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Moving to Affordable Housing with ENERGY STAR . QUESTION ?. Is a home affordable if it... has higher operating and maintenance costs? increases default risk under homeownership? doesn’t provide a comfortable indoor environment? doesn’t maintain future value?. Affordable Housing.

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Moving to Affordable Housing with ENERGY STAR


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QUESTION ?

  • Is a home affordable if it...

  • has higher operating and maintenance costs?

  • increases default risk under homeownership?

  • doesn’t provide a comfortable indoor environment?

  • doesn’t maintain future value?


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Affordable Housing

  • Utility costs in public and assisted housing are more than a quarter of operating costs

  • Maintenance is more than a third


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Affordable Housing

  • As utility rates rise, affordable owners are pinched between debt service requirements and rising operating costs

  • Allowances are adjusted after rate increases, leaving tenants paying higher costs until allowances catch up


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ENERGY STAR®

  • National brand representing energy, financial & environmental performance

  • Over 40 product categories covering appliances, residential lighting, consumer electronics & office equipment

  • Certification of top energy performance for homes & buildings


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Why ENERGY STAR Works

  • ENERGY STAR symbol adds value to products and services

  • Simple, consistent national platform

  • Flexible, so partners can take ownership

  • Builds on existing market structures


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Why Choose ENERGY STAR?

  • Lower utility costs

  • Lower maintenance costs

  • Improved durability and comfort

  • Streamlined procurement

  • Increased property value

  • Reduced air pollution / improved environment


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www.energystar.gov


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Energy Star Options

  • Products

  • Homes (New) and Home Performance (Existing)

  • Business (Office, retail, etc.)


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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Existing Housing:

  • Specify ENERGY STAR products

  • Implement Home Performance w/ENERGY STAR (where available)

    New Housing:

  • Specify homes/units meet ENERGY STAR (3 stories or less)


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Products

  • Easy. Specify ENERGY STAR in modernization and maintenance purchases

  • Sample procurement language and calculators available

    • see energystar.gov, then “Products,” then “Purchasing and Procurement”


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ENERGY STAR Labeled Products

HVAC

Programmable Thermostats

Home Office

Home Electronics

Lighting Fixtures

Ceiling Fans

Water Coolers

Dehumidfiers

Roofing Products

Transformers

Telephony

Lighting

Office/computer equipment

Ventilation Fans

Insulation

Appliances

Refrigerators/Freezers

Dishwashers

Clothes Washers

Room Air Conditioners

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)

Windows, Doors, Skylights

Compact Refrigerators, Freezers


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ENERGY STARSpecification Development

  • Product Selection:

    • Based on national energy savings potential, ability of label to influence consumers

    • Recommendations from internal analysis or partners

  • Specifications:

    • Must be significant improvement over national average

    • Developed with stakeholder (industry, utilities, and efficiency advocates) input


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ENERGY STAR Product $avings

  • Refrigerators – At least 15% more efficient than the minimum federal efficiency standard.

  • Clothes Washers -- Compared to a model manufactured before 1994, an ENERGY STAR qualified clothes washer can save up to $110 per year on your utility bills.

  • Dishwashers - Use a minimum of 25% less energy than the federal minimum standard for energy consumption.

  • Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) - Use 2/3 less energy than a standard incandescent bulb and last 6-10 times longer.

  • Furnaces - Offer a rating of 90% AFUE or greater, which is about 15% more efficient than the minimum federal efficiency standard.


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Refrigerator Bulk Purchases

  • New HUD web page

    • http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih /programs/ph/phecc/bulkpurchase.cfm

  • Participation from GE, Whirlpool, Sears government sales

  • ENERGY STAR models identified


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New HUD ENERGY STAR Bulk Purchasing Website


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Home Improvement

  • Home Sealing

    • Seal leaks in the building envelope

    • Add insulation

    • Use ENERGY STAR windows when replacing old windows

    • No “label”

  • see energystar.gov, then “Home Improvement,” then “Home Sealing”


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Home Improvement

  • Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

    • ’Whole-House’ improvementsEPA works with state and utility partners

    • Combines Audit, Evaluation, ImprovementsEmphasis on delivering improvements

    • Quality AssuranceDiagnostics and “best practice” installationAccredited performance contractors

  • see energystar.gov, then “Home Improvement,” then “Home Performance”


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Home Improvement

  • Inspection

    • Visual and diagnostic inspection of walls, windows, foundation, and mechanicals

  • Diagnostics

    • Air infiltration, duct leakage testing, combustion safety tests

  • Fee basis. Same quality-assured contractors can also implement recommended upgrades

  • No “label”


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HOME PERFORMANCE With ENERGY STAR

  • Arizona

  • California

  • Colorado

  • Georgia

  • Idaho

  • Illinois

  • Massachusetts

  • Maine

  • New Jersey

  • New York

  • Oregon

  • Rhode Island

  • Texas

  • Vermont

  • Wisconsin

  • Wyoming


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ENERGY STAR FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION/GUT REHAB

  • Eligible Housing

    • Single-family

    • Multi-family (up to 3 stories)

  • Energy Efficient Performance

    • 15-20% > IECC, &

    • Verifies thermal integrity of home envelope

    • Includes ENERGY STAR Lighting and Appliances

  • Third-Party Verified

    • Each home’s energy performance is independently verified


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ENERGY STAR FOR HOMES PROCESS

  • Find HERS Rater

    • ENERGY STAR for Homes Partner Locator

  • Select Energy Efficiency Measures

    • Prescriptive Package (BOP)

    • HERS Analysis/Plan Review

  • Field Verification

    • Inspection

    • Diagnostics

    • Certification


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ENERGY STAR HOMES

ENERGY STAR Qualified

Lighting, Fans, or

Appliances

IECC Insulation Properly Installed

Continuous Air Barrier

ES Qualified Windows

Right-Sized

ES Equip.

Tight Ducts,

Tested

Eff. Water Htr.

Build it Tight, Tested


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NEXT STEPS

  • Planning

    • Existing Housing

      • Physical needs assessments and asset planning

      • Energy audits, utility bill tracking and benchmarking

    • New Projects

      • Master planning and budgeting

      • Select A/E firms and consultants with energy efficiency experience


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NEXT STEPS

  • Financing

    • Retrofits create cash flow and enable internally or externally financed projects

    • Reduce maintenance costs for older systems, saving on parts and outsourced specialty services


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NEXT STEPS

  • Procurement

    • Develop ENERGY STAR specifications for use with architects, engineers, or local trades contractors

    • Include ENERGY STAR in competitive grant applications and developer qualifications


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NEXT STEPS

  • Operations and Maintenance

    • Develop and execute O&M plans that ensure original design intent is maintained

      • Specify ENERGY STAR for routine replacements

      • Develop preventative maintenance and recommissioning plans to ensure continued peak performance


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Summary

  • ENERGY STAR is not extra credit, It’s critical to your core mission…

  • Truly Affordable Housing

  • More Viable Communities

  • Increased Operating Income


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For more information:

Toll Free Hotline

1-888-STAR-YES

(1-888-782-7937)

Website:

www.energystar.gov


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