Residential Refrigerators and Freezers Specification Version 5.0

Residential Refrigerators and Freezers Specification Version 5.0

The ENERGY STAR Version 5.0 Specification for residential refrigerators and freezers was finalized on May 31, 2013 and will take effect on September 15, 2014. Materials related to this revision process are provided below. Partners and other interested parties with questions or concerns regarding these materials or the revision process can contact Amanda Stevens, EPA, at stevens.amanda@epa.gov. To be added to the product development e-mail distribution list, please send your full contact information to appliances@energystar.gov. This webpage will be updated periodically as new information is received.

Final Draft Version 5.0 ENERGY STAR Specification and Test Method to Validate Demand Response for Residential Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers – March 20, 2013

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Final Draft Version 5.0 specification.  The deadline for comments is April 12, 2013.  Comments are due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov

Stakeholder Comments on updated Draft 3 Connected Criteria for Refrigerators and Freezers – January 17, 2013
Stakeholder Comments on the ENERGY STAR Refrigerator Draft 2 Test Method - January 4, 2013
Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Refrigerators Draft 3 V5.0 Specification
ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting – September 20, 2012

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar on September 20, 2012, to discuss the Draft 3 Version 5.0 specification. Meeting materials provided below.

Draft 3 Version 5.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Residential Refrigerators - September 6, 2012

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Draft 3 Version 5.0 specification. The deadline for comments is October 9, 2012. Comments on due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov.

Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Refrigerators and Freezers Draft 2 V5.0 Specification and Draft 1 Test Method for Connected Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers
ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - March 8, 2012

EPA and DOE hosted a webinar on March 8, 2012, to discuss the Draft 2 Version 5.0 specification and the Draft 1 test method. Meeting materials are provided below.

Draft 2 Version 5.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Residential Refrigerators and Freezers - February 23, 2012

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Draft 2 Version 5.0 specification. The deadline for comments is March 23, 2012. Comments on due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov.

ENERGY STAR Draft 1 Test Method for Connected Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers - February 23, 2012

EPA and DOE welcome stakeholder feedback on the Draft 1 ENERGY STAR Test Method for Connected R/F to validate demand response. The deadline for comments is March 23, 2012. Comments are due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov.

Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Refrigerators and Freezers Draft 1 V5.0 Specification
ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - November 15, 2011

EPA hosted a webinar on November 15, 2011, to discuss the Draft 1 Version 5.0 specification. Meeting materials are provided below.

Draft 1 Version 5.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Residential Refrigerators and Freezers - November 7, 2011

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Draft 1 Version 5.0 specification. The deadline for comments is December 9, 2011. Comments are due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov.

ENERGY STAR Stakeholder Webinar Meeting - July 25, 2011

EPA hosted a webinar on July 25, 2011, to discuss the Version 5.0 Specification Framework Document. Meeting materials are provided below.

ENERGY STAR Residential Refrigerators and Freezers Version 5.0 Specification Framework Document - July 11, 2011

EPA welcomes all partner and stakeholder feedback on the Version 5.0 Specification Framework Document. Comments are due via e-mail to appliances@energystar.gov by August 10, 2011.