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Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR Program

The Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR Program Partner Commitments and Definitions and Testing Requirements Version 1.0 has been finalized. The final documents and webinars related to this revision can be found below. The Definitions and Testing Requirements are currently in effect, and current insulation manufacturer partners will have until May 23, 2012 to recommit to the Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR program. Partners and other interested parties with questions or concerns regarding these materials or the revision process can contact insulation@energystar.gov.This Web page will be updated periodically as new information is received. Manufacturers can visit the manufacturer web page for more information about how to partner with the program.

Program Enhancement and Development

Guidance on Discontinued Product Categories — March 26, 2012

Several product categories are no longer included in the scope of the program as per the Version 1.0 Definitions and Testing Criteria (released 9/23/2011). EPA has developed the following guidance documents for manufacturers detailing important actions to be taken by the May 23, 2012 deadline to discontinue use of the program logos and marks.

Third Webinar on Insulation Program Enhancements — October 12, 2011

A webinar was held on October 12, 2011 to outline final participation requirements for the Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR program and to explain decisions made throughout the enhancements process.

Final Version 1.0 Insulation Product Program Documents — September 23, 2011

The final Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR Program participation documents for insulation products can be found below.

Draft 1 Version 1.0 Insulation Product Program Documents — March 23, 2011

EPA welcomes feedback on the Draft 1 Version 1.0 Insulation Specification. Comments are due via email to insulation@energystar.gov by April 8, 2011.

Second Webinar on Insulation Product Program Enhancements — February 23, 2011

A webinar was held on February 23, 2011 to outline program enhancements for the Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR program and additional key program decisions for insulation manufacturers. Please email comments to insulation@energystar.gov by March 18, 2011.

First Webinar on Air Sealing Product Program Enhancements — October 21, 2010

A webinar was held on October 21, 2010 to outline proposed participation criteria and logo use requirements for air sealing manufacturers. Please submit comments to insulation@energystar.gov by November 10, 2010.

First Webinar on Insulation Product Program Enhancements — July 22, 2010

A webinar was held on July 22, 2010 to outline program enhancements for insulation manufacturers. Please email comments to insulation@energystar.gov by August 12, 2010.