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Final Specification for New Homes

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Final Specification for New Homes (Version 1.1 Effective January 1, 2013)

EPA's Version 1.1 WaterSense New Home Specification (PDF) (20pp, 236K) became effective on January 1, 2013. This specification establishes the criteria for new homes labeled under the WaterSense program and is applicable to newly constructed single-family and multi-family homes.

The WaterSense New Home Specification Background Information page has more information about the new homes specification development process, including previous versions, draft specifications, public comments on the draft specification, EPA's response to the public comments, and questions and answers.

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