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EPS Field Guide

For EPS New Construction

Your Blueprint for Building High-Performance EPS Homes

The EPSTM Field Guide is a valuable resource that outlines the steps required to earn an EPS and related incentives for new home construction projects. Inside the guide, you’ll find a detailed summary of EPS requirements, recommended practices and recommendations to help you achieve the best scores for your homes. Download your copy of the EPS Field Guide (English), EPS Field Guide (Spanish) today and get on the path to superior home energy performance.


Explore our online trainings and get a closer look at EPS requirements, tips and best practices for building energy-efficient homes.

View a complete list of upcoming in-person trainings, seminars and workshops.

Building Solar Ready & Solar + Storage Ready

Interested in planning ahead for a future solar installation? Check out our solar ready & solar +storage ready page and download the following to learn about building solar ready:

Qualified Products

Not all direct-vent fireplaces, heat pump water heaters and smart thermostats meet EPS requirements. View a list of qualified products:

Direct-Vent Fireplaces
NEEA’s Advanced Water Heating Specification Qualified Products List
Smart Thermostat Qualified Products List