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Business Processes - Labeling Programs

The guides on this page present information about specifications of labeling programs such as ENERGY STAR Certified Homes, Zero Energy Ready Homes and Indoor airPLUS. Guides are presented in alphabetical order. Use the filters to the right of the page to further focus your search based on construction type or keywords.


Solution Center Guides


Guide describing how to install WaterSense® labeled bathroom and kitchen sink faucets and accessories.

Guide describing how to install ENERGY STAR rated dishwasher and clothes washers. 

Guide describing EPA WaterSense requirements for drinking water treatment systems.

Guide describing how to install and test all water-using fixtures, equipment, and appliances to ensure there are no leaks.

Guide describing the use of micro-irrigation systems to reduce water usage in residential landscaping.

Guide describing how to properly apply mulch to landscaping. 

Guide describing water metering in multi-family buildings. 

Information guide describing WaterSense requirements for outdoor ornamental water features.

Guide describing why planting ground covers on steep slopes without irrigation prevents erosion. 

Guide describing service water pressure requirements for EPA's WaterSense Program.

Guide describing how to install WaterSense® labeled showerheads.

Guide describing toilet and urinal requirements and selection for EPA's WaterSense program.

This information guide describes the need for ventilating a home before occupancy to reduce the concentration of VOC emissions in the home.

Guide describing how to determine an efficient and effective water softener. 

Guide describing how to design a water-efficient landscape that will minimize the need for supplemental water by using the WaterSense® Water Budget Tool.