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Residential Buildings 3 Stories or Less

Energy Code Compliance

All new buildings must comply with evolving, state-mandated energy code.
We reduce the cost, difficulty, and risk involved with compliance.


Energy Modeling, Energy Code Consulting and Permit Documentation

ReVireo performs energy modeling of your project in approved software to determine the optimal pathway and specifications to comply with local energy code. ReVireo provides all documentation required for your project to demonstrate energy code compliance to local authority at the permit stage.

Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Ratings

ReVireo provides HERS Rating services for every unit in your project, which includes all per unit energy modeling and inspections required to demonstrate compliance with energy code as well as to qualify for utility company rebates and federal tax credits.

Inspections and Testing

ReVireo’s team of highly trained and experienced building analysts, who are all Certified HERS Raters & Rating Field Inspectors, conduct an array of visual inspections and performance testing to diagnose problems and verify energy code compliance. This includes Blower Door and Duct Leakage testing.

HVAC Manual J, S & D Calculations

ReVireo calculates the heating and cooling loads for your project, selects the appropriate heating and cooling equipment, and consults on ductwork configuration.

REScheck and Permit Documentation

ReVireo provides REScheck services to enable your project to show compliance with energy code based on a weighted-average of the thermal envelope. ReVireo provides all documentation required to demonstrate energy code compliance to local authority at the permit stage.

Certification Programs

We offer customizable and comprehensive certification program support to aid in the design, construction and certification of your project with any applicable major energy efficiency or green building certification program.

In order to avoid added costs and headaches, we recommend considering all energy efficiency and green building goals as early in design as possible.

ENERGY STAR Homes, Indoor airPLUS, DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes, Passive House,
LEED for Homes, National Green Building Standard, Enterprise Green Communities

ENERGY STAR Homes Indoor airPLUS DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes Passive House
LEED for Homes National Green Building Standard Enterprise Green Communities


ReVireo provides consulting services for all major energy efficiency and green building certification programs. We are able to provide expertise to the design team in order to create an optimal strategy to meet each project's goals. Once a strategy has been defined, we provide plan reviews to confirm that all prerequisites and targeted credits are recorded in the construction documents, ensuring the project is set up for success.

Energy Modeling

ReVireo performs energy modeling of your project in approved software to determine compliance with certification program requirements and advise project team on recommended design changes to assist in earning certification.


ReVireo conducts on-site and online education for construction managers and contractors to learn best practices for building energy efficiency and green building. Training workshops can be specifically tailored to teaching compliance with each of the certification programs. Attendees are provided with cut-sheets and other reference material to use in the field.


ReVireo’s team includes qualified building analysts who evaluate all features specified for compliance with any applicable certification program. ReVireo then completes all documentation for the corresponding certification program and provides the project team with detailed inspection reports.

Certification Management

ReVireo provides the administrative services required to successfully complete certification with all of the certification programs. ReVireo manages the registration, documentation process and submission of the project to the applicable certification program.

Incentive Management

ReVireo provides recommendations regarding tax credits, utility company rebates, preferential financing, and other incentives based on energy efficiency and green building. We also provide turnkey incentive management including registering projects, documenting compliance, and submitting final incentive applications/approvals.

Residential Buildings up to 3 Stories

3 stories or less

4 stories or more

Commercial &

  • Resnet
  • Energy Star
  • Indoor Air Plus
  • ZERO
  • Phius Rater
  • Phius Verifier
  • LEED
  • US Green Building Council
  • Home Innovation
  • Enterprise Green Communities