ENERGY STAR Meetings Archive

The 2013 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting Webinar Series

From mid-November through late January 2014, EPA presented webinar series featuring a selection of sessions that would have been offered at the 2013 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting in New Orleans in October of 2013. The purpose of the series is to share information in support of partner efforts to develop programs and collaboration that advances energy efficiency through ENERGY STAR.

The 2013 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting Webinar Series Descriptions PDF (39KB) includes detailed webinar descriptions and speaker details; please scroll down to browse all available presentations and related documents from the webinars.

Date & Time Title
Monday, November 18, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 1. ENERGY STAR Program & Brand Update
Tuesday, November 19, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 2. Panel: ENERGY STAR Retail Action Council: Working with National Retailers (PEER Guidance)
Wednesday, November 20, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 3. ENERGY STAR Consumer Electronics Update
Thursday, December 5, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 4. ENERGY STAR Lighting Update
Thursday, December 5, 2:30 PM EST (Completed) 5. ENERGY STAR Lighting Certification
Tuesday, December 10, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 6. Panel: Understanding the Complexities of Retailing
Thursday, December 12, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 7. ENERGY STAR Communications: Moving Into 2014
Tuesday, December 17, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 8. Consumer Electronics Program Utility Guide and Beyond TVs: Changing the Channel to Focus on Other Electronics
Thursday, December 19, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 9. The Importance of Online and Mobile in Consumer Electronics Promotion: How to Maximize the Value of ENERGY STAR in Your CSR Communications
Thursday, January 9, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 10. ENERGY STAR Water Heaters Update
Tuesday, January 21, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 11. ENERGY STAR Appliances Specifications: Moving Forward
Thursday, January 23, 1:00 PM EST (Completed) 12. ENERGY STAR Most Efficient: The Value Proposition

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2013 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting Webinar Series Presentations

1. ENERGY STAR Program & Brand Update

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2. Panel: ENERGY STAR Retail Action Council: Working with National Retailers (PEER Guidance)

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3. ENERGY STAR Consumer Electronics Update PDF (684KB)

  • Una Song, U.S. EPA
  • Verena Radulovic, U.S. EPA

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4. ENERGY STAR Lighting Update – Taylor Jantz-Sell, U.S. EPA PDF (1.7MB)

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5. ENERGY STAR Lighting Certification PDF (1.5MB)

  • Taylor Jantz-Sell, U.S. EPA
  • Austin Gelder, ICF International, on behalf of the U.S. EPA

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6. Panel: Understanding the Complexities of Retailing PDF (392KB)

  • Moderator: Kristen Bowring, Navitas Partners, on behalf of the U.S. EPA
  • Paul Campbell, Sears Holdings Corporation
  • David Hilbrich, Best Buy Co., Inc.
  • Mike Cook, The Home Depot
  • Christa Osswald, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

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7. ENERGY STAR Communications: Moving into 2014 PDF (2.3MB)

  • Jill Vohr, U.S. EPA
  • Brittney Gordon, U.S. EPA

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8. Consumer Electronics Program Utility Guide and Beyond TVs: Changing the Channel to Focus on Other Electronics

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9. The Importance of Online and Mobile in Consumer Electronics Promotion: How to Maximize the Value of ENERGY STAR in Your CSR Communications

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10. ENERGY STAR Water Heaters Update PDF (429KB)

  • Steven Ryan, U.S. EPA
  • Abigail Daken, U.S. EPA

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11.  ENERGY STAR Appliances Specifications: Moving Forward PDF (554KB) — Amanda Stevens, U.S. EPA

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12. ENERGY STAR Most Efficient: The Value Proposition PDF (1.4MB)

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October 2012

The 2012 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meetings was held October 22–24, 2012 in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would like to thank the co-sponsors of the meeting and all the partners and industry stakeholders who attended, presented, and helped make the meeting productive and insightful.

The final meeting agenda PDF (4.34MB) and companion piece PDF (464KB) provide details on the topics covered. Please click on the following headings to find presentations by day, or scroll down to browse all available documents.

  1. MONDAY, OCTOBER 22
  2. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23
  3. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

1. MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

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2. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

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3. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

OTHER

The Super Efficient Dryer Initiative (SEDI) organized a working group meeting during the 2012 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting. The presentations from the session are available to ENERGY STAR stakeholders below.

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November 2011

The 2011 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting was held November 7–10 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would like to thank the co-sponsors of the meeting and all the partners and industry stakeholders who attended, presented, and helped make the meeting productive and insightful.

The final meeting agenda PDF (4.23MB) and companion piece PDF (480KB) provide details on the topics covered. Please click on the following headings to find presentations by day, or scroll down to browse all available documents.

  1. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7
  2. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
  3. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9
  4. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10
  5. Marketing, Communications & IT Sessions (Monday–Thursday)

1. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7

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2. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

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3. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9

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4.THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

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5. Marketing, Communications & IT Sessions (Monday–Thursday)

October 2010

2010 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting

Date: October 4–7, 2010

Location: Denver, Colorado

Description: The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2010 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting that took place October 4–7, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The meeting brought together partners and stakeholders for ENERGY STAR appliances and water heaters, electronics, and lighting. The meeting also provided a forum to foster collaboration between different partners on national campaigns and other marketing initiatives.

September 2009

2009 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting

Date: September 21–23, 2009

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Description: The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2009 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting that took place September 21-23, 2009 in Chicago, IL. The 2009 Appliance Partner Meeting brought together all major stakeholders in the appliance industry to discuss technological innovations, national promotions, and other pertinent issues. The meeting also provided a forum to foster collaboration between different partners on national campaigns and other marketing initiatives.

2009 ENERGY STAR Electronics Partner Meeting

Date: September 24, 2009

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Description: EPA held a full day meeting for ENERGY STAR partners and stakeholders interested in ENERGY STAR qualified electronics. The purpose of the meeting was to bring together retailers, manufacturers, and utility sponsors to hear what's happening with the country's newest ENERGY STAR electronics programs, share take away tools and information to advance their plans, and learn how best to leverage national EPA and industry efforts to advance energy efficiency in electronics products. View the detailed agenda PDF (55KB). Presentations that were given at the Electronics Partner Meeting are available at the links below:

March 2009

2009 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting

Date: March 17–19, 2009

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Description: The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2009 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting that took place March 17-19, 2009, in San Antonio, TX. The 2009 Lighting Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans, and promotions for 2009 and expanded its scope to include LED lighting for the first time. The U.S. DOE and U.S. EPA provided program updates on current efforts and future directions.

September 2008

2008 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting

Date: September 21–24, 2008

Location: Long Beach, CA

Description: The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2008 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting that took place September 21–24, 2008 in Long Beach, CA. Hosted by the California utilities, the 2008 Appliance Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans, and promotions for 2009 as well as updates from U.S. DOE on current efforts and future directions for the program.

Workshop on ENERGY STAR Electronics Program Design

Date: September 24, 2008, 12–6 p.m.

Location: Long Beach, CA

Description: EPA offered this half-day working session for ENERGY STAR partners to hear what’s happening with the country’s newest ENERGY STAR electronics programs, take away tools and information to advance their own plans, and learn how best to leverage national EPA and industry efforts to advance energy efficiency in electronics products. This meeting began at the conclusion of the 2008 ENERGY STAR appliance Partner Meeting in Long Beach, California. Click here to view the Meeting Notice and Preliminary Agenda PDF (261KB).

See the links below for presentations that were given at the Consumer Electronics Workshop:

July 2008

National Data Center Energy Efficiency Strategy Workshop

Date: July 8, 2008

Location: Redmond, WA

Description: In support of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) National Data Center Energy Efficiency Information Program, the DOE and EPA are convening this workshop to provide an opportunity for all data center energy efficiency stakeholders to look at the big picture of how government and industry are advancing toward the goal of improved energy efficiency in data centers.

U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR Computer Server Specification Stakeholder Meeting

Date: July 9, 2008

Location: Redmond, WA

Description: The EPA will lead a discussion with manufacturers and other interested stakeholders on the latest developments for the ENERGY STAR computer server specification under development. For more information on the specification development process for computer servers, please visit Data Center Storage New Specifications in Development.

To register and view more information about these events visit: http://www.energetics.com/datacenters08 Exit ENERGY STAR.

March 2008

EPA Water/Energy Meeting

Date: March 5, 2008

Location: Chicago, IL

Description: This meeting brought together leaders in both water efficiency and energy efficiency to share information and strategies. The group discussed ways to leverage each other’s programs to deliver greater savings. More information.

February 2008

2008 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting

Date: February 25–27, 2008

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Description: The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2008 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting that took place February 25–27, 2008 in Phoenix, AZ. Hosted by Arizona Public Service (APS), the 2008 Lighting Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans, and promotions for 2008 as well as updates from U.S. DOE and U.S. EPA on current efforts and future directions for the program.

January 2008

ENERGY STAR Workshop sponsored by CEE

Date: January 15, 2008

Location: Long Beach, CA

The agenda and presentations are now available for the ENERGY STAR Workshop. The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) hosted the meeting to help their member utilities take full advantage of ENERGY STAR’s inventory of support materials for local programs. The 1-day workshop included Residential and C&I tracks.

September 2007

2007 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting

Date: September 26–28, 2007

Location: Minneapolis, MN

The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2007 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting that took place September 26–28, 2007 in Minneapolis, MN. Hosted by the Minnesota and Midwest efficiency programs, the 2007 Appliance Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans, and promotions for 2008 as well as updates from U.S. DOE on current efforts and future directions for the program.

March 2007

2007 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting

Date: March 12–14, 2007

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2007 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting that took place on March 12–14, 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia. Hosted by Georgia Power, the 2007 Lighting Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans, and promotions for 2007-08, and updates from U.S. EPA and U.S. DOE on current efforts and future directions for the program.

September 2006

2006 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting

Date: September 26–28, 2006

Location: Newport, RI

Description:
The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2006 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting that took place on September 26–28, 2006 in Newport, RI. Hosted by the Northeast Appliance and Lighting Initiative, the 2006 Appliance Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans, and promotions for 2007 as well as updates from U.S. DOE on current efforts and future directions for the program.

March 2006

2006 National ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting

Date: March 1–3, 2006

Location: San Diego, CA

Description:
The agenda and presentations are now available for the 2006 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting that took place on March 1-3, 2006 in San Diego, CA. Hosted by the California Utilities (San Diego Gas & Electric, Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison, and Sacramento Municipal Utility District), the 2006 Lighting Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans, and promotions for 2006, and updates from U.S. EPA and U.S. DOE on current efforts and future directions for the program.

February 2006

ENERGY STAR Computer Stakeholder Meeting

Date: February 15, 2006

Time: Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Location:
Concourse Level Conference Room
ICF Consulting
1725 I (Eye) Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Description:
Bring together computer industry stakeholders to:

  • Discuss the recently released Draft 1 Program Requirements for Computers (Version 4.0).
  • Collect feedback on the specification as well as thoughts on moving forward with the specification.

ENERGY STAR Qualified Imaging Equipment Stakeholder Meeting

Date: February 14, 2006

Time: Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Location:
Concourse Level Conference Room
ICF Consulting
1725 I (Eye) Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Description:
To bring together ENERGY STAR qualified imaging equipment stakeholders to discuss the latest Draft 2 (Version 1.0) Program Requirements for Imaging Equipment, and gain feedback on key topics in preparation for the final specification. Additional goals include:

  • Discuss how Draft 2 specification limits were developed,
  • Share initial EPA conclusions from functional-adder analysis of currently-qualified Ink Jet products,
  • Share EPA's initial thoughts on Draft 2 comments received, and
  • Convey process for partnership and product qualification under Version 1.0.

January 2006

Conference on Enterprise Servers and Data Centers: Opportunities for Energy Savings

Date: January 31, 2006

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Description:
To bring together national and international stakeholders to:

  • Highlight the growing energy demands of todays high-density enterprise servers and data center facilities,
  • Share ideas on management, technical strategies, and best practices for addressing energy consumption in data center facilities, and
  • Collaboratively draft action plans for improving data center efficiencies.

ENERGY STAR Qualified Programmable Thermostat Industry Meeting

Date: January 11, 2006

Time: Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Location:
EPA Offices, 1310 L Street, NW, Washington, DC

Description:
To bring together ENERGY STAR qualified programmable thermostat stakeholders to:

  • Share EPA s proposal of changes in the direction of ENERGY STAR qualified programmable thermostats
  • Provide a forum to acquire feedback from industry in moving forward.

September 2005

2005 National ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting

Date: September 29–30, 2005

Location: Saratoga Springs, NY

Description:
The agenda and presentations for the 2005 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting that took place on September 29-30, 2005 in Saratoga Springs, NY are now available. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy and the New York State Energy Research Development Authority (NYSERDA), the 2005 Appliance Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans, and promotions for 2006, and updates from U.S. DOE on current efforts and future directions for the program.

April 2005

2005 National ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting

Date: April 4–6, 2005

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Description:
The agenda and presentations for the 2005 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting that took place on April 4-6, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada are now available.

Hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and Nevada Power, the meeting brought together ENERGY STAR utility, state, regional groups, and lighting (CFLs and light fixtures) industry partners to discuss current issues, products, and prospective collaboration efforts for this year.

March 2005

ENERGY STAR International Stakeholders Meetings

Date: March 14, 2005 and wrap up on March 17, 2005

Location: Washington, DC

Description:
These meetings will convene international ENERGY STAR program implementers, from government agencies in Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan, and the U.S., to discuss the status of ENERGY STAR in each country. The meeting on March 14 will run from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 5:00 p.m. and international implementers are invited to make a brief, 15 to 20 minute presentation to showcase their activities. The wrap up meeting on March 17 will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will run until approximately 4:00 p.m. Both meetings will be held at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at 1310 L Street, NW, Washington, DC. Please indicate your interest in participating to Rachel Schmeltz, EPA, schmeltz.rachel@epa.gov.

ENERGY STAR Computers Specification Revision — Stakeholder Meeting

Date: March 15, 2005

Location: Washington, DC

Description:
This will be a discussion of the Preliminary Draft 1 Specification for ENERGY STAR qualified Computers. The meeting will run from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 4:00 p.m. and will be held at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at 1310 L Street, NW, Washington, DC. Please indicate your interest in participating to Erin Trager, ICF Consulting, etrager@icfconsulting.com. Please refer to Computer and Imaging March Meeting Logistics PDF (41KB) for important details, such as meeting locations and transportation information.

ENERGY STAR Imaging Equipment Specification Revision - Stakeholder Meeting

Date: March 16, 2005

Location: Washington, DC

Description:
This will be a roundtable discussion of the revision of the ENERGY STAR specifications for Imaging Equipment. We will explore the recent updates to the Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) test procedure, Operational Mode test procedure, and test conditions. We will also discuss the grouping of products under different testing approaches and specification categories, and time frames for testing products and issuing draft and final specifications.

The meeting will run from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 4:00 p.m. and will be held at the Greater Washington Board of Trade at 1725 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC. Please indicate your interest in participating to Erin Trager, ICF Consulting, etrager@icfconsulting.com. Please refer to Computer and Imaging March Meeting Logistics PDF (41KB) for important details, such as meeting locations and transportation information.

October 2004

2004 National ENERGY STAR HVAC Partner and Stakeholder Meeting

Date: October 6, 2004

Location: Chicago, IL

Description:
The agenda and presentations for the 2004 ENERGY STAR HVAC Meeting that took place on October 6, 2004 in Chicago, IL are now available. Hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, the 2004 HVAC Meeting focused on future program direction for heating and cooling equipment. Key discussion topics included the ENERGY STAR specification in relation to the 2006 federal standard, and near- and medium-term options for addressing quality installation practices. Notes from the meeting PDF are also available.

2004 National ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting

Date: October 4–5, 2004

Location: Chicago, IL

Description:
The agenda and presentations for the 2004 ENERGY STAR Appliance Partner Meeting that took place on October 4-5, 2004 in Chicago, IL are now available. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, the 2004 Appliance Partner Meeting focused on current ENERGY STAR strategies, plans and promotions for 2005 and U.S. DOE updates on current efforts and future directions for the program.

July 2004

ENERGY STAR Imaging Equipment Specification Revision — Stakeholder Meeting Word document

Date: July 14, 2004

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: This will be a roundtable discussion of the key elements in the Imaging Equipment Directional Draft. We will explore the Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) concept in depth, discussing its feasibility for various products. EPA will also summarize the feedback it has received on the Directional Draft. The meeting will run from 9:30 a.m. until approximately 3:00 p.m. and will be held at the offices of ICF Consulting at 1725 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC. Please indicate your interest in participating to Darcy Hoffmeyer, ICF Consulting, dhoffmeyer@icfconsulting.com.

April 2004

2004 National ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting

Date: April 26–28, 2004

Location: Austin, Texas

Description:
The agenda and presentations for the 2004 ENERGY STAR Lighting Partner Meeting that took place on April 26-28 in Austin, TX are now available.

Hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and Austin Energy, the meeting brought together ENERGY STAR utility, state, regional groups, and lighting (CFLs and light fixtures) industry partners to discuss current issues, products, and prospective collaboration efforts for this year.