U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Building Technologies Office
Technology Research, Standards, and Codes
The Department of Energy (DOE) is committed to improving the energy efficiency of residential buildings in a cost-effective manner. By working with teams of researchers, industry, and organizations, DOE has developed innovative solutions to helping the United States save energy.
Appliance and Equipment Standards
Building professionals can find more information about energy efficient standards for appliances and equipment used in many residential structures.
Homeowners can see what products meet the ENERGY STAR® standards, and can learn more about how these products can help them save money and energy.
Building Energy Codes
- Home builders and developers can see how building energy codes are developed, and how residential building codes can provide cost-effective solutions to reducing energy use.