For Builders and Raters

The Columbia Gas of Ohio EfficiencyCrafted Homes Program supports energy-efficient construction practices in the new homes market within the Columbia Gas of Ohio service territory. New Homes are eligible that:

  • Have a Home Energy Rating System® (HERS) score of 70 or less
  • Exceed baseline code energy efficiency by >10% (minimum participation requirements)

The program offers builders a range of benefits, including technical, marketing, and training support.


Builders participating in the Columbia Gas of Ohio EfficiencyCrafted Homes Program are eligible to receive industry-leading technical and marketing support, all at no cost.


Technical Training

Join complementary training sessions to learn best practices for new home construction.

Program Support

Direct access to program staff for assistance on program requirements and details.

Industry Exposure

Program staff regularly attend, promote, and present on the program at key industry events and conferences.


One-on-One Sales Training

In one hour at your location, your sales team will learn how to make the energy-efficient features of your homes a selling point. Attain faster sales and higher customer satisfaction.

In-Home Marketing Materials

Assist your sales team in promoting EfficiencyCrafted benefits via customer collateral and signage.

Online Promotion

Be listed as a participating builder on the Columbia Gas of Ohio EfficiencyCrafted Homes website.