What are the eligibility requirements for an ENERGY STAR® air sealing project?

If you are planning to complete an ENERGY STAR air sealing project and receive the incentive from the Whole Home Improvements path under the Home Performance Program, make sure it is eligible by referring to these guidelines.


  • Pre-assessment and Post-inspection blower door testing required
  • Blower-Door Guided Air Sealing installed to Materials & Installation (M&I) standards
  • Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst or Envelope Professional Credential Required
  • Estimated blower door can be used where hazards that prevent blower door operation exists. See Outreach Specialist for details
  • Assessment report that meets Home Performance with Energy Star guidelines must be provided to the customer
  • Must be part of a larger project that includes the attic insulation improvement or the wall/framed floor insulation improvement
  • Combustion Safety Test following the full BPI Combustion Safety Testing Protocol.

Be sure to review the general program terms here before completing your project.

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