Exit Signs Specification

The Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR Exit Sign specification has been finalized. As such, the comment period is now closed. The new Version 3.0 specification went into effect on August 1, 2004.

Communications to Manufacturers

Industry Comments on Final Draft Specification

  • NEMA (1 , 2) PDF

Industry Comments on Second Draft Specification

Exit Sign manufacturers and other interested parties have been encouraged to submit written comments on the second draft of the new Version 3.0 criteria for ENERGY STAR qualified Exit Signs. This feedback will assist EPA in refining the second draft and creating the final Version 3.0 Program Requirements. The following comments have been received from industry:

Industry Comments on Preliminary Draft Specification

The following comments have been received from industry:

Industry Comments on Existing Specification

The following comments have been received from industry:

Meetings with Exit Sign Industry Representatives

  • Subject 924, Report of the Meeting of the Standards Technical Panel for UL 924, Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment, dated July 19, 2002. PDF

    A meeting of the Underwriters Laboratories Inc. UL 924 Standards Technical Panel was held on June 6 and 7, 2002 in San Francisco. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss topics related to the UL Standard for Safety for Emergency Lighting and Power Equipment, UL 924. Darcy Hoffmeyer, ICF Consulting, attended this meeting on behalf of ENERGY STAR to keep abreast of any issues that may affect revision of the ENERGY STAR specification for Exit Signs. The above link provides the summary report from the meeting. This material is reproduced/provided, with permission, from Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Copyright 2002 by Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

  • Meetings with Exit Sign Partners and Other Industry Representatives, Light Fair International, June 3 through 5, 2002, San Francisco.

    Andrew Fanara of EPA and Darcy Hoffmeyer of ICF Consulting met with Exit Sign manufacturers and other interested parties at Light Fair International 2002 to discuss potential revisions to the Version 2.0 ENERGY STAR specification for exit signs. EPA gained valuable feedback from industry on changes in market distribution, emerging energy-efficient technologies, program successes, and opportunities for clarification in the revised specification.