BUILT TO SAVE®

Superior High-Performance Home Builders​

A guide to the Rio Grande Valley’s Energy-Efficient Builders 

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Stay updated with the latest happenings, innovations, and updates in the BUILT TO SAVE® program

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4 Steps to Achieve BUILT TO SAVE® Certification

A Builders’ Guide to Building Superior Energy-Efficient Homes

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Trained to Verify High-Performance Superior Homes

A HERS Rater (Home Energy Rating System Rater) is a third-party inspector certified by an accredited Rating provider and licensed by the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET).

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Tips for Smart Home Buying​

This guide is intended to assist prospective homeowners in determining whether the house they are considering is, or will be constructed as, a high-performance energy-efficient home.

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REBATES FOR BUILT TO SAVE® Builders

MVEC has helped to improve the quality of new home construction with its rebate program for builders who build verified energy-efficient homes.

Become A BUILT TO SAVE® Builder

BUILT TO SAVE® program doesn’t require the builder to jump through hoops to meet extensive construction requirements or focus on non-energy saving items that would be more appropriate for building “green.”  The program also provides generous incentives from Magic Valley Electric Coop (MVEC) to the builders for homes in MVEC territory that can be used to offset the cost of inspections. 

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