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Build a new home that comes with everything except energy bills.

Get the facts about our energy-efficient home construction options.

Homes designed for net zero energy performance are becoming a lot more common than you might think. Every year, more and more New York State homebuilders are offering net zero homes as a viable option for sustainable living. These homes feature the finest in energy efficiency and are truly sustainable, so your annual energy bills net out to zero. Sound too good to be true? Take a look at other New York homeowners who are already doing it, and check out the resources on this site to learn about all the energy-efficiency construction options available to you and your family.


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Program Overview Brochure

ENERGY STAR® Certified Home Overview

Download our New York ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program brochure.

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Program Fact Sheet

Net Zero Fact Sheet

Questions or concerns about net zero technology? Get the Facts here.

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Energy-Efficient Checklist for New Homebuyers

Compare the benefits of Net Zero Homes and New York ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes to other standard homes.

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A net zero makeover of historic proportions.

See how one couple transformed an historic old farmhouse into a shining new example of energy efficiency.

For more information about Net Zero Homes or to find a builder in your area, contact Michelle Tinner at or 518-207-4500.