Game Console Version 1.0 Recognition Program

Final EPA Recognition Program for Game Consoles – March 5, 2013

On March 5, 2013, EPA released the Final EPA Recognition Program for Game Consoles which is effective immediately. Please contact gameconsoles@energystar.gov if you are interested in recognition or if you have any questions.


Performance Requirements for EPA Game Console Recognition Program: Final Draft – December 10, 2012

On December 10, 2012, EPA distributed Final Draft Performance Requirements for EPA Game Console Recognition Program and an associated Test Method.  EPA and DOE will work with stakeholders to finalize these testing and performance requirements by mid-January 2013. EPA will also share the Agency’s plans for recognizing manufacturers that meet the final requirements in the coming weeks. Written comments on the proposed performance requirements and test method may be submitted via email to gameconsoles@epa.gov no later than Friday, January 11, 2013.

Cover Memo (123KB)

Draft 3 Test Method and Performance Requirements Webinar – August 10, 2012

 

On August 10, 2012, EPA hosted a webinar to discuss the Draft 3 test method and performance requirements for game consoles. Below is the presentation from the meeting. The deadline to provide written comments is now Friday, August 31, 2012.


Performance Requirements for EPA Game Console Recognition Program: Draft 3 – July 27, 2012

 

On July 27, 2012, EPA distributed Draft 3 Performance Requirements for EPA Game Console Recognition Program and an updated test method for Game Consoles. EPA will be hosting a webinar to discuss these materials on August 10, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern. To RSVP, please email gameconsoles@energystar.gov. A detailed agenda will be distributed to confirmed attendees in advance of the webinar meeting.

Cover Memo (121KB)

ENERGY STAR Draft 2 Recognition Criteria Webinar - March 2, 2012

EPA hosted a webinar to discuss the Draft 2 Test Method and Recognition Critieria for Game Consoles on March 2, 2012. Below is the ENERGY STAR presentation from this meeting. The deadline to provide written comments is included at the end of the slide deck.


ENERGY STAR Recognition Criteria for Game Consoles: Draft 2 - February 21, 2012

On February 21st, EPA distributed Draft 2 Recognition Criteria and an updated test method for Game Consoles. EPA will be hosting a webinar to discuss these materials on March 2, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern. To RSVP, please email gameconsoles@energystar.gov. A detailed agenda will be distributed to confirmed attendees in advance of the webinar meeting.

Cover Memo (37.8KB)

EPA Online Meeting on Recognition Criteria, EPA/DOE Data

EPA hosted a conference call on September 20, 2011. Below are slides from the meeting along with 2010 data from EPA and DOE.

Memorandum (58.4KB)

ENERGY STAR Game Console Webinar - August 9, 2011

EPA hosted a webinar to re-engage ENERGY STAR Stakeholders on August 9, 2011. Posted below is the ENERGY STAR presentation from this meeting.


ENERGY STAR Recognition Criteria for Game Consoles: Draft 1 - August 4, 2011

On August 4, 2011, EPA distributed Draft 1 Recognition Criteria for Game Consoles. Posted below are the proposed requirements along with a cover memo.

Cover Memo (37.6KB)

Draft Game Console Requirements - 2009

Posted below are Draft requirements for Game Consoles. In 2009, EPA continued to work with interested stakeholders - including game console manufacturers, game publishers, retailers, utilities, and non-profit organizations - to make further progress on the game console requirements begun but not completed during the computer specification process. This effort was subsequently placed on hold and development work has continued with the Draft 1 document posted previously on this development page.

Stakeholder Comments – Final Draft Game Console Requirements

Comments - CEA (90.9KB)
Comments - CEE (161KB)
Comments - ESA (1.52MB)
Comments - NRDC (41.5KB)

Final Draft Game Console Requirements - October 20, 2009
Cover Memo (59.5KB)