Make Your Home’s Value Visible

Comfortable. Healthy. Durable. Efficient. This is what makes your house feel like home.

A Pearl Home Certification equips you with the resources you need to show the true value of your energy-efficient home. Show off your home's advanced features and make it stand out in the real estate market. Because your home participated in the Energy Impact Illinois program, the cost of Certification is only $19.00!

Whether you're looking to sell, refinance, or invest in your current home, you'll be one step ahead.

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Getting Pearl Certified meant I was able to make the value of my investments visible. Prospective buyers were excited by the ability to see my home’s once ‘invisible’ energy-efficient features.

John Homeowner — Oak Park

3 Simple Steps to Certification

Step 1

Take a 5-minute survey and tell us more about your home

Step 2

Receive your Certification Resource Kit

Step 3

Complete your payment of $19.00

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Pearl Certified Homes Sell for More, Faster

The advanced air sealing and insulation features in your home can increase its resale value. Don’t let them go unnoticed!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Energy Impact Illinois (EI2) was a three-year program for single-family homeowners that made it simple to lower energy bills and improve the comfort and value of their homes. This program retrofitted thousands of homes with advanced energy-efficient features. To learn more about EI2, visit

Your home participated in the Energy Impact Illinois (EI2) program and was retrofitted with energy-efficient features including advanced air sealing and insulation. Pearl’s point-based certification system gives you points for each high-performing asset in your home. The energy-efficient upgrades like the ones your home received through EI2 can qualify your home for a Pearl Certification.

  • A Pearl Certification includes access to custom materials that will help you capture the value of your home
  • Home Highlights: Designed to be put on display during an open house and for prospective buyers to take with them, this sheet lists all of the high-performing features in your home.
  • House Tour Placards: Designed to be hung around your home during an open house, these placards bring attention to and describe in detail your home’s advanced features. They the perfect way of making your “hidden” energy-efficient features visible.
  • Social Media Templates: If you’re looking to promote your home on social media, these templates will help you advertise your home’s energy efficient features across social media channels.
  • Green Fields Report: This report summarizes the data behind your home’s energy-efficient features so that it can be entered into the MLS.
  • Appraisal Institute’s Green and Energy Addendum: We’ll provide you with a populated copy of your home’s Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum.