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Home Energy Labeling and Benchmarking

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Home energy labeling and benchmarking are policies that help make energy efficiency visible. Through standardized scores, you can compare the energy efficiency of similar buildings.


Energy labeling is geared towards single and two-family homes, and benchmarking can apply to larger residences.

Learn more by listening to this audio guide.

Home Energy Labeling and Benchmarking
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"If you wouldn’t wouldn’t buy a car without knowing the gas mileage, why would you buy a house effectively without knowing what the gas mileage is of that house?"

Anne Watson, Mayor, Montpelier, VT

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