Home Energy Efficiency Building Performance

Consulting Services at RVI

Helping Builders Across Northern Wisconsin Build Energy Smart Homes

Focus on Energy Certified New Homes

Focus on Energy certified homes pay off – for you and the homeowner.

Builders may qualify for a $2,000 tax credit for every Focus on Energy Certified home built in addition to $4,000 worth of cash incentives offered by Focus on Energy just for participating in the program. Homeowners benefit from lower energy bills, a more comfortable home, and the peace of mind that comes with knowing their home is as energy-efficient as possible.

As your Focus on Energy Building Performance Consultant, RVI will help you get your homes certified. You can build your reputation as an energy efficient builder without needing to be certified by Focus on Energy yourself.

HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY consultants, RVI High Performance
HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY consultants, RVI High Performance

Our Focus on Energy Certified service includes:

// Identify Opportunities. Thorough review and analysis of all building plans to identify opportunities for energy-efficiency improvements.
// On-site Inspection. On-site inspections throughout the building process to ensure the energy-efficiency options are maximized.
// Performance Test. A final performance test once construction is complete.
// We Submit the Paperwork. All paperwork, submissions, and forms are completed by us on your behalf.
HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY consultants, RVI High Performance

HERS Index Ratings

The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is a nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance. It is the industry’s gold standard for measuring a home’s energy efficiency.

RVI is proud to be one of only approximately 2,000 certified RESNET HERS Raters in the United States. As your certified consultant, we will determine a home’s energy efficiency using this highly-respected standard.

Our HERS Index Ratings service includes:

// Comprehnsive Analysis. Comprehensive analysis of a home’s anticipated energy efficiency utilizing RESNET modeling software to obtain a HERS Index rating.
// Continued Support. Continued support throughout construction to ensure all energy efficiency options are explored and maximum energy efficiency is obtained.

// Performance Test. A final performance test once construction is complete.

// We Submit the Paperwork. All paperwork, submissions, and forms are completed by us on your behalf.

Develop Your Reputation As An Energy Efficient Builder With Help From RVI

RVI makes it easy for builders to meet the demand for energy efficient homes in Northern Wisconsin. As a trusted resource for energy efficiency advice, testing, and certifications, we help builders improve their own reputations and construct more durable, efficient, comfortable, and healthier homes.

Working with us you:

Reduce the number of callbacks received post-construction.

Eliminate paperwork hassles with ratings and certifications.

Boost your reputation as an energy-efficient home builder.

Increase the number of energy efficient homes in  Wisconsin.

Northern Wisconsin’s Most Trusted Building Science Experts

Builders across Northern Wisconsin turn to RVI to provide energy-efficiency ratings and certification for new home builds. We are trained to the highest, most current standards and are dedicated to maximizing a home’s energy efficiency through proven effective, green technologies.

// Why RVI is the most trusted:

  • One of only approximately 2,000 RESNET HERS Raters across America
  • 20+ year track record of as a trusted resource for custom home builders and general contractors
  • Building science experts 
  • Custom solutions for each home
  • Professional project management and communication

Meet Your Energy Efficiency Goals

With Fewer Hassles and More Accuracy

RVI is here to help you improve the energy efficiency of your new-build homes without the headaches and hassles of being certified yourself. As your home energy efficiency business performance consultant, we will help ensure you are building the most efficient, cost-effective, comfortable, and healthy homes possible.


Contact us to learn more about our services and how we can help you and your clients meet your energy efficiency goals.