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The smart move for happier homebuyers

Set your newly-built homes apart as certified for greater energy efficiency and fiber-ready for advanced communications technology.

EPB Smart Build homes are:

  • Better quality, more comfortable homes – that can save money in energy costs
  • Ready for the fiber optic connectivity customers expect
  • Built for faster sales and happier homeowners – for fewer call backs

Participating simply requires that you:

  • Pre-wire homes with Cat-5e ethernet
  • Install dual Cat-5e outlets in each living space
  • Pass all required inspections
  • Run all communication wiring to a centrally located “home run box”
  • Meet a minimum HERS energy efficiency score of 93

Become an EPB Smart Build contractor

Join now and a dedicated EPB Smart Build Energy Expert will be there every step of the way to help ensure your newly-built homes are certified.

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