ENERGY STAR Online Tools

The Environmental Protection Agency offers a variety of tools to help people make home improvements, find energy-efficient products, bring energy efficiency practices to work and their communities, and get tips on how to save energy, save money and fight global warming.

  • ENERGY STAR Home Advisor

    Get customized recommendations on home improvement projects, make a plan to get started, and increase your household's energy efficiency and comfort.

  • Home Energy Yardstick

    Compare your household's energy use to others across the country, get your score and recommendations improvement, and make your home improvements; come back in 12 months to see how much you've saved.


    Take a room by room tour and learn what steps you can take to save energy, save money, and help protect our environment.


    Take a tour of an office. See how you can help encourage changes in buildings to save energy where you work, shop, play and educate your children.

  • Rebate Finder

    Find special offers in your city or state sponsored by ENERGY STAR partners, such as: sales tax exemptions or credits, rebates on qualified products, and recycling incentives.

  • Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

    Learn about tax credits available for purchasing energy-efficient products. Discover tax credits for home builders and tax deductions for commerical buildings. Read frequently asked questions.


    Energy efficiency publications and activities for kids.

  • ENERGY STAR Publications

    Guide to energy-efficient heating and cooling. Do-it-yourself guide to home sealing. Bring your green to work tip card.

Products that earn the ENERGY STAR prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy.