The Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR specification for Water Coolers has been finalized and will take effect on February 1, 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 Paul Karaffa, EPA, at Karaffa.Paul@epa.gov.
To be added to the ENERGY STAR contact list, stakeholders are encouraged to email firstname.lastname@example.org with their contact information. Manufacturers may elect to have their ENERGY STAR recognized certification body (CB) certify their eligible products to the Version 2.0 requirements starting May 9, 2013.
EPA held a webinar for EPA-recognized certification bodies (CBs) and water cooler manufacturing partners on Thursday, December 12th. The slide deck is provided below.