Brand your homes with a nationally recognized certification.
SEM provides consultations, inspections, testing and 3rd party verification to a suite of certification programs for homes, including but not limited to Energy Star, Indoor Air Plus, ecoSelect, LEED, NGBS, Passive House, and DOE Zero Energy Ready Home. Let us help you find the program that is right for you!
The HERS or Home Energy Rating System is the nationally recognized system for inspecting, testing and calculating a home’s energy performance. Certified RESNET Home Energy Raters conduct inspections to verify a home’s energy efficiency and recommend improvements that can be made to increase it. A home built to code standard ranks in at 100. The lower a home ranks, the more energy efficient it is!
The National Green Building Standard, developed by Home Innovation Research Labs, is a six part certification program designed to ensure healthier homes with healthier occupants. NGBS focuses on improving site design, resource efficiency, water efficiency, energy efficiency, indoor environmental air quality, and building operation and maintenance. This ensures homes are third-party verified to be healthier, cost less to operate, and promote a sustainable lifestyle.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is changing the way we think about how buildings & communities are planned, constructed, maintained and operated. LEED is the most widely used third-party verification for green buildings, with around 2.2 million square feet being certified daily.
The Zero Energy Ready Home Program is a new level of home performance. Through the seven components, the Department of Energy is able to evaluate homes to be comfortable, energy efficient, and performance ready.
Passive House is a rigorous standard for energy efficiency in a building, results in ultra-low energy buildings that require very little energy for space heating or cooling.
We’re happy to help find the program that’s right for you!