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Become a Focus on Energy Participating Builder

Focus on Energy has been helping Wisconsin home builders for more than 20 years in building homes exceeding the standard for quality, safety, comfort, durability, and energy efficiency. It's why more than 40,000 home buyers have chosen to work with a builder partnering with Focus on Energy to build their dream home.

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New Home Certification Advantages

As a participating builder, you'll be partnered with a Energy Building Performance Consultant (BPC) to make sure your homes meet the highest standards for energy efficiency, combustion safety, comfort, and durability—ensuring your homes meet program requirements. In addition, you will also enjoy other benefits, including:

  • Financial incentives on homes 30% or more efficient than existing building codes.
  • Third-party verification that homes exceed energy efficiency standards.
  • Documentation for federal tax credits ($2,500 to $5,000 per home. Refer to section 45L of the tax code).
  • Technical reporting including heat loss calcs, UDC energy code compliance, and HVAC equipment sizing, and energy cost by building component.
  • Marketing and promotional materials including a builder listing on the Focus website.
  • Fewer customer callbacks
Steps to Participate
1 Find a local Focus on Energy Building Performance Consultant


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2 The BPC visits the home during construction to verify it's on track to meet program requirements.


3 Once construction is complete, the BPC conducts performance testing to verify the home meets program requirements.

4 BPC submits paperwork on your behalf and you receive your cash incentive!

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