Our Expertise

We have decades of experience in testing and inspections, building science, and homebuilding.

Our People

The ICS team combines expertise and best practices, having performed ratings for some of our country’s largest residential builders.

Our Assurance

All energy finals are reviewed and signed by a RESNET certified HERS rater.

Our Approach

We approach every opportunity with professional and thoughtful execution.

Our Value

We never want to be considered a cost, but instead a value to every single client.

Our Communication

We provide frequent updates and maintain open communication so that inspections proceed efficiently, build-times are prioritized, and delays are minimized.

Our Inspections

We are experts at being complete, thorough, expeditious, and precise.


ICS Inspectors, LLC (ICS) is a national provider of Home Energy Rating Systems (HERS) services for building code compliance, the 45L Energy Efficient Home Credit, and local energy rebate programs. Our HERS raters are accredited and provide services for both ENERGY STAR residential and multifamily programs, Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS), National Green Building Standard (NGBS), as well as Built Green. With offices located throughout the United States, ICS provides service nationwide.


IRS Notice 2023-65 Provides Guidance on the §45L Tax Credit

The IRS released guidance on the §45L tax credit via Notice 2023-65. The guidance provided in this notice addresses: (i) the person that is eligible for the credit, (ii)...

ENERGY STAR v3.2 / v1.2 Implementation Date Extended to 1/1/2025 for Connecticut, New Jersey, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington

In April 2023, the EPA announced a transition to National Version 3.2 of the ENERGY STAR Single-Family New Homes Program and Version 1.2 of the ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction...

Several Talented Employees Joins ICS Inspectors

We are pleased to announce that we have recently welcomed several new talented employees to the ICS Inspectors, LLC team. Each of these individuals brings a wealth of experience, knowledge...

NAHB International Builders’ Show 2023 Las Vegas

The ICS team is sponsoring the NAHB International Builders' Show 2023 in Las Vegas. The NAHB International Builders' Show is the largest annual construction show in the world that is...

ICS Inspectors Welcomes Jason Puffenbarger as a Regional Manager of Inspections

ICS Inspectors, LLC Welcomes Jason Puffenbarger as a Regional Manager of Inspections...

ICS Inspectors, LLC Welcomes Charles Flores as a Field Inspector

ICS Inspectors, LLC welcomes Charles Flores as a Field Inspector working in our Southwest, Texas office. He is a Residential Field Inspector with eight years of experience and is working towards...