PHRC Webinars

Introduction to ENERGY STAR for New Homes in PA [Archive]

5/12/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Instructor: Dean Gamble (EPA ENERGY STAR Certified Homes)


Link to Webinar:


The ENERGY STAR for New Homes program started in 1995 as a way to improve the energy efficiency of homes. This webinar will share insight on how the ENERGY STAR for New Homes program is doing in Pennsylvania and how builders interested in this program can get involved.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand principles and goals behind the ENERGY STAR for New Homes program to enhance energy performance of residential buildings.
  2. Understand the contextual role of ENERGY STAR for New Homes among the various above-code programs with similar aims of enhanced energy efficiency and reduced environmental impact.
  3. Review the historical uptake and implementation of the ENERGY STAR for New Homes program in Pennsylvania.
  4. Explore ways to get involved in the program to improve residential energy efficiency and reduce environmental impact.


Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credit in live webinar

Credit Hours

Live Webinar: 1.0 L&I Contact Hour, 1.0 PDH, 1.0 AIA LU|HSW, 1.0 ICC Contact Hour (0.1 CEU), 1.0 NARI hour/CEU

Tags: Energy Efficiency, Energy Codes, and Green Building



The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center serves the home building industry and the residents of Pennsylvania by improving the quality and affordability of housing.

We conduct applied research, foster the development and commercialization of innovative technologies, and transfer appropriate technologies to the housing community.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

219 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2341

Fax: 814-863-7304