City Green New Homes Services for Energy Advisors

File Submission: EnerGuide Rating and ENERGY STAR

City Green is a licensed service organization for the EnerGuide Rating Service (ERS) for New Homes Program and the ENERGY STAR for New Homes Initiative (ESNH). We provide quick file submission, streamlined accounting processes, and free, expert technical assistance to new homes energy advisors.

Natural Resources Canada does not limit new homes Advisors to working with a single Service Organization; CEAs can submit EnerGuide Rating and ENERGY STAR for New Homes files through the Service Organization of their choice for each home assessed.

The benefits of submitting files for ERS and for ESNH through City Green include:

  • Your choice of file management tools (City Green’s File Management Site or, coming soon, a custom designed file management site that has been designed with feedback and expertise of EAs).
  • Access to a City Green online portal (Advisor Resource Collective – New Homes) with information on:
    • ERS/ESNH policies and procedures
    • Updates as they happen on changes to the ERS and ESNH program and process, these updates will also be sent out in our Program Update Blog (PUB)
    • Access to new homes discussion forum for posting questions and building a community of new homes advisors.
  • One business day turnaround on submitting builder registration forms and files ensuring that you have the resources to provide prompt service to Builders.
  • One week turnaround for mailing out ERS and ESNH Labels and builder packages.
  • Knowledgeable in-house staff providing technical, administrative and builder response support to you and the Builder through the process.
  • Discounted administrative fees for developments (please call to discuss)
  • Flexibility to process enrollment fees however the EA prefers (i.e. invoice the EA directly, invoice the builder)
  • City Green’s brand recognition and A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Contact us by or phone at 1.866.381.9995 for more information or to inquire about submitting your files through City Green.

ENERGY STAR Training for Energy Advisors

New homes energy advisors in BC can now offer the familiar, blue ENERGY STAR logo to builders and homeowners to promote qualifying best-in-class energy efficient homes.

The ENERGY STAR for New Homes Initiative (ESNH) is a federal government administered program offering third-party verification of a home’s energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR is not affiliated with any one builder’s association, allowing for all residential builders of single family dwellings, no matter their size, to access the benefits of ENERGY STAR verification.

Contact City Green, a BC-based non-profit energy efficiency organization, to be trained on the ENERGY STAR for New Homes Initiative and upon successful completion to be registered with Natural Resources Canada as an ENERGY STAR for New Homes Initiative participant. Contact us by or phone at 1.866.381.9995 to register for training.

Note: Natural Resources Canada does not limit new homes Advisors to working with a single Service Organization; EAs can submit EnerGuide Rating and ENERGY STAR for New Homes files through the Service Organization of their choice for each home assessed.

EnerGuide is an official mark of Natural Resources Canada. The ENERGY STAR mark is administered and promoted in Canada by Natural Resources Canada and is used with permission.