Imaging Equipment Specification Version 2.0

Imaging Equipment Specification Version 2.0

The Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR specification for Imaging Equipment has been finalized. 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 Christopher Kent, EPA, at kent.christopher@epa.gov. To be added to the contact list, stakeholders are encouraged to send their information to imagingequipment@energystar.gov.

Final Version 2.0 Program Requirement Clarifications - June 26, 2013

Based on stakeholder questions, EPA and DOE have made several updates to both the specification and the test method to clarify the intended requirements. The clarified program requirements are linked below. None of these clarifications will have an impact on previously certified products.

Final Version 2.0 Specification - April 1, 2013

EPA released the Final Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Imaging Equipment on April 1. Manufacturers may elect to have their Certification Body (CB) certify their eligible products to the Version 2.0 requirements from now on. The program requirements, including the specification, and additional information are available through the links below.

Stakeholder Comments on ENERGY STAR Version 2.0 Imaging Equipment Final Draft Modifications - March 1, 2013
Webinar to Discuss Modifications to Imaging Equipment Specification - February 22, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosted a stakeholder webinar to present details on additional modifications to the Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR specification for Imaging Equipment. These modifications were discussed in a letter to stakeholders distributed on February 15 and concerned Digital Front Ends (DFEs) and an adder for A3-capable TEC products.

Proposed Modifications to the Version 2.0 Specification for Imaging Equipment - February 15, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a letter with additional proposed changes to the Version 2.0 specification based on comments on the Final Draft. Prior to finalizing the specification, EPA is seeking stakeholder input on these changes and has scheduled a webinar on February 22, 2013, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern Time.

Final Draft Version 2.0 Webinar - December 18, 2012

EPA hosted a webinar to discuss stakeholder comments on the Final Draft specification, published on December 5, 2012.

Final Draft Version 2.0 Specification - December 5, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Final Draft Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Imaging Equipment on December 5. The draft and associated documents can be accessed through the links below. Stakeholders are invited to review these documents and submit comments to EPA via email to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Friday, December 28, 2012.

Draft 2 Version 2.0 Webinar - August 15, 2012

 
EPA hosted a webinar to discuss stakeholder comments on the Draft 2 Version 2.0 specification, published on June 29, 2012.

Draft 2 Version 2.0 Specification - June 29, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Draft 2 Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Imaging Equipment on June 29. The draft and associated documents can be accessed through the links below. Stakeholders are invited to review these documents and submit comments to EPA via email to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Monday, July 30, 2012.

EPA will host a webinar on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at 11 AM Eastern Time. EPA will present details of the revisions made in the Draft 2 specification and the data analysis performed to date, as well as address stakeholder questions and concerns regarding the proposed changes. If you wish to attend this meeting, please RSVP to imagingequipment@energystar.gov no later than August 6, 2012.

Draft 1 Version 2.0 Specification In-person Stakeholder Meeting - March 7, 2012

EPA hosted an in-person stakeholder meeting to discuss stakeholder comments on the Draft 1 Version 2.0 specification published on February 10, 2012.

Draft Final Test Method - February 24, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have revised the Draft 2 test method as part of the ENERGY STAR imaging equipment specification revision and seek your additional comments on Draft Final. The development of this draft final test method was a joint effort between EPA and DOE conducted in response to comments received during and after the distribution of the draft test method on November 9, 2011 and an online meeting on December 8, 2011. Please send all comments and supporting information to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Monday, March 26, 2012.

Draft 1 Version 2.0 Specification - February 10, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed Draft 1 of the Version 2.0 specification, and supporting documents. EPA welcomes written comment from stakeholders on Draft 1 Version 2.0 specification, DFE supporting document, and OM Analysis supporting document. Please send all comments and supporting information to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Thursday, March 1, 2012.

EPA will also host an in-person stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 10:00AM Eastern Time in Washington, DC, to present details on the revisions made in the Draft 1 Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR Imaging Equipment specification and the data analysis performed to date. Stakeholder questions and concerns regarding the proposed changes will be addressed. Please RSVP to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Monday, March 5, 2012, to receive call-in information.

Draft 2 Test Method Webinar - December 8, 2011

EPA hosted a webinar to discuss stakeholder comments on the Draft 2 Test Method published on November 9, 2011, and resolve any concerns prior to finalization.

Draft 2 Test Method - November 9, 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have revised the Draft 1 test method as part of the ENERGY STAR imaging equipment specification revision and seek your additional comments on Draft 2. The development of the Draft 2 test method was a joint effort between EPA and DOE conducted in response to comments received during and after the distribution of the Draft 1 test method on July 8 and an online meeting on August 4. Please send all comments and supporting information to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Wednesday, November 30, 2011.

EPA will also host an online stakeholder meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2011, to discuss the proposed approach to the Version 2.0 test method and receive stakeholders' comments. Please RSVP to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Tuesday, December 6, 2011, to receive call-in information.

Test Method Webinar - August 4, 2011

EPA hosted a webinar to discuss stakeholder comments on the draft test method published on July 8 and resolve any concerns prior to finalization.

Draft 1 Test Method - July 8, 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have developed a revised test method. EPA welcomes written comment from stakeholders on the modifications to the Draft 1 test method and the proposed approach to functional adders. To aid the process of setting specification levels, EPA also welcomes information on any non-ENERGY STAR qualified models from imaging equipment partners. Please send all comments and supporting information to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Friday, July 29, 2011.

EPA will also host an online stakeholder meeting on Thursday, August 4, 2011, to discuss the proposed approach to the Version 2.0 test method and receive stakeholders' comments. Please RSVP to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Monday, August 1, 2011, to receive call-in information.

Kickoff Webinar - April 13, 2011

EPA hosted a webinar to discuss stakeholder comments on the discussion document published in March 2011.

Version 2.0 Discussion Document - March 11, 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the European Commission are pleased to announce the revision of the ENERGY STAR Imaging Equipment product specification. Attached for your review and comment are a cover memo and discussion documents. EPA welcomes written comment on the issues presented in the discussion documents through Friday, April 1, 2011. Please send all comments and supporting information to imagingequipment@energystar.gov.

To assist EPA in determining ENERGY STAR performance levels, manufacturers are invited to submit product information on non-qualified imaging equipment models using the data template attached with this letter. If you wish to submit non-qualified product performance data, please send completed data forms to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Friday, April 1, 2011.

EPA will also hold an online stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Please RSVP to imagingequipment@energystar.gov by Tuesday, April 12, 2011, to receive call-in information.

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