EPA has finalized the ENERGY STAR room air cleaner specification, and the comment period is now closed. The ENERGY STAR Version 1.0 room air cleaner specification took effect on July 1, 2004. Manufacturers interested in joining ENERGY STAR should visit the Manufacturers and Retailers Resources page. Partners and other interested parties with questions about the specification can contact Abigail Daken, EPA, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All industry stakeholders and interested parties are encouraged to provide written comments to EPA for consideration during the specification development process. Each comment provided below has been approved for posting by the submitting party.
At the request of the Association for Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) and other members of the air cleaner industry, EPA hosted a meeting to discuss and evaluate the potential for an ENERGY STAR specification for room air cleaners. This meeting was held in conjunction with the International Housewares Show in Chicago, IL where many of the air cleaner manufacturers were displaying their products. Representatives from air cleaner manufacturers, AHAM, and ENERGY STAR attended the meeting. Below are all of the documents pertaining to the meeting:
Manufacturers or other stakeholders that are interested in ENERGY STAR’s progress on air cleaners should contact:
ph: (202) 343-9019
fx: (202) 343-2200