Enjoy a new home that's more comfortable – and saves money – when you plan for energy efficiency from the start.
Build It Better From the Beginning
When you build your new home to ENERGY STAR® standards, you build a home that's easier to keep cool in the summers, easier to heat in the winters and better lit year round. You’re also creating a home for your family that will result in long term cost savings — and help us all work toward a more sustainable future for Michigan.
Learn More About Homes Built to Save
Benefits of an ENERGY STAR Home
Homes built to ENERGY STAR guidelines offer many benefits, including:
An average 20% savings on energy bills
Enhanced performance and comfort, including reducing dust, pollen, bugs and excessive humidity
Better for the environment and Michigan’s future
Learn more about how we support energy efficient homes.
Building to a Higher Standard
What does a home built to save energy look like? You’ll find:
We work with experienced builders who focus on high-performance energy efficient new homes — and save you money. These pros know how to plan for energy savings, and they have special training in our rebate programs too.
Find one near you in our contractor directory, and be sure to mention our New Home Construction program.
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
We're a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. Thank you to all participating builders for your outstanding contributions toward making Michigan more energy efficient.
Get Started Building Better
Interested in building or buying an ENERGY STAR home? Get started by finding a participating builder.