, contact an EfficiencyCrafted builder today.
Lower score + more savings
A HERS score is a measure of energy efficiency. Short for "Home Energy Rating System®," a low HERS score can save you a lot of money.
Here's how it works. The lower the score, the more energy efficient the home. Typical existing homes have a score over 100, while standard built new homes have scores in the range of 85-100. EfficiencyCrafted homes score below 70 and often as low as 55 - signifying the home is 45% more efficient than a 100-point reference home.
Builders that participate in the EfficiencyCrafted program are required to use a combination of proven technologies, advanced building practices and performance testing to drive down the HERS scores of their finished homes.
Lower energy bills
Budget-friendly savings on utility bills.
EfficiencyCrafted homes can use up to 30% less energy for heating and cooling than standard built homes. According to EPA estimates, this reduced energy usage can save famiiles as much as $400 or more per year* on their utility bills.
* Source: Environmental Protection Agency
ENERGY STAR® certified appliances featured in all EfficiencyCrafted homes use up to 50% less energy than standard models.
Want to learn more about building an energy efficient home?
Before you build, visit EfficiencyCraftedHomes.com
Want to become an EfficiencyCrafted Builder or Rater?
Contact the program manager at info@EfficiencyCraftedHomes.com or call 1-877-771-5506.