Set-top Box Specification

The Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Set-top Boxes and Version 1.0 Partnership Requirements for Service Providers were finalized on April 23, 2008. These new specifications became effective on January 1, 2009. Partners and other interested parties with questions may contact Katharine Kaplan, EPA, at kaplan.katharine@epa.gov.

Final Version Specifications for Set-top Boxes — April 23, 2008

Stakeholder Comments on Final Draft Specifications for Set-top Boxes

Final Draft Specifications for Set-top Boxes — March 14, 2008

Stakeholder Comments on Draft 3 Specifications for Set-top Boxes and February 13 Discussion Documents

Set-top Box Stakeholders' Meeting Follow-up Conference Call, February 5, 2008

Set-top Box Stakeholders’ Meeting, February 1, 2008, Washington, D.C.

Draft 3 Specifications for Set-top Boxes — January 14, 2008

ENERGY STAR Set-top Box Proposals — DVDs and Multi-room STBs, December 6, 2007

Stakeholder Comments on Draft 2 Specifications for Set-top Boxes

Set-top Box Stakeholders' Meeting, October 16, 2007, San Diego, CA

Draft 2 Specificatons for Set-top Boxes — October 5, 2007

Set-top Box Stakeholders' Meeting, July 18, 2007, Washington, D.C.

International Workshop on Energy Efficient Set-Top Boxes & Digital Networks —
July 4–6, 2007

The International Energy Agency in Paris, France will host an International Workshop on Energy Efficient Set-Top Boxes & Digital Networks PDF (51KB) during July 4–6, 2007. Stakeholders are encouraged to take this opportunity to discuss technical and policy options to improve the efficiency of set-top box technologies. For more information, visit the IEA Web site Exit ENERGY STAR.

Draft 1 Specifications for Set-top Boxes — June 29, 2007

Set-top Box Stakeholders’ Meeting, May 15, 2007, Washington, D.C.

Launch Announcement

Suspending the Version 1.0 ENERGY STAR Set-top Box Specification

The Version 1.0 ENERGY STAR specification for set-top boxes has been suspended. Materials leading to the suspension are posted below. Partners and other interested parties who have questions or comments about these materials are encouraged to contact Katharine Kaplan, EPA, at kaplan.katharine@epa.gov. EPA reopened the specification revision process on March 15, 2007 and materials related to that effort may be found in the active Product Development Web pages.

International Workshop on Exploring Opportunities for Reducing Set-top Box Power Use

EPA attended an international workshop on “Exploring Opportunities for Reducing Set-top Box Power Use” in San Francisco, CA on June 29, 2005. Workshop materials are posted below.

Developing the Version 1.0 Specification