ENERGY STAR Residential Windows, Doors, and Skylights Criteria Change 2007–2009

Final Criteria Announcement

Stakeholder Comments for Revised Draft Criteria and Report

Revised Draft Criteria and Report

Comment Period Extension

Stakeholder Comments

Materials from Stakeholder Meeting—August 13, 2008

Draft Criteria and Analysis

2007–2008 Announcements

ENERGY STAR Residential Windows, Doors and Skylights Criteria Change 2005

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is pleased to announce an amended ENERGY STAR criteria for Windows, Doors, and Skylights (dated 06/06/05), which will go into effect on September 19, 2005.

Below is the amended criteria along with a letter from DOE that outlines the process and reasoning behind amending the existing criteria.

Historical Information for Amendment:

DOE documented and considered comments from ENERGY STAR for Windows, Doors, and Skylights partners and stakeholders throughout the amendment process. Partner and stakeholder comments may be viewed below.

Comments Made in Response to LBNL’s Final Analysis Results (Due 11/15/04):

Comments Made in Response to LBNL’s Initial Analysis Results (Due 03/19/04):

ENERGY STAR Residential Windows, Doors and Skylights Criteria Change 2003

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a final ENERGY STAR for Windows, Doors, and Skylights specification on May 28, 2003. The specification went into effect September 29, 2003 and set four climate zones for windows, doors, and skylights. Subsequently, the specification was amended on May 17, 2005 to allow for equivalent performance-based criteria in the South/Central and Southern Zones. The amended criteria went into effect on September 15, 2005.

Historical Information on specification revision process:

Comments from ENERGY STAR for Windows, Doors, and Skylights partners and stakeholders were documented and taken under consideration throughout the revision process. Partner and stakeholder comments may be viewed below.