Serving New Mexico

HERS-NM specializes in providing the following services in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area:

  • HERS ratings for new home construction & major residential remodels - certified in accordance with RESNET standards
  • Green Building Code assistance - i.e. the new Santa Fe Residential Green Building Code
  • Green Verification– for local green building codes, ENERGY STAR, Build Green New Mexico tax credits, etc.
  • New Mexico Sustainable Building Tax Credit - certification & assistance with credit
  • Build Green New Mexico Certification

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Steve Vollstedt is the owner and certified professional for HERS-NM.  Steve has the following certification credentials: 

  • HERS Rater (Home Energy Rating System)– certified by RESNET, Residential Energy Services Network
  • Green Verifier– certified by the National Association of Home Builders Research Center
  • BPI Building Analyst– certified by the Building Performance Institute 

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HERS-NM is proud to provide rating services to qualify new homes for the ENERGY STAR® label. ENERGY STAR qualified new homes are substantially more energy efficient than homes built to the minimum code requirements. Even in states with more rigorous energy codes, the U.S. EPA ensures that ENERGY STAR remains the symbol for truly energy-efficient performance. These homes are good for businesses, consumers, and the environment.  Learn more about ENERGY STAR qualified new homes at