The Version 6.0 ENERGY STAR specification for Televisions has been finalized. Materials related to this revision process are provided below. Stakeholders who received past communications related to development of Version 5 will continue to receive updates on this development effort. To be added to the contact list, stakeholders are encouraged to contact email@example.com with their contact information.
EPA released a clarification on the number of units required for testing for the Version 6.1 ENERGY STAR Televisions specification.
The Version 6.0 ENERGY STAR specification for Televisions has been finalized and will take effect June 1, 2013. Manufacturers may elect to have their Certification Body (CB) certify their eligible products to the Version 6.0 requirements from now on. The program requirements, including the specification, and additional information are available through the links below.
In light of comments received on the Final Draft Version 6.0 ENERGY STAR Televisions specification, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making a change in how models with Automatic Brightness Control (ABC) will be tested. EPA is also clarifying requirements for notifying users when changing picture settings.
EPA has released the Final Draft Version 6.0 ENERGY STAR Specification for Televisions, and the Final Draft and associated documents are available at the links below. Stakeholders are invited to review these documents and submit comments to EPA via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, July 25, 2012.
EPA presented stakeholders with a proposed approach for qualifying televisions with Automatic Brightness Control (ABC) enabled by default. Stakeholders are invited to review the document and submit comments via email to email@example.com by May 31, 2012.
As discussed during the Draft 2 Version 6.0 Televisions Webinar, held February 15, 2012, DOE and EPA have released a proposal to test and record the power consumption of televisions with data/network capability connected in Standby-Active, Low Mode as defined by the DOE Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) for Television Sets (TVs).
The Draft 2 Version 6.0 ENERGY STAR Televisions specification was released on February 3, 2012. Manufacturers and other stakeholders are strongly encouraged to e–mail feedback on this Draft 2 specification to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 2, 2012.
EPA will hold a stakeholder webinar to discuss the Draft 2 specification and related documents on February 15, 2012, from 1pm–3pm Eastern Time. If you wish to attend this meeting, please RSVP to Owen Sanford, email@example.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 14, 2012, with the subject line "RSVP – ES Televisions February 15 Webinar".
EPA held a webinar on June 8, 2011 to discuss the Draft 1 Version 6.0 Televisions Specification and other related topics. Please find the presentation materials below.
The Draft 1 Version 6.0 ENERGY STAR Televisions specification was released on May 25, 2011. Manufacturers and other stakeholders are strongly encouraged to e-mail feedback on this Draft 1 specification to email@example.com by June 20, 2011.