Pool Pumps Specification Version 1.0

Pool Pumps Specification Version 1.0

EPA has finalized the Version 1.0 specification for pool pumps. As such, the comment period is now closed. The ENERGY STAR Pool Pump Version 1.0 Specification goes into effect on February 15, 2013, at which time manufacturers may elect to have their Certification Body (CB) certify their eligible products. Manufacturers interested in joining ENERGY STAR should visit the Manufacturers page. Partners and other interested parties with questions about ENERGY STAR for pool pumps can contact manufacturers directly.

Draft 2 Connected Criteria for Pool Pumps

EPA released the Draft 2 Connected Criteria for Pool Pumps on August 15, 2014. Stakeholder comments are due to poolpumps@energystar.gov by Friday, September 19 and EPA will host a stakeholder webinar Wednesday, October 1 at 11:30 AM.
 

Draft 1 Connected Criteria Comment Summary and Response
February 10, 2014 – Webinar to Discuss the Draft 1 Connected Criteria
January 15, 2014 – Draft 1 Connected Criteria

The ENERGY STAR Connect Criteria for pool pumps is currently under development. Materials related to this 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 product development e-mail distribution list, please send your full contact information to poolpumps@energystar.gov. This webpage will be updated periodically as new information is received.

February 15, 2013 – Final Version 1.0 Program Requirements
January 15, 2013 – Final Draft Specification and Final Test Method

Laboratories may begin testing products according to the final test method published below. EPA also encourages stakeholders to provide comments regarding the final draft specification to poolpumps@energystar.gov by January 31, 2013.

November 6, 2012 – In-person Stakeholder Meeting

EPA hosted an in-person meeting at the International Pool, Spa, Patio Expo in New Orleans, LA to discuss the Draft 2 Specification, Final Draft Test Method, and next steps for Connected Functionality.  The presentation slides from the meeting are posted here for stakeholder reference.

Presentation (522KB)
November 2, 2012 - Draft 2 Specification and Final Draft Test Method

EPA encourages stakeholders to provide comments and performance data to poolpumps@energystar.gov by December 3, 2012.

September 28, 2012 — Second Stakeholder Webinar

EPA hosted a webinar to discuss the Draft 1 Specification, Draft 2 Test Method, and Connected Functionality documents.  The presentation slides from the webinar are posted here for stakeholder review.

Presentation (959KB)
August 30, 2012 — Draft 1 Specification and Draft 1 Test Method

EPA encourages stakeholders to provide comments and performance data to poolpumps@energystar.gov by September 25, 2012.

December 20, 2011 - First Stakeholder Webinar
November 29, 2011 - Product Specification Development Launch