HOME ENERGY SCORE
U.S. Department of Energy
Problem: Buildings use 40% of all U.S. energy and 75% of all U.S. electricity. About 30% of that energy is wasted by our homes.
Score from 1-10 based on your home's energy efficiency
Lists "Repair Now" and "Replace Later" improvements and $$ savings for each suggestion
Colorado is offering incentives: $750 for every 1-point improvement on the Home Energy Score, up to $3,000 for a 4-point jump.
Higher FHA loan amounts for 6+ rating
Home Energy Report
Developed by InterNACHI in conjunction with the Department of Energy.
It shows how much the home will cost to operate (heat/cool/lights/etc.)
Where energy, and therefore money, is being wasted.
Home Energy Report works well in conjunction with Home Energy Score
Has more general information on systems than Home Energy Score
Itemizes more categories
17 page report vs 5 for Home Energy Score