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By participating in APS ENERGY STAR® Homes Program you can increase your
market share, provide more efficient homes to your customers, earn financial
incentives, and more. 
efficient building practices
​builder benefits

Our program is available to home builders that produce 5 or more homes each year.

  • improve customer satisfaction
  • incentives of up to $200 per home
  • sales & technical training
  • advertising & marketing materials


getting started
It’s easy to participate in the APS ENERGY STAR® Homes program.
  1. Contact DeeDee Hessler at or Chris Baggett at to find out about certification requirements for ENERGY STAR® Homes.
  2. Contact a HERS provider to determine if your new home construction plans comply with ENERGY STAR® standards.
  3. HERS providers will:
    • analyze your plans, help you meet the current ENERGY STAR® requirements and determine individual plan scores
    • provide inspection services that follow the EPA’s testing and inspection protocol
    You can locate additional certified independent HERS providers through the National Registry of Accredited Rating Providers.
  4. Complete:
  5. Your HERS provider will verify compliance and you’ll receive an incentive check.
ENERGY STAR® is a federal government-backed program that helps protect the environment through energy efficiency. Learn more at

hers rating provider contacts
The following HERS Rating Providers have experience with our requirements for the APS ENERGY STAR® Homes program:

Best Energy Rating
Michael Bestenlehner

D.R. Wastchak L.L.C.
Daran Wastchak

Top Build
Scott Haugen

Energy Inspectors
Thomas Cochran

E3 Energy LLC
(Northern Arizona)
Justin Erickson

Cindy Langdell

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