Products that save energy & help prevent climate change

Cordless Phones

for Partners
(Are you a consumer? See For Consumers)

Includes eligibility criteria and partner commitments, which are required in order for your product to qualify for the ENERGY STAR label.

Cordless Phones Program Requirements Version 2.2 PDF (117KB) (Effective until October 1, 2014. Note: as of May 15, 2014, CBs will no longer certify products to V2.2)

Telephony Program Requirements Version 3.0  PDF (155 KB) (Effective October 1, 2014.  Note: as of December 20, 2013, manufacturers may have products certified to V3.0)


View documents, data, and correspondence related to the version in development.

Version 3.0 PDF (155 KB) Program Requirements have been finalized and shall take effect on October 1, 2014.

View documents, data, and correspondence related to this version.

Telephony Specification Version 3.0

Cordless Phones Specification Version 2.1


Applying for the ENERGY STAR

If your product meets our criteria, then apply for an ENERGY STAR label.

To qualify a new product, contact an EPA-recognized Certification Body (CB) to have the product's performance certified. A list of EPA-recognized CBs, as well as an overview of EPA's third-party certification procedures, is available at


Training Offerings

Fact sheets, retail training materials, and other tools to help communicate the benefits of purchasing products that have earned the ENERGY STAR.