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Program Requirements


Includes eligibility criteria and partner commitments, which are required in order for your product to qualify for the ENERGY STAR label.

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs Program Requirements Version 4.2 PDF (271KB)

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Program Guidance

Applying for the ENERGY STAR

If your product meets our criteria, then apply for an ENERGY STAR label.

To qualify a new product, contact an EPA-recognized Certification Body (CB) to have the product's performance certified. A list of EPA-recognized CBs, as well as an overview of EPA's third-party certification procedures, is available at www.energystar.gov/3rdpartycert.

Partners & Products

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Qualified Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
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Training Offerings

Fact sheets, retail training materials, and other tools to help communicate the benefits of purchasing products that have earned the ENERGY STAR.


Partner Resource Guide (PDF PDF (2.3MB) | Word Word document)

Consumer Brochure (PDF PDF (2.9MB) | Word Word document)

2009 CFL Market Profile PDF (2.9MB)

2010 CFL Market Profile PDF (2.4MB)


Partner Resources

Product Disqualification Procedures for Lighting Products PDF (43KB)

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